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October 13, 2016

The Xcel Energy Center and Minnesota Wild put Prince jersey on display

First, the Minnesota Wild changed their goal song to “Let’s Go Crazy.” Today, the Xcel Energy Center unveiled a permanent Prince memorial display, which the official tribute page says includes a “replica Minnesota Wild jersey with Prince’s glyph that was presented to the artist in 2004.” The memorial can be seen at Gate 1 of […]

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Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Bob Dylan, the Minnesota native who has transformed the expressive possibilities of popular music through his singular career as a singer-songwriter, has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Swedish Academy said the award recognizes Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” The prize is, in effect, a […]

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