Benefit Held For Man Killed In Snorkeling AccidentA benefit was held Saturday night for the family of a man killed during a snorkeling accident in Puerto Rico. The Medina Entertainment Center held the event to honor 30-year-old Matt Elmore, who drowned one day before his 31st birthday in December. He leaves behind a wife and three sons. All the proceeds from the event, which included live and silent auctions, will benefit Elmore's family.
Bob Dylan's Electric Guitar Sells For Nearly $1MThe Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold Friday for nearly $1 million -- the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction. Christie's auction house did not immediately identify the absentee buyer who agreed to pay $965,000 for the sunburst-finish guitar.
Sports Fans, Deal Hunters Sample Metrodome AuctionIt's time to place your bids on pieces of Metrodome history. An auction is underway on more than a dozen items used inside the dome. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authorities is selling off the contents through the state auction site. Demolition of the building is set for next year.
House Where 3 Daughters Were Murdered To Be DismantledThe house where Aaron Schaffhausen murdered his three daughters will be deconstructed, according to the lender that currently owns the residence. Several local organizations volunteered their services to accomplish the task.
Fantasy Football Draft Day: Snake Or Auction Format?The auction draft format has begun to emerge as a commonplace format, replacing the snake draft in ever-increasing numbers. Which is the best format for you, and your league?
No Takers In Auction For House Where 3 Sisters Were KilledThe home where one of the most infamous murders in recent area history happened was on the auction block on Tuesday. The opening bid for the River Falls, Wis., home -- where the three Schaffhausen girls were murdered by their father -- was $180,000.
Safety Deposit Auction In Minnetonka A Treasure Hunter's DreamThousands of rare collectible items are on the auction block in Minnetonka in a once-in-a-decade sale of the contents of abandoned safety deposit boxes.
Deserted Collectables, Coins Up For Minn. Auction Autographed baseball cards, other sports memorabilia, rare coins, notable artwork and vintage jewelry taken from abandoned safe-deposit boxes are up for grabs at an auction being staged by the Minnesota Department of Commerce.
More Songs To Benefit Minn. Musician Go On AuctionA nonprofit created to benefit former Replacements guitarist Slim Dunlap as he recovers from a massive stroke is putting more songs up for auction. Bidding on the latest single starts Saturday at the Songs for Slim website.
Rare Superman Comic Found In MN Sells For $175KA rare copy of the comic book featuring Superman's first appearance that went undiscovered for over 70 years in the insulation of a Minnesota house has sold for $175,000. The winning bidder in the online auction was a "hard core, golden age comic book collector."
Zephyr Train Car Auction CanceledA public auction intended to sell off some of the cars from the defunct Minnesota Zephyr rail line has been canceled. The Washington County Sheriff's Office was slated to sell off the cars at an auction Wednesday morning.
400 Bar To Close; Auctioning Memorabilia OnlineFor 17 years, the 400 bar was a spot for up and coming and popular Twin Cities bands. Now, the owners of the Minneapolis club decided to close.
'Peanuts' Creator's Love Letters Going To AuctionThe late "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz was once so infatuated with a young woman 23 years his junior he sent her dozens of romantic letters and drawings of his beloved cartoon characters.
Duck-Shaped Potato Sells For $100 On eBayDanny Haataja didn't quite get the $1,300 or more he was likely aiming for, but he did manage to get one bidder to purchase his potato he says looks exactly like a duck.
Judy Garland's Gingham 'Oz' Dress Sold For $480KThe blue gingham dress Judy Garland wore in "The Wizard of Oz" has a new home. An auction house in Beverly Hills, California sold for $480,000 over the weekend.