Doug Magnus

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Block E casino plans unveiled [PICTURES]

    Minnesota LiveA rendering of the proposed downtown casino​After months of rumor, developers' plans to transform Block E into a massive casino were finally officially unveiled today. Alatus Partner Bob Lux says Block E's fatal problem to date has been its reputation as a rough-and-tumble spot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Daryn McBeth, agribiz lobbyist: People who photograph farms should be felons

    dobakMaybe photos like this should be illegal?​It was just a week ago that lawmakers unveiled a new bill aimed at making it harder for the public to know what goes on in farms, slaughterhouses and puppy mills. But in that week, the bill has come in for a torrent of abuse. It's not hard to see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2011

    Vikings stadium bill introduced at Legislature

    Who will pay for it? Where will it go?​We finally have a Vikings stadium bill -- effectively the last bill of its kind the Legislature can consider before the team's lease expires on the Metrodome -- and lawmakers have until May 23 to pass it. Talk about a Hail Mary.

  • News

    June 11, 2008

    Pawlenty flip-flops on Cuba just in time to cozy up to McCain

    Is Gov. Tim Pawlenty's change of heart politically motivated?