A look at five of the best international festivals and events held in the fall.
Perhaps the best thing about Phoenix, the latest film from German director Christian Petzold, is that the ending is perfect, absolutely perfect. Not only does it neatly wrap the post-WWII story together, it hits you with a punch of emotion so strong you’ll be teary-eyed and breathless as the credits roll in dead silence.
The family of Wiljo Matalamaki clung to his Purple Heart, a tribute to a young man sent to World War II who never returned, whose body was never found. Then the medal, too, was lost.
At 6 feet 9 inches tall and 345 pounds, the only thing at training camp bigger than him is his fame. As only the 5th Polish player to ever sign an NFL contract, everyone’s interested in Babatunde Aiyegbusi.
German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial.
Talk of which university to attend is a common conversation in the Mulholland household. “I have UNI, River Falls and Eau Claire,” Hannah Mulholland said. Her brother and sister both left school roughly $30,000 in debt. That weighs on her mind, and her mom’s.
Babatunde Aiyegbusi has limited American football experience in leagues in Germany and his native Poland. Yet the 27-year-old offensive tackle is getting a shot at the NFL.
Every year on March 17, everyone’s a little Irish — even if it’s painfully obvious we’re not. According to your votes, Stillwater’s Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter German restaurant serves the best corned beef and cabbage in Minnesota, a typically Irish dish.
Some Republicans don’t want the President, among other things, to grant legal status to undocumented parents who have children born in the U.S. Where do our immigrants come from? And, how have those groups changed over time? Good Questions.
Ring in the holidays with fun, décor and gifts at these festive markets.
The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.
A Minnesota woman says she’s on track to get thousands of family members in the same spot one year from now. Linda Drellack will spend two years planning what she hoped would be the world’s largest family reunion in Hastings.
Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.
On Sunday at 3PM ET, the 22 best players over the past month will take the field and try to win their country a trophy and prove to the world that they are the best football club. Here are 7 things you need to know before Argentina and Germany take the pitch for which should be a hard fought battle.
No one felt the pain of those seven goals like the fans in the stands
You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.
The U.S. won, despite losing Thursday in the World Cup. Thomas Mueller scored the only goal as Germany beat Team USA 1-0 in Brazil. But the U.S. team still had a good enough record to advance to the next round. The USA will play on, and the Twin Cities will party on.
Air Force One gave President Barack Obama an advantage that wasn’t available to many other frequent flyers Thursday: the opportunity to watch the U.S. team play World Cup soccer.
Joachim Loew didn’t just battle the U.S., he did so while dealing with his nemesis…rain. Here’s the 8 times Germany’s head coach Joachim Loew was over the rain in Recife, Brazil…
Two large pieces of the single-engine plane that crashed into Lake Superior earlier this month, killing the pilot, have been recovered. The victim of the crash was 47-year-old Alexander Georg Obersteg of Steinfeld, Germany.
A German foreign exchange student was one of the two victims when a plane crashed into a house last week. The experimental plane went down Friday night in Sauk Rapids.
The players and coaches have been channeling their inner spiritual animal this year.
Authorities in northeastern Minnesota say the pilot who died when his plane crashed into Lake Superior last weekend was from Germany. The St. Louis County sheriff’s office identifies the man as 47-year-old Alexander Georg Obersteg of Steinfeld, Germany.
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.
Sympathizing with Nazis is something the viewer is pushed to do in “Generation War,” a four-and-a-half hour German miniseries that was originally titled “Our Mothers, Our Fathers.”