Hoffner Gets 4-Year Extension At MSU-MankatoMinnesota State University has reached an agreement with football coach Todd Hoffner on a four-year contract extension. The university announced late Monday that the deal will begin next season, effective July 1, 2016, and pay Hoffner an annual salary of $126,397.
Vikings Hosting Training Camp In Mankato For 3 More YearsThe Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they've reached an agreement on a three-year extension with Minnesota State University, Mankato, to continue holding training camp there.
In 14th Season, Hill's Career Comes Full Circle With VikingsEntering his 14th NFL season, Hill has returned to where it all began, as a backup for the Vikings. He was an undrafted free agent out of Maryland in 2002 and spent his first four seasons with the Vikings learning valuable insight despite appearing in just one regular season game in 2005 for a couple of kneel-downs.
Minnesota Vikings Will Start Training Camp July 25The Minnesota Vikings released their 2015 training camp schedule on Tuesday. For the 50th straight year, the team will hold their camp on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Minnesota State Wins Record-Setting D-2 Game 41-20The Minnesota State Mavericks sure have their swings in shape. They swept a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader at Bemidji State on Saturday by scores of 10-9 in seven innings and, yes, 41-20 in eight innings. The Mavericks had 53 hits, including eight home runs, in 101 at-bats over the two games.
MSU's Hastings Gets National Coach Of Year AwardMinnesota State's Mike Hastings has been chosen as the American Hockey Coaches Association's Coach of the Year for NCAA Division I men's hockey. The award was announced Wednesday.
Man Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound At MSU-Mankato LibraryAuthorities said a 27-year-old man died Monday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the library on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.
MSU-Mankato Ranked No. 1 In 2 Hockey PollsMinnesota State's hockey team is ranked No. 1 in two national polls after a weekend sweep of Lake Superior State.
Charges: MSU-Mankato Adviser Tried To Drug StudentAdditional charges have been filed against a Minnesota State University, Mankato community adviser who is accused of burglarizing dorm rooms and using pepper spray on a woman. Alexander James Gowan-Nuehring, 20, is accused of breaking into a dorm of a fellow community adviser and putting pills in her water that he knew she was allergic to.
MSU Student Adviser Accused Of Burglary, Assault In Woman's Dorm A 20-year-old Mankato man is accused of burglary, assault and stalking after a female college student was woken up by an intruder and allegedly pepper-sprayed in her dorm room, according to charges filed Monday in Blue Earth County Court. Alexander James Gowan Nuehring was charged with first-degree burglary of an occupied dwelling, first-degree burglary with possession of a dangerous weapon, first-degree assault and stalking in connection with the incident.
Cops: Man Arrested After Nasty Dorm Room Wake Up Police say they made an arrest Saturday after a masked suspect woke up someone sleeping in a Mankato dorm and pepper sprayed them.
Mankato Writer Releases Horror Fiction Publication An English instructor at Minnesota State University instructor has produced a literary magazine that focuses on the horror genre. Colin Scharf teamed up with a fellow writer based in Colorado to release "Spooklights," which was published in August.