Prince and 3rdEyeGirl are opening the gates of his Paisley Park estate to reintroduce Minnesota to the New Power Generation. This show comes after nearly a year of building up his live acumen with his new all-female trio -- including three shows at the Dakota and a pair at Myth. Unlike farewell part ... More >>
Last month, we brought you the story of Bennett Olson, an unemployed 22-year-old Rosemount resident who doled out a few hundo to plaster his face on an electronic billboard towering above I-35W near where it intersects with the Midtown Greenway.Olson's message was simple -- "Hire me!" And, it turns ... More >>
Sending the kid out to test the structural engineering is a nice touch.
The University of Minnesota released preliminary results of their independent 35W bridge collapse study that came to simila ... More >>
After City Pages exposes a local nuclear power plant operator with a fake diploma, his bosses reluctantly give him the ax
Sewage sludge: Fertilizer or public menace?
Flawed contracts. Cut corners. Inadequate inspections. Complaints about conflicts of interest. University of Minnesota president Mark Yudof might be getting out just in time.
Terrorism puts industry self-regulation on ice
Alfalfa electricity? Northern States Power planted the idea, Minnesota farmers grew it, and a bitter tug-of-war chopped it down.
A new plan for disposing of metro-area sewage has critics crying foul
Hennepin County wants to dump its incinerator ash in the metro's "environmental Bermuda triangle"
The little-noted push to deregulate utilities will drive up rates and jeopardize service--not to mention
When a group of activists gained access to private papers from NSP's lawsuit against Westinghouse, they got a rare look at one of the nuclear industry's most serious problems.