Minneapolis landmark vandalized

The Walker Art Center’s “Spoonbridge and Cherry” sculpture, created by Claes Oldenburg, bore the word 'Kony' as of Sunday evening.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

The Walker Art Center’s “Spoonbridge and Cherry” sculpture, created by Claes Oldenburg, bore the word 'Kony' as of Sunday evening.

Next Up

Blake Bortles

Amid Aaron Rodgers drama, Packers reportedly sign Blake Bortles

The former No. 3 overall pick is headed to Green Bay.

You Houa Thao

Missing St. Paul man found dead in wooded area

The 73-year-old was reported missing May 8.

YouTube - Jim Klobuchar

Jim Klobuchar, celebrated Minnesota columnist, dies at 93

He died Wednesday after a battle with Alzheimer's.

Jerry Burns

Former Vikings head coach Jerry Burns dies at 94

Burns spent a total of 24 seasons with the Vikings as an offensive coordinator and head coach.

Google Street View - South 9th Street and LaSalle Avenue

Charges: Suspect told witness, 'I can’t believe that I shot that girl'

The 24-year-old victim was found dead in a parking garage.

florida arrests

3 Minnesotans arrested in Florida after break-in at private marina

The suspects said they jumped the fence to take photos of yachts.

Screen Shot 2019-12-17 at 11.15.34 AM

40-year-old Iron Range man arrested in fatal stabbing

He's suspected of stabbing a woman in his apartment.

Mike Zimmer

Did the Vikings schedule get leaked? Here's what it says

The full schedule is due to be released Wednesday evening.

Grocery shopping

Prices of consumer goods spike: Is inflation a concern?

Consumer prices jumped 4.2% over the past year - but there are explanations.

racist comments stillwater

DOC worker filmed yelling at protesters has been fired

Sgt. Paul Gorder was captured on video yelling at protesters in April.

nine mile brewing bloomington

Bloomington is set to get its first taproom this fall

The brewery plans to serve a variety of beer when it opens later this year.

Related

Crews remove graffiti from Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture

The Minneapolis landmark was vandalized this weekend after the word "Kony" was spray-painted on the spoon. WCCO reports other pieces of art work at the Walker Sculpture Garden were also damaged.

First Lady bringing Obama re-election campaign to Minneapolis

Michelle Obama will hold a fundraiser at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis on March 16th. Donors are being asked to contribute amounts ranging from $250 to $10,000.

Some of China's terra cotta warriors heading to Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts will host an exhibit of works from the tomb of China's first emperor. The artifacts will include ten "ghost warriors." The sculptures were meant to protect the emperor in the afterlife. The exhibit will be in Minneapolis from late October through mid-January.

Flashback: New Walker exhibit explores 1980s

A new exhibit at the Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis will focus on works from the 1980s. The show, which opens this weekend and runs through late September, focuses on several themes, such as democracy and gender roles.

Obama honors Walker Art Center director

Walker Art Center director Olga Viso has been nominated by President Barack Obama to become a member of the National Council on the Arts. Viso has been director of the Walker since 2008.

Online cat video festival arrives at Walker

After weeks of buildup and worldwide media attention, the online cat video festival at the Walker Art Center plays Thursday night in Minneapolis.

Hastings police offering reward in pool vandalism case

Authorities believe the damage to the city aquatic center and pool equipment happened sometime last week. Police are investigating whether this vandalism was connected to a recent break-in at a nearby elementary school.

Minnesota-based donor program passes landmark bone marrow transplant

50,000 transplants have been arranged by the National Marrow Donor Program based in Minneapolis. The procedures are becoming more common. Half of the transplants arranged by the 25-year-old program have come in the last five years.