• Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Keith Ellison explains why he's leaning toward supporting Syria strike [VIDEO]

    Yesterday, Keith Ellison went on WCCO Sunday Morning with Esme Murphy to explain his (preliminary) support for a military strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.SEE ALSO: Keith Ellison: "Let's say that the war on drugs is over" [INTERVIEW]Ellison made clear during the intervie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    David Clifford, Mpls police sergeant, in jail after nearly killing man with alleged bar sucker punch

    Brian Vander Lee was talking loudly on his phone while sitting with friends and family on the patio at Tanners bar in Andover around 7 p.m. Saturday night when a man walked up to him and asked him to quiet down.Surveillance footage shows that just seconds later, the man waylaid Vander Lee, sending h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Tim Poe, America's Got Talent singer, lied about being injured in Afghanistan, says Minnesota National Guard

    It looks like America's Got Talent favorite Tim Poe is a bit of a con artist. According to a statement issued by the Minnesota National Guard yesterday, Poe was not injured by a grenade while serving in Afghanistan in 2009 as the singer claimed on the popular TV show Monday night. Poe indeed served ... More >>

  • News

    April 25, 2012

    The Terrorists Next Door

    National security laws have transformed America's most vulnerable immigrants into terrorists

  • News

    April 13, 2011

    MSPIFF: The Interrupters, Louder Than a Bomb, and more

    Reviews from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival

  • News

    September 1, 2010

    Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in trouble with the law

    Experts see more soldiers facing criminal time

  • Sports

    July 20, 2005

    In TV Land, You're Better Off Red

    Boob tube news swings hard to the right

  • Columns

    September 22, 2004

    Year of the Rat

    Baaaaing at sheep, barking at dogs: How to have a conversation with the universe

  • Sports

    April 21, 2004

    Hate the Playoffs, Love the Game?

    God created the world in six days, so why does it take eight weeks to pick an NBA champion: A City Pages dialogue

  • News

    April 21, 2004

    Fables of the Reconstruction

    A Coalition memo reveals that even true believers see the seeds of civil war in the occupation of Iraq

  • Columns

    January 21, 2004

    Iowa Death Trip

    Howard "Hindenberg" Dean and the rest

  • Movies

    November 12, 2003

    The Objects of Our Affection

    There's plenty to love at the LGBT film festival

  • News

    April 23, 2003

    Death by DU

    Depleted uranium: A deadly tool in the U.S. arsenal

  • News

    March 26, 2003

    And The War Came

    Planet America: Our world and welcome to it

  • Arts

    May 15, 2002

    Far Away, So Close

    With lusty seniors in Rio and hard-driving cabbies in Lima, filmmaker Heddy Honigmann makes her home in the world

  • Sports

    January 16, 2002
  • Arts

    July 18, 2001

    The Canvasser

    Community activist Cy Thao plans to tell the story of the Hmong people in a series of 50 paintings--and may one day speak for them in elected office

  • News

    October 18, 2000

    The Diva of talk

    Too loud, too opinionated, too brash. Few thought Katherine Lanpher could revive Minnesota Public Radio's sagging Midmorning. WRONG!

  • News

    August 2, 2000

    No Place Like Home

    Thousands of Somalis fled when their country committed suicide a decade ago. Now the local INS office has found a way to send them back.

  • Books

    January 26, 2000

    Blood Money

    On the Shakopee Mdewakanton reservation, dissidents want to know: Who is an Indian?

  • Books

    December 22, 1999

    Knight Moves

    The Pioneer Press cedes control of to the mother ship

  • Art

    September 29, 1999

    Mississippi Masala

    The Soap Factory launches a raiding party on stuffy art; the Weisman maps our cultural biases

  • Movies

    September 29, 1999

    The Powder Keg

    Cabaret Balkan and Black Cat, White Cat explode NATO's vision of Yugoslavia

  • Movies

    May 19, 1999

    Born Again

    George Lucas resurrects his sacred franchise by Force in Star Wars: Episode I--The Phantom Menace

  • News

    May 12, 1999

    A Change of Habits

    When Kate, Brigid, Rita, and Jane McDonald joined the Sisters of St. Joseph nearly 50 years ago, they knew that nuns worked hard, lived modestly, and wore long cloaks. The sit-ins, marches, and street protests didn't come till later.

  • Books

    April 21, 1999

    Ground Troops

    From its South Minneapolis headquarters, the American Refugee Committee sorts out the logistics of relief