The Twin Cities are full of transplants from the Fargo-Moorhead area, and many of them cheered when they heard that their beloved burger joint chain, JL Beers, was coming to Minneapolis. Known for its simple approach to classic burgers and healthy appreciation for good suds, JL Beers had already ama ... More >>
Last month, Mellaney Moore, a reporter for the Fargo-Moorhead TV station Valley News Live, entered three area elementary schools with a hidden camera. The idea was to test each school's security -- could anybody just waltz in and stroll down hallways crowded with children?THE BACKSTORY: Reporter Mel ... More >>
Mellaney Moore, a reporter for the Fargo-Moorhead TV station Valley News Live, is being investigated by police for entering area elementary schools with a hidden camera but without permission from school administrators while reporting a piece about school safety earlier this week. SEE ALSO: Minneton ... More >>
:::: UPDATE :::: Evidence is mounting that "Cheryl" was a hoax dreamed up by the morning show hosts on Fargo's Y94 radio station."Cheryl" called in to vent about fat trick-or-treaters about a year after a caller named "Donna" called the same show to sound off about those damn deer crosswalks (i ... More >>
Last Friday, Ron Powell was arrested in connection with a shooting at Champions Sports Bar on August 9 that last one man injured and an innocent bystander dead.Powell, 42, was arrested in a Walmart parking lot in Fargo. KFGO reports he's also accused of robbing a hair clipper from the store. Authori ... More >>
In case you haven't caught the drift from our first 216 posts along these lines, here's some news for ya: Relatively speaking, Twin Citians are healthy.SEE ALSO: Portland douses some Haterade on Mpls after regaining Bicycling.com's Best Bike City honor The latest evidence on this score comes from th ... More >>
Moorhead resident Dustin Muscha now faces up to 80 years in prison, but he might still be a free man if he hadn't lost his phone at a Carrie Underwood concert in Fargo last September.SEE ALSO: Rory Koch was busted for child porn possession while running for Ramsey County commissionerMuscha's phone, ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we kicks things off emphatically with the punkish awesomeness of Kitten Forever, who look like they throw the world's best slumber party in their brand new video. ... More >>
A billboard recently erected in Moorhead has left some Chamber of Commerce officials with bunched panties.SEE ALSO: North Dakota tries to market itself as hookup haven, fails The plain-looking billboard (visible above), bought and paid for by the Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce, simply says ... More >>
Rap fans in the Twin Cities typically don't have to wait too long for one of the members of the Doomtree collective to plan something cool in the area. Whether it's Dessa performing at the MIA, Sims playing at the Are You Local? event, or Lazerbeak joining creative forces with Mixed Blood Majority, ... More >>
Students at Red River High School in Grand Forks, North Dakota, staged a "whiteout" during Friday night's state tournament hockey game against Fargo's Davies High School.SEE ALSO: Angry hockey dad yells insult while holding infant, tells another parent he'll cave his face in [VIDEO] But three freshm ... More >>
On the night of April 11, 19-year-old Dilworth resident Kody Thronson and 18-year-old Moorhead resident Casey Gillette were allegedly out breaking into cars in a Fargo neighborhood when they stumbled across a gold mine.They came across an unlocked, unmarked police vehicle, replete with all sorts of ... More >>
Rather than pay $103 in fees, Anthony Wagnoner broke into a Moorhead animal hospital and sprung his Labrador retriever Ace from the doggy slammer.For this idiotic crime, the 27-year-old was sentenced Thursday to two years and three months in prison, reports the Fargo Forum.Wagoner had ... More >>
The Grand Forks police department plans to begin regularly using drones this spring.News of the new drone program comes just days after a Fargo lawyer said he might challenge the legality of law enforcement's use of a drone to make an arrest in rural North Dakota last summer. Six law enforcement ... More >>
In our final installment in our conversation with chefs Derik Moran and Kristin Tyborski of Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant, we'll go back in time as the two describe their favorite childhood meals and discuss how they got started in the biz. (Catch up on Part 1 and Part 2 here.) Kristin, did you ... More >>
Earlier this week, North Dakota's tourism department spent a couple days trying to market the state as a Las Vegas-style hookup destination.That went over about as well as anyone who has spent five minutes in Fargo would imagine. Within 48 hours the ad, which was meant to run in newspapers and ma ... More >>
Rogue Valley's tour diaries are written by frontman Chris Koza and edited by bandmate Peter Sieve. You can read their first installment here and second here.Most of us in the van slept on our two-our northbound drive from Cottage Grove to Portland, OR, where we would be spending the night. I ... More >>
A pint of prevention is worth...uh....nevermind.The Daily Beast collected statistics on alcohol use and abuse to rank the nation's most drunk metropolises. Minneapolis ranked 11th, based on the following data:
As we announced earlier today, a severe storm warning in the Twin Cities caused us to postpone tonight's free outdoor music and movie event with Marijuana Deathsquads and Fargo, and we are happy to announce that the same band and film will be presented in Loring Park on Tuesday, August 31.All oth ... More >>
Bassgasm 1 - Denis Jeong Plaster for CPThere are a lot of reasons people go to parties, but just one that will unite hundreds of dance music fans from around the Midwest for one of Woody McBride's legendary massives -- and that, dear friends, is the muthaf**ing bass. Packing 60-some odd DJs and ... More >>
Photo: furryscalymanBackseat driverLee Alexander Solarski says a tarantula caused him to clobber a pickup truck with his 1998 Dodge Stratus, and then smack into a mailbox. Also, the dog ate his homework. Fargo cops caught up with Solarski Monday after the hit-and-run thanks to a law abiding ... More >>
What's left after the movie attains cult status? "Two Gentlemen of Lebowski," written in The Bard's English.
The Walker announced the dates this week for the screenings of 13 of their movies and tickets are now on sale.
When a pastor thought it would be fun to visit an exotic dancer at her home in Fargo, we're thinking he didn't realize it would result in the woman extorting $7,000 of hush money and the eventual tattling to his wife and the church leadership about their sex.
Sara Gullickson crashed near Valley City when she swerved to avoid a goose and landed in a nearby lake. Gullickson called for help on her cell phone as her car started filling with water.
Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Wednesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Monday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for the release of a North Dakota journalist and Minnesota college graduate being held in Iran.
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The Venice Film Festival gives voice to the global cacophony
Chuck Klosterman wallows joyfully in cultural crap, while in the afterlife, Lester Bangs rises above it
Native Minnesotan filmmaker Katie Koskenmaki turns Vermont into the scary "Minnesota" of "The Windigo"
Produced and abandoned, the made-in-Minnesota wrestling comedy The Naked Man falls into a Hollywood sleeper hold
Ten hours, a half-dozen movies, and one big brainwash at the "stadium seating" gigaplex
Feeling Minnesota...Not!: Jeff Bridges and John Goodman in Joel and Ethan Coen's The Big Lebowski.
In two new titles, Winona LaDuke and Jim Northrup weigh tribal rights and wrongs.