The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has opened a new exhibit called simply the “Sports Show.” The exhibit looks at the most influential artworks about sports on art over the last century. It also includes a special companion exhibit focused solely on art related to local Minnesota sports teams.
19 years in prison for Plymouth man who produced child porn
He used Instagram and other programs to exploit minors.
Sled dog team hit by snowmobile in hit-and-run in Wisconsin
One dog had to have surgery after breaking his leg in three places.
Southern Minnesota city named most stunning small town in MN
And it ranks No. 42 out of 50 on the ranking of each state's stunning towns.
Suspect steals keys from woman at Wayzata school, drives off in her car
It happened during a basketball game at Wayzata East Middle School in Plymouth.
Defense attorney sentenced to workhouse for swindling client
She told the client he was facing 15-20 years in prison unless he stumped up more cash.
Mike Zimmer's Vikings tenure was pockmarked by disputes with staff
Mike Zimmer's "my way or the highway" approach didn't work out in the end.
Walz announces $200 reward for families who get kids aged 5-11 vaccinated
It's the latest incentive program launched by the State of Minnesota.
Hockey community rallies around player who's fighting cancer
They sent him off with a show of support on Sunday.
Tesla commits to buying nickel from proposed Minnesota mine
The mine has yet to go through the permitting process.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 11
Minnesota has set a new statewide record high test positivity rate.
NBA cancels remainder of exhibition schedule
The remainder of the NBA exhibition schedule has been canceled and the first two weeks of the regular season will be cancelled if owners and players can’t agree to a new labor deal by Monday. NBA owners and players met for four hours Tuesday but failed to come any closer to a deal.
Bemidji State plays Gophers tough in exhibition opener
Tubby Smith and the Golden Gophers defeated Bemidji State 71-58 in their exhibition opener Tuesday night. The Beavers' David Berthene led all scorers with 21 points. Trevor Mbakwe led Minnesota with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
Art exhibit spotlights I-35 bridge collapse anniversary
The Minnesota arts community is mounting several works to mark the upcoming fifth anniversary of the Minneapolis bridge collapse. An exhibition called “Bridge” will be unveiled at the Mill City Museum on Aug. 1.
Mbakwe lifts Gophers past D-II Augustana in exhibition
The Gophers men’s basketball team defeated Augustana 72-60 Monday in exhibition action. Trevor Mbakwe led Minnesota with 22 points and 13 rebounds. It was their final tune-up before regular season play begins with a non-conference game against Bucknell Friday night at Williams Arena.
Minnesota sports are in the dumps
It's hard to a be a Minnesota sports fan right now. The Twins had the worst record in the American League. The Timberwolves had the worst record in the NBA and now they're locked out. Gopher football just lost 58-0. The Wild have missed the playoffs three years in a row. And the Vikings are 0-4. How bad can it get?
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