Music fans who are put off by the endless hype surrounding the Super Bowl and the gratuitous violence of football still have a reason to tune into the big game on Sunday. From the opera star singing the National Anthem to the spectacle of the halftime show, there is something to draw in music lovers ... More >>
People often say we eat with our eyes, but tonight I ate with my nose. About a block and a half away from C & G's Smokin' Barbecue I got a whiff of that wonderful BBQ smoke aroma. By the time I got to the little four table one-year-old restaurant I was hungry as a Fannie Mae for another bail ... More >>
Beware of gangsters bent on saving the auto industryMichele Bachmann has found a suitably attention-grabbing moniker for the Democratic-controlled Congress and White House: "Gangster government." And at various points in the past few weeks, she's drawn fire from the likes of everyone from Bi ... More >>
One more ticket on what now appears to be a never-ending ride of personal and professional ruin.
It was Unallotment Day here in Minnesota, which means the twats were ready for their live and unedited responses to Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposed cuts to balance out a $2.7 billion deficit.
The Republican Congressman asks why we're allowing government-owned companies to close successful businesses in our communities.
It's Bad News week. GM just announced it plans to close 36 car dealerships in Minnesota.
The complaint says Hecker has failed to repay loans totally $550 million.
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler (known as Detroit's Big Three) are begging Congress for a $25 billion government rescue as the auto industry spu ... More >>
The newspaper's lien value has plummeted over the past year, showing flagging investor confidence
A host of Minnesota politicians say pork-barrel spending on a railroad expansion project threatens the Mayo Clinic
Nursing homes in trouble; there's political gold in them there vegetables. In the Strib: Minnesota's nursing homes in financial trouble; Minneapolis schools curricula come under fire; Wal-Mart gets into the banking business (Sunday). In the Pi-Press: Vadnais Heights woman (and former Vegas call girl ... More >>
Bruce Rubenstein may hold the unusual distinction of being the state's leading chronicler of murder
The music and movies were epochal. The politics were abysmal. A poison valentine to the year that won't go away.
The Caveman's Valentine writes a love letter to the iconoclast
Gangland fears, carjackings, welfare-bashing: The O'Kasick brothers' crime spree--which ended 40 years ago this week--had it all.
Would-be-mayor Barbara Carlson means to make Minneapolis everything she has always imagined it to be.
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Notes on the 1968 and 1996 conventions