President Obama traveled to North Minneapolis this afternoon to deliver a speech in support of his new gun control proposals. His remarks didn't contain anything anything distinct from what he laid out on January 16, but he did offer up some praise for what the city of Minneapolis has gone to r ... More >>
The latest "Volunteering and Civic Life in America" study suggests there's something to all that "Minnesota Nice" stuff.SEE ALSO:-- 43 percent of Mpls lives alone (that's 16 percent higher than the national average)
-- Minnesota is the least miserable state, according to Bloomberg
-- Minnesota is th ... More >>
SEE ALSO- Minnesotans have third-highest well-being, Gallup finds- Minnesota is fat, but not compared to the rest of the fat United States- MSP is the healthiest metro in country, says American College of Sports MedicineIn 50 years, we'll be hanging with robots, flying our cars, and... living in Min ... More >>
Steve Horner might have finally hit the jackpot in his fight against ladies' night.
Long a crusader against the drink special -- he argues it amounts to discrimination against men -- Horner wired his Yankee's hat for sound and busted up some Las Vegas "pool parties" last summer. To Horner's surpris ... More >>
Michele Bachmann: Hot?Michele Bachmann was named the 50th hottest woman in politics by Complex magazine yesterday, joining a distinguished class of objectified politicians from around the globe.
Sexist though the magazine's list is, Complex tries its best to offer salient political commentar ... More >>
This, for those of you who have forgotten, is what money looks like.Hey, Forbes -- maybe it was a "banner year" for the richest people in the United States, but how 'bout a little something for the rest of us?
Minnesota's income dropped about $1,000 per household in 2010, according to a new data ... More >>
Screen shot from Sports Car DigestRobert M. Lee, collector of Faberge eggs and major perv.Nevada millionaire Robert M. Lee, 83, is apparently the kind of guy who thinks his bags of money give him the right to be a major dirty old man.
While flying on his private jet to Rochester for a doctor ... More >>
Chris Serres doesn't want to be a spectator anymore.Chris Serres, veteran business investigative reporter for the Star Tribune, is on his way out the door.
But Serres isn't the typical victim of newsroom budget cuts or low morale. Instead, he's following his passionate political beliefs.
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Minnesota is among top seven states in reporting and investigating foodborne illnessesThis will be cold comfort to anyone hunched over a toilet puking his or her guts out, but Minnesota is one of the top states in the country for responding to outbreaks of food poisoning. The state was one of ... More >>
Charles Barkley, Freudian slip Hall of Famer.We know that Charles Barkley doesn't think he's role model. He's blown millions of dollars gambling, after all. He's a convicted drunk driver. He's spat at fans.
So the NBA Hall of Famer is just the guy you want riding to Brett Favre's rescue. Th ... More >>
Timothy Morgan walked right into an arrestBrother and sister Timothy Morgan and Kristi Preimesberger, on the run from a murder investigation in Reno, were nabbed yesterday in a Roseville motel. The model citizens evidently left "suspicious" contraband laying around their room, only to have it ... More >>
It would probably end up better than most of the reality shows we accidentally waste our time watching. At least she's an elected official and supposed to be intelligent. Can't say so much for drunken fools on MTV.
Candice Roark was a healthy 20-year-old when she was sent to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Now she has a pacemaker, fainting spells, and a lot of unanswered questions about what made her and thousands of other soldiers sick.