Prosecutors team with debt collectors to terrorize consumers
In a blog post published this morning, Rochester Post-Bulletin Managing Editor Jay Furst blasts the Star Tribune for publishing "a ridiculous story" about "a report" of an eagle killed by a wind turbine on the Minnesota-Iowa border.The story -- "Eagle may have died from wind turbine" -- was written ... More >>
Well, this is ironic.Workers have been moved out of the Goodhue County public health building in Red Wing after workers complained to the Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Division that the building has a "very strong" shit odor, a leaky ceiling with visible mold, and is causing employees to ... More >>
One of several angel figures found inside a bag containing a dead newborn.After the body of a newborn baby girl was found floating in the middle of Mississippi River, cops revealed only that she'd been wrapped in a plastic bag. Now it turns out that the bag contained several items, in what seems ... More >>
Christina Hope via FlickrCops want to know if four infants found four years apart in the Mississippi have any connection.An afternoon of boating on the Mississippi River went terribly wrong for one family this week after they discovered a strange object floating in the water. It turned out to be ... More >>
Look, we did something!Miraculously, the Minnesota Legislature found time in its busy schedule of not making a budget to pass a few bills. Not only that, but Mark Dayton actually signed these pieces of legislation, promptly, and they're about to debut as new laws. Starting August 1, there'll be n ... More >>
JonathunderLake Pepin, the scene of a tragic Memorial Day weekend deathBrian Eugene Harwick jumped into Lake Pepin over the weekend to rescue his sinking black Labrador Retriever. His beloved pet survived--but Harwick drowned during the rescue attempt. Now, it looks like an electrical curre ... More >>
Watch out for those squad cars! Eight Minnesota State Troopers have been struck in winter-related accidents in the past three days because Minnesota drivers just aren't paying attention. The recent crashes bring the total number of troopers hit to 31 this winter. Last year at this time, 13 troo ... More >>
Secretary of StateSome challenges are frivolous. Some aren't.Jockeying between Mark Dayton and Tom Emmer in the governor's race recount doesn't look like it's going to change Dayton's margin of victory, at least not right now. But we got to wondering some some of these challenged ballots look ... More >>
Photo: timpearcelosgatosSuzanne Walstrom, a prison guard who bragged about hanging out with gang bangers and who was arrested last year for forging drug prescriptions for minors, also seems to have "boundary issues" with at least a couple of teenage inmates at he Minnesota Correctional Facil ... More >>
It's a spate of fatalities not seen since eight people were killed between Jan. 12-22.
Reinke still denies that he killed the beast, but admitted to possessing it illegally.
Troy Alan Reinke says he wants his hunting clothes tested for gun residue to prove his innocence.
Minnesota cracking down on outlaw hunting practice
A Cannon Falls man pleads not guilty and says someone else shot and killed a world-record buck.
The beleaguered music-maker's Mecca has become the Temple of the White Elephant
Governor Tim Pawlenty may have vetoed the legislation, but that hasn't stopped women from being surrogates
Nearly three years after St. Olaf sold its radio station to MPR for a pile of cash, it's a long way from living the decision down.
Kiffmeyer's "friends and family" election observer corps stirs controversy
Meaning of life found...In Cannon Falls
Life and strife at the beloved Pachyderm Recording Studio
The photograph as documentary; the photograph as idealism
In Cannon Falls, the Class Act strip club supplies ample fodder for a legal brawl in federal court