SEVERE WX : Flood Warning View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now
CLOSINGS: View Closings

Rochester Honkers under new ownership.

After 15 years, the Honkers' owners hand over the keys.

Posted: Dec. 4, 2018 11:32 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Rochester Honkers are going through a change of ownership.

Dan LItzinger and Kim Archer, the team’s owners since 2003, have released the team to Bases Loaded Entertainment, LLC.

Tuesday night, the Rochester Parks & Recreation board met to approve the transfer of the Honker’s lease at Mayo Field.

Ben Boldt, Rochester Recreation Supervisor, told KIMT he expects to see much of the same thing – meaning the number of games will remain the same. The only difference is the new owners will oversee team operations.

Taking over the Honkers will mark it as the third team in the Northwoods League under the Bases Loaded Entertainment ownership. The company also owns the Mankato MoonDogs and the La Crosse Loggers.

Article Comments

Mason City
Few Clouds
36° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 32°
Albert Lea
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 32°
Austin
Scattered Clouds
37° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 34°
Charles City
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 30°
Rochester
Few Clouds
33° wxIcon
Hi: 43° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 25°
Tracking warmer weather by the end of the week!
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Flood Clean Up Kits

Image

Public Engagement Platform

Image

Highway 14 expansion project

Image

Icy Rescue: An 82-year-old driver is rescued

Image

Cows contribute to crash on Interstate 35

Image

Cerro Gordo County low in health rankings

Image

Corvette carved out of snow

Image

President announces plan to cut back student debt

Image

Woman accused of running over her son

Image

North Iowans helping those dealing with flooding in Nebraska

Community Events