It’s long since been torn down, but nearly 100 years ago the Gibbons Brothers Gym was one of the biggest points of pride in downtown St. Paul. Tommy Gibbons fought some of the biggest names in the game. “I was never known to be a puncher at the start, and as a matter of fact, I don’t think I was ever a puncher,” Gibbons said in a 1949 KROS Radio interview. “I learned the technique of hitting a fellow where it was most vulnerable: a left hook, under the right arm, the liver – the center of all nerve centers.”
An Eden Prairie baseball team is exhausted and excited Wednesday night. They won the American Legion World Series late Tuesday night in an extra innings thriller, and they’re already back in town savoring the memories.
The Iowa State Patrol says a Minnesota man has been killed in a hit-and-run near Shelby.