Updated: 08/15/2014 5:24 PM
Created: 08/15/2014 5:22 PM WDIO.com
By: Lauren Beukelman, KSTP
Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings have reached terms of a settlement which will be announced at a joint press conference early next week, according to a statement from Kluwe's lawyer Clayton Halunen.
Kluwe was released prior to the 2013 season. He claims it was in response to his activism in support of various LGBT-rights platforms.
The Vikings responded saying Kluwe's release was due to Kluwe's performance, age and relative salary.
Kluwe first brought his concerns to light in a pointed article published on Deadspin.com.
One of the key points in Kluwe's contention was a homophobic statement from Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer.
The Vikings commissioned an independent investigation of the accusation and other facts surrounding Kluwe's release.
The investigation, which was partially released, determined Priefer did make the statement. He will be suspended for three games of the upcoming season as a result. If he completes sensitivity training, the suspension can be trimmed to two games.
Kluwe was demanding Priefer be suspended for between four and eight games, and the team make a $1 million donation to a local LGBT organization.
Kluwe and Halunen threatened a lawsuit after initial negotiations broke down, and Priefer's suspension was announced at three games.
Northland Patient Receives 1st Dose of Medical Marijuana
Nine-year-old Amelia Weaver of Hibbing started taking doses of the medication last Friday. She takes three doses a day, and as of Monday afternoon, she's had two seizures since Friday.
Tesla Vehicle Chargers Come to Duluth Parking Ramp
The first Tesla chargers north of the Twin Cities are on the fourth floor of the Holiday Inn parking ramp. They can charge a Tesla vehicle in an hour.
Fan Sales Up as Northlanders Cope with Heat Wave
For the the past six days, temperatures have topped 80 degrees in the Northland, but it feels even hotter with the high humidity.
Habitat for Humanity Receives Siding Donation
A donation of siding for four homes doesn't happen every day, but that's the delivery the North St. Louis Habitat for Humanity received Monday afternoon.
4 Dead in Western Wisconsin Plane Crash
A plane crashed Monday evening in the vicinity of Amery, Wisconsin, which is in the western part of the state.