Around 3 p.m. on July 24, Coon Rapids resident Mike VanWagner was allegedly involved in two accidents in quick succession along Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park.First, he sideswiped a vehicle. But that didn't stop him, and tragically, the second incident would be much more serious.See also:Woman was par ... More >>
Rappers Eli Fhima and Sam Wayne were friends many years before they created Kids Like Us, adding classmate Lizzie Fontaine as their third member and vocalist. In fourth grade, they were the sound technicians for their elementary school play. In eighth grade, Wayne's family moved to Florida so his fa ... More >>
As of this morning, the only person charged with a felony in connection with either of the Dinkytown riots is 22-year-old Richfield native Michael Juberian. (See our photo recaps of Thursday night's riot here and Saturday night's here)Juberian faces a felony count of rioting with a dangerous weapon ... More >>
In the aftermath of the tragic and devastating New Year's Day fire at 516 Cedar Avenue that took the lives of three residents of the apartments -- while displacing the survivors and also destroying the Otanga Grocery Store -- the West Bank and Cedar-Riverside community is coming together to support ... More >>
This week, U.S. News and World Report released the latest installment of its annual "Best Colleges" list.SEE ALSO: Top 19 anonymous confessions on U of M Facebook pageThe rankings are somewhat complicated, as they break schools into "Regional Universities," "Regional Colleges," "National Liberal Ar ... More >>
Around 1 a.m. this morning, 24-year-old Spring Valley, Wisconsin, resident Brody Sotona was killed near St. Anthony Main on the fringe of downtown Minneapolis when his vehicle was struck by another driven by Yia Her.SEE ALSO: Teisha Randle was partying in celebration of her pregnancy the night she k ... More >>
Xavier Battle, a 7-year-old St. Paul resident, is in stable condition at Gillette Children's Hospital after he was struck while riding his bike by a woman who allegedly drove from the scene.SEE ALSO: Teisha Randle was partying in celebration of her pregnancy the night she killed Augsburg student The ... More >>
Social DistortionCabooze Plaza, Minneapolis Tuesday, July 2, 2013 When Social Distortion took the stage, promptly on schedule on a perfect summer's eve, ringleader Mike Ness spoke fondly of Minneapolis. He reminisced, he told stories, he commented about how early it was in the evening -- and how qu ... More >>
In court yesterday, Teisha Randle gave a troubling explanation for why she was drunk and high the night she got behind the wheel and ended up killing 20-year-old Augsburg student Austin Conley while weaving through traffic and speeding down First Avenue in the Warehouse District: She was celebrating ... More >>
Gimme Noise's fondest memories from college aren't set in $100 million athletic centers or on perfectly manicured lawns, but rather in dingy basements and coffee shop stages. The student music scene has always made big contributions to the Twin Cities as a whole -- local immortals like the U of M's ... More >>
Teisha Randle faces a new criminal vehicular homicide charge after evidence emerged that she was drinking heavily the night she ran over and killed 20-year-old Augsburg student Austin Conley in the Warehouse District.SEE ALSO: Kristine Peterson was drunk when she ran over six people in broad dayligh ... More >>
Last weekend, after weeks of uproar from students and community members, Macalester College publicly announced its opposition to the proposed Minnesota marriage amendment. SEE ALSO: Macalester is LGBT friendly after all, says Campus Pride Index
It may not quite feel like it today, but spring has definitely sprung here in Minneapolis, and Augsburg College is planning a big celebration of the occasion this Saturday. Spring Fest is taking place at Augsburg's Murphy Square on April 21, and will feature a stellar, all-day music showcase hea ... More >>
She just dances and keeps on dancing. She holds her glass up high, and pours out her beer as it splashes on the dance floor below. Instead of pouring some out for her homies, she is pouring some out for her girls' night out, or maybe the calculus exam she bombed earlier in the day. This is Rack C ... More >>
DessaNobel Peace Prize Forum, Kennedy Center at Augsburg College, MinneapolisMarch 2, 2012It seemed that both Dessa and the nearly 800 fans who packed Augsburg's Kennedy Center on Friday night were in somewhat uncharted territory as we gathered to hear her present as part of the three-day Nobe ... More >>
The U of M rejects more than half its applicants. The Business Journals' study of which Minnesota colleges are most selective contains some findings that won't surprise you, and some that might.On the "not surprising" side of the ledger is the fact that Northfield's Carleton College is the most s ... More >>
It's been 25 years since the Guerrilla Girls, a group of radical feminist artists, decided to do something about the sexism they found in the art world. Known for their gorilla masks and pseudonyms of deceased female artists, the group is also famous for their provocative posters, which were at f ... More >>
CP writer pulls a George Plimpton
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Elroy Stock writes racist letters and gives big money to little institutions. One recipient, Augsburg College, wanted to cash in without owning up.
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A purloined sculpture of Henrik Ibsen is finally on the verge of returning to Como Park
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Twenty-five years after the passage of Title IX, a Supreme Court decision may have finally convinced the University of Minnesota to beef up its women's athletic program.