Well, this is weird. The Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party is asking members to pray "perhaps more than once a day" for the conversion of liberal financier George Soros from atheism to Christianity.SEE ALSO: Mary Franson on DNC "God" debacle: "Peter denied Christ 3 times also" [VIDEO]"We are hoping th ... More >>
More details have emerged about the 12-year-old student who scared the bejesus out of Minnesota with a hoax call last month in which he reported that an AK-toting gunman had injured two people and was still on the loose in a New Prague middle school.THE BACKSTORY: Report of shooting at New Prague Mi ... More >>
As it became clear that the school shooting reported yesterday at New Prague Middle School was a hoax, one young New Prague resident offered up this quip on Twitter: "I highly recommend New Prague schools if you like getting out of class for bomb threats and gun threats."SEE ALSO: Report of shooting ... More >>
The student allegedly responsible for placing a hoax 911 call yesterday morning and reporting that an AK-toting gunman had injured two people and was still on the loose now faces a felony charge.SEE ALSO: Report of shooting at New Prague Middle School turns out to be unfounded [UPDATES]According to ... More >>
-- Updates at bottom of post --Reports are circulating this morning about a possible school shooting at the New Prague Middle School.Details remain scant but WCCO reports that "an ambulance staging area was being set up" and that the school "has been put on 'code red.'"
It should be no surprise that running an organic farm is difficult. Cedar Summit Farm in New Prague has been running an organic operation since 1974, so it knows a little something about it. But Cedar Summit is now facing a new threat that goes beyond the usual vagaries of farming: A measure is unde ... More >>
St. Paul native Lindsey Vonn's knee did an RG3 earlier today while she was competing in the Alpine Skiing World Championships in Austria. Medics treated her on the slope for more than 10 minutes before she was airlifted to the hospital.SEE ALSO: Lindsey Vonn is the most-searched Olympian of all time ... More >>
Harriet Brewing, a relative old-timer in Minneapolis's burgeoning microbrewery scene, will be releasing an Oktoberfest selection at its tap room Thursday.
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Harriet offered its first samples to friends and media Tuesday ... More >>
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By the third day of Coachella's second weekend -- the sixth and final day of this year's festival -- folks had more or less learned to ignore the dust and the heat. Here are our intrepid writers' favorite things about the final hours of the 2012 event.
On the heels of the release of Surly's Bandwagon, a new West Coast-style Indian Pale Ale that will be exclusively available at Target Field, Schell's Brewery, the company that gave the world Grain Belt Premium and more recently Grain Belt Nordeast, announced the launch of a new, limited release brew ... More >>
Recent Minnesota-transplant Astronautalis didn't take long to
ingratiate himself in the Twin Cities music community, easily winning
over local music fans with his high-spirited live shows and genuine
talent. But he hasn't forgotten about his Florida friends, and has
teamed up with his ... More >>
Sad to see Schumachers go...Schumachers Hotel and Grill 212, located in an elegant, 1891 Cass Gilbert-designed building in New Prague, had been skating on thin ice for quite some time (there's a reason the Schumachers closed the place in 2005 and spent several years trying to sell the buildin ... More >>
Photos by Steve CohenDeVotchKaApril 1, 2011First Avenue, MinneapolisThe sold-out crowd that showed up for Denver gypsy-rock stalwarts DeVotchKa's latest Minneapolis concert were more than enthusiastic in their appreciation. They were unafraid to show the band they'd waited for them like a smitten ... More >>
Every Monday, we'll show you a photo we've snapped at a local restaurant--it's up to you to guess which one. The first person to answer correctly in the comments (be sure to leave your email address--it won't be visible), will be entered into a pool and periodically we'll draw names and award ... More >>
Betterton on a better dayKenneth Betterton, the New Prague City Councilman who told a cop to call "1-800-eat my a**" during a drunken rant last week, has quit his post. It's probably just as well. Besides bringing a heap pf bad headlines to the city he represented, he managed to make his care ... More >>
Michelle BruchDandelion Kitchen launched at farmers' markets this summerFresh off a yearlong bike expedition from Prague to Bangkok, the owners of Dandelion Kitchen are still on wheels.
The Farmers' Market vendor is parking a bright yellow trailer in front of the IDS building on Nicollet Ma ... More >>
The breakfast of soccer (viewing) championsDon't sit at home (or worse, go to work) and watch tomorrow's 9 a.m. World Cup doubleheader of USA vs. Algeria and England vs. Slovenia over soggy Cheerios and lukewarm coffee when plenty of local bars are opening their doors bright and early for die ... More >>
Every '70s rocker's "first favorite band" Kiss is known for being outlandish, over the top, dirty old man-like and typically first of a kind for many things. Kiss coffeeshops, blood in their comic book ink, or doing an online press conference for their fans, as they did Tuesday in full make-up ba ... More >>
Photo: aturkusBetter than a Pacific island paradise?OK, so we didn't win the title of the most eco-friendly city in the world.
That title goes to Vienna, Austria, according to Mercer, which ranks 221 cities around the world as a way of helping companies and governments pay employees fairly w ... More >>
What kind of food do you feel like eating this weekend? Chinese? Italian? How about Nepalese, Cambodian, Mexican, Somali, Dutch, Egyptian, Filipino, Turkish, Ukrainian, or Polish?
Actually, you can sample all of the above and more at this weekend's Festival of Nations, the international food ... More >>
The normally alcohol-dry Shuga will be celebrating Art-A-Whirl (which, news to me, is the largest open studio and gallery tour in America), by throwing a free, long, boozy muckraker called Hoolie Fest in and outside the store Friday, Saturday, and Suday May 14-16. Over 70 bands are scheduled to p ... More >>