More than 175 airmen from the 934th Airlift Wing along with four C-130 aircraft are scheduled to return to Minnesota Sunday following a four-month deployment to Southwest Asia. They were responsible for transporting people, cargo and supplies throughout the southwest Asian theatre of operations. Personnel included pilots and co-pilots, navigators, crew chiefs, load masters, logistics experts, maintenance crews and others.
The San Francisco 49ers are one win away from accomplishing a turnaround that’s been done only once before in the Super Bowl era. With a victory in the NFC championship game at home on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers, the Niners will become the second team in NFL history to make the Super Bowl […]
More than 175 airmen from the 934th Airlift Wing along with four C-130 aircraft are scheduled to return to Minnesota Sunday following a four-month deployment to Southwest Asia. They were responsible for transporting people, cargo and supplies throughout the southwest Asian theatre of operations. Personnel included pilots and co-pilots, navigators, crew chiefs, load masters, logistics […]
A Women’s March in Bemidji today as part of a larger movement across the country, organizers say to “support the recognition and improvement of our basic human rights.” It coincides with the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote through the 19th Amendment to the U-S Constitution. There’s also a panel discussion after […]
Joel Eriksson Ek and Ryan Suter scored just over two minutes apart in the second period as the Wild held on to beat the Lightning 3-2 in St. Paul. Zach Parise [[ puh-REE-zee ]] opened the scoring for the Wild, who put an end to a four-game losing streak. Alex Stalock stopped 18 of the […]
Minnesota (11-6, 1-5 Big Ten) took No. 22/24 Iowa (14-3, 5-1) to the wire but couldn’t quite pull off the upset of the Hawkeyes in a 76-75 loss Thursday night at Williams Arena. “(Iowa) made some big shots,” Minnesota head coach Lindsay Whalen said. “I think a couple times we were just a step away […]
The Minnesota Timberwolves traded 11th-year veteran point guard Jeff Teague to his original team Thursday in a three-player swap of backups with the Atlanta Hawks, who sent shooting guard Allen Crabbe in return. The Timberwolves also dealt shooting guard Treveon Graham, creating a roster space for potential other transactions prior to the trade deadline Feb. […]
Supporters of Senator Amy Klobuchar’s bid for president ramp up their efforts in Minnesota on this first day of early voting for the March 3rd “Super Tuesday” presidential primary. Minnesota House Speaker Melissa Hortman and Mayor Jacob Frey are at a morning (8am) event in Minneapolis, while Mayor Melvin Carter shows his support at an […]
Reducing or eliminating Minnesota’s estate tax could be back on state lawmakers’ radar screen this year, after Senate Democratic Minority Leader Tom Bakk said in Rochester this week that he supports it to keep older Minnesotans from leaving the state. Senate Republican Majority Leader Paul Gazelka’s response: “If the governor is also open, so that […]
Two victims and their parents are suing the Bemidji Area School District, alleging administrators did not take adequate steps to protect students from an assistant principal who solicited sexually explicit photos from them. 37-year-old Brandon Bjerknes is serving a 25-year prison sentence. The Star Tribune reports the plaintiffs allege that in 2016 a parent complained […]
Police at the U-of-M’s Minneapolis campus are looking for a masked robber who punched a victim outside a residence hall, stole their wallet and fled on foot. It happened just after 10 this morning (Thurs) outside Territorial Hall on the East Bank campus. Officials sent out a campus-wide safety alert.