Sean Emery: 24 Years Of Serious Clowning At The Minnesota State FairThe show has ended, and a throng of fans make their way to the front of the stage at the Minnesota State Fair's Baldwin Park on a sticky August afternoon. Several people just want a moment with the mandolin-playing, fire-juggling, unicycle-riding, wise-cracking guy they just watched for the past half hour.
US Navy To Name New Combat Ship After Twin CitiesThe Department of Defense said in a news release Thursday that the Navy's next Freedom-class littoral combat ship would be named the USS Minneapolis/St. Paul.
St. Paul Firefighter/Paramedic Dies After Suddenly Collapsing At StationAccording to a statement from the St. Paul Fire Department, 38-year-old Shane Clifton told colleagues at Station No. 14 that he felt sick at around 5 p.m., then suddenly collapsed.
After 71 Years, World War II Vet Receives H.S. DiplomaHe left high school 71 years ago, but a World War II Veteran finally received his diploma on Monday. Russell Whittaker was 17 years old when he left Mound High School in 1944 to enlist in the U.S. Navy.
Family Fulfills Final Wish Of Fallen WWII VeteranThirty seven years after first being buried, a Wisconsin man has been buried again and this time he's been laid amongst the nation's heroes. And it's all because his nieces and nephews went on a complicated mission to fulfill his last wish.
December's Veteran Of The Month: Terry A. ParksTerry Parks grew up in south Minneapolis and attended South High School, class of 1972. At the age of 18, Parks joined the U.S. Navy Seabees MCB 133. He went in as a kid and came out as a petty officer third class builder. He was stationed in Homeport, Gulfport, Mississippi and his tours included Okinawa, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.
Future USS Detroit Christened In WisconsinThe U.S. Navy has christened a warship named after Michigan's largest city.
Good Question 'Reply All': Presidential Husbands, Dry Eyes & Feminized Vehicles I love answering questions from kids because they can really stump us with the simplest things. Nine-year-old Dominick from Mounds View wants to know: If the U.S. president was a woman, what would they call her husband? The short answer to this one is that no one knows yet for sure because it has yet to happen.
US Navy To Christen Submarine MinnesotaThe U.S. Navy will christen its newest attack submarine "Minnesota" at a ceremony Saturday in Newport News, Va.