Minnesota NFL The Vikings U.S. 

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf buying time by not cooperating with investigators

The Star Tribune reported that Wilf & Co have agreed to release more information regarding their finances. They also added that they are worried that the investigation will put the building of the new Vikings stadium behind schedule. The delay can’t entirely be blamed on the investigation. One of the attorneys, working on the investigation, had made “multiple requests” for… Read More
U.S. 

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to sign bill banning conversion therapy

On Monday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has planned on signing a bill banning licensed therapists from performing controversial gay conversion therapy. More specifically, the bill focuses on stopping therapist from conducting therapy that supposedly turns gay teenagers straight. Politico reports that New Jersey and California are the only two states that have banned the so-called conversion therapy. In June,… Read More
Minnesota NFL The Vikings U.S. Zygi Wilf 

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will more than likely back racketeering Zygi Wilf

On Thursday, Star Tribune veteran sports columnist, Sid Hartman voiced his opinion on the Wilf & Co. racketeering scandal. He believes that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has spoken with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton concerning the lawsuit case that Wilf & Co. lost in New Jersey. Hartman also expects that Goodell will make another PR appearance in Minnesota, to reassure everyone… Read More
Minnesota U.S. 

Former Washburn High Principal Patrick Exner says that witness is lying

On Thursday, the Star Tribune reported that they finally received a statement from former Washburn High School Principal Patrick Exner. “The allegation that I changed students’ answers on state assessment tests is absolutely false,” states Exner in a signed letter directed to the editorial section of the Strib. The letter lists Exner’s position as “Former Principal Washburn High School” and… Read More
Food Supply Minnesota U.S. 

The Seward Co-op plans to open new location in south Minneapolis

At the end of June, the Seward Co-op announced that it was planning to open a new location in the, south Minneapolis, Bryant neighborhood. The MPR reports that community members are divided on if the co-op will be a positive addition to the low-income neighborhood. There aren’t any full service grocery stores located within the neighborhood, which has certain residents… Read More
Minnesota NFL The Vikings Zygi Wilf 

Minnesota Vikings stadium deal entering murky waters

On Thursday, Governor Mark Dayton, publicly requested that the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority re-evaluate the stadium deal that was brokered with Vikings owner, Zygi Wilf. But, within the same breath Dayton reassures Minnesota taxpayers that there is no need to revise the states Vikings stadium bill. Dayton’s request is based on a lawsuit ruling from a New Jersey Judge. Judge… Read More
Minnesota 

Washburn High School goes from bad to worse

The Star Tribune reports that Patrick Exner was fired, by Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson, after being the Washburn High School principle for only one day. He worked at the high school on Monday, was suspended on Tuesday, and was fired on Thursday after being accused of cheating on Wednesday. In a bizarre twist of events, Exner’s future within the school district… Read More
Minnesota MPD U.S. 

Minneapolis Police Department stuck in a race battle

On Wednesday, black community leaders held a press conference at the Minneapolis City Hall to make a public request for an independent investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department. After a number of incidents, involving blacks, community leaders believe that the officers actions are racially motivated. MPD is notorious for using excessive force, derogatory language and for not disciplining officers for… Read More
Minnesota NFL The Vikings Zygi Wilf 

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf is in hot water

On Tuesday, a New Jersey court determined that Zygmunt Wilf, his brother Mike and cousin Leonard, treated their business partners Ada Reichmann and her brother, Josef Halpern, unfairly 21-years-ago. The plaintiffs, sued Wilf for $51 million. Judge Deanne Wilson ruled in the plaintiffs favor but hasn’t determined how much money they will receive. For some odd reason, the Vikings vice… Read More