These are the four stories you need to know about from Monday, June 15. They include a record-smashing opening weekend at the box-office and a huge shakeup at the top of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
It’s one thing to outlast hundreds or thousands of poker players to win one of the World Series of Poker’s 68 events and the Las Vegas tournament’s coveted gold bracelet.
Scott County authorities have charged four men in their 70s who they say made $200 in a poker cheating scheme at a racetrack. The three Florida men and one Michigan man are charged with felony cheating while gambling at Canterbury Park last summer.
Poker players will be able to find more seats and place bigger bets in horse track card rooms and Minnesota Indian tribes will get permission to simulcast live racing.
Police arrested a Burnsville man after he allegedly beat his step daughter and her boyfriend with a metal fireplace poker when he happened upon them in bed together last month.