• Calendar

    May 7, 2008
  • Feature

    February 6, 2008

    St. Paul's High Bridge: Suicide Hot Spot

    Ever since the original High Bridge was built in 1889, it's been a magnet for people seeking to end their lives

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2007

    Local vets advocate wheels across America

    In a journey that has so far resembled a cross between a walkathon and The Straight Story, local musician Robert William Van Vranken II has been wheeling across Minnesota since June 1, raising money and awareness for injured war veterans.

  • Music

    January 3, 2007

    We Called Him Mr. Brown

    James Brown, 1933-2006: A godson remembers the Godfather

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2005

    When the saints come marching in

    When the saints come marching in Can we canonize the Pope before he's dead? Since being hired as pope in 1978, John Paul Jones II has canonized 482 saints. The vast Vatican bureaucracy used to vet nominations through a judicial process (there was once an actual job for a "Devil's Advocate," who in ... More >>

  • News

    August 6, 2003

    Make Way for Genius!

    Is the ministry of cultural warfare the most important thing to happen to the local theater scene since a man named Guthrie came to town?

  • News

    October 9, 2002

    Let the River Run

    Many years ago, before the locks & dams were built, the Mississippi River ran wild through the heart of Minneapolis. Why not again?

  • Books

    March 24, 1999

    Putting Green

    Developers want to turn downtown Minneapolis into a golf paradise. Now all they need is a site--and some cash from the city.

  • Art

    January 20, 1999

    Paint It Black

    Absence/Presence searches for the aesthetics of genocide; Thomas Hart Benton hits the road