Author: Nik Speliopoulos

Washburn Student-Athlete Killed

One Washburn University football player was killed and another was injured in a shooting that took place at a social gathering. Twenty-three year old Dwane Simmons was found dead at the scene. Simmons was a defensive back for the Washburn Ichabods. The other football player was cornerback Corey Ballentine. Just hours before the shooting occurred, Ballentine had his dreams come […]

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Joe Biden Announces First Speech

Joe Biden has publicly declared his run for presidency in the 2020 election, and he had his first public speech today. The former Vice President chose Pennsylvania as the location for his first campaign speech. His speech was in Pittsburgh for a group of organized labor crowd. Biden also attended a fundraiser in Philadelphia earlier last week. This first speech […]

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Minnesota Elects Republican Party Chairwoman

Minnesota has reelected the state party chairwoman. Jennifer Carnahan. The executive director of the Minnesota GOP, Kevin Poindexter, said that Carnahan was chosen in a 345 seat vote that happened in Hutchinson, Minnesota on Saturday. The runner is elected by winning fifty percent of votes in order to win the party election. Poindexter added that Carnahan won on the first […]

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2019 NFL Draft

The day is finally here. The first round of the NFL Draft is tonight and many talented college athletes are looking to continue their athletic talents and are striving to succeed at the next level. The 2019 draft class is very defensive heavy with names like Nick Bosa (Ohio State University), Quinnen Williams (Alabama), Devin White (LSU), and Josh Allen […]

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Illinois Chemical Spill

Twelve to fifteen people are in serious, but stable condition after a chemical spill near Chicago, Illinois. Anhydrous ammonia leaked from the containers they were being hauled in behind a tractor in Bench Park, Illinois. Lake County Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Christopher Covelli mentioned that two of their officers were injured while responding to the spill because the fumes of the […]

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St. Paul House Fire

Two Saint Paul men saved his neighbor after his house started on fire. Israel Melendez and Paul Warner were working on a car in the early afternoon on Saturday when they heard a loud boom. The pair of men noticed that their neighbor’s house had started on fire. The flames were visible throughout the house, and debris was seen falling […]

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Minnesota Basketball Recruit Commits

Matthew Hurt is Minnesota’s highest ranked basketball recruit of the 2019 recruiting class, and he made his official college decision on Saturday April 19th. The power forward from John Marshall High School in Rochester, Minnesota has committed to the University of Duke Blue Devils. Hurt will join a Blue Devil squad that is most likely to return guard Tre Jones. […]

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Huskies Name Captains for 2019-2020 Season

The Saint Cloud State Huskies hockey team’s season came to an unfortunate end at the hands of American International College, but the Huskies are already looking forward to next season. At the Huskies Fan Social that was open to the fans to celebrate the success of this past season’s team, Head Coach Brett Larson named the players that would be […]

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Jackie Robinson Day

Jackie Robinson Day

On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson made his Major League debut. This was a monumental step in the history of America’s Pastime as Jackie broke the color barrier of an all white professional sport. Brooklyn Dodgers Manager, Branch Rickey, knew that this process would not have been easy, but he also knew it was going to be an essential […]

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Melon Recall

Melon Recall

A Indianapolis company is recalling its products after being tied to a salmonella outbreak. Caito Foods LLC is recalling all of their pre-cut melon products that include: Watermelon, Cantaloupe, and Honeydew. There are currently sixteen states that have been affected by this outbreak, one of which includes Minnesota. Some of the stores that sell Caito melon products include: Target, Wal-Mart, […]

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