-- Updates at bottom --Nancy Barnes, editor of the Star Tribune since 2007, is leaving the paper for the same position with the Houston Chronicle.SEE ALSO: Barnes apologizes for Jim Souhan column about Coach Kill's epileptic seizures In a Star Tribune report, publisher Mike Klingensmith is quoted as ... More >>
-- Updates at bottom -- We've given C.J. a lot of grief for writing columns about Julie Nelson's boobs and Christian Ponder's bereft love life (before he got together with Sam, of course), but we've got to give her credit. Yesterday, she broke a story about reporter Mark Saxenmeyer's dismissal from ... More >>
It's a good day for Percy Harvin. He gets traded from an organization he didn't seem particularly enthused to be a part of in the first place; presumably gets a new, lucrative, long-term contract; and, as an added bonus, the ganja-friendly wide receiver is headed to Seattle, Washington, where mariju ... More >>
A handful of Washburn High School students were disciplined after a black doll was found hanging from a noose in a school stairwell on January 11.SEE ALSO: Obama effigy hangs from Duluth billboard [PHOTO] The Independent Business News Network's Don Allen reports that three students were suspend ... More >>
In recent weeks, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe toned himself down and had been blogging for the Pioneer Press, but that relationship abruptly came to an end Saturday when the Twin Cities' right-leaning daily published a Vote Yes editorial.SEE ALSO: Vikings considering replacing Chris Kluwe as punter Th ... More >>
Squinty eyes, raised eyebrows, a shit-eating smirk -- the new Green Giant looks like he enjoys greens in more ways than one, if you catch my drift. SEE ALSO:-- Advice for Snoop Dogg on getting high in the Twin Cities-- The 2012 State Fair poster looks like something out of a drug-induced nightmare [ ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- MN Marriage amendment: Majority support one man-one woman definition, says new survey-- Support growing for gay marriage in Minnesota, new polling suggests A new SurveyUSA/KSTP marriage amendment poll shows that the gap between 'Vote Yes' and 'Vote No' has narrowed slightly since mid-Jul ... More >>
Dennis P. and Rosemarie Mitchell are disappointed in the London Olympics. According to the Duluth couple, this year's games, and particularly the opening and closing ceremonies, "made one think of pedophiles" and of "Satan being glorified."Or so they write in a letter to the Duluth Budgeteer News ed ... More >>
See Also:KARE 11's Eric Perkins dozes off on camera during the weather [VIDEO]96.3 NOW shifts to adult top 40 station K-TWINLong-time Twin Cities radio listeners haven't been able to surf the FM dial for the past 20 years without stumbling upon the loquacious pop jock Tony Fly. Now he's looking for ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann on Ellison: 'He has long record of association with Muslim Brotherhood'It's one thing to report that "Bachmann alleges Ellison has ties to Muslim Brotherhood." It's quite another to go with "Bachmann ties Ellison to Muslim Brotherhood."Two respected elders of the Twin Citi ... More >>
The Republicans we like the best are the ones we see and hear from the least, apparently.New polling released yesterday by Public Policy Polling reveals that "the most prominent Minnesota Republican with the best favorability numbers" is former Senator Norm Coleman, who we've barely heard from durin ... More >>
Earlier this week, Minneapolis alt-weekly alumnus David Carr revisited his investigative journalism debut on Mediabistro's video series "My First Big Break." Carr, now a media columnist for the New York Times, was wrapping up a seven-year track at the University of Minnesota when he heard about a g ... More >>
You may have heard that newspaper are dying, but the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations report shows that for the time being at least, the Twin Cities' major dailies are still alive and kickin'. The report shows that total circulation for both the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press, including digital v ... More >>
Sure, a baseball season is a marathon, not a sprint. But the Minnesota Twins are like a distance runner experiencing bilateral leg weakness during the first mile.You see, through 18 games, the Twins have been bad -- really, really bad, with their struggles epitomized by an 11-2 beatdown at the hands ... More >>
Late last week, news broke that Pulitzer Prize-winning comic artist Garry Trudeau had a series set to run Monday through Saturday this week with a new character -- a young woman in Texas getting an abortion. The series is a pointed criticism of Texas's new anti-abortion, mandatory ultrasound law, wh ... More >>
Not as funny as they think they are.KDWB has lost another advertiser over that tasteless "Dave Ryan in the Morning" show parody that recently portrayed Hmong Americans in a far less than flattering light Blue Cross Minnesota found the song, sung to the tune of Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven ... More >>
Screengrab via NYTThis photo of Stephanie Smith by Ben Garvin appeared on the New York Times front page in October, as well as nytimes.comWe last checked in on the story of Stephanie Smith in December, when the former children's dance instructor from Cold Spring filed a $100 million lawsuit ... More >>
He spent more than three decades as editor of Mpls.St.Paul magazine.
The Pi Press pities the poor, exploited Peep--even though the paper has profited from just such abuse for years!
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Thomson Reuters bought Super Lawyers, but the local law mag didn't make the cut.
Putting the lie to the Mpls. City Council President's false claim that City Pages altered her image to make her teeth whiter and her lips fuller.
Come along on a magical mystery tour as the Strib tries to justify an invasive questionnaire that ultimately determined exactly nothing.
A judge today approved the beleaguered newspaper's reorganization plan.
Does this suggest that Obama won't return to the site of the historic fist bump?
City Pages launches an aggregator for Twin Cities news.
Franken, my dear, they give a damn
We thought the smiley-face killer conspiracy had long since disappeared after it blew up in the media almost a year ago. It's back!
Will Minneapolis be the first major American city to go without a daily newspaper?
The newspaper could be in bankruptcy by later this month, but you wouldn't know it from reading the paper's website.
We may have an answer.
Cafe Scientifique heads to Bryant Lake Bowl to get their wonk on.
Getting swept up in Minneapolis's condo madness
Arts funding and the cost of free money