John Derus

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2006
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    September 29, 2005
  • News

    January 14, 2004

    Boss Lady

    Meet Barb Johnson, the most powerful politician in Minneapolis

  • Books

    December 19, 2001

    Mea Culpa, Culpa, Culpa

    A Hmong woman sues an apologetic Pioneer Press for libel

  • News

    October 31, 2001

    The Education of Sharon Sayles Belton

    No party endorsement, a disastrous primary, and an opponent who attracts wealthy liberals: Can Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton revive her reelection campaign?

  • News

    December 9, 1998
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    January 7, 1998
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    October 29, 1997
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    August 13, 1997

    Notes of a Native Son

    For an immigrant kid from Northeast, Walt Dziedzic did all right for himself. His proudest accomplishment? That he never forgot where he came from.

  • News

    July 30, 1997

    The Friends of Alan Page

    John Derus, still smarting from his 1996 primary defeat and his misplaced election-day photo in the Star Tribune, claims state Supreme Court Justice Alan Page's ties to the Strib biased the outcome of Derus's case against the paper.

  • Feature

    June 25, 1997

    Her Own Petard

    "Invulnerable" or not, Sharon Sayles Belton may be in for a rough year

  • News

    March 19, 1997

    The McDonald Affair

    Thr Strib's Dubious Timing Puts it on the Wrong Side of Another Local Pol

  • News

    January 29, 1997

    PC or not PC: That is the Question at the MPD

    Cops, hard-ons, and the First Amendment

  • News

    November 20, 1996

    Last Man Standing

    In the 25 years that he's served as Hennepin County's first and only chief public defender, Bill Kennedy has earned a tough-as-nails reputation for the way he defends his clients, his staff, and himself. This year he's pitted against Hennepin County prose

  • Feature

    October 30, 1996

    Wellstone's Worries

    The electorate: Round and round it goes,

  • News

    October 2, 1996



  • News

    September 4, 1996

    A Changing of the Guard?

    Retiring pols and a shifting could change the of politics on Minneapolis's long-entrenched north side.

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    October 18, 1995