Author: Evan Michealson

Harley-Davidson rewarding summer interns

Harley-Davidson rewarding summer interns

Harley-Davidson is adding a reward for their summer interns. The motorcycle company announced that eight college students or recent graduates will receive a free motorcycle to use for their work. The students will be paid to ride their Harleys and share their experiences on social media. According to the company, the students will be trained to ride the motorcycles, and […]

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Former Twin to throw first pitch at Rox opener

Former Twin to throw first pitch at Rox opener

The St. Cloud Rox have revealed a special guest for their 2018 home opener. The 2017 Northwoods League champions have announced that Juan Berenguer(bear-en-gare), a former reliever and 1987 World Series champion, will throw out the first pitch at 7:05 on Friday. Berenguer will also be signing autographs and interacting with fans. The pitcher famously known as “Señor Smoke” played 15 […]

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E-pulltabs finding success in Minnesota

E-pulltabs finding success in Minnesota

In 2012, Minnesota attempted to pay for the billion-dollar Vikings stadium by launching e-pulltabs, which are tablet-based games. However, lawmakers found it very unrealistic, and they were right; Minnesota couldn’t generate more than a trickle of sales from e-pullouts. However, they are starting to have success within the state. E-pullouts make $35 million a month in Minnesota alone, and are […]

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Former kicker responds to gun photo controversy

Former kicker responds to gun photo controversy

Jay Feely has responded to criticism over a Saturday Twitter post. The former NFL kicker uploaded a picture of his daughter and her prom date, with Feely standing in between, holding a pistol. Feely said that the picture was meant to be a joke, and that the couple, who have dated for at least one year, were in on it. […]

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Sauk Rapids Stabbing at Elementary School

Sauk Rapids Stabbing at Elementary School

Police say three students at an elementary school were attacked at a Sauk Rapids Elementary School. Reports say an eight-year-old boy brought a kitchen knife to Pleasantview Elementary School, allegedly wounding three students with the ages of eight, nine, and thirteen. One of the injured children is a seventh-grader who was waiting to catch a transfer bus. The other two […]

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Twins eager and ready for upcoming Puerto Rico series

Twins eager and ready for upcoming Puerto Rico series

The Minnesota Twins are finally returning to the diamond. After three straight games were postponed due to a massive blizzard, the team is beginning a highly anticipated two-game series in Puerto Rico against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday. The clubhouse was littered with blue suitcases as players have been eager for the trip.

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Comey blasts Trump in interview

Comey blasts Trump in interview

Donald Trump continues to take heat from his former FBI director. James Comey sat down with ABC News on Sunday, where he called Trump’s ethics and judgment into question. Comey referred to Trump as “morally unfit” to hold office. He also questioned Trump’s actions, saying that there is “some evidence of obstruction of justice.” Just hours before the interview was […]

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Craig, Phillips endorsed by Minnesota Democrats

Craig, Phillips endorsed by Minnesota Democrats

Democrats in Minnesota are endorsing two candidates in their Twin Cities districts. Angie Craig is attempting to beat out Jason Lewis in a rematch for the 2nd congressional district seat, after losing to Lewis in 2016. Dean Phillips, the other endorsement, is competing with current Republican congressman Erik Paulsen in the third congressional district. DFL convention delegates did not select […]

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Facebook establishing research commission after scandals

Facebook establishing research commission after scandals

Facebook is creating a commission that will research social media’s effect on democratic elections. According to a post by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the commission will consist of academic experts who will choose research topics and independent researchers. This announcement comes after a government report found that Russia attempted to interfere with the 2016 U.S election using Facebook. This is […]

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Man involved in police shootout sentenced to 13 years in prison

Man involved in police shootout sentenced to 13 years in prison

A Kellogg man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after he was involved in a July 2017 shootout with police in Houston County. William Wallraff and another man exchanged fire with police near a convenience store before leading the officers on a high-speed chase, in which Wallraff continued to fire at police. According to the Post-Bulletin of Rochester, […]

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