During a speech on the House floor in March, Michele Bachmann, referring to the possibility people who rely on their spouses or families for health care might lose their coverage as Obamacare is implemented, offered up this slab of preposterousness:"That's why we're here because we're saying let's r ... More >>
Yesterday, Sen. Scott Dibble, D-Minneapolis and chief sponsor of the gay marriage bill signed into law by Governor Dayton on Tuesday, criticized his Republican colleagues for using an esoteric procedural rule to prevent some of his colleagues from attending the bill-signing ceremony.:::: UPDATE :::: ... More >>
The case of Bert Allen Sieler is Minnesota's latest victory in the war on prescription drug theft. Formerly a nurse at a senior care assisted-living facility, Sieler was accused of stealing patients' Perocet from the bottle by swapping the pills out with generic Tylenol. Theft of medical drugs ha ... More >>
Brett Favre: Come back, you'll age better than you will in Mississippi.Minnesota and the Twin Cities are used to getting ranked at or near the top in all sorts of lists aimed at young folks: We're hipsters, we bike, we're clean, we're fit, we're gay. Turns out, this place is pretty cool for the o ... More >>
Photos by Alexa JonesSuperchunkWednesday, December 1, 2010First Avenue, MinneapolisIt was a dicey afternoon for Superchunk as they arrived here from Raleigh and lead singer/guitarist Mac McCaughan's guitar did not arrive with them. After much chatter on Twitter and a few phone calls they found a ... More >>
Elderly abuse isn't funny. It's a growing problem. We're glad the Star Tribune is paying it some attention. But you have to wonder how the paper's editors let a headline out the door in this morning's print editions that appeared to make light of the phenomenon through goofy word play: Elder ... More >>
City must come up with $22.7 million
If you're in the Woodbury area, be on the lookout for a 75-year-old woman in yellow, floral-patterned pajamas, glasses, and New Balance running shoes.
We found this tweet that is sure to tickle one's fancy. The possibilities are endless.
They thought they were buying into a lively condominium, but now find themselves living at a retirement community
In their short time together, the Hug Brigade has gathered to hug strangers in numerous public places -- all without incident. Until last week, that is, when a small contingent of Huggers took to the Mall Of America...
After 52 years of marriage, Ralph and Sharon Link still have each other. Yet despite a life played by the rules that's about the only thing that turned out the way they planned it.
Most of those involved are still struggling to grasp that older people not only get HIV, but get it the same way everyone else does.