Rogers Community Rallies Behind Victims Of Tweet ControversyAround 6 p.m. on Monday evening, dozens of people waited in the cold outside the headquarters of Elk River Area School District 728. They came to attend a school board meeting about a controversy rooted in a two-work tweet that led to a nearly two-month suspension of 17-year-old Rogers High School senior Reid Sagehorn. "I'm disappointed. I want him to have an education. I don't want him sitting at home, and I want him back in our school until graduation day," said parent Missy Henderson.
‘They’ve Used An Atom Bomb To Kill An Ant’: Attorney On Suspension After TweetIt was supposed to be joke, a sarcastic response. But a two-word tweet caused an uproar in the Elk River School District. Reid Sagehorn, 17, was suspended for seven weeks after he responded "actually, yes" when a post asked if he'd ever made-out with a teacher at Rogers High School.
Bill Enhancing Racetrack Betting AdvancesA bill enhancing gambling at tribal casinos and privately owned horse racing tracks in Minnesota has sprung up and steamed ahead in the final days of the Minnesota Legislature's session.