A hall at St. Thomas Academy now boasts the name of world famous author who’s an alumni of the Mendota Heights high school. Vincent J. Flynn Hall was dedicated on Friday, as he helped chair a campaign to build the new facility before dying of cancer earlier this year at the age of 47.
The University of Minnesota has put a practice facility for the men’s and women’s basketball programs in a priority group of sports projects on campus estimated to cost $190 million. Athletic director Norwood Teague presented the plan Wednesday to the Board of Regents. He said the money would be raised solely by private funding.