A few weeks ago, we highlighted the hashiest hash browns and bonniest Benedicts in St. Paul. Then we explored every syrup-soaked nook and cranny of the best pancakes and waffles in Minneapolis. But all you real-life Ron Swansons and Leslie Knopes weren't satisfied. You wanted the lowdown on even mor ... More >>
An unlikely coalition stands poised to fight for legalization of the natural remedy
Stephen Gooler, a 51-year-old Minneapolis resident, is charged with second-degree murder for allegedly stabbing 49-year-old Mounds View resident Perry Paulson to death Thursday night.SEE ALSO: Becky Kasper, 2011 Northfield grad, allegedly murdered by "sociopath" boyfriend in ArizonaAfter he was arre ... More >>
Think marijuana is a harmless drug? We mostly agree. But if you're looking for a sad pot-related story, look no further than the tale of 26-year-old Mounds View grad Mark Hamburger.A GOOD PROBLEM TO HAVE? Moorhead police decry recent influx of Cali medical marijuanaTwo years ago, Hamburger, a former ... More >>
Randy Shaver, a longtime KARE 11 TV anchor, hosts a Friday night show focused on high school sports. He's also a cancer survivor who founded a foundation named the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund.SEE ALSO:-- KARE 11 criticized for hosting "potentially harmful" health screenings at St ... More >>
'One-fifty-four! One-fifty-four!'That's not exactly the stuff of legends, but it represents the national ranking of Edina High, Minnesota's top high school according to Newsweek's new list of America's best 1,000 public high schools.This year's list focuses on "schools that have proven to be the mos ... More >>
Ellsworth argues he didn't commit a crime a crime since the sex happened after the school year ended.Then-teacher Matthew Ellsworth had consensual sex in his St. Paul apartment with an underage former student during the summer after her junior year in high school.Ellsworth, 36, lost a teaching jo ... More >>
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You'll have to eat your Totino's at home.Fire up the oven and pull out the red cardboard box: You're going to have to make your Totino's Party Pizza at home, puffy, air-pocketed crust, pepperoni cubes, and all. After 60 years in business, the Mounds View restaurant will serve its last meal ... More >>
Not the Taj Mahal, but better than your school.Any minute now, all those families who abandoned Minneapolis and St. Paul for Edina, Minnetonka, and other assorted Twin Cities suburbs "for the great schools" are going to be sticking "for sale" signs on their front lawns, right? Nah. Just kid ... More >>
The Rock Nightclub is officially closed today, and all of the club's pending shows -- including tomorrow night's all-ages Soilwerk gig -- have been moved to Robert's off County Road 10 in Mounds View. The Rock only had nine gigs scheduled between now and September, which seems especially sparse g ... More >>
Charles StewartMaybe Charles Stewart, a guy with rap sheet that includes convictions for drug offenses and unlawful possession of an assault weapon, wasn't the best person to punish his 4-year-old son for misbehaving at day care. The 31-year-old Mounds View man has been charged with felony ... More >>
P.O.S. will be joined by SIMS and Paper Tiger from Doomtree, Megan Caruth, Steph G, Travla, and more.
Spicer dropped in the 3rd by "Ultimate Xgirl" finalist, Amanda Hansen. Video and pics inside.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning in parts of Hennepin, Anoka and Ramsey Counties. This warning is in effect until 2:45 p.m.
Friday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Dining at the schizophrenic Totino's Italian Kitchen
A crew of latter-day hippies prowls the city streets with 500 pounds of lemons and a yen for sharing
For Ron Peterson, the veteran boxing promoter from Mounds View, no word carries more sting than "liberal." He ascribes most of the world's ills to liberals. When he wants to convey disgust and garden variety invective fails him, he will usually deploy some variation of the L word.
Four veteran rent-a-limo drivers tell all
What do you do with a book that absolutely nobody in his right mind wants to put out?
He was a homeless ex-con with nothing to lose. Now he's a homeless fighter with nothing to gain.
How to remake the New York Film Festival's arthouse esoterica for the midwestern megaplex
What happens when the employees at the Mounds View Golf Course go on strike
Ruby Myhre was 14 when she had her first baby, and 17 when she first used heroin. Now, at 23, she wants a chance to mix sobriety and motherhood.
Swelling monsterplexes. Bankrupt chains. Cutthroat competition. A glut of screens leaves the national and local movie-theater business reeling.
He manages wannabes, has-beens, and more than a few palookas, just like the big-money promoters do. But the ho-chunk casino is a long way from Caesar's Palace. and Ron Peterson is no Don King.
From metro-area classrooms to the state Legislature, "new new math" equals controversy
Minnesota's boxing commission gets socked in the kisser
Youthful rockers Arch Stanton plan a musical future around the pleasures of John Lennon, Jesus, and power pop