In 2003, a man met with church officials from the Diocese of Winona. When he was younger, he said, Father Sylvester Brown had been his spiritual advisor, but the counselling didn't last long. The priest's first session hung on the topic of sexuality and lead to questions about whether the man was ... More >>
Think Minnesota Republicans have a hard time with social media? Consider the case of young Wisconsin GOPer Jacob Dorsey.Dorsey, 19, took a semester off from his studies at Brigham Young University-Idaho to run for a Janesville seat in the state assembly, which is the Wisconsin equivalent to the Minn ... More >>
Featuring threesome seekers, cokehead judges, hockey dads from hell and, quite naturally, Wells Fargo.
In June, Maria Caya, a 50-year-old fourth-grade teacher in Janesville, Wisconsin, got absolutely obliterated during a school field trip to a bowling alley. She passed out, was brought to the emergency room, and ended up clocking in with a BAL of 0.27.SEE ALSO: 350-pound Wisconsin man picketing resta ... More >>
The Janesville, Wisconsin Police Department is taking a novel approach to dealing with 10 of the most notorious drunks in the city by putting together a "No Serve List" of folks bars in the city are asked not to serve.SEE ALSO: Wisconsin newspaper censors "vagina" in Vagina Monologues ad [IMAGE]Whil ... More >>
It's no surprise folks like to tip a few back in Wisconsin, but this is ridiculous.SEE ALSO: 350-pound Wisconsin man picketing restaurant after he's cut off during all-you-can-eat fish fry Janesville fourth-grade teacher Maria Caya faces possible disciplinary action -- including the prospect of losi ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we get into things with a brand new video from the Minneapolis trio Is/Is, a hazy, diamond-vision clip that captures the enthralling spirit of their new single, "H ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Norm Coleman blasts Cali Democrat John Burton after he compares Paul Ryan to Goebbels-- Mitt Romney blames Wisconsin's problems on Obama, ignores Scott Walker [VIDEO]-- Obama shouts out Warroad-based, Romney-supporting Marvin Windows [VIDEO]The American Future Fund will spend $207,000 to ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Romney has halved Obama's Minnesota lead since May, says new SurveyUSA poll-- Pro-Romney group will air misleading 'Janesville' ad in Minnesota [VIDEO]Barack Obama has a comfortable, if not insurmountable lead over Mitt Romney in Minnesota, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Norm Coleman's "shadowy" American Action Network under fire for flouting law-- Norm Coleman most popular prominent MN GOPer; Bachmann "most unpopular politician"-- Norm Coleman: Obamacare won't be repealed, despite what Romney saysFormer Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman spoke on behalf of ... More >>
Sandra Bathke's bank heist has earned her a Christmas in the clink.Sandra Leanne Bathke told police she robbed the Elysian Bank in order to keep a roof over her head. The 70 year old's plan worked -- sorta. Bathke was nabbed shortly after she threatened a teller and walked out of the bank w ... More >>
Sandra Bathke -- a 70-year-old bank robber -- in the grumpy old pen.Most people are taught to be extra nice to little old ladies. In that spirit, Luke Weimert says he offered to give 70-year-old Sandra Leanne Bathke a ride from Janesville to Elysian to go to the bank. The 26 year old didn't ... More >>
Do they claim Minnesota or Brooklyn?
Photo by Mark SeligerAs Minnesotans, we just love claiming people as our own. Prince? Ours. Garrison Keillor? OURS. Bob Dylan? TOTALLY OURS. HE WAS BORN HERE. So it's no surprise that every time the Hold Steady returns to the Twin Cities to play a show, we throw up our arms in a welcoming homecom ... More >>
More wineries are coming to Minnesota. Schweet!
A rogue Wienermobile slams into a Wisconsin home. Oscar Mayer apologizes.
Is there anybody who still believes in the ethanol boondagle? If so, watch the above NBC Nightly News clip from Janesville for the final, incontravertable proof that ethanol is a giant pile of suck.
We hope the new center will figure out what is in the water because we just see too many Wisconsin residents who are in need of ... More >>
Mild-mannered singer-songwriter Ryan Lee's clanging pop
With her "Women in the Rejected Chair" series, DIY film curator Lisa Ganser screens shorts shunned by other showcases
Hello Rock Star and other salutations that may never reach the ears of the seriously talented but lamentably underappreciated singer-songwriter Marlee MacLeod
He built a pair of wings for Shirley MacLaine, now he's showing us his closet