The theology faculty at the University of St. Thomas couldn't take it anymore. After months of hearing about sexual abuse scandals, coverups and overall bad management by the archdiocese of St.Paul-Minneapolis, the faculty . So on September 12, the 12 members of the faculty wrote a letter to archb ... More >>
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It's hard to say exactly what a typical suburb is nowadays, but whatever your definition, we doubt Richfield fits it. Although Richfield has its share of big box retailers and cookie cutter houses, it is also home to several ethnic groceries, locally owned restaurants, and life threatening traffic c ... More >>
Law enforcement is on the hunt for a man who has been terrorizing Twin Cities fast food restaurants by forcing employees into freezers before robbing the establishments.SEE ALSO: Hamburglar lives! Bag of McDonald's swiped from unsuspecting customer The most recent incident happened early this mornin ... More >>
It's the last week of June and Uptown is hopefully back up and running. This weekend marks the Twin Cities Pride Celebration featuring performances from L'Assassins, Wiping Out Thousands, Mayda and much more. Tom Petty reunites with the Heartbreakers at the Target Center Saturday while Aesop Rock an ... More >>
Meet the buffoons who are ruining the United States
Rochelle Inselman, a 39-year-old Eden Valley woman who killed her ex-boyfriend two days before Valentine's Day earlier this year, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last week and will be sentenced to 40 years in prison tomorrow.SEE ALSO: Clinton Corry went berserk when ex-girlfriend blocked him ... More >>
Kevin Tegtmeier, 60, just can't stop drinking and driving.Since 1987, Tegtmeier has been convicted of drunk driving in the counties of Anoka, Stevens, Clearwater, and Clay. And that's just in Minnesota. In North Dakota -- Tegtmeier now resides in West Fargo -- he's had at least five DUI arrests with ... More >>
Henry's Funeral Shoe is a duo from Ystrad Mynach, South Wales. Brothers Aled and Brennig Clifford perform raw, heavy guitar and drums fueled blues/punk rock inspired by records they grew up with, from classic rock to early Delta blues. They're the first U.K. band on Alive Naturalsound label, also th ... More >>
Rochelle Inselman hacked into her ex-boyfriend's Facebook, emailed defamatory messages to his friends and family, and stole his identity to apply for credit cards. Eventually, Inselman shot her former lover to death, according to a criminal complaint filed yesterday by Hennepin County prosecutors.In ... More >>
Clearwater Beer Festival offers an alternative to sold-out local festsDidn't get tickets to tomorrow's Surlyfest? Missed out on Summit's silver anniversary tickets too? Maybe you're just looking to get out of town. Well, beer fans, don't despair. Eau Claire, Wisconsin, has a beer festival opp ... More >>
On this day in country music history - July 14, 1973 - Phil Everly threw a dang old fit, smashing his guitar after performing the song, "('Till) I Kissed You" and walking off the stage, effectively breaking up the Everly Brothers while performing at Buena Park, California's Knott's Berry Farm ... More >>
Oil company has friends on the PUC
Photo: Andrew KelsallMinneapolis want you to walkYou want to die trying to cross the street? Move to Florida. At the very least, head south of the Mason-Dixon line. If you don't want to take your life in your hands while out for a stroll, just stay right here in Minneapolis. That's what the g ... More >>
A former judge accuses retiring Supreme Court Chief Justice Russell Anderson of playing politics
Inspired by comic books, ordinary citizens are putting on masks to fight crime
Minnesota's state Senate today failed to pass a bill that would have prohibited lawmakers from lobbying at the Legislature for one year after they leave office. The bill, which failed on a vote of 33-33, was sponsored by Roseville Sen. John Marty, faithful author of years of good-government legislat ... More >>
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Iraq. SARS. Jay Leno, Still on television practically every night. Yeah, 2003 was about as much fun as a social disease.
Surfing the vagaries of the produce trade leads to a giddy sense of being in touch with all the world's seasons.