They returned home months ago, but dozens of soldiers from a Twin Cities based unit are now getting recognition for their tour of duty overseas. The Army Reserve hosted a Welcome Home Warrior Citizen ceremony in Arden Hills, Minn. for members of the 203rd Transportation Company.
This year marks the 100th Homecoming at the University of Minnesota.
Sometimes all it takes to recover from a frustrating loss to your rival is to blow out your next opponent with a dominating performance in all phases. That’s exactly what happened for the No. 24-ranked St. Thomas football team on Saturday. After a disappointing 24-14 loss to St. John’s last week, the Tommies put away St. Olaf early in a 69-7 win over the Oles in Northfield.
To some members of Farmington High School’s Class of 2015, what happened during homecoming week was only a prank. But police and prosecutors aren’t laughing — and some students could face criminal charges. Farmington Police Chief Brian Lindquist says over the years they’ve seen wars between the senior class and juniors during homecoming, but never anything like this.
For two Annandale High School students, the title of homecoming king and queen means something more than just the chance to be high school royalty. Yazmin Vasquez and Devin Stenson are special education students.
More than six dozen military men and women are almost home Saturday night. The 461st of Fargo just completed a training exercise in the Dominican Republic. They came through the Armed Forces Service Center at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Saturday evening.
There were several smiling faces on the field after the St. Thomas football team got done with a dominating Homecoming performance on Saturday at O’Shaughnessy Stadium. The Tommies, ranked No. 6 in Division III, piled up nearly 700 yards of total offense and had seven different players score touchdowns in a 65-6 win over the Knights to claim their first MIAC win of the season.
This weekend, the University of Minnesota, along with many other colleges and high schools, will celebrate homecoming. That had U of M senior Kelli Peterson wondering: How did homecoming traditions start?
The University of Minnesota is kicking off its homecoming week by unveiling a 6-foot-tall bronze statue of its beloved mascot — Goldy Gopher.
Mankato Police are looking for help to control public drunkenness on downtown streets during Mankato State’s homecoming week.
It’s a day many Minnesota families have dreamed about for an entire year. More Minnesota National Guard Red Bulls are now home. The homecoming stretched from Anoka to Winona, with eleven buses carrying more than 220 soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division.
The University of Minnesota football team will host Northwestern for the fall 2012 Homecoming game, and the Gophers will take place in Iowa’s Homecoming game, too, in a fight for Floyd of Rosedale.
Don’t be surprised to see even more maroon and gold around Minneapolis. It’s homecoming week at the University of Minnesota and the 2011 Homecoming Parade is Friday night.
It’s homecoming week at the University of Minnesota and a series of community events are schedule ahead of the big parade and football game next weekend.
St. Cloud State University has canceled its homecoming festivities, but that hasn’t stopped a group of downtown bars from staging an unofficial homecoming celebration.