After 42 Years, Metzen To Retire From Minn. SenateDemocratic Sen. Jim Metzen, whose 42 years in the Legislature make him one of Minnesota's longest-serving state lawmakers, said Saturday that he won't seek re-election. Metzen said in September that he was being treated for a recurrence of lung cancer.
St. Paul Police Chief Announces Plans To RetireSt. Paul Police Chief Thomas Smith says he intends to retire at the end of his six-year term. Smith informed Mayor Chris Coleman of his plans Friday. There is no exact date of his retirement yet, but it will happen sometime between April and June 2016.
Twins OF Torii Hunter Announces Retirement After 19 SeasonsTorii Hunter has concluded his playing career of 19 major league seasons, including more than a decade with the Minnesota Twins. The 40-year-old has a strong desire to stay in the game, though. He just can't quit.
4 Things To Know: Kill's Retirement, $17K World Series Tickets & MoreFrom the Gophers head coach suddenly retiring to $17,000 World Series tickets, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Oct. 29.
Social Media, Fans React To Jerry Kill's Sudden RetirementUniversity of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill announced his retirement, effective immediately, Wednesday morning due to health reasons. Kill delivered the news personally at a news conference, and there has been plenty of reaction on social media since.
WCCO's Mike Binkley Announces RetirementA fixture on Minnesota airwaves for decades, WCCO-TV anchor Mike Binkley announced Wednesday that he plans to retire from the business after 34 years. He announced his decision on Facebook.
Metro Transit Bus Driver Retires After 43 Accident-Free YearsAfter 43 years on the job, a very good Metro Transit bus driver has retired. On Wednesday morning, Jerry Olson said goodbye to some of the 23 million riders he's served over the years.
Florida Dethroned As Top Retirement DestinationApparently, Florida isn't tops when it comes to retirement anymore. A new survey by Bank-Rate ranks the best cities to retire, and three of the top five are in Arizona.
State Patrol K-9 With Impressive Drug-Seizing Career RetiresA furry, four-legged officer is calling it a day after an impressive career. The Minnesota State Patrol says 10-year-old K-9 officer Arco is retiring after eight years on duty.
Rumors Surface About Adrian Peterson's RetirementAdrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings still seems to be up in the air. Organized Team Activities, or OTAs, began Tuesday with no sign of Peterson, and he has made it no secret that he wants out of Minnesota.
Minnesota Native John Carlson Retires From NFLArizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson, a Litchfield, Minn., native, has announced his retirement from football, a week shy of his 31st birthday.
Good Question: How Old Are We When We Retire?Growing up, many of us assume we'll just retire by our own choice at age 65. But a new survey finds we're actually leaving our jobs earlier than that.