Steve McKee has died, about a year after he was told he had months to live.
You may recall McKee’s story from last spring, when his son wrestled for St. Michael-Albertville High School in the state wrestling tournament, with the intention of winning it for his dad.
In the process, the kids reminded us why high school sports can capture the best of us.
Related high school sports: GOP leader takes aim at MSHSL after transgender vote
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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