LeRoy Neiman, the St. Paul native whose brilliantly colored, impressionistic sketches of sporting events and the international high life made him one of the most popular artists in the United States, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 91.
Series of explosions at manufacturing plant injures 6 in Wisconsin
The blast rocked the Wisconsin town just before 7:45 a.m.
MN researcher part of team behind 'revolutionary' discovery of ancient tooth in Laos
The molar found in a remote cave is believed to have belonged to a Denisovan girl who lived 164,000-130,000 years ago.
Gallery: Minneapolis penthouse comes with private elevator and 24-foot ceilings
The custom-designed home is on the market for $500K
Charges: Sting catches MN principal trying to hire child prostitute
Authorities alleged Mohamed Selim attempted to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex on Tuesday.
Nominate a 'local hero' to get a dozen Cub donuts from Salvation Army
The organization is looking for 1,000 volunteers to help with the effort in the metro.
Duck smashes through chopper window and hits State Patrol pilot
Two pilots were on the aircraft at the time, with one of them sustaining a head injury.
Charges: Minnetonka Nordstrom employee stole $500,000 in merchandise
Store employees used a covert camera to investigate disappearing merchandise.
Woman drives into wet concrete, gets stuck in attempt to flee police
The 53-year-old woman drove into wet concrete trying to flee police on Monday.
Family of late Rep. Hagedorn sues widow Carnahan over unpaid medical expenses
The lawsuits allege that Carnahan has yet to reimburse Hagedorn's family for medical expenses despite promising to do so.
Hail and tornadoes possible Thursday in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin
Storms are expected to fire along a warm front draped across southern Minnesota.
St. Paul hockey legend dies
A St. Paul hockey legend has died. Charles “Lefty” Smith -- who was instrumental in building the hockey program at South St. Paul High, and later became Notre Dame’s first hockey coach -- passed away last night at the age of 83. Next month, Notre Dame’s new hockey arena will be dedicated to Smith.
Minn. native Kalmoe named an Olympic rower
Megan Kalmoe, a Minneapolis native raised in St. Croix Falls, Wis., was named to the U.S. Olympic rowing team and will compete in the women's quadruple sculls at the London Games. In a video, she and her U.S. rowing teammates divulge their favorite workout songs.
St. Paul native eliminated from epee fencing in London
An Olympic fencer from St. Paul bowed out of the London Games in the first individual round of the women’s epee fencing competition on Monday, the Pioneer Press reports. Susie Scanlan will compete in the team event when the U.S. takes on Italy on Saturday.
NHL heavyweights Wild, Blackhawks clash in St. Paul
The Wild won’t have too much time to brood about last night’s 2-1 loss to Winnipeg. They face Chicago at the X in a nationally-televised battle of Western conference heavyweights. The puck drops at 6:30 p.m.
Twins consider minor league affiliate in St. Paul
Twins President Dave St. Peter is exploring the idea of bringing a minor league affiliate to St. Paul. The Pioneer Press says the lure of a new state-of-the-art ball park has the Twins considering the idea. Their Class A Midwest League affiliate, the Beloit Snappers, are approaching a deadline to renew for next season.
St. Paul Ice Cross track comes together
Scaffolding surrounds the St. Paul Cathedral as the track takes shape for the Ice Cross Downhill race. World class skaters from around the world are coming to the capital city for the world championship series. The 651 Facebook page has a photo series of the construction.
OT gamble puts South St. Paul into state football tournament
When South St. Paul scored to get within one point of St. Thomas Academy in overtime, they took a game-deciding gamble by going for a two-point conversion. The Packers hit the jackpot and now are state tournament bound.
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