On Friday, August 20, 2021, national correspondent Kris Van Kleaves of CBS News interviewed Caledonia Mayor DeWayne “Tank” Schroeder about the announcement that Miken Sports would be closing its operations in Caledonia and offshoring many of the jobs to China. Mr. Kleaves also interviewed U.S. Senator Tina Smith, Caledonia residents Kari and Jerome Neumann, and Sarah Glasrud, owner of Good Times restaurant in Caledonia, about how they felt about the news and the impact it would have on Caledonia. CBS News aired the story on September 6, 2021 and then again on September 12, 2021. 

Watch CBS Evening News Story about Closure of Miken Sports (Sept. 6, 2021)
Watch CBS Evening News Story about Closure of Miken Sports (Sept. 12, 2021)

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