Union Leader: School Board Member Should Resign After Anti-Muslim CommentsThe head of Columbia Heights' teachers union has called on an embattled school board member to denounce anti-Muslim comments attributed to him on social media or resign. Grant Nichols had admitted to Columbia Heights' school board chairman that he is responsible for comments posted to his Facebook page in early September about Muslims.
Winona State Investigating Complaint Against Ex-Coach LeafWinona State University officials are investigating a complaint lodged against former men's basketball coach Mike Leaf. The university released a statement noting Leaf was placed on administrative leave June 22, the day after the university received a complaint about Leaf. Leaf was still on leave when he notified the university June 26 he would be resigning effective June 30.
4 Things To Know: Norwood Teague Documents, Stephen Colbert & MoreFrom Trans-Siberian Orchestra to CBS Late Night to plus size clothing, here's a look at the top four stories for Tuesday, August 18, 2015.
U Of M President Backs Off Comments About Teague ResignationUniversity of Minnesota president Eric Kaler retreated Friday from comments he made right after athletic director Norwood Teague's surprise resignation over sexual harassment allegations late last week, when he suggested it all happened because Teague had been served too much alcohol.
'U' Athletic Director Resigns Following Harassment ReportsUniversity of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague announced his resign following reports of sexual harassment. The University of Minnesota released a statement saying university president Eric W. Kaler accepted Teague's resignation effective immediately.
East Ridge High School Football Coach Resigns Amid ControversyMike Pendino's team forfeited the conference and section titles it won the past two years, for using an ineligible player.
Target's Merchandising Exec Stepping Down From PostTarget says that its chief merchandising and supply chain officer, Kathryn Tesija, is exiting her post. The retailer said in a regulatory filing on Thursday that Tesija, who also serves as executive vice president, will move temporarily to a strategic adviser role on July 6. The company She plans to leave the company in April 2016.
Vikings Stadium Board Treasurer Duane Benson ResignsTreasurer of the Viking stadium board, Duane Benson, has resigned, according to the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. Benson announced his resignation at the end of a regularly scheduled meeting Friday.
Archbishop Nienstedt Resigns Following Cover-Up ChargesTwin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt is stepping down. In a statement, posted to the Archdiocese's website, Nienstedt said he has submitted his resignation in order to give the Archdiocese a "new beginning amidst the many challenges we face."
Winkler's Resignation From Legislature Effective July 1Minnesota's Legislature will be down a member starting in July. Democratic Rep. Ryan Winkler has submitted his formal resignation that is effective on July 1. The fifth-term lawmaker previously said he would step down as his family relocates to Europe for his wife's career move.
Fmr. US Attorney For Minn. Resigns As ATF's DirectorThe first Senate-confirmed director for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is leaving the post after less than two years, the agency announced Friday.
St. Louis County Medical Examiner Resigns From PositionThe St. Louis County medical examiner has resigned shortly after stirring up controversy over his decision to perform autopsies on Native Americans killed in car accidents. A letter sent to county commissioners on Tuesday said Thomas Uncini is no longer interested in the position he's held since 1998. The county board decided to temporarily extend his contract through June 30, so the county can find a replacement.
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