When former Stillwater resident Molly "Cruise Ship" Brandt, the only contestant on the current season of Top Chef who has Minnesota connections, got eliminated in the qualifying round with her mousseline of shrimp, the Hot Dish had to find a new underdog to root for. While smart money is on domin ... More >>
While it seems like tempting fate to already start looking forward to the tail end of summer, the Minnesota State Fair free stage lineups should help us ease our way into the beginning of September. On the lineup this year are early-'80s Prince cohorts Morris Day and the Time, Johnny Cash's longt ... More >>
The Daily ShowJason Jones goes cruising at a Minneapolis Target.When The Advocate declared Minneapolis the gayest city in America four months ago, the honor was celebrated locally but it also raised some eyebrows. Really? Minneapolis? We're always ready to accept another best city award, but ... More >>
James Irvin Lentz was sentenced yesterday.Joshua Michael Martin and Jason Jones had just killed Maplewood Police Sgt. Joe Bergeron last May, and Martin needed a ride from his mom's house. So he called his friend James Irvin Lentz. Lentz showed up, Martin got in the car, told his friend that ... More >>
Readers respond to "Bitter after Taste"
Missed opportunity?Joshua Michael Martin is the St. Paul man sentenced to 35 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of Maplewood police Sgt. Joe Bergeron. He granted us a jailhouse interview for our cover story "Cop Killer,." While gathering some background information on Martin ... More >>
Most hated man in St. Paul speaks from prison
What if Democrats had a super-duper majority? We'd be living as socialists!
All other NYTimes journalists: pansies.