Good Question: How Do You Win A Nobel Prize?What does it take to win a Nobel Prize? Good Question.
Lottery Official Suing, Says She Was Wrongly Fired Over AlcoholismA fired Minnesota lottery official is suing to get her $109,000 per year job back. She is arguing that she was discriminated against because of her alcoholism. The Minnesota Lottery fired Johnene Canfield this spring after she returned from a leave of absence and a stint in rehab following her December 2014 DUI arrest.
Small In Stature, Cretin RB Makes A Big Impact For RaidersAt 5 feet zero, 136 pounds, Marquez Thompson doesn't exactly strike the figure of a varsity football player. And you figure he must be a freshman, just here to take a beating in practice.
150 National Guard Members Deploy To KuwaitA troop deployment ceremony brought out lots of people in Willmar Thursday. Even the Minnesota Wild were represented at the Army National Guard event, where more than 150 members of the 682nd Engineer Battalion prepared to leave for Kuwait.
Stillwater Girl Became Man’s Online Sex Slave, Charges SayA 19-year old Washington State man is charged with using social media to control a 13-year-old Stillwater girl. Law officials say the crime is straight out of the book "Fifty Shades of Grey."
Health Officials Recommend Flu Shots For AllIf you are hoping to keep your family "flu-free" this winter, health officials say now is the time to get vaccinated.
Bringing Art Deco Back: The Commodore To Reopen After 30 YearsA classic St. Paul bar will soon open its doors again, bringing visitors back to the time of F. Scott Fitzgerald and the roaring ‘20s.
Fund Set Up To Help Family Of Man Fatally Shot In St. PaulA Twin Cities family is looking for help in saying good-bye to a father who came to America for a better life.
Mills Fleet Farm On The Auction BlockOne of Minnesota's best-known hardware, farm supply and sporting goods stores is up for sale. Brainerd-based Mill's Fleet Farm has announced the company’s sale plan is the only path to its future growth.
Monticello Mourns After Missing Man’s Body FoundA body recovered from the Mississippi River in Otsego Thursday afternoon was visually confirmed by investigators to be a 23-year-old Monticello man who had been missing since last Saturday. The Wright County Sheriff's Office says the body of Joe Brunn was found by volunteers in the river at about 11:30 a.m.
La Belle Vie To Close This Month; Owner Cites Working Families OrdinanceA shocker in the Twin Cities restaurant scene. Dara Grumdahl, restaurant critic for Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine and host of WCCO Radio's Off the Menu, says La Belle Vie will be closing later this month. Owner Tim McKee was notifying his staff Thursday afternoon.
Target, FedEx Looking To Hire Thousands Of Seasonal WorkersFor the first time, Target is setting aside two days to interview potential employees. Managers are looking for people to fill cashier, sales floors and stocking positions for the holidays. Target plans to hire 70,000 seasonal workers nationwide.