B) After his ordination in 1861, John Ireland also served as chaplain of the Fifth Minnesota Regiment during the Civil War, organized an abstinence society, and helped bring many immigrant groups to the state. He would also establish a black Catholic church as well as build the Cathedral of St. Paul, one of the city's most visible landmarks.
Rep. Boebert refuses to apologize for Islamophobic comment toward Rep. Omar
A phone call Monday between the two lawmakers ended abruptly.
Vikings place Patrick Peterson on COVID-19/reserve list
The Vikings cornerback said he was vaccinated in August.
'Numerous' reports of eager anglers falling through ice
Conditions are still unpredictable, and can vary even across a single body of water.
Minnesota health officials watching closely for omicron variant
Health leaders do not yet know how transmissible or severe the new variant is.
School bus driver charged in fatal hit-and-run will plead guilty
Another motorist told the driver to call 911, but he instead got on the bus and drove off, charges say.
5 outdoor destinations to explore around the Twin Cities
There's something for everyone on this list of overlooked spots.
As pandemic continues, so do efforts to improve child mental health access
Children's Minnesota has announced it will open its first inpatient mental health facility for under 18s.
Mike Zimmer denies report that Dalvin Cook suffered torn labrum, dislocated shoulder
Zimmer says Cook could still play Sunday at Detroit.
Charges: Clinic locked down after man tried to enter, threatened passersby
Staff at the clinic suspected he was intoxicated, according to the complaint.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, November 29
The state's latest report includes data from the Thanksgiving break.
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 Prince movie was the sequel to 'Purple Rain'?
Ready to feel old? On July 27, 1984, Prince's "Purple Rain" opened across America. But it wasn't Mr. Nelson's only venture to the silver screen. Which Prince movie was the sequel to that storyline? Was it: A) Under The Cherry Moon B) Graffiti Bridge C) Little Red Corvette For the answer, click on the headline above...
Catholic group petitions Archbishop to stop church support of marriage amendment
Catholics for Marriage Equality Minnesota wants Archbishop John Nienstedt to put a stop to the church's support a state Constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage. The archdiocese has been a leading contributor to the campaign.
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...
Zebulon Pike bought land for which Minnesota fort?
Lt. Zebulon M. Pike received orders on July 30, 1805 to seek the headwaters of the Mississippi River and to buy Indian land for a fort somewhere on the upper reaches of the river. Pike would not locate the source of the river, but he did purchase land for what would become what fort? A. Fort Greene B. Fort Le Sueur C. Fort Snelling 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.....
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