• Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Complicated history between 3M, enviro group comes to head before ASG

    Tuesday night's All-Star game unexpectedly brought out the best of the environmental movement, with one protestor memorably draping a sign reading "Love Water Not Oil" over the Target Field video board - an apparent reference to the Native American environmental group Honor The Earth, headed by two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Homeboy Sandman: The media provokes negative hip-hop stereotypes

    Stones Throw rapper Homeboy Sandman maintains the spirit and style of golden era New York hip-hop with his refreshing approach. After a string of projects since his first work Nourishment in 2007, he's earned acclaim from critics and fans alike as a musician with powerful lyrics and something real t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    TECHmunch food blogger conference comes to the Twin Cities Saturday

    A national roving blogger conference has selected Minneapolis for its next meeting. The conference, called TECHmunch, Includes a panel of such local food writing celebrities like Rachel Hutton, Jason DeRusha, Zoe Francois, Andrew Zimmern, and more. With a meal from food trucks and a reception ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Investment firms urge Target and 3M to refrain from "controversial" political donations

    mmtzjr69outTwo investment firms are urigng Target and 3M not to repeat the mistakes of 2010.‚ÄčThe donations Target and 3M made in 2010 to a Republican-run anti-gay group continue to land them in hot water a year and a half later. Yesterday, two large progressive investment firms -- Trillium Asset M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    New York Times apologizes for writer's 3M junket to St. Paul

    The Times now says it would not have published the piece as written had it known that 3M paid for the airfare.

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Woodbury picket ban echoes state law

    The Woodbury City Council banned targeted residential picketing, which provoked an outcry over the squelching of First Amendment rights. But as it turns out, the state banned targeted residential picketing 16 years ago.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    3M offers buyouts to 3,600 employees

    3M Co., based in Maplewood, is offering buyouts to 3,600 U.S. employees in their latest effort to cut costs and staff.

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    Minnesota's terrible Tuesday: Job loss roundup

    Happy Holidays, you're laid off. There are no holiday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008

    Minnesota's company stocks stick out the Wall St. storm

    As America watches in horror as Wall Street crumbles, Minnesota companies are holding their ground. Most aren't seeing the best of times, but analysts are suggesting that buyers hold or buy some of the top stocks from Minnesota-based companies.

  • News

    August 20, 2008

    Cop Out

    St. Paul experiencing a shortage of head-bustin' thugs

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2007

    Trick, or Treat?

    Who doesn't want approximately $2.79 worth in candy? This is the logic behind KMart's new seasonal television/internet synergy campaign, which promises free bags of goodies. Last Wednesday the megaconglomerate began airing commercials with a "secret code" on one of the gravestones in the background. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2007

    Revolving Door to Keep Spinning

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2006

    Minnesota by the numbers: Top 20 polluters

    So you want to know what companies are releasing the most ... More >>

  • News

    July 12, 2006

    Browner Pastures

    Controversial MPCA Chief Sheryl Corrigan: Did she jump, or...?

  • News

    March 29, 2006

    When Good Science is Bad Politics

    A troublesome family of synthetic chemicals called PFCs—many of them produced in Minnesota—is turning up in the bodies of people and animals worldwide. So why did the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency force its leading PFC researcher, Dr. F

  • News

    March 9, 2005

    Minnesota's Corporate Tax Drain

    The state's biggest companies are finding ways to get around corporate taxes

  • Movies

    January 12, 2005

    Highlight: In Good Company

    Starring Topher Grace, Scarlett Johansson, and Dennis Quaid

  • News

    June 2, 1999

    Stay Hungry

    Surviving the book wars and outfoxing the wolves with the Hungry Mind's David Unowsky

  • News

    August 21, 1996