Bill Whittle, the self-proclaimed "virtual president" of the Tea Party movement, was invited up to Bemidji by the Northern Minnesota Tea Party Patriots to give a speech Saturday.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann: Contraception mandate step toward one-child policy [VIDEO] If the roughly 100 attendees at a c ... More >>
A couple months ago, Bloomberg Businessweek did a cover story where Best Buy was characterized as a "Big Box Zombie." Now, Bloomberg is dinging former CEO Brian Dunn for being one of the people primarily responsible for the company's zombified state.SEE ALSO: Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn: Is this his mys ... More >>
During an appearance on Jan Mickelson's radio show late last year, Michele Bachmann said her favorite gun is the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle.SEE ALSO: Thomas Caffall, Texas A&M shooter, was a Michele Bachmann supporterThat's the same controversial high-capacity gun used by Adam Lanza to kill 20 child ... More >>
See also:Best Italian Restaurant, Cheap - Cossetta'sBroders vs. Cossetta in pizza pie fightAfter multiple setbacks in their planning stages and recent battles with City Hall over an exemption from city storm water management regulations, downtown St. Paul institution Cossetta Italian Market will mov ... More >>
Since hooking up with North Carolina MC Phonte in the early aughts, Dutch producer Nicolay, a.k.a. Matthijs Rook, has been bringing his penchant for eclecticism and outside-the-box thinking to underground hip-hop. As the Foreign Exchange, Nic and Phonte reached critical mass with albums lik ... More >>
It's a Saturday morning after a successful trip to the St. Paul Farmers Market. You got your fresh flowers, snap peas, and bunches of basil, but now you've worked up an appetite and are craving a sit-down breakfast that doesn't leave grease on your spoon. Sorry, Mickey's -- not always in the mood to ... More >>
General Mills was the seventh most-profitable company in Minnesota last year, raking in over $1.5 billion.But the company is still feeling pressure from Wall Street to "lower costs and boost efficiency," and as a result announced this morning that it plans to layoff 850 workers out of its worldwide ... More >>
Yesterday, we told you about Michele Bachmann's latest embroglio -- she found herself having to confront accusations she used a racial slur after characterizing President Obama's effort to crack down on oil speculators as akin to "waving a tar baby in the air."Some observers believe Bachmann's remar ... More >>
As the stock market rises and unemployment decreases, it's easy to lose sight of just how far the now-possibly-recovering economy fell from the pre-September 11 heights of a decade ago.Here's a reminder -- since 2001, the number of Minnesota children living in high-poverty neighborhoods has nearl ... More >>
Steinhafel has enough money to breed giant Target-brand dogs.Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel makes a lot of money -- too much, says the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. Steinhafel's $24 million annual salary is the highest CEO salary in the state, according to new data released by the Business ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzThere's an "Odd Couple" affability to the Loud & Rich tour of songwriters Loudon Wainwright III and Richard Thompson. The two are longtime friends and collaborators, Thompson having produced or played on most of Wainwright's recordings in the 80s, but for their first t ... More >>
Our very own Rep. Collin Peterson, the agricultural heavy-hitter in the House of Representatives, picked a fight with President Obama over a financial proposal. And he won!
She's still talking and cable TV news hosts love it.
Who says living on a budget can't be sexy? New Uptown restaurant Duplex puts the date into cheap date.
The state's biggest companies are finding ways to get around corporate taxes