The 8-2 Gophers football team has won four consecutive Big Ten games and will play its biggest game in years tomorrow when it hosts arch-rival Wisconsin (the Badgers are also 8-2). SEE ALSO: Gophers football fan photobombs ESPN camera during Stanford basketball game [IMAGE] In advance of the big gam ... More >>
The Star Tribune has named Rene Sanchez the newspaper's new top editor Tuesday. He assumes the role Friday, replacing Nancy Barnes after a three week search.SEE ALSO: Nancy Barnes leaving Star Tribune after six years as editorSanchez, 48, is currently the deputy managing editor for content, supervis ... More >>
-- Updates at bottom --Nancy Barnes, editor of the Star Tribune since 2007, is leaving the paper for the same position with the Houston Chronicle.SEE ALSO: Barnes apologizes for Jim Souhan column about Coach Kill's epileptic seizures In a Star Tribune report, publisher Mike Klingensmith is quoted as ... More >>
Star Tribune Editor in Chief Nancy Barnes took the rare step of publicly apologizing for a column suggesting Gophers Coach Jerry Kill's epilepsy makes him a liability.SEE ALSO: Star Tribune draws heat for "welfare mothers and their screaming babies" editorialThe Sunday story by Jim Souhan questioned ... More >>
In the wake of Pioneer Press editors publishing a Vote Yes editorial on Saturday -- a move that prompted Vikings punter and outspoken gay marriage advocate Chris Kluwe to immediately quit blogging for the paper -- Star Tribune film critic Colin Covert took to Twitter and told his followers, "If you ... More >>
Late last week, news broke that Pulitzer Prize-winning comic artist Garry Trudeau had a series set to run Monday through Saturday this week with a new character -- a young woman in Texas getting an abortion. The series is a pointed criticism of Texas's new anti-abortion, mandatory ultrasound law, wh ... More >>
Follow Nancy Barnes.Nancy Barnes, the editor of the Star Tribune, has entered the Twitterverse, which seems like a good idea since a lot of her staff are already there. But it sounds like she'd rather be someplace else. Barnes is a "lifelong journalist, Star Tribune editor, mother of three ... More >>
Casual passersby this week might have been startled by the cover of Vita.Mn, the weekly entertainment freebie from the Star Tribune.The cover on newsstands across the Twin Cities today features a grenade and asks the provocative question: "Can terrorism be funny?"In the wake of Jared Lee Loughner ... More >>
She never mentions that in bringing Douglas aboard, she has essentially stolen him away from an online competitor
Whether Star Tribune readers will notice or care is anyone's guess at the moment.
The hits keep coming at the Star Tribune. Editor Nancy Barnes said Monday that about 100 more staff positions would be cut, including 30 positions in the newsroom.
For the past several weeks, the Star Tribune has been offering stories that are exclusive to their print edition. The idea seems to be catching on as a Texas paper has followed their lead.
The daily editor clears up confusion over policy of withholding deep-dive features from the web.
Congresswoman tells RNC chairman he "be da man!"
The alleged multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme of Tom Petters is easily one of the biggest fraud cases in Minnesota history, but Petters seems to believe that the state's largest newspaper shouldn't be paying it much attention.
Will Minneapolis be the first major American city to go without a daily newspaper?
Bill McAliffe on the Strib's future: "Lost continuity, distraction, confused sources, missed or late stories ..."
We may have an answer.
Finally, some good news for local media: a contract at the Pioneer Press
A once proud newspaper makes grim concessions to economic realities
Will the departure of several prominent bylines hurt the paper's relationship with its readers?
Fifteen Star Tribune reporters look to the future of the paper