Elizabeth Baier Feature Archive

Minnesota State University Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner is still waiting to see whether he can return to work, after pornography charges against him were dismissed last week. (12/04/2012)
A new Mayo Clinic study shows diabetes patients with ovarian cancer who took the drug metformin for their diabetes had a better survival rate than patients who did not take the drug. (12/03/2012)
The Minnnesota State University Mankato football coach accused of making pornographic videos says he is relieved the charges were dismissed Friday. (12/01/2012)
A Blue Earth County Judge has dismissed child pornography charges against Minnesota State University Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner. (11/30/2012)
Residents from across southeastern Minnesota packed a meeting room in Rochester Tuesday to tell state commissioners their priorities for the state's air, water, land and energy resources. (11/27/2012)
American Crystal Sugar Union workers will get another chance to vote on a labor contract in an effort to break a 16-month stalemate with the company. (11/23/2012)
Deer stands have long been a tradition for hunters in the region. But some don't have to rely on makeshift tree stands. Instead, they'll hunt from the comfort of deer hunting shacks, some of which include glass windows and heaters. (11/23/2012)
The Minnesota Vikings say no decision has been made to proceed with plans to shift stadium costs onto fans, after Gov. Mark Dayton criticized the team today for considering extra fees on season ticket holders. (11/13/2012)
The leadup to yesterday's election in Minnesota was atypical in its over-the-top rhetoric and record campaign spending. Yet with few exceptions, the polls ran smoothly. (11/06/2012)
Attorneys in the child pornography case involving a Minnesota football coach have a couple of more weeks to submit further arguments to a judge. (11/01/2012)
A Blue Earth County judge heard arguments Wednesday afternoon over a defense request to drop pornography charges again Todd Hoffner, the football coach at Minnesota State University, Mankato. (10/31/2012)
A defense attorney will ask prosecutors this afternoon to dismiss charges against Minnesota State University - Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner, who faces two counts of child pornography. (10/31/2012)
A southeastern Minnesota hog producer has agreed to pay a $14,000 penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for pumping manure into a field that drained to a nearby creek. (10/24/2012)
In Minnesota, teachers, doctors, and other professionals who have frequent contact with children are required by law to report even suspected child abuse. But there are no state guidelines for training so called "mandated reporters" and the process they use to file a report varies. (10/24/2012)
In a town that skirts the bridge between religion and politics, the spotlight brought by the marriage amendment is uncomfortable for some Red Wing residents. (10/16/2012)