The 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.
The 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.
A popular Twin Cities high school hockey coach has resigned just days before his team heads to the playoffs. Coach Bill Owens submitted his resignation to St. Paul Academy on Thursday. He was the head coach of the boys varsity hockey team.
Embattled Minneapolis Schools Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson has abruptly resigned. The Minneapolis School Board accepted Johnson’s resignation at its meeting Tuesday. Johnson, who did not attend the meeting, plans to stay in her position through the end of January.
A Minnesota principal accused of stalking an ex-girlfriend has resigned from Cambridge Primary School.
The mayor of Stillwater stepped down Friday afternoon. Former mayor Ken Harycki posted on his Facebook page that he did not intend to run for a third term as mayor back in May.
Some parishioners spent their mass in tears at St. Victoria Catholic Church Sunday. It was the first official Sunday without the church’s music director of 18 years, Jamie Moore. Moore says he chose to resign after marrying his longtime partner, because Archbishop John Nienstedt asked him to.
A church music director in Victoria who lost his job after marrying his long-time partner, is speaking out. “I had held out hope that this would not have to become an issue,” Jamie Manzi-Moore said.
A priest and full-time faculty member of the University of St. Thomas has announced he will resign from his position in the school’s department of Catholic studies. The university announced Father Michael Keating’s resignation Thursday morning.
Newly released records show the man who was second in charge to Archbishop John Nienstedt had urged him to step down during the investigation of sexual abuse in the church.
Dozens of members of the Catholic Church are calling for a change in local leadership. Nearly 100 people gathered outside the St. Paul Cathedral on Saturday, calling for Archbishop John Nienstedt’s resignation. They’re angry about past accusations of sexual abuse by clergy members that became public within the last few weeks. Eric Fought of the Catholic Coalition for Church Reform says he’s looking for renewed faith in church leadership.“It’s up to us as the laity to step forward and say ‘enough is enough,’” Fought said.
Minnesota Orchestra conductor Osmo Vanska resigned Tuesday amid a labor impasse that has dragged on for more than a year as management pushed for deep cuts to musicians’ salaries.
The former president of Totino-Grace, who resigned after acknowledging he was in a same-sex relationship, is speaking out. In his first TV interview, Bill Hudson says it’s an “enormous relief” not having to hide his relationship with his partner of 18 years.
The man who resigned as president of Totino-Grace High School after informing the school that he was in a committed same-sex relationship has found a new job. William Hudson was appointed to serve as Mounds Park Academy’s director of institutional advancement.
Totino-Grace High School President Bill Hudson resigned from that position Tuesday after telling the board he’s gay. At least one former student is responding with a petition, and some alumni are upset and taking action.
After a county attorney’s admission he got too close to a teenager, a small Minnesota town’s cries for him to step down are only getting louder.
Former Republican Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is breaking her silence about her resignation.
Two state representatives have formally submitted their resignations, allowing Gov. Mark Dayton to set special elections to fill their seats.
A Democratic state representative reelected last month to his St. Peter-area seat is resigning for a new job.
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., a once rising political star who has been on a mysterious medical leave for months for treatment of bipolar disorder, has resigned from Congress, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.
Officials said Tuesday that Edina High School Athletic Director John Soma has resigned after being placed on administrative leave since late August following allegations made against him, according to school district officials.
Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn abruptly resigned on Tuesday after the embattled consumer electronics chain launched an internal investigation into his “personal conduct.”
New Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem says he doesn’t plan to file an ethics complaint against Sen. Amy Koch or other senators in connection with events leading up to Koch’s abrupt resignation as majority leader last year.
Minnesota Republican Party Chairman Tony Sutton has abruptly resigned.
In what can only be described as an odd press conference, New York Representative Anthony Weiner resigned amid heckles from the crowd gathered in his Brooklyn Office. Listen to the statement here.