Mike Sweeney

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Jerimiah "J.J." Moen, 29, dies during boxing match

    Jerimiah "J.J. Moen, the 2012 Golden Groves Tri-state champion, collapsed after the first round of a Saturday afternoon super-heavyweight boxing match against Matt "Bubba" Fowler in East Grand Forks. He lost consciousness in the ring and never regained it before being pronounced dead Wednesday.SEE A ... More >>

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    January 7, 2010

    Strib names new publisher

    Former Time executive Michael Klingensmith will take over as the Star Tribune's new publisher.

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    October 26, 2005

    Casualty of War

    No peace at the Pioneer Press

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    April 5, 2005

    Arbitration hearing this Thursday for suspended Pi-Press reporters

    The other shoe drops in case of reporters suspended for attending Springsteen concert This Thursday, April 7, there will be a formal arbitration hearing over the Pioneer-Press's suspension last fall of Charles Laszewski and Rick Linsk, the two reporters who made headlines and lost three days' pay i ... More >>

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    September 15, 2004
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    August 13, 2003

    Dispatches from the Next Newspaper War

    Wounded egos, labor actions, and Powerpoint presentations at the Pioneer Press

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    July 16, 2003

    The Next Battle in the Newspaper Wars

    The specter of a newspaper strike looms in St. Paul --but no matter what happens, the Pioneer Press will never be the same

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    December 25, 2002


    PI Press management plays chicken with its workforce

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    June 13, 2001
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    May 23, 2001

    No Gain = Pain

    The grim reaper visits the St. Paul Pioneer Press

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    December 22, 1999

    Knight Moves

    The Pioneer Press cedes control of to the mother ship

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    March 17, 1999

    Chain Reaction

    Star Tribune union members fret as their parent company plays hardball in contract talks out West

  • News

    September 24, 1997

    Don't Believe the Hype

    The Strib's corporate parent says nothing but good things will happen when they sell the paper. Where have we heard this before?

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    September 10, 1997

    Meet the New Boss

    Strib Unions were gearing up to negotiate new contracts in the next year. But with Cowles up for sale, will the unions will be around then?