Advised To Rest, Dalai Lama Cancels October US VisitThe University of Colorado says it has been informed that the Dalai Lama has canceled U.S. appearances next month following a checkup at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic. The school says it was told of the cancelations Friday by the Office of Tibet in Washington, D.C. He had been scheduled to appear there Oct. 20.
Officer Scott Patrick To Be Honored At National EventSlain Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick is being recognized at a National Police Week event in Washington, D.C. this May. will be honored at the Annual National Peace Officer's Memorial Service in front of the Capitol and his name will be etched into the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial a few blocks away.
Minn. Couple Paddles To Wash. DC For BWCA ProtectionDave and Amy Freeman are making their way to Washington, D.C. -- in a canoe. The couple is paddling 2,000 miles from Ely to the nation's capitol. They're on a mission to draw attention to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
6th Grader To Represent Minn. At Geographic BeeA 6th-grader from Hennepin County Home Schools has won a statewide geography bee, earning an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., for next month's national finals. Lucas Eggers took top honors Friday in the state-level 2014 Geographic Bee at St. Cloud State University. The event is organized by the National Geographic Society.
Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial DayVisiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child's education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America's leaders.
Local Spelling Whiz Preps For The Big TimeA 13-year-old from Little Canada is heading to Washington, D.C. in May to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Now, Jacob Lahti has to learn 600,000 words in several languages.
Larry Craig Sued By FECFormer Republican U.S. Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho was sued Monday by federal election regulators who contend he misused some $217,000 in campaign funds for his legal defense after his arrest in a 2007 airport bathroom sex sting.
Bachmann Bid For GOP Leadership Gets Cool Reaction