It's a common trope you hear about Minnesota: The state's parks, infrastructure, and education are all great. But taxes? They can sometimes be just too high. Well, it may be time to rethink that notion. A new study -- from a libertarian-leaning think tank, no less -- says that compared to some othe ... More >>
Wisconsin beers are finally finding their way across the border, and that's good news for neighboring Midwestern states like Minnesota. Wisconsin's strong brewing traditions have helped it cultivate one of the most active and noteworthy craft brewing scenes in the nation. Whether you're on vacation, ... More >>
We know the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro area's economy is doing reasonably well. Unemployment keeps going down. Wages are up. And it isn't just following the national economy either - it's doing better. But why?. As it turns out, one reason for the boost has been Minnesota's high-tech sector, as th ... More >>
Bachmann got lots of small contributions, and a handful of big ones.As of June 30, Michele Bachmann's campaign warchest had about $3.7 million in it, $2 million of which she rolled over from her own political action committee. That still means Bachmann for President raised about $1.7 million in a ... More >>
ishaneMost of our apartments completely suck, according to a new study.Minnesotans who can't afford their rent outnumber those who can, according to a new study released today, landing us dead last in a ranking of affordable housing markets in the Midwest. The National Low Income Housing Coaliti ... More >>
Photo by Michael O'Shea William Gibson comes to Minneapolis today in promotion of his latest novel, Zero History, a tale of intrigue from the fringes of the military fashion complex that involves negative branding, GPS tracking, and the urban nomads who orbit around the magnetic leader of the wor ... More >>
The James J. Hill library will feature a rotating cast of talented local songwriters.
Perhaps Bachmann could buy the Tron plane and leave for good?
A new scientific study says in the next few decades, thanks to global warming, the Twin Cities' summers could feel more like L.A.'s.
St. Paul company outprofits Gannett, McGraw Hill, New York Times
There's a new character throwing his hat in the ring to be the next Minneapolis mayor. And he thinks Laura Ingalls Wilder is God.
Pastor Mac Hammond's suburban megachurch preaches heavenly financial rewards in the here and now — if you've got the faith to give till it hurts
Sure, jobs are slowly coming back to Minnesota. And the pay is lousy.
A journey through City Pages' past.
How standard words and ideas attached to "giftedness" fall short
A new play, "Project 891", puts the spotlight on New Deal theater, HUAC, and the mother of all arts-funding debates.