Minnesota Native Heading To Int'l Space StationA Minnesotan is on his way to space. Mark Vande Hei, a retired U.S. Army Colonel, is scheduled to head to the International Space Station Tuesday.
Tommies Blog: No. 4 St. Thomas, No. 6 St. John's Meet SaturdayFor the second straight year, two top-10 teams meet Saturday as No. 6 St. John's hosts No. 4 St. Thomas in Collegeville.
Fans Show Up Bright & Early For SportsCenter In CollegevilleA long-standing rivalry in Minnesota college football was in the national spotlight Saturday. The University of St. Thomas and St. John's University faced off in Collegeville, but fans were in the stadium long before the two teams took the field.
DPS: Tommie-Johnnie Game To Snarl I-94 Traffic In CollegevilleThe Minnesota State Patrol is warning college sports fans of major potential traffic issues in Collegeville this weekend.
Pope Present As Saint John’s Abbey Gifts Handwritten Bible To Library Of CongressSaint John’s Abbey and University presented the Library of Congress Thursday with an intricate, hand-made Bible, and the leader of the Catholic church was there to see it.
St. John's Abbey Leader Steps Down After Sex Abuse AllegationSt. John's Abbey Church stands unchanged on the campus of St. John's University. But within the walls, there is a shift in leadership. Father Tom Andert -- the monastery's prior, or second in command -- stepped aside for now following accusations he molested a former student.
Pope To Receive Final Volume Of St. John's BiblePope Francis will receive a limited, fine-art edition of the final volume of the St. John's Bible commissioned by Benedictine monks in Minnesota. The St. Peter Apostles Edition of Letters and Revelation will be presented to the pope at the Vatican on Friday.
St. John's Basketball Coach Jim Smith Retiring After 51 SeasonsSt. John's University is about to lose a legend. Jim Smith started coaching basketball there in 1964 and has won more games than any other college basketball coach in Minnesota history. Tuesday, Smith told his team he's retiring.
Stearns Co. Stick Sculpture Spared From Demolition Through SummerA piece of roadside surreality in Stearns County will live to see another summer. The so-called Stick House near St. John’s University has been visible along County Road 159 for two and a half years near Collegeville.
St. John's Abbey Releases List Of 18 Accused Monks St. John's Abbey published the names Monday of 18 current and former monks it says likely have sexually abused minors, but victims' advocates say the list is incomplete and years overdue. The list was posted on the abbey's website less than a month after a lawsuit was filed requesting disclosure of the names of monks accused of sexual misconduct. It also comes a week after a Ramsey County judge ordered the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Winona to release similar lists. "This list reflects our best efforts to identify those who likely have offended against minors," Brother Aelred Senna, the abbey spokesman, said in a statement.
Minn. Students Mourn Loss Of Relatives In Mall AttackStudents at St. John's Prep School in Collegeville, Minn., are grieving the loss of three people killed in the mall attack in Nairobi.
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