When the Rainbow Health Initiative surveyed 1,144 LGBTQ Minnesotans about their health care, one respondent wrote, "Doctors are so confused by me and afraid at urgent care that sometimes they won't touch me."Another, a transgender man, described an experience when he started experiencing pain, but h ... More >>
Welcome to MN Tour 2013Atmosphere and Brother Aliwith Get Cryphy, Carnage and HaphduznFirst Avenue Mainroom, MinneapolisTuesday, March 5, 2013 Starting back in 2011, the reigning lords of MN hip-hop decided that 'burbs, exurbs and townships of our fair kingdom were getting left out. While hamlets l ... More >>
A Mankato-based law firm filed lawsuits this week against the Department of Human Services and the Department of Natural Resources alleging employees in both state agencies regularly breached the private data of Minnesotans. Scott Kelly, an attorney bringing the suits, couldn't speculate as to how ... More >>
Mark Chalin's criminal vehicular homicide sentencing hearing was quite the dramatic affair.SEE ALSO: Brian Wutschke allegedly drove down University Ave. fellating a sex toy Emotions ran high as Chalin, a 24-year-old Mankato resident, said he was sorry and begged a judge not to send him to prison. Ac ... More >>
Yesterday, Gov. Mark Dayton held a joint Capitol news conference with DFL and MNGOP legislative leaders.SEE ALSO:-- Senate Majority Leader-elect Bakk responds dismissively to pro-marriage equality email -- MNGOP Rep.-elect Cindy Pugh is worried about "An illiterate, disengaged and lazy electorate" W ... More >>
A month after a sex offender expert testified that he didn't think the videos that landed Mankato State head football coach Todd Hoffner in trouble were pornographic, charges were dropped before the case went to trial.SEE ALSO: Todd Hoffner's wife says her husband is innocent of child porn chargesAc ... More >>
Drunken hijinks culminated in the shooting of a 26-year-old woman on northbound I-35E in Eagan around 2:20 a.m. yesterday morning.SEE ALSO:-- Joseph Kadlec swerved car at passing motorcyclists, shot one in face outside PD-- Mark Chalin of Mankato pleads guilty to killing two in driving-while-having- ... More >>
In 2010, Andrew Engeldinger's parents voluntarily enrolled in a 12-week class for families of the mentally ill. During the nearly two years before their son fatally shot five people after being fired from his job at Accent Signage, Engeldinger's parents repeatedly reached out to him in hopes he'd se ... More >>
SEE ALSO:- U of M is one of the most LGBT-friendly campuses in the country, says new study When this year's Campus Pride Index came out a few weeks ago, it ranked both the U of M and Carleton College in the top 25 of the country's most LGBT-friendly higher ed campuses, awarding the local schools fiv ... More >>
See Also:Prof on Summer Set and his pre-show ritualProf brags incessantly with Yelawolf on "New Kid"First Listen: Prof, 'King Gampo' (Free Download)It's going to be that much harder to evade the salacious stunts of Prof this October and November as he forges out on a Midwest tour. Need proof? Over t ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Rory Koch was busted for child porn possession while running for Ramsey County commissionerTodd Hoffner is an accomplished football coach whose side interests including spending time with his wife and three kids, and, allegedly, possessing and possibly being involved in the production of c ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Michele Bachmann dumbstruck by 8-year-old's comment: 'My mommy's gay, but she doesn't need any fixing'-- Bachmann renounces citizenship in gay-friendly Switzerland, blasts Obama for backing gay marriage On "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day," Michele Bachmann wanted to make sure she went on t ... More >>
Financial chicanery goes beyond recount
If you're low on cash or you forgot your lunch today and you're looking for a quick, cheap stomach-filler to get you through the day, here's a deal for you: The Jimmy John's sandwich chain has announced that it's throwing a customer appreciation day today, in which it will be selling many of its sub ... More >>
Walz's STOCK Act was a bipartisan hit, but House GOPers stripped out a key provision.Today, the U.S. House followed the Senate and passed a Congressional insider trading ban originally introduced by Mankato Democrat Tim Walz.The so-called STOCK Act proved extremely popular in both the chambers, w ... More >>
NOW OPENBoom Island Brewing 2207 N. 2nd St., MinneapolisOn tap at Pig & Fiddle and Eli's East. For sale at Four Firkins and Ale JailColossal Cafe (City Pages Preview)2315 Como Ave., St. PaulEli's East Food & Cocktails (City Pages Preview)815 East Hennepin Ave., MinneapolisK ... More >>
It's a big day for all of Atmosphere's Welcome to Minnesota tourmates today, as tickets go on sale for their six-date February jaunt around the state -- especially for MaLLy, who not only appears on a new collaborative track with Atmosphere, Kill the Vultures, and Big Quarters, "Somebody, MN," bu ... More >>
Williams-Tillman, 19, is held pending charges of 2nd-degree murder.Damone Williams-Tillman was arrested Saturday on suspicion of killing Josselyn Bishop, 19, a Mankato State University student.Bishop, a native of Henderson, had been the victim of multiple stab wounds. Her body was found by a road ... More >>
I just watched seven minutes and 52 seconds of American Idol. By my count, that's 472 seconds I'll never get back. Your turn.
