This afternoon, Sen. Julianne Ortman, R-Chanhassan, joined 13 other senators in voting against Women's Economic Security Act. The bill passed by a 51-14 margin and now heads to conference committee.We wouldn't single out Ortman's if it wasn't for the fact that just last week the U.S. Senate hopeful ... More >>
The group's debut EP is a flurry of garage-rocker howling
How the victim of a spray-crazy lady at a Duluth gas station became a viral video sensation
The last month has been a crazy time for Sam Rosenwinkel, the 24-year-old star of the Duluth muffin mace video that has become a huge YouTube hit.THE BACKSTORY: Duluth muffin macer sprays man following epic SuperAmerica argument [VIDEO] For instance, he was out for lunch with his girlfriend yesterda ... More >>
On April 9, the Star Tribune published a op/ed entitled "Twitter needs Shakespeare," written by Jeremiah Christopher Whitten, a strategic communications expert in Chaska.Two days later, the Huffington Post published a piece entitled "If Shakespeare Had Twitter," written by freelance journalist Josh ... More >>
Clarence Robinson moseys into fugitive status yet again.The Minnesota Department of Corrections is asking locals to keep their eyes peeled for Clarence Robinson, who is on the lam for the second time in his criminal career. This guy is quite the escape artist. His method of choice: Walking casual ... More >>
Walmart, the biggest company in the world, is losing a fight with Chanhassen.Walmart has thousands of gigantic stores across America, and dozens of them in the state of Minnesota. It employs millions of people, and sells tons of Chinese products to hundreds of millions more.Chanhassen is a town o ... More >>
First things first: No, this is not the land where Paisley Park is located, so don't start calling up your rich investor friends quite yet. Prince has fallen behind on payments to one of his several Chanhassen properties of late, and his mortgage for the 20-acre property at 7141 Galpin Blvd. ... More >>
It's trendy, but is it tolerable?
The popular breed has been called one the 25 innovations that changed the world
After City Pages exposes a local nuclear power plant operator with a fake diploma, his bosses reluctantly give him the ax
The glamtacular history of 1980s heavy metal in the Twin Cities
Bukowski takes a shot around the corner in 'Factotum'
Daniel Otto and his girlfriend just wanted to get loaded one summer night. Neither of them imagined that she would wind up dead and he would be charged with murder.
We see the VHS tapes on our shelves and we want to smash them! Or, the brighter side of planned obsolescence in the field of home entertainment
Hot Doc poster boy Morgan Spurlock preps for the big time with 'Super Size Me'
The sad, strange case of Darren Odell and the sorry state of our insanity laws
More than a thousand artists each year compete to find the art of the blue ribbon at the State Fair
The master of hats. The scrivener of sheet music. The literary litigator. Seven people whose contributions to the arts win them utter invisibility.
Journey through the new Dark Ages of Shakopee Valley with the cowled, the corseted, and the coxcombed
The Gophers' Women's Volleyball team is becoming one of the best squads in the nation. But can they satisfy their athletic director?