'U' Associate Athletic Director On Leave Amid AllegationsUniversity of Minnesota senior associate athletic director Mike Ellis is stepping aside after complaints were lodged against him. According to a spokesperson for the university, Mike Ellis, who was a hand-picked associate of athletic director Norwood Teague, had been recently named in five anonymous complaints.
1-On-1 Interview With New 'U' Athletic Director Beth GoetzThere are still many unanswered questions about the Gophers athletic department under Norwood Teague. Most pressing: Whether anyone else knew about Teague's behavior towards women, and should have done something about it. The University announced an independent investigation Tuesday that will look into that, among other things.
Big Game Trophy Hunters Defend Their PassionOf the nearly 570,000 licensed hunters in Minnesota, fewer than two-tenths of 1 percent will pursue Africa's exotic game.
Patients Of Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion Talk To WCCOThe patients of Dr. Walter Palmer that spoke with WCCO all described him as an excellent dentist. But they also expressed shock over the killing of Cecil the lion, as well as the fact that Palmer had a prior felony for poaching a black bear in Wisconsin and a sizable sexual harassment award against him.
McDonald's Manager Charged With Sexually Touching EmployeesAn assistant manager at a Lakeville McDonald's has been charged with criminal sexual conduct after allegedly touching two employees - one of whom was under 18 - in inappropriate ways. According to the criminal complaint, Marco Antonio Arevalo-Santiago, 27, allegedly engaged in inappropriate conduct on four occasions with an under-aged male employee.
School Janitor Accused Of Peeping At Boys In BathroomA longtime school janitor has been charged with peeping at an 11-year-old student while he was in a bathroom stall, and the criminal complaint alleges a number of similar past incidents. Walter Johann Happel, 62, of Newport, Minn., was working as a janitor at Linwood Monroe Arts Plus School.
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