abc
QUICK LINKS:

Favre Headed to Packers HOF in 2015

Updated: 08/04/2014 11:25 AM
Created: 08/04/2014 11:23 AM WDIO.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre will be inducted into the team's Hall of Fame and have his jersey retired next year.

Favre writes on his official website that it will be an honor to have his name placed among others such Bart Starr, Curly Lambeau, Ray Nitschke and Vince Lombardi, to name a few.

Favre says it wouldn't be possible if not for the foresight of former general manager Ron Wolf, who he says is the greatest GM in the history of the NFL.

The team planned an official announcement Monday afternoon. Favre will join by teleconference.

It's been six years since Favre 'retired' from the Packers, tried to return, then went on to play for the New York Jets and rival Minnesota Vikings.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

AP Photo/Mike Roemer, file

Front Page

  • Fire Kills 200 Chicks, Destroys Barn at LCO College Farm

    The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Community College says 200 chicks were killed when a barn at the college's farm burned down Saturday morning. There is no evidence of foul play.

  • Police Replace Two Children's Toys Lost in Fire

    The Easter Sunday blaze that destroyed the Applewood Knoll apartments in Duluth was also the last time two children saw the toys the treasured, so on Saturday morning, members of the Duluth Police Department took those kids on a shopping trip, hoping the gesture would help them move forward....

  • Twin Ports Food Activists Host Rally Against Monsanto

    Support for local and healthy foods was the focus of a rally on Saturday in the Twin Ports. The event on the corner of Lake Avenue and Superior Street featured local farmers showcasing their plants and produce and talking to the public about sustainable agriculture...

  • Kids Channel Inner Poet at Poet-Tree Event

    Children were able to explore the beauty of poetry and trees at an event sponsored by the Duluth Library Foundation as well as other organizations.

     

  • Dayton Vetoes Agriculture-Environment and Jobs-Energy Bills

    Gov, Mark Dayton vetoed two major budget bills ahead of a Saturday night deadline for final action on bills that passed before the end of the legislative session, adding to the workload that lawmakers will face in an upcoming special session.

 
Advertisement