The last year has been a big one for Dean Schlaak and Tom DeGree, owners of Wilde Roast Cafe in St. Anthony Main. In August, they were married in their Lake Elmo backyard, and a week ago, the pair opened Mattie St. Clair's House of Spirits next door to Wilde Roast Cafe. Mattie's, which Schlaak and ... More >>
Twin Cities couples on the moment they found love
Bachmann and Associates, at least we'll have plenty to remember you by.There was that sliver of time not so very long ago -- remember, when Michele Bachmann was the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination? -- that Marcus Bachmann's counseling clinic was in the national spotlight.But a ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Chip Cravaack: Taxpayers are paying more than $1,000 a month for his 2011 Chevy Equinox-- Rep. Mary Franson infuriated by Earth Day, calls it "Pagan holiday" [UPDATE]In a move that's sad and troubling on multiple levels, first-term Rep. Kathy Lohmer, R-Lake Elmo, recently spent $2,678 -- ... More >>
Marcus Bachmann decided he didn't need the $150 that bad after all.Marcus Bachmann has given up on his quest to collect a $150 no-show fee from an activist who infiltrated his clinic with hidden cameras earlier this year. A billing representative from Bachmann & Associates called John Becker ... More >>
Marcus Bachmann: first husband wannabe, therapist, and bill-collector?Throughout Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign, her husband, Marcus, has remained stubbornly in the shadows.Even after allegations that his Christian counseling center provides gay reparative therapy, Marcus still stayed v ... More >>
Kowalski's is one of several places offering pre-made Thanksgiving dinners.Who hasn't ever entertained the thought of hiring a chef to prepare an entire Thanksgiving meal for the family? Since that option is fairly inaccessible, here's the next best thing: Pre-order your turkey and side dishe ... More >>
Bill Pulkrabek: This is the face of an innocent man.Bill Pulkrabek, the alleged drunk, neurotic, cat abusing, girlfriend-hair-dragging former campaign manager for Michele Bachmann pleaded not guilty to domestic assault yesterday. Pulkrabek, who is credited with launching Bachmann's political care ... More >>
The Bachmann clinic and campaign won't answer any questions about Andrew Ramirez.Yesterday we told you the story of Andrew Ramirez, the Minneapolis man who went through Marcus Bachmann's "ungay" therapy in Lake Elmo.We tried to get a comment from the clinic, but a call to the main line only got a ... More >>
Ramirez went on ABC News "Nightline" to talk about Bachmann's clinic.When Andrew Ramirez was 17 years old, he came out to his family. His mom and sisters accepted the news, but his stepfather didn't.He forced Ramirez to go to therapy at Marcus Bachmann's clinic in Lake Elmo. There, Ramirez had tw ... More >>
Tickets on sale now!Save the date, Thursday, July 28, for the sixth annual Taste of the Twin Cities Originals festival taking place at TCF Bank Stadium. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and includes food and drink samples from all the Twin Cities Originals member restaurants as well as a compl ... More >>
MuladDangerously cold.It's cold: 14 degrees below zero at 7 a.m. in Minneapolis, according to the National Weather Service. That was frigid enough for Minneapolis Public Schools to notify parents that all absences are automatically excused for the day. It's even colder in the suburbs: Minus ... More >>
Longtime frontman comes a-knocking
The Pottery Farm in Buffalo, MNIf you have ever tried a beginner pottery class, then you know the amount of work and effort that goes into even the lamest ashtrays. Whatever you are trying to create, whether it is a bowl or vase, it's never as easy as it looks. Sometimes the only good thing that ... More >>
Photos by Nikki MillerHank III and Assjack October 20, 2010 First Avenue Panties are passé. Now, we're passing prosthetic limbs.
Campbell and Grijalva died in Lakeview's Humphries Park.The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has ruled that 14-year-old Jacob Z. Campbell killed 15-year-old Lisa M. Grijalva with a shotgun before turning the weapon on himself Tuesday evening in Lakeland. Police found the bodies of the teenager ... More >>
Police found the two bodies in a Lakeland park near the St. Croix River, above.The bodies of two teenagers found in a Lakeland park Tuesday evening have been identified, and police say they're now treating the incident as a suicide case involving a gun.
A recent challenge has been made to laws in Lake Elmo forbidding farmers from selling products grown outside of the city.
On the November 2009 day his wife died, the 67-year-old told police and staff at Regions Hospital that he had killed her. He seemed to feel pretty badly about it. Now, he's been found not guilty of her murder due to his mental illness.
Meet the Minnesotans who receive subsidies for not growing anything
Under the legislation, Minnesota body artists will have to be licensed by the state.
The man who killed his wife in St. Paul on Monday admitted the crime to police and to Regions hospital staff.
Because there are some restaurants where ordering a classic cocktail feels so right: Lake Elmo Inn's Manhattan is this week's drink of the week.
Baseball is the all-American dad-son sport. Except when dad is driving you home with an alleged blood-alcohol content reading more than 4 times the legal limit.
Jessica Gibson, 25, a former Stillwater High School student and nanny for Lowe's family, has settled her suit with the actor after alleging Lowe groped and exposed himself to her over the seven years she worked for his family.
Michele Bachmann's recipe for success: Christian piety and not-so-Christian opportunism
Evangelical turnout helps Michele Bachmann take the GOP 6th District endorsement
A troublesome family of synthetic chemicals called PFCs—many of them produced in Minnesota—is turning up in the bodies of people and animals worldwide. So why did the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency force its leading PFC researcher, Dr. F
What do you get when you cross a former Viking and a failed business? A lawsuit
Michele Bachmann heads an all-star cast of GOP Christian flat-earthers in the Sixth District
Budget cuts and Bush are leaving victims of domestic violence out in the cold
Everyone's trying to figure out what makes equity stripping illegal. Misty Collins just wants her house back.
Do two wrongs make a right?
He obfuscates the present. He fabricates the past. His record label has released 180 albums in the past three years. Agitating for a new aural order with Matthew St-Germain.
For two years, the all-ages Foxfire Coffee Lounge has ignited the new music scene. Now its owner says the doors may have to close.
At Memorial Cemetery in Roseville, sentiment rules
Three photographers on the graveyard shift shoot the Cities' dark side
They own their homes. They pay property taxes. But if development forces them to move, they may not get a penny.