Local Current Blog

August 30, 2016

First details emerge about October 13 Prince tribute at US Bank Stadium

The first details have been confirmed regarding the scheduled Prince tribute at US Bank Stadium on October 13. The information emerged in a somewhat roundabout way, appearing in a newsletter from the Minnesota State Arts Board that was circulated among the artistic and nonprofit community Tuesday. “An official Prince Tribute Concert will be held on October 13, […]

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Minnesota celebrates Monty Lee Wilkes’s life

Monty Lee Wilkes, born in Sandstone, Minn., passed away on Friday at the age of 54. He was diagnosed with terminal cancer last fall, according to the Star Tribune, and had returned to his parents’ house (in the Kettle River area; about 50 miles southwest of Duluth) for hospice care two weeks ago. Wilkes was a sound […]

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