-- Update at bottom -- Today, a desperate search is taking place for Mari Ruddy, a diabetic St. Paul woman who has been missing since around 1 p.m. Tuesday.Ruddy, 48, has had type 1 diabetes for 30 years, the Pioneer Press reports. She wears an insulin pump and family members say she only had enough ... More >>
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time
First impressions are hard to take back, but even with ludicrousness of a name like Ghostmouth, the Twin Cities band's members take themselves seriously. With their new album, which is actually a collection five years in the making, the band share with their fans a new maturity that opens an elem ... More >>
From SNL to the rabid right of modern politics
When the suspect saw flashing lights, he floored it into oncoming traffic.Early this morning, Minneapolis Police tried to pull over a Honda Civic for an "equipment violation." That potentially minor crime turned into a major one when the driver instead took off, driving into oncoming traffic to g ... More >>
Photo by David ShankboneDespite what Wikipedia would have you believe, the Thurston Moore solo catalog is fucking immense, and most of it is full-on noise apocalyptic, limited-edition cassette-only recordings of an iconoclast manchild, his mis-tuned guitars, and his atrophied amplifiers wilding t ... More >>
Play-by-play announcer opens up about his past and future
Jordan Kavoosi built an empire of fake term papers. Now the writers want their cut.
Take a ride with Forza 2, the greatest car sim ever
In the capital city, a generation of younger, harder, more randomly violent gangsters wage war on themselves
Baxterization, beaten paths, and the great riparian land rush of northern Minnesota
Busdriver laughs through car troubles and a struggling career
The music and movies were epochal. The politics were abysmal. A poison valentine to the year that won't go away.
You scrubbed radioactive toilets. You fleeced tots at carnivals. You ground the beaks off baby birds. You sent City Pages your summer job stories--and we didn't even give you minimum wage in return.
Did Northwest Airlines try to muzzle a whistleblower?
An experimental hip-hop duo that's not just for horn-rimmed white boys
For 13 years publisher Bill Lawrence has specialized in tales of graft and greed on the rez. He knows it's a dirty job, but no one else is doing it.
An urban design trend rattles tempers and suspensions
Six minor-party contenders for governor promise to bring back the primo dime-bag, turn the governor's mansion into a flophouse, tax water, get big brother out of your bedroom, ditch the nukes, and reveal the secrets of gravity-defying hair.
One mother's journey to large familyhood
As songwriter Ann Reed and her audiences have matured, so has her work. Perhaps that's the reason for her loyal, widespread following