Distraught over the prospect of losing his cat, Afton resident Thomas Disselkamp allegedly made a curious choice -- namely, to strangle the poor thing.SEE ALSO: MN woman allegedly spray-paints "Killers" on low-kill Brainerd animal shelter, releases dogs
Disselkamp has been charged with felony animal ... More >>
RihannaWith A$AP RockyXcel Energy Center, St. PaulSunday, March 24, 2013Does naming an album Unapologetic mean you never have to say you're sorry? Rihanna hit the stage at Xcel a little late (9:50 or so), but that wasn't the problem. The 10,000 devoted fans from around the upper Midwest would've wai ... More >>
Former City Pages web editor Jen Boyles lives in the Whitney Square building at 2nd Avenue North and 2nd Street in the North Loop, near where yesterday's water main break occurred.SEE ALSO: Downtown Mpls water main break: No poop in the North Loop
Boyles and her fiance went to sleep last night still ... More >>
If you're low on cash or you forgot your lunch today and you're looking for a quick, cheap stomach-filler to get you through the day, here's a deal for you: The Jimmy John's sandwich chain has announced that it's throwing a customer appreciation day today, in which it will be selling many of its sub ... More >>
Another soon-to-be Minnesota microbrewery has joined the Kickstarter craze. Jack Pine Brewery in Baxter, Minnesota, could even be called a picobrewery, with plans to start brewing beer in 40-gallon batches. The small system is basically a pilot brewery for an eventual expansion. The idea is to build ... More >>
linkedin.comSteven "Gus" AugustinackSteven Augustinack was named Brainerd Citizen of the Year by the local Junior Chamber Jaycees last October, in part for his work with groups like Youth as Resources and the Sertoma Camp Confidence Club for deaf and hard of hearing children.
A month later, ... More >>
William Holden, child rapist, outside the St. Cloud courthouseWilliam Holden went to prison for sexually abusing his underage niece. Now, a jury says he must pay her $10 million.
Cathy Olson was under the age of 14 when Holden sexually assaulted her three times in Brainerd. He was convicted ... More >>
Morey's of MotleyFresh seafood in Minnesota has always been an oxymoron of sorts. For the state farthest from both oceans, how is that possible? To people driving through Motley on their way to Brainerd, this must have seemed even more of a reach--fresh seafood in Motley? But a quick stop at ... More >>
A judge calls Denny Hecker a flight riskPoor Denny Hecker.
His auto empire's kaput. The guy's in bankruptcy up to his eyeballs and his toys are all gone. The feds are coming after him on some major league fraud charges. He wears a court-ordrered tracking device around his ankle.
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Willmar police say a drunk mom took such a sharp turn in a cul-de-sac at a trailer park that the car's back door swung open and her iinfant fell out into the street after not being strapped in. Then she took off.
Dodie Shallman had something to say about Cambridge's scandalous debt, beastly taxes, and the clowns who got the town into this mess. With the dirt-dishing Observer, the doyenne turned her crusade into news.
The timber wolf, along with baby harp seals, was an environmental-movement poster child. But biologists have found wolves don't need wilderness to prosper. They need, simply, something to eat and to be more or less left alone.