A former priest, accused of molesting two children decades ago, has been suspended from teaching sex education for Wright County. The county board recently canceled their contract with 79-year-old Harry Walsh. Walsh was one of five priests named in an internal archdiocese memo about parishes with “some connection to a history of clergy sexual abuse.”
The Minneapolis Public School system is re-evaluating how they discipline children after some alarming numbers is getting the district some negative attention.
A Minneapolis attorney has been suspended from practicing law for 90 days for allegedly sexually harassing one of his students. The Minnesota Supreme Court says Clark Calvin Griffith II must petition to be reinstated once his suspension is over.
Rich Pitino has yet to coach a regular season game for the Gophers, but he will spend the first six contests without junior forward Maurice Walker, who was suspended for a “violation of university policy,” according to a university release.
A Minnesota high school athlete who was suspended over a tweet has dropped his push for a court order that would allow him to compete after learning he’ll be allowed to wrestle this season. Tyson Leon, a 16-year-old football player and wrestler at Shakopee High School, had argued that his tweet about “drilling” his teammates was about tackling opponents.
A Minnesota high school athlete is challenging his suspension from sports, saying a tweet about drilling his teammates was about tackling opponents and wasn’t a threat. Tyson Leon, a 16-year-old football player and wrestler at Shakopee High School, says the suspension from sports is hurting his chances of getting a wrestling scholarship to attend college. However, a school district attorney said in court Tuesday that his suspension was only for football and that he will still be able to wrestle, according to the Star Tribune.
Students said they wanted to show their love for their country, but a superintendent believes it went a little too far. The result? More than a dozen students are suspended for drawing on doors and windows and scattering small American flags outside their high school.
Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton has been suspended for the first three games of the 2013 regular season for violating the NFL substance abuse policy, the NFL announced Monday afternoon.
Just days after taking the job, Washburn High School’s new principal has been put on administrative leave. Patrick Exner is accused of altering three students’ test scores while he was the assistant director at Ubah Medical Academy, a public charter high school in Hopkins.
Minnesota Vikings tackle DeMarcus Love has been suspended without pay for the team’s first four games of the 2013 season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances, according to the NFL. He will be eligible to return to the Vikings’ active roster on Monday, Sept. 30, following Minnesota’s Sept. 29 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry has been suspended for four games without pay by the NHL for a high, late check on Minnesota’s Jason Zucker.
A family who has fought for years to protect vulnerable children says a story WCCO first shared this week means more needs to be done.
A Big Lake Phy-Ed teacher is on paid administrative leave after he allegedly shot a gopher during an archery class.
A 9-year-old boy was suspended last week after he mimicked Michael Jackson’s crotch grab during a rendition of “Billie Jean” at school.
Stillwater’s popular summer festival, Lumberjack Days, is in jeopardy.