I walk into the 11:00 a.m. press conference at the Green Party's National Annual Meeting - one of the political party's biggest events of the year - and I'm a little confused. I'm normally accustomed to big rooms for these kinds of events, with chairs lined with journalists, jostling to get the best ... More >>
There's a good reason Bradlee Dean's large Annandale headquarters was put up for rent earlier this month -- he apparently no longer has a ministry to fill it with.According to a source close to the situation, Dean's "You Can Run But You Cannot Hide International" staffers have all walked out on him. ... More >>
Eight years after a 26-year-old committed suicide while enrolled in a clinical drug trial at the University of Minnesota, the state Board of Social Work has issued "corrective action" on study coordinator Jean Kenney. In 2004, Dan Markingson brutally stabbed himself to death while participating in ... More >>
In 1998, then-Minnesota Attorney General "Skip" Humphrey and Philip Morris reached a $6.1 billion settlement after the state alleged that the tobacco company used deceptive marketing, advertising, and research to encourage people to smoke. The settlement barred any future lawsuits regarding Philip M ... More >>
Keith Ostrosky has been fined by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry for groping patients and misdiagnosing their problems. A nearly two-year investigation by the Minnesota Attorney General's office found that Ostrosky provided substandard diagnostic and endodontic care, improperly administered an ... More >>
Meet the new e.d. of Legal AidMinnesota Legal Aid has a new director: veteran attorney and former state solicitor general Cathy Haukedahl--and already, she's bracing for potential impact from the Republican budget. "The Legislative proposals indicated slight cuts for the court system," Haukedahl ... More >>
Courtesy Mary WeissMarkingson committed suicide in 2004 while enrolled in a study through the U of M.The University of Minnesota's Board of Regents will not organize an independent investigation into the events surrounding Dan Markingson's 2004 suicide, according to a letter signed by Regents ... More >>
Rochester man promised gold mines and made off with the cash
At least one local Web expert has formally contacted the Minnesota Attorney General's office asking them to investigate Coleman's campaign for possible consumer protection violations. Will they take up this case?
Compensation for the sale of WCAL is yet uncertain, but this much is clear: The judge in the case thinks the sale stunk to high heaven.
In recent weeks hundreds of St. Paul residents have been receiving phone calls from St. Paul Police Federation president Dave Titus. The calls are targeted at voters in wards one, five, and six--the three most hotly contested city council races.
As a young radical, Norm Coleman protested the Vietnam War. Now his support for the Iraq quagmire may swallow his political career.
The DFL primary for Attorney General is shaping up as a two-person contest, but it will be Kelley and Swanson instead of Kelley and Luther as the serious candidates.
Three Dollar Bill promised ads in GLBT publications. Then the publisher apparently vanished.
Everyone's trying to figure out what makes equity stripping illegal. Misty Collins just wants her house back.
A boondoggle on the range lives another day
How I learned to stop worrying and love the Strib
The ward one race in St. Paul promises to be one nasty scrum
One man's fight for a jury trial could result in a spate of appeals
We search the airwaves for signs of intelligent life
A Minneapolis neighborhood association raises the eyebrows of city administrators--and the ire of some of its constituents
Employees say Northwest Airlines works harder to avoid discrimination lawsuits than it does to stop bigotry
Some hailed firefighters Julie Tossey and Kathleen O'Connor as symbols of a new era in gender equality in St. Paul. But others--including their own union--wanted to see their dreams go up in smoke.
A political snipe-fest drowns out residential harmony in Minneapolis's up-and-coming Central neighborhood
Minnesota Public Radio's empire- building purchase of Marketplace Productions hits a snag
Bully! Crybaby! Northwest and Sun Country brawl for control of the sandbox--and billions in local air-travel revenues
Charges of gerrymandering continue to plague north Minneapolis'S fifth ward.
At the Minnesota sexual psychopathic personality treatment center, they lock up men who are dangerous--or unlucky--enough to be tabbed menaces to society even after they've done their prison time
Larry Gould was a long-time junkie on the mend in a methadone program until he was lured into a drug sting. Now he's doing five years. But he made a few undercover cops look good in the process, and that was the important thing.