Trombones and ugly sweaters at the U

It was the annual U of M Trombone Choir Holiday Concert and Ugly Sweater Contest, a chance to hear festive holiday music and wear the most hideous holiday sweaters for a chance to take home a trombone trophy.

"Bringing #166 Home"

When the police officer known as "Big Bear" died unexpectantly while visiting Colorado early this month, three of his comrades back home in Brooklyn Park sprang into action. They headed out to Colorado to get Officer Andrew Suerth, documenting their journey on the road on a Twitter account called "Bringing #166 Home."