Bob Kessler

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Pigeons vs. St. Paul: The flying rats win!

    St. Paul declared war on pigeons long ago and now those nasty flying rats have effectively won the battle. Those freaks will never die, even when they have Mayor Chris Coleman after them stuffing birth control down their throats.

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    St. Paul pigeons get free birth control

    We're not quite sure how St. Paul's pigeon population managed to get this deal, but downtown officials hope the free birdie birth control will cut back the number of these obese ugly creatures pooping on everything in site.

  • News

    November 28, 2007

    Driving a Soft Bargain

    Strib drivers complain that union rolled over

  • News

    February 28, 2001

    So you want to be a public servant?

    You too could be mayor of St. Paul! Just answer a dozen of the most preposterous, frivolous, and insultingly direct questions you could ever hope to encounter in your whole squirming political life.

  • Books

    October 28, 1998

    The Selling of Patel's Motel

    Just when St. Paul's City Council thought they could put the battle to bed, the Travel Inn's owner comes up with his own solution