Mankato newspaper with news from Minneapolis

Glenn Taylor Looking to Sell Part of Timberwolves

Tyus Jones, MN Timberwolves

Glenn Taylor is reportedly selling part of the Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball team franchise. One of the two buyers is a Chinese investor.

Prince Accidentally Died From Fentanyl Overdose Says MMEO

Image: Prince Portrait by Zarateman via WikiMedia Commons

According to the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office, Prince's death is considered an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a strong opioid, that was administered by himself.

Mankato Music Entrepreneur Crowdfunds to Pay Tuition to Work with Shark Tank Star's Team

Daymond John

A Minnesota man from the Mankato area wants to build the next big thing in the music business and he is launching a crowdfunding campaign to fund tuition at Shark Tank star Daymond John's Launch Academy, which will be starting at the end of the week in Minneapolis, to do it. Meanwhile, due to poor turnout, John's team may never head back to the area again.

Minnesota Vikings vs Seattle Seahawks in Cold MN Weather

Marcus Sherels

Photo by Jeffrey Beall: Marcus Sherels, Minnesota Vikings.
The Minnesota Vikings are doing superb this football season, heading straight into a top division spot and beating out their Wisconsin rivals, the Green Bay Packers. Now the team is a wild card contender and will face the Seattle Seahawks in a game that is sure to be frigid and cold on the outdoor home turf in Minneapolis after days of snowy weather.

Mankato Cop Said Shooter Had 'Intense Opinions' Politically, Video Shows Racism

Jamar Clark Press Conference

Photo by Tony Webster: Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds speaks to the media at Plymouth and James Avenue North, the site of the Minneapolis Police officer-involved shooting of Jamar Clark.

Minnesota Man Admitted to Mankato Officer Known from School He Shot at Protestors in Minneapolis

protests in minneapolis

The Mankato police quickly released information to the media about the connection between a Minnesota man, a Mankato police officer and protesters who were shot this past week during rallies in support of Jamar Clark, a young black man who died after being shot by Minneapolis police officers. A man, identified as having gone to high school with the Mankato officer, admitted to shooting at protestors. Mankato police say they have cooperated with investigators from Minneapolis.