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It’s a WILD WILD World Series!

It’s a WILD WILD World Series!

Oct. 22 | It’s San Francisco vs. Kansas City in the treasured fall classic — the 2014 World Series will have the most unlikely championship. With two wild card teams in the World Series, the most surprising situation has materialized. There are six divisions...

All-Star starters

All-Star starters

Jul. 11 | For the millions of you Major League Baseball fans who did not pass on your patriotic duty to vote for your favorite 2014 All-Stars, the votes have been counted and the starters are: American League starters: first base, Miguel Cabrera, Detroit;...

Viola Wilder

Viola Wilder

May. 4 |   April 19, 1924 — April 28, 2014   Viola Wilder, beloved sister, aunt, cousin, and friend, age 90, of St. Paul died on April 28, 2014. She is survived by her brother Joe Wilder; also survived by a host of relatives and friends. Services...

Greater diversity unlikely in post-Borton Gopher women’s basketball

Greater diversity unlikely in post-Borton Gopher women’s basketball

Apr. 3 |     Thus far, Gopher AD Norwood Teague is two-for-two in firing coaches in consecutive years. He fired Pam Borton as the school’s women’s basketball coach, seemingly less than 24 hours after her last game last week. She got the ziggy...

No heavyweights in ‘Friday Night Fights’

No heavyweights in ‘Friday Night Fights’

Jan. 8 | But the smaller guys put on a good show   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Downtown Minneapolis was the site where ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights” made its season debut last week. “This city has a lot of boxing history,” said Warriors...

Peyton Manning five-time MVP?

Peyton Manning five-time MVP?

Dec. 4 | Peyton Manning is doing it again — he is assaulting the NFL record books. Sunday, he threw five touchdown passes in Denver’s 35-28 win at Kansas City. The Broncos rallied from 21-7 to win it and complete a two-game sweep of the Chiefs. The Broncos...

Grambling State football in turmoil over athletic conditions

Grambling State football in turmoil over athletic conditions

Oct. 23 | Although the Grambling State football players are back at practice and expect to play the rest of the season, the reasons why they didn’t play last week still remain unresolved. “Although we are going to continue our season, we have not forgotten...

MSR celebrates Minnesota’s Black businesses

MSR celebrates Minnesota’s Black businesses

Sep. 25 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Founded in 1934 by Cecil E. Newman, the Minnesota Spokesman Recorder (MSR) this summer entered its 79th year of publishing the state’s oldest Black weekly newspaper. Tracey Williams-Dillard, granddaughter of Newman,...

Local entrepreneur attempts to buy Brookdale Mall

Local entrepreneur attempts to buy Brookdale Mall

Sep. 4 | Donald Jackson By Cris Patrick Contributing Writer   You see a local mall going under, and you have no money, and no financial backing to do anything about it. You’re outmanned and out-financed, but you still want to stay and fight. What would...

Local media personalities migrate south to warmer climes

Local media personalities migrate south to warmer climes

Apr. 24 | Henry LakeMSR file photo   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Two local radio personalities recently left town, and both are now entertaining audiences in their new locales. Former KMOJ midday host Georgia Ellyse — “Miss Georgia” —...