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  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Dean Ween: The term "side project" makes me want to vomit

    Ween broke up nearly two years ago, but Dean Ween -- AKA Mickey Melchiondo -- has been keeping himself plenty busy. He goes by Mickey Moist when he's playing with his other band (don't call them a side project) Moistboyz. They released their fifth album, V, late in 2013 and followed that up with sev ... More >>

  • News

    January 16, 2013

    Split the baby: Two sides of an adoption battle

    The fight over two baby girls could change how Minnesota considers relatives and race in adoption cases

  • Restaurants

    September 14, 2011
  • News

    June 9, 2010

    Do DWI laws work?

    One in seven Minnesotans has a drunk driving conviction. Are we any safer?

  • News

    November 8, 2006

    Billion Dollar Dreamer

    Jerry Trooien has already spent millions promoting The Bridges, the $1.5 billion St. Paul riverfront development that city government keeps on spurning. No matter: He knows they'll come around someday.

  • Music

    August 23, 2006

    Space is Deep

    Flaming Lips: New adventures in sci-fi

  • Music

    January 12, 2005

    Winter Break

    After a long hibernation, the quiet girl in the Legendary Jim Ruiz Group goes solo

  • Books

    May 22, 2002

    Watered Down

    The peculiar politics of watershed management in suburbia

  • Books

    December 26, 2001

    For Love of Labor

    An odd-jobber chronicles an ugly chapter in Minneapolis union-busting

  • News

    August 15, 2001

    Give me an R! Give me a T!

    Happy to be compared to St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman, R.T. Rybak wants to use Minneapolis's top office to sell the city

  • News

    November 29, 2000

    Crippled Creek

    After a century of empty promises, Minneapolis officials are finally poised to spruce up the polluted waterway that meanders through the city's north side. What changed? The buying power of the people who will live there.

  • Arts

    September 20, 2000

    The Outsiders

    The woman who turned her house into a canvas, and other stories from the far fringes of the visual-art scene

  • Books

    August 9, 2000

    Dark Days for Camelot

    Minneapolis police said they raided a natural-foods charity in search of drugs. The people they routed say the cops' real fear was their politics.

  • Books

    October 27, 1999

    Out in the Open

    St. Paul police go after gay and bisexual men for indecent conduct along the riverfront

  • Feature

    September 1, 1999
  • Feature

    August 1, 1999
  • Music

    July 28, 1999

    They Won't Be Giants

    Ween's Mickey Melchiondo talks about drugs, his fans, and the duo's new live collection, Paintin' the Town Brown

  • News

    May 6, 1998

    Draft Dodger

    U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug is playing hard to get, but DFL insiders say he's in the race for attorney general

  • News

    February 18, 1998

    To Perot, or Not to Perot?

    Chipping away at the fringes of the fringe: Jesse "The Body" Ventura's Reform Party campaign is likely to influence the outcome of this year's race for governor.