Justice Alan Page has served on the Minnesota Supreme Court eight years longer than he played in the NFL. He’s in the football Hall of Fame, and now he’s added another title to his name – children’s book author.
Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and his daughter have written a new children’s book to benefit his foundation, which tackles barriers to higher education for young people of color.
With Election Day quickly approaching, we thought it’d be interesting to look at some politicians who were gifted and accomplished athletes in their younger years. Of course, the list wouldn’t be complete without two well-known Minnesota-related connections, so check it out below!
The Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend. He learned a lot of from former teammate Kevin Williams and slimmed down in the offseason to reach his full potential. This season should be the beginning of the Floyd era in Minnesota.
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Joey Browner spent nine seasons in Minnesota roaming the defensive backfield and cementing his place in Vikings lore as one of the best defensive players to ever wear purple.
Rosalie Wahl, the first woman to serve on the Minnesota Supreme Court, died Monday at age 88. Wahl was remembered by many as a remarkable jurist whose accomplishments paved the way for other women and whose deep commitment to justice formed the heart of her work.
An annual charity auction in Fargo that helps raise money for the Roger Maris Cancer Center was targeted by thieves this year but still raised money for cancer work. More than 100 items that were to be auctioned were taken from a storage facility earlier this month, a majority of them baseballs autographed by Hall of Famers including Whitey Ford, Paul Molitor and Rollie Fingers.
State Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and his wife Diane held their 25th annual Page Foundation Gala Saturday night at Target Field.
John Williams 2013 Bracket Challenge! Most Important Political Figure In Minnesota History. Humphrey Regional Finals
It’s down to 2 in this bracket……Winners announced Thursday!
John Williams 2013 Bracket Challenge-“Top Historical Political Figure In Minnesota History.” Humphrey Regional, Sweet Sixteen Matchups
Final Four in this Regional……Winners announced Monday afternoon!
Vikings fans have been chanting it all season long: A.P. for M.V.P. But on Saturday night, the chant became the truth.
Kevin Williams is one of the most talented defensive tackles in the NFL, but the most interesting events surrounding his career did not come on the field. During the 2003 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings took too much time and the two teams behind them made selections before the Vikings selected Williams. He also fought the league over a banned substance suspension for almost three years before having it cut in half.
Former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Matt Blair will be inducted into the Vikings Ring of Honor. Blair was an Iowa State grad who was a second round draft pick in 1974. He started in 130 games for the Vikings, and holds the team record for blocked kicks (20), and the linebacker record for sacks and interceptions. Blair also still ranks second in team history with 1,452 career tackles.
Harrison Smith becomes the eight member of a 10-member 2012 draft class to sign with the Minnesota Vikings.