Former AWA owner and champion Verne Gagne is set to attend a screening this weekend of the movie, "The Wrestler," a 1974 film he produced. For Gagne, 85, it's his first local public appearance in 15 years.
Police: Suspect arrested in Willmar after firing gun at officer
The incident led to a manhunt that lasted into early Sunday morning.
Vikings lead off general manager interviews with Monti Ossenfort
Several candidates will interview for the job this week.
Firefighters respond to smoke-filled cabin to find man asleep inside
A wood stove was determined to be the cause of the smoke.
MSP snowplow drivers reach contract agreement after threatening strike
Teamsters Local 320 reached an agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission Saturday.
What you should know about the Vikings' head coach candidates
Seven candidates were revealed on Saturday morning.
COVID testing site in Minneapolis to move temporarily as Boat Show moves in
The testing site will be moved to U.S. Bank Stadium.
Man dies after being 'punched in the head' during altercation in Duluth
A 46-year-old man is in custody and facing 1st-degree manslaughter charges.
Deion Sanders says Zimmer, Spielman hadn't spoken 'in months'
Sanders' comments revealed some of the Vikings' issues last season.
Brooklyn Park man pleads guilty in 2020 fatal drive-by shooting
Devon Manley will be sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.
Fomer AWA star's life resembles 'The Wrestler'
ESPN's "E:60" show is doing a piece on Scott Hall, who wrestled for Verne Gagne in the old AWA (teaming up with the late Kurt Hennig), before achieving WWE fame. Those who saw the Mickey Rourke movie "The Wrestler," might notice a resemblance between the character Rourke played and the path Hall's life has taken.
Amy Senser makes first court appearance in hit-and-run case
Senser confirmed that she's read the charges against her and a judge set a pre-trial hearing for October 18th. If she's found guilty of criminal vehicular homicide, the wife of former Vikings star Joe Senser could receive up to ten years in prison.
Former AWA champ Jerry 'The King' Lawler suffers heart attack on live WWE broadcast
Jerry Lawler, who once held the AWA championship for Verne Gagne's Minnesota-based pro wrestling promotion, suffered a heart attack Monday night while ring announcing during the WWE "Raw" program.
Sports MN Quiz: Who did the Wild play in their latest playoff appearance?
The Wild start the 2011-12 regular season Saturday at the XCel Energy Center. It's been three seasons since Minnesota has qualified for the NHL playoffs. Can you remember their last opponent in the tournament? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Contest coming to Minneapolis gives filmmakers 48 hours to make movies
A unique movie contest is coming to the Twin Cities. The 48 Hour Film Project will give filmmakers two days to write, cast, film and edit a movie. To start, the registered teams will each be given a movie genre, character, prop and line of dialogue at the Riverview Theater in Minneapolis on June 8. The final products will screen at the venue June 12-14.
Lehman wins Schwab Cup, shoe-in to make golf history
Minnesota native Tom Lehman is in line to be the first player in the history of golf to be named player of the year in the developmental tour, the regular PGA tour and the senior tour. Lehman won the Champions Tour points title Sunday, and is a “gimme” to be named player-of-the-year in that circuit.
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