Kelly Smith

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Metrodome demolition porn: Top photos

    Over the past couple months, we've voyeuristically watched the public desecration of the Metrodome with a mixture of sentimental melancholia and anticipation of bigger and glassier things to come.SEE ALSO: The Zygi Wilf/Mark Dayton photo people can't get enough of: Top 10 tweets With demolition wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Strib reports Ted Hoffstrom was upset over birth defects, then retracts it

    A Star Tribune report published last night connected some of the dots in the tragic story of Ted Hoffstrom and Dr. Stephen Larson.The report said Hoffstrom blamed the doctor he is suspected of murdering last Friday night in Orono for birth defects he was afflicted with. Previous reports indicated La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Brawl at Mpls South High School reportedly involves hundreds, lands students in hospital [UPDATE]

    -- Updates at bottom of post, with newest updates further down  -- Today, a massive brawl at South High School in Minneapolis resulted in at least two students being transported to the hospital. SEE ALSO: Washburn High parent concerned black doll incident could lead to racial violence [INTERVIE ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    North Loop water main break: The day after

    Former City Pages web editor Jen Boyles lives in the Whitney Square building at 2nd Avenue North and 2nd Street in the North Loop, near where yesterday's water main break occurred.SEE ALSO: Downtown Mpls water main break: No poop in the North Loop Boyles and her fiance went to sleep last night still ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Amtrak employees literally dropped off elderly women in middle of nowhere

    File this one in the 'what in God's name were these people thinking?' department.On Sunday, the Star Tribune's Kelly Smith told the story of Vivian Rhode, 75, and her niece Peggy Larson, 64. In late March, the two women were on an Amtrak train traveling from Michigan to St. Cloud, where they planned ... More >>

  • News

    July 2, 2008

    No More Pencils, No More Books

    Rural schools say chronic underfunding is leading them to desperate measures