Friday, May 10, 2013
The Hopkins girls’ basketball coach was one of 11 coaches and activity directors who sat down for a panel discussion about the climate of coaching.
The Minnesota Legislature is considering a change to state law that would bar school districts from using parent complaints as the sole reason for letting a coach go. The proposal would add the following sentence to the omnibus policy and finance bill: The existence of parent complaints must not be the sole reason for a board to not renew a coaching contract. The legislation is in response to increasing non-renewals of coaches' contracts, with as many as 35 percent in one sport (boys' hockey) involving parent complaints, according to a Star Tribune report. Hopkins girls’ basketball coach Brian Cosgriff was one of 11 coaches and activity directors who sat down with KARE 11 for a panel discussion about the climate of coaching. He said the …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Local news outlets report that a man from Robbinsdale went missing after body surfing in Mexico.
Mark Stoneberg went body surfing in Sayulita, Mexico on Tuesday evening and, according to KARE 11, never came out of the water. KARE 11 reported that an ocean search was called off on Wednesday and authorities are treating the incident as a drowning. KSTP said that Stoneberg’s wife has not given up hope and is continuing to search for him. For the full article on KARE 11, click here.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Suspects stole catalytic converters from two cars on the same day in January.
At 8:45 a.m. on Jan. 17, the Golden Valley police officers responded to reports of theft involving car parts from the KARE 11 parking lot. One of the victims, a 41-year-old woman, went out to the parking lot and saw that the catalytic converter on her Lexus had been cut off. At 9:30 a.m. on the same day, police responded to the same complaint, but this time the converter had been cut from a Toyota. According to Golden Valley police incident reports, there were no witnesses during the event. No arrests have been made. If suspects are found, they will face felony charges. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
20 metro police departments joined Golden Valley in making the annual trek with donated toys over to KARE 11.
Just after 3:00 yesterday afternoon, police from 20 metro area departments arrived at the Golden Valley Police Department, cruisers loaded with donated gifts, in preparation for the GVPD’s annual loud and colorful Toys for Tots parade to the KARE 11 drop-off site. For 16 years, the GVPD has led regional law enforcement agencies in a unique approach to the Toys for Tots donation effort. It starts with a toy collection at the various police departments. Then on the last collection day, they all meet in Golden Valley and parade to KARE 11 with lights blazing and sirens blaring. In past years the effort garnered thousands of toys. The above content was provided by Cheryl Weiler, communications director for the city of Golden Valley.