On November 2, a patient at St. John's Hospital in Maplewood attacked four nurses, severely injuring two before police tackled him. One nurse came away with a broken wrist, another a collapsed lung. This and other violent hospital encounters inspired State Rep. Joe Atkins to propose a nurse protec ... More >>
Meet the micro-distillers who are making craft liquor the Twin Cities' new industry
Forget pick-pocketing. The street crime of today is "apple picking" -- thefts that target smartphones like Apple's iPhone.It hit at the University of Minnesota campus, which has seen a high-profile wave of violent robberies targeting students' phones and laptops. And last week, it hit at the Mall of ... More >>
Synthetic drugs are already illegal in Minnesota, but lawmakers believe there's more work to be done to "combat the spread of the sale" of these and other controlled substances across the state. House Speaker Paul Thissen, D-Minneapolis, announced this week he's starting a committee to study the i ... More >>
After Gov. Mark Dayton announced he would not accept a paycheck during the shutdown, we asked all the Minnesota legislators whether they would follow suit. While the vast majority didn't reply, we got some responses and put together a preliminary list. Now we've got our hands on the official li ... More >>
Don't knock it until you've tried it and turned into a chair.
State legislators are once again considering banning the harmless, spiritually beneficial hallucinogen. (You know, for the children).
Readers respond to "The Drug Test"
...so we decide to try the potent, legal psychedelic ourselves.
Horny dolphin angles for three-way
Wal-Mart politicizes Inver Grove Heights