Two years ago, Michael Brodkorb was one of the Minnesota Republican party's up-and-coming voices, a ruthless political tactician who made a name for himself digging up dirt about the DFL and writing about it on his blog. But then news of his affair with Amy Koch broke, and by this time a year ago Br ... More >>
With locations in Eagan, Eden Prairie, Maplewood, Plymouth, and Gull Lake, Jake's City Grille knows what its customers love. But how do they transfer their casual neighborhood hangout vibe to the downtown city sidewalks? We stopped by the new food truck Jake's Street Grille for a little downtown Min ... More >>
In 1994, Eagan police questioned Shawn Sullivan, then 24 years old, about allegations that he had exposed himself in front of and groped two 11-year-old girls. But before prosecutors could file charges, Sullivan fled to Europe, never to return.Sullivan, who also allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl in ... More >>
With just over a week before it officially opens for the season, the Linden Hills Farmers Market vendor lineup has been announced, reports the Southwest Minneapolis Patch. The market, opening for the season on Sunday, June 3, will be held in the Settergren's Hardware parking lot near 43rd Stree ... More >>
We've already had a taste of the hot and sticky weather, so bring on the summer food events like the return of the Kingfield Farmers Market and the appropriately named Brew-B-Que, hosted by Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater this Week in Food.
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Celebrate all things SummitTurn your haphazard summer dining style on its head and opt for one of this week's many multicourse dinners. Some honor stogies while others raise funds for a good cause, but all offer heaps of food made by top local chefs. Then cap your weekend off with a giant tom ... More >>
Despite the troopers on the road, this 4th of July turned deadlyMinnesota State Troopers were out 600-strong--every single one of them--on the highways on Maroon Day (Thursday, June 30)--traditionally the deadliest traffic day of the year. They pulled over 2,502 people and made 22 arrests for ... More >>
Will Ben Berry pay the price for selling counterfeit goods? I'm plenty used to seeing Ben Berry's name--the guy sent out press releases practically every time Woolley's Steakhouse served a rib eye. But last week the restaurant manager's name--Berry was also directing operations at the Ameri ... More >>
Rhonda Arkley tried to stab herself to death with a screwdriver.The Apple Valley woman who torched her house and attempted suicide with a screwdriver has been formally charged with arson, assault and fleeing cops, though she has still not left the hospital. The complaint throws new light on ... More >>
Ryan McFarland, Flickr.Anderson doesn't have much in the way of holiday spirit.It doesn't get much lower than stealing from charity just before Christmas. On Tuesday afternoon, Andrew Todd Anderson was working as a bell ringer for the Salvation Army when he decided $8 per hour just wasn't en ... More >>
Chez Arnaud via FacebookBonjour, Maple Grove!For years, finding French pastry in the Twin Cities meant your choices were pretty much limited to Patrick's French Bakery and the cafe in the Sofitel. But recent openings have been spreading macarons all over the metro, most notably with the arriv ... More >>
Photo: Keven LawI-35E is Minnesota's deer-killingest highwaySo there you are, dragging your ass out of the woods up north, decked out in camo gear, narry a shot fired from from your rifle, your bullets stowed away with exactly the same count as when you left home in the morning. And no deer. ... More >>
The governor said on his weekly WCCO radio appearance that he hasn't filled out his census form yet -- but that he intends to, using his Eagan address. Come on governor, get the form in. If we get undercounted in Minnesota, there's a good chance Michele Bachmann's congressional district is ... More >>
Hurd is accused of stabbing his Eagan, Minn. girlfriend more than 100 times and leaving her in a ditch.
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The man will spend 30 days in jail to think about the poor kitten who is probably still crying after he put pepper spray in its eyes. Crying kittens! For the love!
Ah, Main Street justice. Works like a charm.
Who doesn't enjoy the smell of burning shit and urine cakes?
Lt. Colonel Joe Repya of Eagan wrote an editorial for the Pioneer Press explaining his exit from the Minnesota GOP.
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Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
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How shrinking psych wards spell trouble
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Grant Hart recalls his old classmate, Tim Pawlenty
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For 43 years, the Piekarskis cherished the peace and quiet that came with living on a large, wooded lot. Then NSP strung enough wires across the family's land to carry 150,000 volts.