The Wisconsin State Patrol had to deal with a rather large and sticky mess this morning.Nearly 200 gallons of honey spilled onto Highway 23 in Fond du Lac, reported WISN Milwaukee. A bee farmer lost several 55-gallon drums while turning onto Highway 41 South from Highway 23 East, according ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Thom Pertler, Carlton County attorney, quits teaching gig after showing up to class drunkIn February, Thom Pertler tried to teach while drunk, but made such a mess out of it that he ended up resigning his adjunct gig at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.Pertler, the Carlton County A ... More >>
Forbes calls it "Mommy Porn," citing the controversial book's erotic scenes and perceived demographic -- largely married women over 30.Yet according to the New York Times, E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" is "the most popular book in circulation" in the Hennepin County Public Library system. Meanw ... More >>
And we think Minnesota's politics are bitter...Randy Hopper, a former GOP state senator in Wisconsin from Fond du Lac, testified yesterday that he believes his October 2011 drunk driving arrest was a result of his support for Governor Scott Walker's effort to eliminate collective bargaining for p ... More >>
Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler resigned his adjunct teaching job at the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College because he showed up to class three sheets to the wind.February 27 was the first day of a law enforcement class Pertler teaches about Minnesota statutes. The class began at 6 p.m ... More >>
Gov. Scott Walker's allies get caught in a dirty trick.A number of Wisconsin Republicans are still trying to figure out how to survive the PR debacle birthed by their public employee union busting legislation earlier this year. One of the upshots is a series of recall drives being launched agains ... More >>
David Joshua Annette and Rachel Charlotte DefoeBack one Saturday night in January, Carlton County deputies found a pickup truck burning in the road near Saginaw.
The next day, 35 miles away, they found its owner: Tom Holm, along with his girlfriend, Kim Schmitz, had been shot to death in th ... More >>
Father Luke Strand learns Best Buy takes copyright issues very seriously.It must have seemed like a good idea at the time to Father Luke Strand back in seminary: Gussie up a Volkswagen Beetle to mimic those Best Buy "Geek Squad" cars used by the company's house-call nerds. Have the logo on th ... More >>
Image via Dayton for GovernorYvonne Prettner SolonFormer DFL U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton has named Duluth State Senator Yvonne Prettner Solon as his running mate in the 2010 race for the governor's office.
"I am very proud to introduce the woman I believe will be Minnesota's next Lieutenant Govern ... More >>
So Duluth resident Dawn Bloom looks up one day and there's a big moose in her yard, accessorized with a radio collar. Mike Schrage, a biologist for the Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa tells the Duluth News Tribune that No. 4073 was collared northeast of Finland, Minn., in February 2008.
No one's sure ... More >>