Town Fights Wis. Group's Push To Remove Nativity SceneThe little New Mexico town of Belen -- Spanish for Bethlehem -- is fighting to keep an all-year round Nativity scene on city property. Belen Mayor Jerah Cordova told The Associated Press the city will continue to resist pressure from a Wisconsin-based organization to remove a piece of art on the birth of Jesus.
Northeast Minneapolis Ranked Best Art District In U.S.USA Today’s “10Best” website cited the many annual events in the area centered around the Northrup King Building, including the spring Art-A-Whirl, the fall Fine Arts Show and November’s Art Attack.
Minn. Woman Trapped In Car For Hours In New MexicoA woman traveling from Minnesota to New Mexico was trapped in her car overnight after driving off a road. New Mexico State Police say Lynna Lopez was driving from Minneapolis to visit a friend in Silver City, New Mexico, when she missed a curve and drove off the road on Highway 152 near Emory Pass.
Minn. Pilot Critical Injured In New Mexico CrashA single-engine plane crashed while landing at a northern New Mexico airport, injuring all four people aboard, including one critically. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says the pilot was hospitalized in critical condition while the three passengers on the plane suffered less serious injuries in the crash at the Las Vegas airport late Wednesday.
IDs Released Of 2 Men Who Died In A NM Plane Crash Authorities have positively identified two people killed last weekend when a small plane crashed in a canyon about a mile south of the Los Alamos Airport.
Chaotic Minivan SceneCops under investigation in New Mexico for opening fire on minivan after traffic stop goes wrong.
Feds Defend Plan To Drop Gray Wolf Protection The director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is strongly defending its proposal to drop federal protection for gray wolves across most of the Lower 48 states ahead of a series of public hearings on the plan.
Five Things: FGCU First 15 Seed In Sweet 16 And Pac 12 Exceeds Its SeedsTo measure the unpredictability of this year’s NCAA Tournament, consider two items that didn’t make this column: Gonzaga, a 32-win team on a 15-game win streak, didn’t survive the first weekend, and Harvard, a 14 seed, won its first ever Tournament game.
MN Player Helps Lift Harvard Over New Mexico In NCAA UpsetThe NCAA Tournament is already giving people a lot to talk about, and it's also busting a lot of brackets. But the biggest upset of the day came with the help of a young man from Golden Valley, Minn.
Rothstein: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops; Stony Brook’s Raw Deal & Other NotesHow do you slow down Ryan Kelly? Put Reggie Bullock on him.
New Mexico State Knocks Off Louisiana Tech 78-60The Bulldogs (26-4, 16-1 Western Athletic) now must win at Denver on Saturday to clinch the WAC regular-season title. If Denver wins, the teams will be tied and RPI will determine which team gets the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament.
Man In N.M. Shootout Was Wanted In Prior ShootingNew Mexico State Police say a man who died in a gas station shootout with police was the same person who was wanted in another shooting last week near Dulce.