Jepsen, Twins Agree To $5.3M ContractRight-hander Kevin Jepsen have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract worth $5,312,500. The agreement, announced Friday, gives the pitcher a raise of more than $2 million from his earnings of $3,025,000 last year.
Excellent Educator: Stillwater High School's Joanna TomYou know you're doing what you love if you'd do it without getting paid. One Twin Cities educator is known to step up without asking for anything in return.
Minnesota High School Lacrosse Grows In PopularityThe sport that keeps getting more competitive is lacrosse, and the state tournament illustrates just that. The level of competition keeps getting better while they continue to iron out the wrinkles.
Settled With Twins, Perkins Has 'Zero Desire' To LeaveThe contract Glen Perkins has with the Minnesota Twins goes through at least 2017, so the All-Star closer wouldn't have to think about switching teams for a while. He already has. He would never do it.
Wild Players Honoring Stillwater Boy With Leukemia During Annual FundraiserThe Minnesota Wild Foundation is holding its biggest fundraiser of the year on Dec. 1 at A'bulae in St. Paul.
High School Sports Rally: Oct. 3, 2014It definitely feels like fall in the air, and snow may even be on the way. But high school football is just heating up. Jennifer Mayerle reported on the featured game – Stillwater vs. Cretin-Derham Hall -- while Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlighted the best plays from other big games.
Fmr. Sheriff's Deputy Arrested In Connection With Fitchburg Double HomicideA former sheriff's deputy in Wisconsin is accused of killing his wife and her sister, both of whom grew up in Stillwater. Ashlee Steele, 39, of Fitchburg, Wisconsin, and her sister, Kacee Tollefsbol, 38, of Lake Elmo, were found shot to death inside Steele's home on Friday.
Good Question: Can Kids Play Three Sports Anymore?Caroline Schelquist, a junior at Minnetonka High School, plays basketball and volleyball. “In my off-season, I play on an A.A.U. basketball team and on a J.O. volleyball,” Schelquist said. Minnetonka senior Josh Dalki plays football and baseball. He stopped basketball after the 8th grade. “I either play winter baseball or we obviously train a lot for football,” Dalki said.
Zach Sobiech’s Parents Reflect As His Stillwater Classmates GraduateStillwater High School's Class of 2013 walked the stage at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in downtown St. Paul to receive their diplomas Saturday night without one of its brightest stars. Zach Sobiech was diagnosed with a deadly form of bone cancer. Through his positive outlook, he tried to live life as normal as possible. Sadly, Zach died two weeks before graduation.
Stillwater Student Faces Life-Threatening Cancer With SongLast summer doctors told Zach Sobiech, a senior at Stillwater High School, that he had just months to live.