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Thirty-one states and the District of Columbia have passed a student-athlete concussion law prior to the start of this school year, according to an online article in Education Week. Minnesota and North Dakota are among those states to do so. Photo illustration by David Samson / The Forum

With Minnesota, North Dakota adding concussion laws, new hurdles ahead for high school football programs

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FARGO - Jon Schiele is certain he suffered a concussion as a wide receiver at Kidder County High School in Steele, N.D., in the mid-1990s.


Now the Edgeley-Kulm head football coach, Schiele couldn't remember the end of the game at the time. However, he was at practice the next day, and he played the following week.

Ada-Borup athletic director Kelly Anderson has a similar story from her high school playing career.

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