In testimony offered last fall under immunity from prosecution, Hutchinson police officer Karl Willers admitted to giving people pot while he was in Minneapolis for Drug Recognition Expert program training in 2012.SEE ALSO: The City Pages' DRE scandal seriesGiven that other officers testified they s ... More >>
Plus, Brett Favre pube-gate leads to laughs while DRE Occupy scandal thickens
Nick Otterson, a state trooper from Hutchinson, has been under criminal investigation since May, when a colleague of his came forward to report he'd seen Otterson give an Occupy protester drugs.SEE ALSO:-- Sgt. Rick Munoz, DRE program boss, is pretty much the biggest jerk ever-- Police did indeed gi ... More >>
With news breaking yesterday that an officer has reported seeing a Hutchinson state trooper give pot to a Drug Recognition Expert program participant, Minneapolis officials are again disavowing any connection to the fiasco. Wednesday afternoon, Mayor RT Rybak took to Facebook and issued a statement ... More >>
Last Thursday, we told you about explosive allegations made by a new video report -- that state patrol officers and county deputies have been giving drugs to young people hanging out near Peavey Plaza as part of the State Patrol's Drug Recognition Expert program.Later that day, Eric Roeske, State P ... More >>
Dan Devine: He can't stop the Nazis, but he can despise them.The mayor of West Allis, Wisconsin can't legally do anything to stop the white supremacist rally that's going to be held there tomorrow. But in the spirit of the same First Amendment that lets those creeps hold their little march, the m ... More >>
Gov. Mark Dayton will expanded his list of essential services in a possible state government shutdown today, petitioning Ramsey County Court to include payments to health care and financial assistance workers providing services to those on state aid. "We recognize the lack of assured provide ... More >>
Bradlee Dean, kicked out of Walmart.It's been a rough week for Bradlee Dean. On Friday the gay-baiting minister was universally denounced by just about every state lawmaker who could get near a microphone. Now it turns out that not only is Dean permanently unwelcome in the state legislature ... More >>
Chef Jason Blair at Red Stag SupperclubWe continue our chat with chef Jason Blair of Red Stag Supperclub in Northeast Minneapolis, the first LEED certified restaurant in the state. After working in nationally acclaimed restaurants all over the Pacific Northwest (and Alaska) Jason's experien ... More >>
The day garlic breath is forgiven. Kings Wine Bar celebrates its first birthday this month, and it's not the only one offering wine specials. This week, enjoy plentiful wine deals and dinners, as well as opportunities to learn more about permaculture, canning, and how to grow 6,000 pounds of prod ... More >>
One could spend an entire day at the fair without eating locally grown food
But in a good way. It's happening Saturday in Hutchinson. Garlic ice cream, anyone?
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Weather Alert, and it's a doozy.
Judicial candidates in Minnesota can now be endorsed by a political party. The money hasn't flowed yet, but some races have already been politicized.
How Lindsay Whalen resurrected the Lady Gophers
Former gang prosecution snitch Johnny Edwards recants--sort of
Bryn Mawr neighborhood association president Chris Bacon says the public-input process for a proposed bikeway has turned into "a major pain in the ass." City officials think they've found a cure: closed-door, invitation-only meetings.