As we told you about 11 months ago, Wisconsin lost more jobs than any other state from early 2011 to early '12. New data indicates Wisconsin's job market continued to stink like rotten cheese throughout the rest of the year.SEE ALSO: Mary Hoglund, 83, spits in Romney supporter's face during Wisconsi ... More >>
Veteran underground experimenters Jackie Beckey and Andie Mazorol began their sludge-punk band Myrrh three years ago, adding lap steel guitarist Jason Millard a year ago. On their new untitled vinyl release on the Soft Abuse label, Beckey creates heavy, trance melodies and feedback via her viola, an ... More >>
With temperatures plummeting, most Minnesotan travel fantasies inevitably fixate on locales further south. SEE ALSO:-- Minneapolis is one of the most "unexpectedly romantic" cities in the country, says Yahoo-- Portland douses some Haterade on Mpls after regaining Bicycling.com's Best Bike City honor ... More >>
Now that the election is finally over, we checked back with Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, the subject of our October 24 cover story, "Game Changer," to get his thoughts on the results.
In the weeks leading up to November 6, Kluwe became arguably the most interesting part of the battle over ... More >>
Richard Carlbom's fiance just had the best birthday party ever.
Around 1:45 a.m., Carlbom -- campaign manager of Minnesotans United for All Families -- addressed an exhausted crowd at the RiverCentre in St. Paul, claiming victory over an amendment that would have constitutionally banned gay marria ... More >>
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has vowed to donate $10 million of his personal fortune to political causes, including gay marriage ballot initiatives, around the country by election day. Yesterday, that pledge came to Minnesota.See Also:- Watch Chris Kluwe debate a chair streaming live tonigh ... More >>
Carol Isaak found comfort in what she took to be a sign from above that everything will be alright. The administrator of the Potato Association of America isn't so sure.Newport resident Isaak, 67, cracked open a bag of ripple-style Clancy's chips the night before Easter. She had just gotten her snac ... More >>
Those of us who were lucky enough to witness the Joy Formidable's
incendiary show at the Entry last April agree that the North Wales
trio's raucous performance was clearly one of the best live shows of
2011. Thankfully, the band didn't make Twin Cities music fans wait too
long for a return en ... More >>
Chef Russell Klein is hitting the refresh button on brunch just in time for 2012. With classic favorites and a few surprises, the revamped menu will be on full display at Meritage's New Year's Day Brunch--complete with2-for-1 drink specials to cure any excess Auld Lang Syne-ing.
Arctic sea ice is at the second-lowest point ever measured.About 11,500 years ago, at the tail end of the Pleistocene era, the Earth began to warm up. The planet's climate has fluctuated since time immemorial. But this period of climate change came less like a stone warming in the sun, and more l ... More >>
YouTubeTom Prichard of the The Minnesota Family Council, which says its "truth" isn't personal.The vote to ban gay marriage in Minnesota is more than a year away, but already, things are starting to get ugly.
The Minnesota Family Council--the organization behind the gay marriage ban--has a docum ... More >>
I'm positive that Merrill Garbus didn't answer her phone the first time I called because she wanted me to hear her voicemail greeting. "Thi-iS iS m-m-E-rr-ilL l-E-a-V-e A m-esS-age," a creaking voice insists, while bounding up and down amidst an octave's worth of notes.