Under fire.It's probably fair to assume that television weathermen who sign up for duty in the Minnesota hinterlands do not expect "Under Fire" to be part of their job description. Never the less, KEYC's Mitch Keegan got a shock the other day when a bullet crashed through his mother-in-law' ... More >>
Let's consider trading places.This news makes us want to go out and rent "Trading Places" all over again. Forbes is out with its list of the world's most wildly wealthy tycoons. Itfigures there are 1,210 billionaires in the world, worth a total of $4.5 trillion -- a figure that beats the gro ... More >>
Dan and Angie Bastian get poppin'!The Angie behind Mankato-based Angie's Kettle Corn will be cooking on Martha Stewart's television show this Thursday with her husband/business partner Dan Bastian, talking about their gluten-free snack. While they demonstrate how to make a stovetop version of ... More >>
Photo by Dan MonickAtmosphere is embarking on a hyper-local tour next month for a trek they are billing as the "Welcome to Minnesota" tour. Prof, Los Nativos, and DJ Abilities will be along for the ride on the five-date journey. There's no Twin Cities date on this tour, so metro fans will have to ... More >>
The Metrodome is missing its bubble. The roof of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome has collapsed under the weight of the blizzard that hammered Minneapolis yesterday. In place of a plaza and surrounding parking fields that should have been filled with pre-game hub bub, there's just blowing sn ... More >>
Screen shot via YouTubeMake-your-mind-up time?Last week, nursing his ankle back to health, Brett Favre said he really wanted another shot at beating the New Orleans Saints, even though he continues to hem and haw over whether he'll suit up for the Vikes and a 20th NFL season. Now comes Saint ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzBattle of the Underage Underground winners Taffee MachineRadio K held their 10th annual Battle of the Underage Underground competition last night in the Entry, and I had the pleasure of judging alongside the fabulous Mark Mallman, freelance photographer and Cake in 15 blog ... More >>
The bluegrass quintet will release Palomino on April 13.
It's easy to get all caught up in holiday cookies and candies and fruitcakes and turkeys. What about holiday cheeses?
The Scripps National Spelling Bee started today and five Minnesota kids are in the race to be named the best underage speller around.
Sweatin' to the local oldies—plus a newie from the Flamin' Oh's
A host of Minnesota politicians say pork-barrel spending on a railroad expansion project threatens the Mayo Clinic
The brand new Chambers Kitchen headed by Jean-Georges Vongerichten is good—but is it good enough?
GST's opium den-meets-lobster shack instrumentals
The Minnesota Museum of American Art paints abstraction in living color
Eufio tell future girl punks: Scream your lungs out and bring on the endorphins!
Congress thinks the RAVE Act is a natural high for the War on Drugs. But ravers aren't smiling.
From flesh satellites to cities of styrofoam: The fine art of faking it
Dr. Mildred Hanson is one of the few Minnesota physicians who hasn't been bullied out of performing abortions. At 77, she's more afraid of what will happen when she retires.
Richfield Shocks, Fridley Shakes, Chaska Rocks
Whoopi Goldberg takes center stage (square) on the new Hollywood Squares
It wasn't that long ago that medicine declared a victory over infectious disease. Now a raft of new and mutating bugs are at the door, and a declining public health system is in no shape to fight them.
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