Carl Pohlad

  • News

    March 14, 2012

    Vikings stadium proposal isn't for the "people"

    Six myths the mainstream media perpetuates

  • News

    July 14, 2010

    Twin Cities Thinkers

    Meet the Minnesotans shaping our future

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2008

    Richest Minnesotans keep political campaigns rolling

    hubbardstan.jpg The richest Minnesotans have forked over more than $270,000 to national campaign during the 2008 election cycle.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2007

    Pi Press: Want Budding Stars? Offer to Trade 'em a Free Agent

    6880.jpgSome have said the Pioneer Press' Bob Sansevere is crazy for proposing the trade of a player who is currently a free agent. I say it is the nex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2007
  • News

    March 28, 2007

    Nude Beach Busted

    Mud pit first victim of Hidden Beach crackdown. Hot skinny-dippers may be next.

  • News

    March 14, 2007

    Bait and Switch

    Pilots worry MAIR will go back on its deal not to pit other regional carriers against Minnesota pilots

  • News

    December 13, 2006
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    December 6, 2006

    MN SAT

    The great Minnesota brain freeze: 82 chances to cheat with Google and win valuable prizes!

  • News

    October 25, 2006

    Disappearing from Radar?

    As NWA and Mesaba play chicken in bankruptcy court, the future of the regional carrier looks bleak

  • News

    June 7, 2006

    Gopher Broke

    The other bad stadium deal

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2006

    The Strib's Fair and Balanced Stadium Coverage

    Pro-ballpark hysteria on the paper's editorial board compels them to ignore the work of their own reporters.

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2006

    Original Wolves Co-Owner Harvey Ratner Dead At 79

    Harvey Ratner--the "Harv" in Harv and Marv--died early Friday after a yearlong struggle with cancer.

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2006
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    December 2, 2005

    Wrath of Kahn: Strib won't publish Phyllis's anti-stadium op-ed

    State Representative Phyllis Kahn (DFL-59B) is a little torqued off that the Star Tribune's op-ed gatekeepers have turned away yet an ... More >>

  • News

    May 25, 2005

    You Know You Want It

    The Strib's sometimes-contrarian editorial board joins the pro-stadium chorus

  • News

    May 18, 2005
  • Blogs

    May 13, 2005

    MPLS: Anti-ballpark resolution

    By Johnson Lee and Zimmermann Opposing the use of public money for a baseball stadium. Whereas, Minnesota Statute 297A.99 calls for voter approval of local sales tax imposition; and Whereas, by a 1997 referendum, Minneapolis taxpayers have already expressed their desire to limit public funding of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2005

    The final solution

    Does the Metrodome roof contain the world's largest swastika? The poor Minnesota Twins. Despite a decade of trying to hornswoggle taxpayers into ponying up a couple of hundred million dollars for a new ballpark, the public remains firmly opposed to the idea. The Star Tribune's Minnesota Poll recentl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2005

    Reggie, we hardly know ye

    Reggie, we hardly know ye   The tale of Arizona businessman Reggie Fowler's bid to purchase the Vikings keeps going from weird to worse. Right after Red McCombs accepted Fowler's $600 million-plus offer, it emerged that several details of Fowler's biography were, how you say, made up. He had never ... More >>

  • News

    July 21, 2004

    Dead Set on Destruction

    Even Republicans are alarmed by the governor's fiscal mismanagement

  • Sports

    May 19, 2004

    Personal Foul

    Lament of the empty-handed fan

  • News

    February 18, 2004

    Pawlenty Gambles on Stadiums

    Do two wrongs make a right?

  • News

    January 28, 2004

    Capitol Offenses

    State legislators are poised for a spending spree--on stadiums and prisons

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    Get in There and Pitch

    Pioneer Press falls behind on latest stadium push

  • News

    May 1, 2002
  • Sports

    April 10, 2002

    Let the Games Begin

    The Twins finally bring home the 2002 edition

  • News

    December 5, 2001
  • Books

    May 30, 2001

    Saints Elsewhere

    The Twin Cities' perennially popular minor-league team is looking for a bigger sandlot

  • News

    April 5, 2000
  • Books

    June 30, 1999
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    June 9, 1999

    The Man Behind the Mind

    Budget brawls and bulldog farts. Shock jocks and Satan's Cheerleaders. Jesse Ventura stars in the season's political blockbuster, but First Flack John Wodele directs the show.

  • News

    December 16, 1998

    Freeze Frame

    Forget Fargo and A Simple Plan: A quarter-century ago, The Heartbreak Kid had Minnesota down cold

  • Sports

    November 25, 1998

    Soft Sell

    The Vikings aren't asking you for anything--yet

  • News

    October 28, 1998

    Roger Headrick's Purple Heart

    He was instrumental in building the Vikings team that's now laying waste to the NFL. So why isn't anyone thanking Roger Headrick?

  • News

    July 1, 1998

    Nobody's Perfect

    First the lawsuits. Then the bankruptcy, the divorce, the TV exposé, the attorney general's investigation. Before Dr. Harry Johnson knew it, his cosmetic-surgery empire was in ruins.

  • News

    March 4, 1998

    The Player

    From West Bank radical to White House insider, he's remained the most powerful man you've never heard of.

  • News

    October 8, 1997

    Mother Superior

    The terrible compassion of Mary Jo Copeland.

  • News

    October 1, 1997

    Double Dipping

    Since a 1993 campaign-finance reform, soft-money contributions to political parties has gone up, say Minneapolis Alliance for Progressive Action's Dave Mann and Ellen Weiss.

  • News

    August 6, 1997

    Cat Fight

    A shelter loses its funding, its low-cost rental space, and even some cats, which have reportedly been put down at other shelters. But the biggest problem facing Miss Kitty's Cat House is Minneapolis's zoning code.

  • News

    May 28, 1997

    High Expectations

    Paranoia causes the Legislature to do an about-face on industrial hemp production.

  • Feature

    December 18, 1996

    Dicks in Our Stockings

    Robin Hood '96: hiring the poor to steal for the rich.

  • News

    December 11, 1996
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    November 22, 1995

    Let's Make a Deal

    A newly rehabilitated--and temporarily stabilized--Northwest Airlines is poising itself for the next round of industry mergers and acquisitions.