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NE Minneapolis Nazi-Suspect Case Moves Ahead

Germany’s highest criminal court has ruled that the country has jurisdiction over the case of a retired Minnesota carpenter that an Associated Press investigation exposed as a former commander in a Nazi SS-led unit.

05/22/2014

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Local Artist With Autism Gets International Attention

A Twin Cities artist is selling original works for thousands of dollars, and he’s only been painting for a few years. But no one is sure of how long his artistic abilities will last. Jimmy Reagan, 20, has regressive onset autism. In the past six years, he has developed a flair for abstract art that’s been showcased as far away as Germany, while drawing the attention of wealthy buyers.

04/16/2014

Lt. Gov. Prettner Solon (credit: Office of Gov. Mark Dayton)

Minn. Lt. Governor Heads To Germany On Energy Trip

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon is part of a delegation traveling to Germany to meet with experts and policymakers about renewable energy. Prettner Solon and the rest of the group leave for Berlin on Saturday.

07/20/2013

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Germany Investigates Commander Of Nazi-Led Unit

German prosecutors have opened a formal preliminary investigation of a Minnesota man who was a commander of a Nazi-led unit during World War II, to determine whether there is enough evidence to bring charges and seek his extradition.

06/24/2013

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Nazi Unit Leader’s Minneapolis Life Prompts Shock

The neighbor of a former commander of a Nazi SS-led unit living in Minnesota says the man has lived quietly and always been friendly and considerate. An Associated Press investigation found that Michael Karkoc served as a top commander in the Ukrainian Self-Defense Legion during World War II.

06/14/2013

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Commander In Nazi-Led Unit Living In Minneapolis

A top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children lied to American immigration officials to get into the United States and has been living in Minnesota since shortly after World War II, according to evidence uncovered by The Associated Press.

06/14/2013

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Duluth Polar Bear Now On Display At Como Zoo

The polar bear who was displaced from her zoo in Duluth during flash flooding earlier this year is now on public display in St. Paul.

08/14/2012

A still from Julian Schnabel's new film "Miral." (credit: Walker Art Center)

Movie Blog: Schnabel @ The Walker

From March 4 to March 19 Minnesotans have the chance to engage with Julian Schnabel, a major figure in American cinema, at the Walker.

03/07/2011

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