Tom Emmer is teasing "an announcement" he'll be making tomorrow at 6 p.m. in Delano, a town firmly in the soon-to-be-abdicated-by-Bachmann 6th Congressional District.SEE ALSO: Tom Emmer: If I were guv, Minnesota would "make Wisconsin look like [an] ugly step-child" Emmer, who represented parts of th ... More >>
Hamline University men's basketball coach Nelson Whitmore has been indefinitely suspended and 14 players face discipline in connection with an player-on-woman assault that allegedly took place in a Spokane, Washington hotel room on New Year's Eve.SEE ALSO: Ex-Twin Knoblauch is reportedly drunkenly r ... More >>
Gay rights supporters at Hamline continue to call for school administration to reconsider its neutral stance on the Minnesota marriage amendment.SEE ALSO:-- Hamline professor Stephen Kellert calls on university administration to come out against Minnesota marriage amendment-- Hamline Wesley Award wi ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Catholics walk out of mass as anti-gay marriage letter from Archbishop Nienstedt is read-- U of M is one of the most LGBT-friendly campuses in the country, says new study-- MN Marriage amendment: Majority support one man-one woman definition, says new survey Stephen Kellert, a longtime ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Chris Fields: I didn't call Keith Ellison a reverse racist in "reverse racism" ad-- Michele Bachmann's Keith Ellison comments: Media criticized for "unconscionable" headlinesCongressional candidate Gary Boisclair has absolutely no chance to defeat Keith Ellison in an August 14 Democratic ... More >>
Right-wing prankster James O'Keefe, known best for hidden-camera takedown of ACORN, is taking on Minnesota's voter ID laws. O'Keefe and Project Veritas released a video earlier this week in which they try to register Tim Tebow and Tom Brady with some not-so-football-savvy Minnesota officials. At o ... More >>
This Saturday, Theatre Unbound brings back its popular 24-hour play project at Hamline University. The event has been revamped this year with a new name, 24:00:00 Xtreme Theatre Smackdown, and new elements that heighten the competition and fun.
The host committee continued to spend long after the convention.In this week's feature, "RNC Piggy Bank", we examine how the host committee for the 2008 Republican National Convention has been spending its leftover donations since the convention. Though the bulk of the surplus donations went ... More >>
Photos by Steve CohenJustin Townes Earle February 14, 2011 First Avenue I'd like to couch this review as a half-assed intervention. If I may.
Brodkorb: DFL-ers did it too.Sen. Dick Cohen (DFL-St. Paul) is pretty unhappy that three Republicans refused to answer his questions about their budget bill last week. Now, a GOP operative says he shouldn't be. Earlier this week we posted a video from the Senate showing Sens. Mike Parry (R-Wasec ... More >>
Hecker fesses up to drug use.Denny Hecker's sentencing is just around the corner, and the fallen auto king is making an 11th-hour plea for a little mercy. Hecker's lawyers filed a motion yesterday asking a judge to shave two years off the recommended sentence of a decade in prison. Hecker fesses ... More >>
Singer-songwriter is feeling Minnesota
Can T-Paw bring in enough dough to be anything more than just another ex-governor?Tim Pawlenty's Political Action Committee, Freedom First is reporting today that it raised $723,501 in the second quarter of this year, raising its yearly total to about $1.3 million.It sounds like a lot of mone ... More >>
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Take Me Out to the Strip Mall...
The L.A. godmother of spoken-word poetry talks the talk.