A man is dead and a sheriff’s deputy was shot in the arm after a shootout Wednesday near Brainerd. Officers were called to check on someone on Sleepy Hollow Road in Crow Wing County on Wednesday afternoon. When officers arrived, they found a man in a tree with a gun.
One Minnesota baseball player to keep an eye on during this week’s draft is Mounds View senior Max Knutson. He’s already secured a scholarship to Nebraska, but could be tempted to turn pro with the right offer.
The Minnesota Twins have put left-hander Scott Diamond on the 15-day disabled list as he continues his recovery from arthroscopic surgery on his pitching elbow.