Each week, we'll interview two of the chefs participating in our 2013 Iron Fork competition. On November 7th, these six culinary masterminds will go head to head to see who can create the most appetizing and healthful dish using a secret ingredient provided by Lunds. For more information on the even ... More >>
Okay, so nobody was about to mistake either of them for Harvard or Stanford in the first place. But still, it's disappointing to see both St. Cloud State and MSU-Mankato on The Center for College Affordability and Productivity's list of the 25 universities with the worst professors.SEE ALSO: Jim Fet ... More >>
After a brilliant season at Iowa State, Royce White -- a former Minnesota Mr. Basketball and two-time state high school champion, once with DeLeSalle and once with Hopkins -- was a first-round draft selection of the Kevin McHale-led Houston Rockets last June.SEE ALSO:-- Gophers' Royce White says he' ... More >>
In wake of suicides, schools face federal scrutiny
When the James Beard Award semifinalists were announced this week, it was no surprise that Michelle Gayer was listed among nods for Outstanding Pastry Chef. We've recognized her Salty Tart as our Best Bakery and the Beard Awards have nominated her in the past. Her career began as a dish ... More >>
Fred KargerMarcus Bachmann, and his confronter. Warren Blumenfeld was in his office at Iowa State University on Saturday, trying to prepare his syllabi for fall classes. But the noise from the Ames Straw Poll, which was taking place just a few blocks away, was distracting him. Blumenfeld decided ... More >>
KCCI's Eric Hanson tries deep-fried butter at the Iowa State Fair.It's made its way to the Indiana, Wisconsin, Texas, and Iowa State Fairs. Even something called the Canadian National Exhibition has served it. Paula freaking Dean has a recipe for the stuff. But, alas, there's no deep fried bu ... More >>
Ricky Rubio: Caution, savior at work.Ricky Rubio has arrived in Minnesota with all the fanfare of a rock star, and now has the not-so-enviable task of trying to help the Minnesota Timberwolves earn the respect of their fans rather than ridicule.So in honor of Rubio's arrival, let's look back at f ... More >>
Bachmann would only serve four years. Probably. Maybe. We'll see.Critics of Michele Bachmann sometimes suggest that her personal ambition and capacity for delusions of grandeur are without limit. Not so! Bachmann, in Iowa to further her fledgling presidential campaign, demonstrated her humi ... More >>
Trevor Mbakwe was arrested Monday.Another member of the University of Minnesota men's basketball team is in trouble with the law. Junior Trevor Mbakwe, a 6-foot 8-inch, 240-pound forward, has been arrested because he posted a message on the Facebook page of a woman he was under a court order to ... More >>
Iowa's capitalizing on some of Minnesota's cold weather grapes to support its growing wine industry.
Would you be more or less likely to drink Bud Light if the can was in your school's colors? Bud's betting the former.
The Iowa State Fair will include a butter sculpture of a moonwalking Michael Jackson this year.
The Gopher's pedestrian finish didn't damn their NCAA hopes. Here's some initial analysis of the matchup. Get your bracketology on.
A Minneapolis author helps raise new questions about the King assassination
Iowa State scored a pair of upsets early, then dominated the upper weight classes, knocking off the defending national champion Minnesota wrestlers by an 18-13 margin. The Williams Arena showdown between the top two squads in the country wasn't decided until the heavyweight bought. It was an after ... More >>
Rushford turkey farmer Eric Hoiland lost everything in the floods
In the rush to cash in on ethanol, the Midwest might be giving away its greatest natural resource
Metacritic is too damn slow. It's been over a week since the release of Atmosphere's You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having, and the review-compiling website still hasn't managed to tell us the good word on the duo's latest disc. Okay, so maybe it's the major publications who aren't on top of t ... More >>
How a little-known political consultant from Iowa is beating back the menace of public education, one school referendum at a time
As the Retailing Behemoth Prepares to Open Its First Store in the Twin Cities Metro, Neighborhoods and Workers Brace Themselves for the Wal-Mart Treatment: Low Wages, Union Busting, and a Big, Friendly Smile
Wal-Mart politicizes Inver Grove Heights
Ex-cons and ex-housewives. The highly trained and the unskilled. The nice, the nasty, and the downright crazy. All kinds of people come to the day-labor hiring hall, but they all come for the same thing.
Introduction to Logic fulfills a requirement at the University of Minnesota. John M. Dolan teaches Introduction to Logic.