It's been a rough couple of weeks for 20-year-old Brooklyn Park resident Mario Zacate.SEE ALSO: Man arrested for drunkenly hitting on Lakeville Taco Bell drive-thru employee Less than two weeks after he was arrested naked in the bathtub in connection with a car theft, Zacate was shot in the chest by ... More >>
Samuel Hernandez must've taken lessons at Blaze Schultz's Stillwater School for Dumb Thieves.Hernandez, 34, walked into the emergency room at Stillwater's Lakeview Hospital on Sunday night. He told staff his mom died and he just needed a place to chill out for a while. Staff, no doubt pitying him, t ... More >>
Last week, we told you about Dakota County middle schoolers that got themselves suspended because of smartphone-snapped inappropriate photos. This week, another Dakota County sex scandal has emerged, this one suggesting teachers are equally capable of landing themselves in some very hot water for us ... More >>
To kick off 2012, we're highlighting 12 of the best dishes under $12 in the Twin Cities. Scroll down to view the complete list. It's big. It's boisterous. It's a little bit of Manhattan's Mulberry Street brought to the Midwest. Welcome to Nancy St. Pierre and Isaac Becker's Bar La Grassa. "Bar L ... More >>
Steven Cross doesn't understand all the attention, and wants to see his son again.Steven Cross, the Lakeville father who left his 11-year-old son behind and bolted for California when he couldn't make ends meet, wants another chance to be a father. In fact, Cross, who's gone on something of a loc ... More >>
Lucas Eastwood, Travis Campbell: Guilty of thuggishness, but not racism.Lucas Eastwood and Travis Campbell, the two Brainerd men arrested for a racially motivated attack on a black stranger, have pleaded guilty to a felony and are headed to prison. But that's not enough for Willie Navy, the m ... More >>
A rundown of restaurants that opened, closed, and are coming soon
Baxterization, beaten paths, and the great riparian land rush of northern Minnesota
WCCO-TV prevails in a potentially disastrous defamation trial
Budget brawls and bulldog farts. Shock jocks and Satan's Cheerleaders. Jesse Ventura stars in the season's political blockbuster, but First Flack John Wodele directs the show.
The ambitious Heights Theatre stretches to bring upscale cinema to an audience outside of Uptown
Star Tribune honchos pooh-pooh insinuations that they're at war with that other paper across the river. So why is the Strib stomping all around the PiPress's back yard?
How to answer God's call to feed the world's starving children? Richard Proudfit couldn't figure it out. Then Y2K answered his prayers.
Will the Twin Cities' light rail megaproject get any cars off the streets? Help the environment? Save any money? Not necessarily, say its supporters--but that's not the point.
In the murky underground of patriots, tax resisters, and cash-strapped working stiffs, Karl Granse's basement is Law Central. Now he's about to watch his most famous
It doesn't really matter whether he overtakes KQ and Tom Barnard. Either way, Howard Stern wins. And local radio loses.
A roundtable with five Twin Cities songwriters
Days and nights on the front line at Minnesota's busiest emergency room.
"Neighborhood schools" are coming to Minneapolis packaged with talk of responsibility and community empowerment. But the bottom line is that the age of integrating public schools is over.