2nd Man Pleads Guilty In Mankato AssaultLess than a week before his trial was set to begin, a man has pleaded guilty to assault in a Mankato fight that left a man seriously injured.
No Jail Time For Fmr. Gophers QB In Mankato Bar BrawlFormer University of Minnesota football player Philip Nelson will not serve any jail time following a fight outside a Mankato bar last May. Nelson heard his sentence before a packed courtroom in Blue Earth County Monday.
Fmr. Gopher QB Philip Nelson Enters Guilty Plea In Mankato AssaultFormer Gopher quarterback Philip Nelson filed a petition to enter a guilty plea Tuesday in the attack that left former Mankato State University linebacker Isaac Kolstad with brain trauma. According to Nelson's attorney James D. Fleming, Nelson filed a petition to plea guilty to fifth degree assault, a misdemeanor charge, and have all felonies dropped.
Squad Car Footage Released Of Former Gophers QBNew video out Wednesday night shows a former Gopher quarterback in the back of a squad car during his arrest last May.
New Evidence May Alter Outcome Of Kolstad Assault CaseThere is new evidence in the assault case against former Gopher quarterback Philip Nelson. A forensic expert says it's unclear if Nelson contributed to Mankato football star Isaac Kolstad's brain injury. Surveillance video shows what happened outside a Mankato bar on May 11.
Prosecution Expert: Kick Was Minor Factor In Player's InjuryA prosecution expert says a kick by former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson probably did not cause the critical brain injury suffered by former Minnesota State, Mankato, player Isaac Kolstad.
Isaac Kolstad Tells Of Recovery From Near Fatal FightOn Monday, for the first time, Isaac Kolstad shared his own story with WCCO.
Lawyers For Kolstad, Nelson Both Say Fight Video ‘Speaks For Itself’For the first time, we're seeing what happened before a former Mankato State football player was hit and kicked, changing his life forever. The newly released video shows Isaac Kolstad approaching former U of M quarterback Philip Nelson. He appears to take a shot at Nelson, who then falls to the ground.
Isaac Kolstad Returns To Blakeslee StadiumA former football player, who doctors didn't think would survive a head injury, walked on the field to see the start of his team's season. Isaac Kolstad has spent four months recovering from an attack in downtown Mankato.
Ex-Football Player Injured In Fight Transferred A former Minnesota State, Mankato football player severely injured in a fight is being transferred from a Mankato hospital to an inpatient rehabilitation program in the Twin Cities. The family of Isaac Kolstad said Tuesday he continues to make progress in his recovery.
Former Mankato Football Player Improving, Still In A ComaA former Minnesota State University, Mankato, football player badly injured in an alleged assault earlier this month continues to show signs of improvement but remains in a coma, according to his CaringBridge page.
Former MSU-Mankato Football Player Breathing On His OwnThere is some good news to report about the former MSU-Mankato football player who was assaulted two weeks ago. The CaringBridge site for Isaac Kolstad said that he was taken off life support and was breathing on his own.
Mankato Assault Victim Slowly Improving, Still On Life SupportThe former Minnesota State University, Mankato football player allegedly assaulted by two men is slowly showing signs of improvement but remains on life support, according to his CaringBridge page. Isaac Kolstad remains sedated and in critical condition with severe head injuries.
Mankato Assault Victim Still In Critical ConditionA former Minnesota State University, Mankato, football player is still in critical condition at a hospital after being badly beaten last weekend shortly after bar close. According to his CaringBridge page, Isaac Kolstad had another surgery Thursday afternoon. It went well, according to his family's post on the page.
2nd Man Charged With Assault In Mankato FightA man arrested in a weekend assault that severely injured a former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player has been charged with two felony counts. Police arrested 21-year-old Trevor Stenner Shelley on Monday, hours after they released surveillance video.