After eight years of twists and turns, it appears Jammie Thomas-Rasset's legal drama is at an end. Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review her case, meaning a $220,000 judgement against the Brainerd woman stands.SEE ALSO: Recording Industry Association of America responds to City Pages ... More >>
Officers executing a search warrant in a foreclosed Brainerd home Monday afternoon got a lot more than they bargained for.SEE ALSO: Stillwater couple's pock-faced, cross-eyed mugshots double as anti-meth advertising [PHOTOS]When they first arrived at the property to follow up on a report that electr ... More >>
It's one thing to steal, another to rip off a hard-working server making minimum wage. And it's a third thing to get caught in the act on camera.SEE ALSO: Teens face felonies after allegedly stealing cop radio and broadcasting, "F**k the police"
But all three of those things recently happened at Bra ... More >>
Looking for a last minute winter weekend getaway? On January 25-27, the Grand View Lodge (in Nisswa, just north of Brainerd) will be hosting it's first Winter Culinary & Wine Experience. The event will feature a slew of wine and culinary professionals from around the state offering their experti ... More >>
After a hugely successful 2012, Trampled By Turtles are showing no signs of slowing down in the new year. In addition to embarking on a large U.S. tour which picks back up with a sold-out show at the Fillmore in San Francisco on Thursday, the acclaimed Duluth quintet are planning on celebrating thei ... More >>
The upcoming documentary Downloaded takes a look at the rise and fall of Napster and includes interviews with a Who's Who of the music industry.And at 2:41 of the trailer, you'll see a City Pages cover.
Colu.mn put together a neat breakdown of the legislative districts where the failed amendment that would've enshrined a one man-one woman definition of marriage into the state constitution found the most and least support.SEE ALSO: MN for Marriage's concession: "God has defined marriage as between o ... More >>
In recent weeks, Rev. Brad Brandon, the director of church outreach for Minnesota for Marriage, has traveled the state giving a presentation where he compares same-sex marriage advocates to Nazis.SEE ALSO: Rev. Brad Brandon wants his GOP endorsements to be tax exempt
Minnesotans United for All Famil ... More >>
Joan Jett & HeartMystic Ampitheater6/29/2012Few opportunities as golden as this one arise for the nostalgic classic rockers in town to relive their youth in one show -- and outdoors, no less. That was the case this past Friday night -- a steamy one to be sure at 92 degrees -- when Joan Jett & ... More >>
Samantha Martin, a 24-year-old Baxter resident, is in custody after allegedly spray-painting "Killers" and "U Kill" on a low-kill animal shelter in Brainerd.In addition to vandalizing the Heartland Animal Rescue Team facility, Martin released all the dogs in the shelter's impound area, police say. T ... More >>
Stop pooping in pools, people.The Minnesota Department of Health said yesterday that nine people are suspected to have Cryptosporidium (or Crypto) after swimming at Duluth's Edgewater Resort and Water Park. Crypto causes flu-like symptoms and diarrhea. It is caused by a parasite commonly spread t ... More >>
Lori Gildea is a powerful woman who just insulted you.The Minnesota Supreme Court visited Brainerd last night, as part of a "community dinner." Borrowing a page from Sarah "real Americans" Palin, Chief Justice Lori Gildea took the opportunity to insult the Twin Cities, flatter Brainerd, and embar ... More >>
Lucas Eastwood, Travis Campbell: Guilty of thuggishness, but not racism.Lucas Eastwood and Travis Campbell, the two Brainerd men arrested for a racially motivated attack on a black stranger, have pleaded guilty to a felony and are headed to prison. But that's not enough for Willie Navy, the m ... More >>
This week's cover story, Download Martyr, tells the story of the five-year legal battle between Brainerd resident Jammie Thomas-Rasset and some of the country's biggest record labels.
Though she denies committing any crime, Thomas-Rasset has been found liable for sharing 24 copyrighted song ... More >>
Lucas Eastwood, left, and Travis Campbell allegedly attacked Willie Navy just because he was black.Willie Navy just wanted to have a drink at Yesterday's Gone, a tavern in downtown Brainerd. But he had the bad luck to be out drinking in the same place and at the same time as Lucas Eastwood an ... More >>
SarahHeiman"Wait, we're getting married WHERE?"Something terrifyingly saccharine this way comes.
On Saturday morning, 50 couples from "Brainerd to Mankato and everywhere in between" will descend on the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre for a mass wedding called "The Big Whopping Wedding."
We get a ... More >>
peasapSometimes exterminating pirates is bad for your image.Breaking: the record industry is still hell-bent on incinerating every iota of good will the public might once have had for it.The latest evidence of this self-destructive crusade came in a Minneapolis courtroom yesterday, where Brai ... More >>
There's no denying it: Boys have some weird fascination with hitting other dudes in the testicles for fun. Watching others fall over in pain is apparently extremely hilarious. Until someone loses a testicle.
David Gibbons, a 14-year-old Minnesota teen, was so injured after being part of a game ... More >>
Photo: Flora/FlickrThis makes a person sit up and take notice: Eleven people died in accidents on Minnesota roads this weekend, according to the State Patrol.
Friday: A 16-year-old girl, who's name has not been released pending a police investigation, was behind the wheel of a pickup truck ... More >>