State Rep. Phyllis Kahn is drafting legislation that could establish community-ownership of the dysfunctional Minnesota Orchestra.She's still working on the details. As it stands, the governor would oversee the creation of a new company, and that company would sell stock to raise the funds to buy t ... More >>
At the stroke of midnight, the Minnesota Orchestra's renown conductor, Osmo Vanska, will resign as promised.The news of his inevitable resignation, which was reported on a Finnish website, followed another announcement today that the Minnesota orchestra has rejected counter-proposals by the musician ... More >>
The latest news in the ongoing feud between the management and the musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra: more noise, no music.SEE ALSO: MN Orchestra offers musicians 25 percent pay cut instead of 40 to get back to workThe musicians announced today that they've rejected the latest contract proposal f ... More >>
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Just when it seemed the chest-thumping and mud-slinging in local blogdom couldn't get much more overblown, a Twin Cities blogger has found himself on the receiving end of a libel suit believed to be the first of its kind in this area. Until last week, Michael Brodkorb was anonymous in his role as au ... More >>
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Some people compare Norm Coleman to Ronald Reagan. They have a point.