Minneapolis painter Frank Gaard has known controversy and hardship in the last 50 years. But through it all his fluorescent colors have portrayed everything from toys to philosophers.
Evacuations underway after explosion, fire on U of M campus
Evacuations are in effect on campus after an underground explosion and fire Thursday afternoon.
‘Terrible prank’ during tornado drill causes scare at Hopkins High School
The school principal said the incident brought armed police to the school and "understandably caused some scholars anxiety."
Woman admits to role in St. Paul man's gruesome murder
A 32-year-old Duluth woman has taken a plea deal in the case of a 34-year-old St. Paul man's murder.
'Living nightmare’ alleged at Savage, Minn. rabbit sanctuary
"Peacebunny Cottage" is now the subject of an animal cruelty investigation.
Tractor tips on embankment, killing man in Kandiyohi County
The tractor reportedly tipped and fell on top of the man, pinning him underneath.
Sloane Martin teams with Mike Golic Jr. for college football broadcasts
Martin, 33, lives in Minnesota and continues to climb the sports broadcasting ladder.
Minnesota radio legend Tom Barnard set to leave KQRS
Barnard says he's not retiring.
Delta pilots picket at MSP Airport amid mass issues in airline industry
The picket is one of several nationwide.
St. Paul plans to extend $500 payments to low-income families
The expansion would give more than 300 families a monthly payment of $500.
Use of car seat in crash that killed child still under investigation
The mother of the child was treated for injuries not considered to be life-threatening.
MSP Magazine: Funny British ads at Walker Art Center
With more than 150 ads—celebrated, debated, even hated—the annual screenings of the British Arrows Awards (formerly known as the British Television Advertising Awards) are one of the Walker’s most popular programs.
3 world premieres among Walker Art Center's 2012-13 lineup
Six major commissions, three world premieres and more than two-dozen performances make up the Walker Art Center's 2012-2013 performing arts season. Featuring everything from dance to experimental music, the Walker's lineup includes a two-night engagement with iconic performance artist Laurie Anderson and a project involving Wilco guitarist Nels Cline.
Walker Art Center hosts Internet cat video festival
Would you watch Internet cat videos if you aren't wasting time at work? The Walker Art Center is betting that lots of people will and is now taking nominations for what might be the first Internet cat video film festival ever. What's your favorite?
Walker Art Center's online cat video collection hits the road
The Walker Art Center's collection of Internet cat videos, which generated some nationwide buzz this summer, is now touring the country. The Pioneer Press reports the Minneapolis-based museum screened its hour and a half collection of cat videos for students at the University of Massachusetts Boston last month. On Nov. 15, the newspaper says it will be shown at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego.
Superior will be one of the centers of the Wisconsin effort to recall Gov. Walker
Critics of Gov. Scott Walker are looking forward to November 15th, with is the day they can begin circulating recall petitions. The group People First is opening a Superior office to coordinate the regional effort. This week they'll begin training volunteers in how to collect petitions.
Twin Cities pastor recognized for 50 years of service
KSTP reports Don Filbeck of St. Anthony has spent the past five decades serving churches in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Dozens gathered Friday to honor Don for his special milestone.
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