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Boxer LeDous’s legacy is his tireless charity work, friend says at funeral

August 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Scott LeDoux was remembered for more than his bouts with 11 champions, including Muhammad Ali, George Foreman and Mike Tyson. At Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis Wednesday, LeDoux was also acknowledged as a tireless crusader for charity. Continue Reading

Scott LeDoux, Minnesota heavyweight boxer who fought Ali, Foreman, dies at 62

August 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The former heavyweight boxer and Anoka County commissioner died Thursday among family and friends at his Coon Rapids home after a nearly three-year battle against ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, said his longtime friend and attorney Bob Dolan. Continue Reading

Scott LeDoux, Minnesota heavyweight boxer who fought Ali, Foreman, dies at 62

August 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former world heavyweight boxing contender Scott LeDoux has died at age 62 after battling Lou Gehring’s disease. Continue Reading

Scott LeDoux, Minnesota heavyweight boxer who fought Ali, Foreman, dies at 62

August 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former world heavyweight boxing contender Scott LeDoux has died at age 62 after battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. Continue Reading

Scott LeDoux, Minnesota heavyweight boxer who fought Ali, Foreman, dies at 62

August 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former world heavyweight boxing contender Scott LeDoux has died at age 62 after battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. Continue Reading

UPDATE: Scott LeDoux, Minnesota heavyweight boxer who fought Ali, Foreman, dies at 62

August 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UPDATED 9:21 A.M.The former heavyweight boxer and Anoka County commissioner died Thursday among family and friends at his Coon Rapids home after a nearly three-year battle against ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, said his longtime friend and attorney Bob Dolan. Continue Reading

UPDATE: Scott LeDoux, Minnesota heavyweight boxer who fought Ali, Foreman, dies at 62

August 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UPDATED 9:21 A.M.The former heavyweight boxer and Anoka County commissioner died Thursday among family and friends at his Coon Rapids home after a nearly three-year battle against ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, said his longtime friend and attorney Bob Dolan. Continue Reading

Tornado touchdown reported in Coon Rapids, Minn.

June 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A slow-moving line of strong thunderstorms dropped funnel clouds over parts of the Twin Cities metro area Tuesday afternoon. Continue Reading

Coon Rapids, Minn., teen math whiz aces ACT, SAT in rare double feat

November 11, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

What else would you expect from a caffeine-addicted, spelling bee-conquering, violin-playing, science fair-winning, French-speaking teenager who just happened to earn perfect scores on two college entrance exams? Continue Reading

After Coon Rapids, Minn., hotel room floods, guest feels soaked

October 10, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Under Minnesota law, the burden is on the traveler. Be careful what you bring with you on the road, because the innkeeper might not have to pay for it if it’s gone. State law caps a hotel’s liability for a guest’s personal property losses at $1,000, unless the loss is the hotel’s fault. Continue Reading