On this day in 1970, Dave and John Kunst and their mule, Willie-Make-It, set out from their Waseca home to walk around the globe. In Afghanistan, bandits attack the brothers, killing John and wounding Dave. Dave returns to Waseca in October of 1974, the first person to walk around the earth -- a 14,450 mile journey.
Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting
Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium
Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube
Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.
Gunfire outside stadium halts Richfield/Kennedy football game
This is a developing story.
K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop
A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.
Gov. Walz reacts to Tuesday death of Mankato West student
The governor is a former geography teacher at the high school.
Teen pleads guilty to Minneapolis carjacking, admits to others
The man was yanked out of the vehicle by witnesses before fleeing the scene.
Three plead guilty to roles in murder on Red Lake Reservation
The 2019 murder left another person seriously injured.
Sheriff: Heifer shot and butchered on farmer's pasture near Aitkin
Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman at gunpoint, forced her to withdraw $1,500
The 56-year-old suspect is accused of forcing the woman to the Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis.
Police arrest suspect in Oakdale after 10-hour standoff
The standoff with police lasted over 10 hours Friday.
Oldest canoe ever found in Great Lakes region excavated in Wisconsin
The boat was recovered in Lake Mendota on Thursday.
Which Minnesotan went on a world-famous hunger strike on this day in 1880?
Fasting as a way to purify your body? The idea was put to the test in a famous hunger strike by a Minneapolis doctor in New York on June 28, 1880. Who was he? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Which Twin hit a grand slam in Game 1 of the 1987 World Series?
On Oct. 17, 1987, this Twin would cap a seven-run fourth inning with a grand slam at the Metrodome in Game 1 of the World Series against St. Louis. Who had the big blast? A) Kent Hrbek B) Gary Gaetti C) Dan Gladden For the answer, click on the headline above...
MN History Quiz: Which Minn. governor was the target of an alleged kidnapping?
On Nov. 13, 1970, police arrest a man on charges of conspiracy to kidnap Minnesota's governor and a member of the St. Paul city council. Who were the targets? A) Rudy Perpich and Ron Maddox. B) Al Quie and Dave Thune. C) Harold LeVander and Rosalie Butler. For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which Hollywood superstar was the celebrity guest of the first Aquatennial in 1940?
On July 20, 1940, Minneapolis hosted its first Aquatennial celebration. As part of the hoopla, which celebrity made a visit to the Land of 10,000 Lakes? A) Judy Garland B) Gene Autry C) Mickey Rooney For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which is the highest-grossing Coen Brothers movie?
On Sept. 21, 1957, Ethan Coen was born in Minneapolis. Along with brother Joel, the duo would become among the most celebrated producers/directors in movie history. Of their three most-popular films, which has made the most at the U.S. box office? A) Fargo B) No Country For Old Men C) True Grit For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which group of notorious bad guys tried to rob a Northfield bank in 1876?
On Sept. 7, 1876, Northfield's bank is accosted by a gang of bandits looking for a quick payday. They didn't get away with it, but who were they? A) The Heenan family B) The Vachon brothers C) The James-Younger gang For the answer, click on the headline above.....
Which Archbishop built St. Paul's Cathedral?
On Sept. 27, 1888, this Catholic Bishop would be named St. Paul's first Archbishop, and in the years ahead would oversee the building of a city landmark. Was it: A) Bishop Joseph Cretin B) Bishop John Ireland C) Bishop John Roach For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which famous Minnesota brewer was kidnapped on this day in 1933?
On June 15, 1933, a famous Minnesota brewer was abducted in St. Paul and held for a $100,000 ransom. Who was he? A) Jacob Schmidt B) William Hamm Jr. C) August Schell For the answer, click on the headline above.
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