STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER More on the Mathis murders
The triple murders at the Mathis farm in rural Mount Vernon happened 30 years ago today.
That grim anniversary provided a hook for us to take a fresh look at the most well-known unsolved homicides in... Posted on 9/8/11 at 11:56 AM
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The most glaringly bad performance by Christian Ponder in a season marked by costly mistakes and curious decisions had just concluded, and the skepticism about his viability as Minnesota’s quarterback was as prevalent as ever.
WAGNER — Adam Fink scored a game-high 21 points to lead Tripp-Delmont/Armour over Wagner 45-40 in a boys’ basketball game Monday.
Fink also had 11 rebounds for the Nighthawks. Trevor Payer scored 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
Duane Mathis, the son of John Mathis who was acquitted for murder 30 years ago, spoke Friday with Mitchell Daily Republic Editor Seth Tupper. Mathis, who was an infant at the time his mother and two siblings were shot dead in their beds, said he was not abused and believes his father is innocent.
Read the full story in Saturday's Mitchell Daily Republic.
Ruml gets coaching distinction Longtime Howard wrestling coach Ken Ruml achieved gold level certification within the National Coaches Education Program when he went to Colorado Springs, Colo., in August.
PARKSTON — The Mount Vernon 15- and-16-year-old VFW baseball team beat Armour, 15-5, in five innings in the first round of the I-90 league’s midseason tournament Wednesday night.
Cam Deinert earned the win for Mount Vernon after throwing three innings and striking out five. He allowed one earned run on three hits.
WATETOWN — The final point was the perfect way to end her high school career.
Mount Vernon’s Sarah Vermeulen tipped the 25th point in the fourth and final set, helping the Fillies take third place over White River 3-1 at the Class B state volleyball tournament Saturday in Watertown.
After a six-year absence, high school football will finally make its return to Mount Vernon today.
The last time a game was played in the town in 2003, this year’s senior class was in sixth grade, meaning today’s 4:30 p.m. game against Tripp-Delmont/Armour will be the first time any of Mount Vernon’s players will take the field in their hometown.
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