Radio host Garrison Keillor plans to transition out of hosting, “A Prairie Home Companion.” The 72-year-old told the Berkshire Eagle newspaper in Massachusetts that he wants to gradually turn over his hosting duties to mandolin player and singer Chris Thile.
On March 28 a local man’s decades-long career is coming to an end. Brooklyn Park barber Denny Brummer will put down his clippers for good. He’s been cutting hair since he was 18-years old. Things are cut and dry at Brummer’s shop. The 68-year-old offers one style, he doesn’t even ask, he just clips.
St. John’s University is about to lose a legend. Jim Smith started coaching basketball there in 1964 and has won more games than any other college basketball coach in Minnesota history. Tuesday, Smith told his team he’s retiring.
This weekend Republicans in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District nominated Tom Emmer to succeed Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who is retiring.
Steve Murphy says he’s looking forward to staying up past 7:30 p.m. As morning anchor and managing editor for WCCO Radio, Murphy’s day begins long before the sun comes up. He arrives to work at 3 a.m., preparing the morning’s news for WCCO Radio listeners.
For math league, Wayzata is unbeaten and is No.1 in the state. Coach Thomas Kilkelly wants to keep it that way.
Rep. Tom Rukavina has been a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, serving 13 terms since 1986. Now, he is retiring to spend more time with his granddaughter.
The head of the FBI in Minneapolis is retiring after 20 years with the bureau.
University of Minnesota, Crookston Chancellor Charles Casey plans to retire at the end of the school year.
Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge David Minge is retiring at the end of March.
Minneapolis Fire Chief Alex Jackson announced Wednesday he is retiring from duty after more than 30 years of service.
A longtime naturalist at Whitewater State Park is retiring after nearly 38 years on the job.
Jim Kleinsasser has spent the last 13 years bulldozing linebackers and defensive ends on NFL Sundays, a blue-collar battering ram for glamorous runners like Robert Smith and Adrian Peterson.
Randy Moss is calling it a career after 13 seasons in the NFL as one of the most dynamic and polarizing players the league has ever seen.
The Denver Post reported Wednesday that 64-year-old Richard Kelly has been CEO at Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy since 2002.
Radio host Garrison Keillor will be turning off the microphone and retiring in 2013.
Brett Favre was the NFL’s ultimate iron man for 19 years, inspiring coaches and teammates with extraordinary toughness and thrilling fans with a daredevil’s verve and a showman’s sense of the moment.