Czech Republic

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    Sen. Branden Petersen sets his sights on Bitcoin

    After spending the last legislative session pushing medical marijuana and a cell phone tracking bill, Sen. Brandon Petersen (R-Andover) is now looking toward a totally different cause: Bitcoin, the semi-controversial digital currency. This week, Petersen announced that he's founding a new nonprofit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Dave Ryan's Twitter rant leads to Dept. of Ed pulling ads from Clear Channel stations

    KDWB radio show host Dave Ryan cost his bosses some money yesterday with a meant-to-be-funny Twitter rant that seriously offended the Minnesota Department of Education.SEE ALSO: Joe Cowley, Chicago sportswriter and alleged MN resident, in trouble after sexist Twitter rant Yesterday morning, Ryan pos ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    March 27, 2013

    Burch delivers the cure for your hunger

    Isaac Becker's new restaurant in the old Burch Pharmacy location boasts amazing steaks, dumplings, and pizza

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Slipknot's Knotfest at Somerset Amphitheater, 8/18/12

    KnotfestWith Slipknot, Lamb of God, Deftones, Machine Head, Serj Tankian, Cannibal Corpse, Dillinger Escape Plan, Prong and GojiraSomerset Amphitheater, Somerset, WisconsinSaturday, August 18, 2012See Also:Slideshow: Knotfest 2012 Music PerformancesSlideshow: Knotfest's People & ScenesSlipknot's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Top 10 street eats in the Twin Cities

    People called them a fad, but as a new truck or trailer seems to pop up every day, it's hard to argue with the popular food delivery system. Many of these new street food purveyors are serving food just as good and sometimes better than stand-alone restaurants. We'll admit it; we are smitten with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Alessandro Goulart, Brazilian from St. Paul, will compete on 'The Bachelorette'

    Alessandro Goulart will compete for the heart of Emily Maynard on "The Bachelorette" this season, according to ABC. Goulart is a 30-year old from Uberlandia, Brazil, who currently lives in St. Paul, where he works as a grain merchant. In an interview with ABC, Goulart said he admires his mom most f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Gerret Parks charged for throwing dangerous objects at moving cars

    Gerret Parks was arrested last night for allegedly throwing water jugs, baking soda, and vices at moving cars. Parks was taken into custody after midnight in New Prague and booked into the Hennepin County jail an hour later. Prosecutors charged Parks Tuesday with first-degree assault as well as fo ... More >>

  • News

    February 1, 2012

    Cooperatives Working Together uses herd retirement to fix milk prices

    A half-million cows were worth more dead than alive, and now we're all paying the price

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Minnesota Unearthed presents 'Fade' at Trylon Microcinema

    ​Minnesota Unearthed, a series that seeks local audiences for Minnesota films that have won national and international acclaim, continues this Wednesday at Trylon Microcinema with an experimental piece by Christopher Michael Beer called Fade. The film was made on a shoestring budget in 2006 when B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Chooglin' tour diary, Vol. 2

    ​Written by Zach Zins of Chooglin'Previously: Volume OneBORDEAUXBordeaux turned out to be the best town and best show yet.  We rolled in early evening, got our hotel rooms, and wandered off into the city.  The Garonne river splits Bordeaux in two, and the government buildings, museums, c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Chooglin' tour diary, Vol. 1

    ​Written by Zach Zins of Chooglin'Arriving in ParisTours begin in a haze. There are the stresses of planning, packing, and leaving work; there's the sadness of leaving your spouses, lovers, friends, and family behind; and all is cut with the excitement of seeing new places and playing for new fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Mark Mallman Marathon 3 live blog, day 4

    ​This is it, people. We're in the home stretch of Mark Mallman's 78-hour song, which he started performing on Thursday afternoon at the Turf and will wrap up tonight at 10 p.m.For reasons not even we can explain, we've been live-blogging the majority of Marathon 3 here on Gimme Noise, and will con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Czech Slovak Festival serves elusive ethnic fare

    www.sokolmn.orgCzech yo-self before you wreck yo-self!​Unless you have a Bohemian grandmother, the meat-heavy, Slavic cuisine of Slovakia and the Czech Republic is hard to find locally. You might be able to scare up a kolache or two at Kramarczuk's, but otherwise you're in for a drive to New P ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    April 28, 2010

    The Boxcar and Schumacher's Grill 212

    Restaurants worth the road trip

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Jim Johannson, of USA Hockey, sits down for an Olympics Q & A

    The Rochester native was a member of two Olympics hockey teams and is one of the name architects of this year's squad.

  • News

    August 26, 2009

    Tony Sutton: Savior of Minnesota's Republican Party?

    "Relentless" Sutton leading state's GOP out of the wilderness

  • News

    February 11, 2009

    Skier Caitlin Compton's long, cold trudge toward Olympic glory

    Minneapolis transplant's cross-country skiing career hasn't been easy

  • News

    January 7, 2009

    An open letter to the man who raped my wife

    A jolting tale of incest, rape, and the strength to heal

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2005

    Brazilian Slayer at the Third Lair

    With five second left in his run, Tulio de Oliveira rolls to the top of the corner platform, skids to a stop, and looks over the 25,000 square-foot assemblage of ramps and rails at Golden Valley's Third Lair skate park. The voice of the emcee rattles over the heads of some 200 skaters and spectator ... More >>

  • Books

    April 21, 1999

    Ground Troops

    From its South Minneapolis headquarters, the American Refugee Committee sorts out the logistics of relief

  • Books

    April 29, 1998

    Fiction is Stranger than Fiction

    Two historical figures, filmmaker F.W. Murnau and geneticist Gregor Mendel, step out of the past into two new novels

  • Feature

    December 3, 1997
  • Restaurants

    December 13, 1995