A World War II veteran who missed graduation at his Minneapolis high school 69 years ago will finally cross the commencement stage on Saturday. The 88-year-old joined the Marines in 1943 and was called off two days before his Roosevelt High School graduation ceremony.
Evacuation at U of M's Coffman Union after bomb threat
Police asked people to avoid the area.
Frost advisories in Minnesota on the first day of fall
Welcome to fall.
With 48 charged, aftershocks of Feeding Our Future fraud case continue
The Minnesota Department of Education is seeking to recoup taxpayer money lost in a "sham lawsuit" related to the alleged fraud.
Charges: Ineligible man had guns, over 15,000 rounds of ammo
A search of the man's vehicle and house turned up multiple firearms.
Reporter/anchor leaving Rochester for new role at WCCO
Beret Leone is saying goodbye to KTTC-TV.
Authorities investigating false active shooter reports at Minnesota schools
This is a developing story.
Ex-cop Thomas Lane gets 3 years for involvement in killing of George Floyd
Lane took a plea agreement earlier in the state case.
Minnesota's smallest bat species under review for endangered status
Tricolored bats are declining rapidly.
Here are the largest hail reports to NWS Twin Cities Tuesday night
River Falls got hit by some massive hail Tuesday night.
Police: Man jumped on train, attacked engineer with knife near St. Cloud
The rock train had just left St. Cloud when the suspect jumped aboard.
47 years later, Minnesota Vietnam veteran buried with honors at Fort Snelling
After a long wait, the remains of Navy Lieutenant William Swanson are home in Minnesota. Swanson's plane was shot down in 1965 and until recently he was listed as missing in action. But his remains were finally identified near a village in Laos and Monday family members saw Swanson buried with full military honors. Flags will fly at half-staff Tuesday in his honor.
WWII veteran, Twin Cities business owner finally receives H.S. diploma
After 70 years, a World War II veteran from Fargo, N.D., can call finally call himself a high school graduate. Teddy Wong, who was drafted into the Army during his junior year of high school, was given an honorary diploma Saturday in Fargo. Wong is the owner of the longest family-owned business in Roseville.
School starting? For some it just ended
More than 100 new St. Paul high school graduates received their diplomas in a weekend ceremony. For many who spent the summer earning the last few credits they needed, crossing the stage at their commencement was a thrill. And for some it'll be followed by the first day of college on Monday.
St. Mary's student graduates despite cancer battle
Classes can overwhelm many college students, but Michael Mockler juggled his courses with chemotherapy as he battled brain cancer. The student at Saint Mary's University in Winona is set to graduate today.
Police: Guns recovered from trio at high school graduation ceremony
Two guns were recovered following a 'disturbance' at Brooklyn Center High School graduation.
Minnesota 'above average' on college graduation
Twenty-two years ago, then Gov. Rudy Perpich caught heaps of flack for referring to Minnesota as the "Brainpower State." He may have been onto something. New Census data shows that Minnesota ranks fourth in college completion rates among adults 25-54 with 49.8 of folks in that bracket having completed college. Our neighbors to the northwest, North Dakota came in a slot ahead of us at #3 with 50.8 percent of their adult population donning college graduation caps.
Many Minn. students fail math grad exam – but still graduate
Thousands of freshly minted Minnesota high school graduates wouldn't have gotten a diploma this year without a waiver from the state because they repeatedly failed Minnesota's math requirement. In some districts, as many as one-third of seniors wouldn't have graduated because they didn't pass the mathematics graduation test.
Coronavirus: MN confirms ban on large-scale graduation ceremonies
It wants schools to offer virtual ceremonies, or parade-style options.
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