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Minnesota Vikings Announce Training Camp Schedule

With NFL training camps starting in about a month across the country, the Minnesota Vikings announced their schedule on Tuesday.

06/25/2014

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Ex-Football Player Injured In Fight Transferred

A former Minnesota State, Mankato football player severely injured in a fight is being transferred from a Mankato hospital to an inpatient rehabilitation program in the Twin Cities. The family of Isaac Kolstad said Tuesday he continues to make progress in his recovery.

06/24/2014

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Vikings Head To Training Camp July 24 In Mankato

Vikings players and team officials will report to training camp on Thursday, July 24. The team’s first practice will be Friday, July 25.

06/04/2014

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MSU-Mankato To Host Fundraising Benefit For Isaac Kolstad

Minnesota State University – Mankato will host a fundraising benefit for former football player Isaac Kolstad. Kolstad suffered severe head trauma earlier this month after allegedly being punched, hitting his head on pavement and then being kicked in the head. The incident took place in downtown Mankato shortly after the bars closed.

05/31/2014

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Community Rallies For Father In Critical Condition

Hundreds of people turned out Thursday night in south central Minnesota to send a message to a young father fighting for his life. They let him know that they are “#22Strong.” Isaac Kolstad, 24, wore the number 22 during his days as a linebacker at Mankato State University.

05/22/2014

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Curiocity: MSU Grad, Bismarck Native On Performing In ‘Once’

Since the 2007 film, people have been enthralled with a little independent Irish film that was made for a mere $150,000. It was shot in less than 20 days but went on to gross more than $20 million worldwide.

03/28/2014

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Outdoor Hockey Returns To ‘U’ After 80 Years

The cold didn’t stop thousands of hockey fans from filling TCF Bank Stadium for the Hockey City Classic. Friday afternoon’s match-up marks the first time that hockey has been played outside at the University of Minnesota in more than 80 years. The Gopher women took on the Mavericks of Minnesota State University – Mankato in the early evening, while the Gopher men will face off against Ohio State University at 8 p.m.

01/17/2014

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Call To Take Shelter Lifted After Reported Mankato Stabbing

An alert to take shelter has been lifted at Minnesota State University – Mankato after school authorities say a “non-student” suffered a non-life-threatening cut to his hand.

11/15/2013

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Best College Productions To See This Year In Minnesota

Catch a budding thespian on the rise at a Minnesota college theater production.

10/14/2013

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Vikings Report To Training Camp Thursday

Minnesota’s football frenzy began Thursday as players and team officials with the Vikings reported to Mankato for training camp on Thursday. The team will hold its first practice of the 2013 training camp on Friday.

07/25/2013

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Vikings, Mankato Extend Training Camp Agreement 3 More Years

The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday they’ve reached an agreement with Minnesota State University, Mankato, to continue holding training camp on the school’s campus for at least three more years.

07/23/2013

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Gopher Hockey Announces Naming Contest For Minnesota Tournament

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey program announced Friday it will host a contest to name its inaugural Minnesota Tournament at Xcel Energy Center next season.

06/21/2013

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Minn. Vikings Announce Training Camp Dates

Minnesota Vikings players will report training camp on the campus of Minnesota State University – Mankato on Thursday, July 25, the team announced Tuesday.

05/28/2013

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Former MSU Coach Speaks Out After Child Porn Charges

A former head football coach at Minnesota State University, Mankato, is speaking out after he was cleared of child pornography charges, but fired from his job. In an interview airing on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines,” Sunday morning, former coach Todd Hoffner says a simple mistake turned his life upside down, and he wants to return to football coaching.

05/25/2013

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Coach Cleared Of Charges No Longer At MSU, Mankato

A former head football coach for Minnesota State University, Mankato, who was cleared of child pornography charges last year but reassigned to an administrative position, is no longer employed at the university, the school said Wednesday.

05/08/2013

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