Gavin Kaysen may keep a cool head, but this Minnesota native is busy working on one of the most anticipated restaurants of the fall of 2014, right here in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis. Kaysen, former executive chef at the acclaimed Café Boulud in NYC, took some time to talk with us ab ... More >>
-- Update, including comments from Stanek himself, at bottom -- This afternoon, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek will meet with a group of children from the Boys and Girls Club of Little Earth to run these words of wisdom by them:RELATED: Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek thinks pot makes you v ... More >>
Over the past year, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers have busted a lot of hunters and anglers up to no good, and in certain cases, they've confiscated their gear.Now, those lawbreakers' mistakes can be your gain: The seized items are hitting the auction block tomorrow, ... More >>
Coyotes pose a serious problem for Minnesota farmers -- the animals, which are Minnesota's most abundant large predator, prey on livestock. Rep. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, wants to do something about the coyote problem. That goal, combined with a love of hunting, led him to the following propo ... More >>
If you're anything like me, you're always on the lookout for venison but have never done the dirty work yourself. Even if you have no experience with hunting, you can channel your inner Steven Rinella in this Thursday's class at Seward Co-op, where Department of Natural Resources outdoor mentor Erik ... More >>
Hope was killed by a hunter who didn't recognize her.Hope, the black bear whose live birth online captured animal lovers' hearts, has died by the hands of a Minnesota hunter. Hope, daughter of internet celebrity bear Lily, had been missing for some time, and researcher Lynn Rogers feared she migh ... More >>
Try not to kill this female, the oldest known black bear in North America.If you see a black bear with a red necklace, know two things: You are not hallucinating, and you probably shouldn't shoot it. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking bear hunters to not kill about 35 bears t ... More >>
You get 50 years of ice fishing under your belt and you figure you know when it's safe to gear up and head out, right?
It's spring in Minnesota, and as sure as the crocus blooms, rugged ice fishing types calling for help after their rigs crash through thinning ice.
Words by Roy Holdren, sung to the tune of "God Blessed Texas." Watch for the ignominious end of the ice fisherman.
Call us un-Minnesotan, but we wouldn't exactly call this win a dream come true. But we have to admit it makes ice fishing sound a tad more appealing.
who happened upon that rotting tray of chicken livers I placed by the river's edge outside the Spot Art gallery this weekend. I left those livers festering in the sun because I wanted to go catfishing with my fellow art lovers and nothing appeals to ... More >>
Where men go to escape from being men
Is it me, or is Prince looking more and more like artist Scott Seekins? During his first Saturday Night Live performance in 16 years (video here), Prince wore the trademark Seekins pencil 'stache, headband, and suit, but in dark red and black rather than all-white (what Seekins wears in summer) or a ... More >>
The glorious yachting days of summer--as seen from the shore
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Randy Moss will return to the Twin Cities next week to take part in the Randy Moss Celebrity Charity Invitational Bass Tournament, a one-day event on Lake Minnetonka. Fifty pro anglers will be paired with sports and media celebrities and corporate sponsors to compete fo ... More >>
Cormorants: From the endangered species list to the hit list
Suburbia solves its deer problem--efficiently, neatly, and discreetly
Sharp-nosed dogs, stealthy birds, and the sweet secret of dawn: A neophyte gets a taste of the hunt
Some people think crack and furniture-stripping fumes made Chuck Strobel crazy. But it was the rural peace and quiet that drove him over the edge.
Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts caretake our paranoia in Conspiracy Theory.