Mitch Ohnstad loves basketball. He trains players in the sport, and his wife coaches a high school team. And oh yeah, he still plays the game at a high level, 17 years since he was named Minnesota’s Mr. Basketball while at Faribault High School. “Growing up in Faribault and not far from the Twin Cities, I was able to follow the University of Minnesota, and grew up with the dream of playing there. And had a lot of opportunities playing in Faribault, being able to play as a young player coming up in eighth grade, being able to play varsity.
Some sweet sounds will be coming from Faribault over the next week. Several young pianists from as far away as China, Costa Rica and South Korea are prepared for a junior piano competition at Shattuck-St. Mary’s School.
A former student is suing a Faribault prep school in Rice County District Court alleging it allowed a teacher to continue to sexually exploit students.
The Minnesota State Patrol had to put down two horses after they got away from their Faribault farm early Monday morning. They’d been trying to get the horses back onto their property when they say the situation just became too unsafe. But, as can be imagined, the horses’ owner is very upset.
The calendar has flipped to May, but winter has made a return appearance to southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of an unseasonable dump of wet heavy snow.
A 39-year-old Faribault man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court for stealing more than $400,000 from his employer, money he then used to build his nearby lake home.
One week ago, a 20-hour manhunt came to an end in southern Minnesota for a man police say stabbed his girlfriend dozens of times. Now, the victim, LaLonnie Moorman, is speaking for the first time.
The hunt for a man said to be “armed and dangerous” is over.
Prosecutors have dismissed the sex abuse case against a former teacher at a Minnesota boarding school.
Tuesday’s cold weather didn’t stop a bunch of neighbors from jumping in their lake near Faribault, as part of a fundraiser to clean up Circle Lake, getting rid of carp and weeds.
Faribault police have arrested another teacher suspected of child sex abuse at Shattuck-St. Mary’s.
A 21-year-old firefighter has died after his pickup truck rolled into the Cannon River on Saturday morning, according to authorities.
Faribault police say two more people have come forward in sex abuse scandal at Shattuck-St. Marys. Faribault Police Chief Don Gudmundson said since the charges were filed against a former teacher, one witness and one alleged victim have come forward.
The Minnesota Bureau Criminal Apprehension and the Faribault Police department are investigating a former teacher accused of abusing students at Shattuck – St Mary’s School.
There are just four weeks left in the regular season for high school football. That’s right, four more chances to win a big game or four more chances to see the clock hit zero and wonder what went wrong.