Man Accused Of Stealing South Dakota State Flag Put On LeaveA former Secretary of State employee accused of stealing an original, handmade South Dakota flag has been put on leave by the Washington, D.C.-area Republican research company where he works.
Politicians Gather In D.C. To Honor Walter MondaleSome of America's top public leaders -- including Vice President Joe Biden and former President Jimmy Carter -- are in Washington, D.C. Tuesday to honor former Vice President Walter Mondale. The day-long event, sponsored by the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, credits Mondale for changing the vice presidency from a ceremonial political office to an important part of the presidency.
Wilder Foundation VP Picked As Gallaudet University's New PresidentGallaudet University has chosen a new president. Gallaudet University's Board of Trustees announced Friday that it has chosen Roberta "Bobbi" Cordano as the 11th president of the school, which serves deaf and hard of hearing students. Cordano, who is deaf, is currently the vice president of programs for the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Franken Calls His Washington Memoir A 'Psychological Thriller'U.S. Sen. Al Franken is not done with his career as an author. The second-term Minnesota Democrat, former "Saturday Night Live" writer-performer, and best-selling author is working on a memoir about his years in Washington.
Minnesota Political Leaders Soak In Papal Address To CongressWashington, D.C. set aside politics for one day to listen to the spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics. Pope Francis delivered the first papal address in history to a joint session of Congress. It was an address that some thought would be political, including remarks on immigration, religious liberty and climate change.
Pope Francis Makes First-Ever U.S. VisitAmericans celebrated Tuesday afternoon as Pope Francis made his first-ever visit to the United States. He arrived at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland and was greeted by the first family. He did not make any formal remarks, but smiled and waved at the crowd.
Vietnam War Memorial Replica On Display At Fort SnellingA replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. is on display here in the Twin Cities.
Tyus Jones Makes A Trip To The White HouseMinnesota Timberwolves first-round draft pick and Apple Valley standout Tyus Jones spent the day at the White House in Washington, D.C. He joined his former teammates from Duke to celebrate their NCAA championship.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Coming To Fort SnellingA replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington is coming to Fort Snelling. The Minnesotans' Military Appreciation Fund is hosting "The Wall that Heals" at the Boy Scout Base Camp at Fort Snelling from Wednesday through Sunday.
Latta Scores 20 Points, Mystics Beat Lynx 77-69Sylvia Fowles scored 15 points for Minnesota (18-7), which had its three-game winning streak snapped. Lindsay Whalen added 13 points, and Maya Moore, averaging 21.5 points, had 12 on 4-of-15 shooting.
Sen. Al Franken Sounds Off On Apple's Music Business PracticesSenator Al Franken is joining the ranks of Taylor Swift by taking on one of the country's most powerful companies. He's asking the attorney general to look into the business practices of Apple.
5 Sports Markets More Tortured Than MinnesotaIt’s true that Minnesota sports fans have suffered through quite a bit of pain over the years, but at least we can pat ourselves on the back and be glad we don’t live in one of these cities.