William Wilcoxen Feature Archive

Ford Motor Company's Twin Cities assembly plant is slated to go dark next year. But some of the plant's workers hope battery power can keep Minnesota's auto industry moving forward. (05/17/2007)
Six Islamic leaders who were removed from a U.S. Airways flight in November at the Twin Cities airport filed suit against the airline for discrimination. (03/13/2007)
A Wisconsin man now faces a murder charge in connection with the killing of a Hmong hunter who was found shot and stabbed to death in a wildlife area near Green Bay earlier this month. Autopsy results show the hunter's death was extremely violent. (01/17/2007)
Brad Radke announced his retirement yesterday, after 12 years as a fixture in the Twins' pitching rotation. His colleagues say Radke will also be remembered for the determination he showed in pitching through the persistent injuries that finally ended his career. (12/19/2006)
The Minnesota Vikings' playoff chances are hanging by a thread after the team's sixth loss in its last eight games. (12/18/2006)
Friday marks the end of an era for one of Minnesota's best-known businesses. General Mills is shutting down a program that's seen generations of consumers snip and save box-top coupons. (12/14/2006)
Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan has publicly apologized to the parents of a University of Minnesota student whose 2002 death was first determined to be either an accident or suicide but is now considered a homicide. (11/21/2006)
Bankrupt Mesaba Airlines and the union representing its mechanics have reached a tentative agreement on a contract that would cut the mechanics' pay and benefits. With today's announcement, the mechanics join the pilots and flight attendants unions, which also have tentative agreements awaiting member votes. (10/31/2006)
In Game 2 of their playoff series with the Oakland A's, the Twins will try to rally behind an unlikely hero when Boof Bonser takes the pitcher's mound. Bonser was in the minor leagues only two months ago, but he'll throw the first pitch at the Metrodome today as the Twins try to bounce back from yesterday's 3-2 loss. (10/03/2006)
Fort Worth defeated the Saints at Midway Stadium on Sunday to win the championship of the American Association. The apparently tried to beat them again at a bar. (09/11/2006)
Locals will be cheering for one of their own, Cretin-Derham graduate Joe Mauer of the Minnesota Twins, when he takes the field Tuesday night with his American League teammates in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. (07/11/2006)
Preservationists hope some fresh national attention can help save more than two dozen buildings that are falling to pieces in one of Minnesota's most historic locales -- Fort Snelling. (05/10/2006)
On Wednesday night, the stars of the movie "A Prairie Home Companion" filed into downtown St. Paul's Fitzgerald Theater for a Hollywood-style premiere, complete with a red carpet -- for the first Midwest showing of the film based on the long-running radio show. (05/04/2006)
Former Minnesota Twins star Kirby Puckett is bringing fans to the Metrodome one last time. Many have been leaving flowers and mementos at an impromptu memorial for the Hall of Famer outside a ticket window. Puckett died of a massive stroke Monday at a hospital in Arizona. (03/07/2006)
St. Paul's public schools are taking part in a program to help immigrants become licensed to teach English as a second language. (02/27/2006)