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Aberdeen Cancer Center To Be Named For Meyer, Wife

A cancer center in South Dakota will bear the names of Don Meyer and his wife, providing an enduring legacy for the legendary basketball coach and his primary caregiver. The Don and Carmen Meyer Center of Excellence will house the new Avera Cancer Institute at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen.

05/16/2014

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Legendary Basketball Coach Meyer In Hospice Care

The family of former Northern State University basketball coach Don Meyer says he’s in hospice care in Aberdeen. The family says in a statement that Meyer’s health has been declining over the past several months, and after a three-day stay at a hospital with a feeding tube he is now at home in hospice care.

05/14/2014

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College Coach Charged With Sexual Conduct With Minor

A women’s basketball and cross-country coach at a private Christian college is charged with criminal sexual conduct involving a Shorewood teen. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s office, Ryan Paul Chmielewski, 30, was charged Thursday with one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

01/09/2014

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SMSU Coach Talks About Life After Tragedy

It’s a sports story, but it’s much more. Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) basketball coach Brad Bigler and his wife Heather lost a five-month-old son to a drunk driver last summer. He would have turned one last Monday.

02/16/2013

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Coach Changing Lives At Central Lakes Community College

Central Lakes College in Brainerd has not been the same since Jim Russell came to town.

01/21/2013

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WNBA’s Wiggins Takes Offseason College Job

Candice Wiggins, who plays for the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx, has taken an offseason job with Occidental College as an assistant women’s basketball coach.

11/10/2011

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Local Coach Hit Hard By North Minneapolis Tornado

The tornado that ripped through north Minneapolis has impacted many, including a fearless community leader who is also a state championship basketball coach.

06/01/2011

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