Minnesota College Student Dies In South Dakota DrowningThe body of 19-year-old Arbin Thapa was recovered from the Big Sioux River in Palisades State Park Sunday morning.
Member Of SMSU Wheelchair Basketball Team Dies UnexpectedlyOfficials at Southwest Minnesota State University say a member of the men’s wheelchair basketball team has died.
Klobuchar Pushing For Solutions To Student Debt CrisisKlobuchar hosted a forum in Washington Wednesday. It included Southwest Minnesota State University student Chelsey Jo Herrig, who worked all through college, but still faces $45,000 in loans when she graduates in December.
Simple Goal Of Pheasant Summit: How To Get More BirdsMinnesota's pheasant population has been on a long-term decline. Gov. Mark Dayton is hoping the first Minnesota Pheasant Summit this weekend will lay some ground for changing that.
After Passing Away, Teen Lights Up Scoreboard Again A St. Louis Park teenager who died after a battle with leukemia is being remembered in a very special way. Eighteen-year-old Derrick Keller was a stand-out high school baseball player and was offered a scholarship to Southwest Minnesota State University. But before he could go to college, he was diagnosed with leukemia and passed away last summe
SMSU Coach Talks About Life After TragedyIt's a sports story, but it's much more. Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) basketball coach Brad Bigler and his wife Heather lost a five-month-old son to a drunk driver last summer. He would have turned one last Monday.
Man Sentenced In Drunken Crash That Killed Coach's SonThe 38-year-old man accused of driving drunk and killing a Minnesota coach's son in Starbuck, Minn., this summer has been sentenced to three counts for three counts of criminal vehicular homicide or operation.
SMSU Coach Injured, Baby Dies In Starbuck CrashA Minnesota college basketball coach was critically injured in a weekend crash, which took the life of his 5-month-old son. Brad Bigler is currently in a South Dakota hospital, suffering from several broken ribs, an injured shoulder blade and a collapsed lung. He's also grieving for his 5-month-old baby boy, Drake, who died.
MnSCU Board Appoints New PresidentsThe trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system have appointed two new presidents and two new interim presidents of system colleges or universities.