No doubt, God, assuming He exists, is powerful. But is He powerful enough to convince President Obama to repeal Obamacare?RELATED: Michele Bachmann: Obamacare "literally kills women, kills children, kills senior citizens" [VIDEO]According to Michele Bachmann, you betcha He is!
Well, this is weird. The Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party is asking members to pray "perhaps more than once a day" for the conversion of liberal financier George Soros from atheism to Christianity.SEE ALSO: Mary Franson on DNC "God" debacle: "Peter denied Christ 3 times also" [VIDEO]"We are hoping th ... More >>
Sometimes living creatures form hard-to-explain connections transcending age, appearance, and even the ability to see and hear.SEE ALSO: 43 years after they first met at McDonalds, man again serves sweetie a side of love Or such was seemingly the case with Oliver the cat and Ada the sheep, two Alex ... More >>
After election night, Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, improbably led her Democratic challenger, Bob Cunniff, by a single vote.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann's reelection: She's as resilient as a cockroach during a carpet bombingFollowing the discovery of an election night snafu at a polling place in he ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Mary Franson, MNGOP Rep., compared food stamp recipients to wild animals [VIDEO]-- Mary Franson upset by "offensive" anti-Gulf oil spill House prayerLast winter, Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandia, made a name for herself by comparing food stamp recipients to wild animals in a video posted o ... More >>
The American Federation of Teachers recently put together a website that gives teachers guidance about how to commemorate Earth Day by integrating "green acts" into lessons plans.Seems pretty innocuous, right? After all, who would take objection to students learning about how toxic fumes affect the ... More >>
Cody Pederson took his girlfriend's 10-year old out to commit several burglaries, prosecutors allege. Pederson, a 28-year old from Alexandria, has been charged with 20 counts of burglary, criminal damage to property, child endangerment and contributing to the delinquency of a child for allegedly co ... More >>
The Twin Cities jazz scene is grieving today upon learning the news that Christine Rosholt, an omnipresent and longtime local singer, has passed away suddenly. She was just a week shy of her 47th birthday, which she would have celebrated on January 3.
Crack open a fall brew at the NomadAre you a wine person or a beer person? It's a question you can put off answering for another week, because the wine folks have a weekend-long festival (complete with grape stomping) and the beer geeks have a meeting over fall brews. Win/win we say.
This is either Tim Pawlenty or Sarah Palin. Hard to tell.Paul Krugman doesn't think much of Tim Pawlenty, and let everyone know yesterday in a piece that compared T-Paw to a certain former mayor of Wasilla, Alaska. The New York Times columnist is amazed that media coverage of Pawlenty has at leas ... More >>
Photos by Nick WosikaWarped Tour 2011July 10, 2011Canterbury Park, ShakopeeGive me your tired, your cynical youth, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...and gather them all at Canterbury Park for Van's Warped Tour. Despite the government shutdown and races being cancelled, the sche ... More >>
Lance Lundsten's death has been ruled a suicide.When Lance Lundsten, a gay high schooler from Miltona, died in January of this year, his death was initially reported as a suicide. The news rocketed around the internet -- another gay teen who took his life after reported bullying at the hands ... More >>
Attention Emmer supporters: Just look for this sign.Republican candidate for Tom Emmer has scheduled a GOP rally right down the road from the strip club where his son, Tripp, visited right before he got busted for underage drinking in July. Emmer kindly posted a map to the Sept. 29 rally on ... More >>
Just in time for New Year's, a handful of award-winning Minnesota wines get a shout-out.
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