An ex-Marine from Prior Lake is receiving one of the military’s top honors. Officials are presenting a Silver Star medal to Cpl. Ethan Nagel Tuesday at the Navy Operational Support Center in Minneapolis.
I only planned to chat with Bethel senior JD Mehlhorn for 20 minutes or so. Nearly an hour later, I realized something Mehlhorn’s even aware of — brevity is not his strong suit.
The Minnesota Zoo landed some international honors this week. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums presented the zoo an award for Significant Achievement in International Conversation for the science-based management of rhino conversation and tourism on Namibia’s communal lands program.
A Purple Heart earned more than 45 years ago was finally presented Sunday.
How in the world does a college rookie hit .462 at the plate — nearly 50 points above his closest conference competitor? Not even the man who posted the gaudy Ted Williams-esque figures can quite figure it out.
It’s been 60 long years but finally, a Princeton, Minn. veteran is getting the Prisoner of War service medal he earned decades ago.
Andrei Kirilenko won the 2012 FIBA Europe Men’s Play of the Year Award on Tuesday, and it’s the second time he’s netted the honor.
A Minnesota duo is up for a Grammy Award Sunday for best children’s album.
It’s been an improbable journey for Jack Jablonski since he was paralyzed during a hockey game on Dec. 30, 2011. On Sunday afternoon, he was honored with the Courage In Sports award.
A Minnesota veteran who suffered a traumatic brain injury in Iraq now has a Purple Heart. In the past, this type of injury would not have qualified him for that honor but things have changed.
The Minnesota Supreme Court overturned a $1 million award against the University of Minnesota and men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith on Wednesday, ruling that although they treated a prospective assistant coach unfairly, they couldn’t be held financially responsible for backing out of a job offer that Smith lacked the authority to make.
WCCO-TV’s Jason DeRusha received an award from his alma mater over the weekend.
The Allman Brothers, Glen Campbell and Diana Ross were among the recipients named Friday of The Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Awards.
There are so many parents in the metro who go above and beyond every day so WCCO is rewarding those special people with “Just For You Parents.”
Twenty-five Minnesota farmers and rural small businesses are getting almost $300,000 in renewable energy grants.
A principal in the Minneapolis public schools has been honored as Minnesota’s 2011 National Distinguished Principal by the U.S. Department of Education.
A retired Minneapolis TV anchor and a former state senator are being honored for their advocacy of the people’s right to know.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar will award a police dog injured in the line of duty with the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association’s “Hero” award during its annual Animal Hall of Fame Awards.