KDWB radio show host Dave Ryan cost his bosses some money yesterday with a meant-to-be-funny Twitter rant that seriously offended the Minnesota Department of Education.SEE ALSO: Joe Cowley, Chicago sportswriter and alleged MN resident, in trouble after sexist Twitter rant Yesterday morning, Ryan pos ... More >>
There's a glut of hip-hop coming out of the Twin Cities, and it can be a lot to try to digest. In the spirit of the Gimme Noise Mixtape series that ran on this blog, we now present to you a more focused album round-up, selecting three recently released albums by local rappers that deserve recognitio ... More >>
By Aaron Rupar and Anand BalasubrahmanyanSee Also:Slideshow: Summer Set 2012, The PeopleSlideshow: Summer Set, The ArtistsSummer Set Music & Camping Festival day one, 08/24/12Fans, campers, and two Gimme Noise reviewers hit the second day of Summer Set in Somerset, Wisconsin, for a day that prov ... More >>
The boys take their tongues out of their cheeks for this one
The former "Crain Wreck" has turned into one of baseball's most dominant relievers.
Insurance scams target vulnerable Americans
These Minnesotans snatched defeat from the jaws of victory with incredible panache.
It's true: Lake Como beat out all of the Chain of Lakes for "Best Walk Around a Lake".
They are the modern versions of monster stories. True Crime writers seek out such tales every day, finding them in two sentence-long police blotter blurbs, law enforcement sources lamenting the one that got away, or victims looking for justice. They pile on hours of research and interviews, buildin ... More >>
The best DVDs of '07 made old movies feel new again
With their croaking vocals and enormous belt buckles, Nashville's neglected veterans seek shelter at the Midwest Country Music Theater-- a little bit of Branson back home
Also of note: A selective listing of honorable mentions