April 23, 1988 |
Jeffrey Jamar has been named as the special agent in charge of the FBI's Minneapolis division, FBI Director William S. Sessions has announced. Jamar, 44, most recently was chief of the white-collar crimes section of the FBI's criminal investigation division in Washington.
January 20, 1992 |
They have had 65 inches of snow here since October. And as recently as 24 hours ago in Minneapolis, it was 12 below zero. But as the Super Bowl XXVI tourists began arriving Sunday, a week before the kickoff, the sun was out for a while, and the temperature had risen to 25. "Isn't it a nice day?" Minneapolis host committeemen and women remarked, greeting all visitors. And nobody seriously disagreed. For, on Halloween eve, there was a 28-inch snowstorm here, and it could have happened again.
June 2, 1990 |
Mikhail Gorbachev may be engaged in superpower summitry with a Republican President, but the moment he arrives in Minnesota on Sunday he belongs to the Democrats. Gorbachev will get only a six-hour glimpse of the American heartland as he and his wife, Raisa, stop in Minneapolis and St. Paul to lunch with Gov. Rudy Perpich and meet with business leaders before flying on to San Francisco.
June 4, 1990 |
Not everybody was going gaga over Gorby. True, the fires of Gorbymania are being stoked by entrepreneurs with souvenirs to sell and by a high-powered corps of business leaders and politicians eager to capitalize on the Gorbachev visit. But at least one Minneapolis resident was not impressed. Injecting a note of dissent, the owner of a trendy restaurant covered his windows with a five-foot-long banner that reads, "Gorby Meets Goofy. Visits Iron Range Toilet Paper Recycling Plant."