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2000 Stories by Burl Gilyard

Archives: 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998
  • Suicide Machines

    published December 6, 2000

    Never mind how many snowmobile deaths occur as a result, kids are allowed to drive snowmobiles in Minnesota. More >>

  • Man of Steel

    published November 15, 2000

    Residents can't believe the bail bondsman down the block in the quiet Victory neighborhood has the right to wrap his house with bullet-blocking... More >>

  • A&E: R.I.P.

    published November 8, 2000

    Eyes on the bottom line, management at the Minnesota Daily ends a 34-year tradition. More >>

  • Bjorn To Run

    published November 1, 2000

    He's feisty. He's righteous. He's 22. Surprise mayoral candidate Bjorn Skogquist takes aim at Anoka's good old boys. More >>

  • The Hairy Truth

    published October 4, 2000

    You thought Bigfoot sightings went out with Pop Rocks and moon boots. Try telling that to Mike Quast, who is convinced the creatures are alive and... More >>

  • Shell Game

    published September 6, 2000

    The old Sears complex isn't filling up with new tenants, but there's more than enough rancor to go around. More >>

  • The Complaint Department

    published August 16, 2000

    Your boss is a bigot. Landlords wonít rent to ďyour kind.Ē Chances are, Minneapolisís anti-discrimination squad canít do anything about it. More >>

  • Nickeled and Dimed

    published July 5, 2000

    Closed twice, Hard Times Cafe battles on. More >>

  • Know Your Enemy

    published June 21, 2000

    The Minneapolis Police Department wants to make wearing a gas mask a crime. More >>

  • A Prized Possession

    published June 7, 2000

    After winning them a third Pulitzer, George Dohrmann is leaving the St. Paul Pioneer Press. More >>

  • Money Pit

    published May 24, 2000

    Ten years, $200 million, and one heck of a political headache: Minneapolisís grand plan for neighborhood revitalization enters the home stretch. More >>

  • The Virtual Realtor

    published May 17, 2000

    Now for sale online: Hotels, steak houses, and cemetery plots. More >>

  • Nick Tosches: The Nick Tosches Reader

    published May 10, 2000

    Nick Tosches The Nick Tosches Reader Da Capo Press THE PUBLISHERS COULD have titled this... More >>

  • All Unquiet on the Western Front

    published April 26, 2000

    Minnesota Public Radio's empire- building purchase of Marketplace Productions hits a snag. More >>

  • Gravy Train

    published March 29, 2000

    City planners want a piece of the light-rail action--and they're not thinking spare change. More >>

  • Hell on Wheels

    published March 15, 2000

    From small-town Lois Lane to south Minneapolis waitress to city-hall power broker: Lisa McDonald has come a long way. Now is she ready to go full... More >>

  • Pass the Block

    published March 1, 2000

    With all the noise about Block E, one minor detail hasn't gotten much attention: The numbers. More >>

  • Iron John

    published February 16, 2000

    A court ruling sets up the latest cliffhanger in the municipal soap opera starring scrapper John Isaacs. More >>

  • Stop That Train!

    published February 2, 2000

    The battle over light railís ballooning price tag was supposed to have been over a long time ago. So why is Shoreview lawmaker Rep. Phil Krinki... More >>

  • Mann Over Board?

    published January 19, 2000

    City number-crunchers say the plan to renovate another old theater is a money pit. More >>

  • Bladder Up

    published January 12, 2000

    A pissed-off driver challenges Metro Transit's methods of drug testing More >>

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