On midnight on August 1, Dawn and Rosalyn Tuckner became legally married in the state of Minnesota. But by the time Minnesota finally gave the couple its official stamp of approval, they had already been married for nine years and separated for four. Now, the Tuckners are filing the paperwork fo ... More >>
On August 1, the first day same-sex couples could legally marry in Minnesota, another provision of the marriage equality law went into effect: The state started recognizing out-of-state unions from places like Iowa, which had already been granting same-sex marriage licenses.For Dawn Tuckner, this me ... More >>
A St. Paul couple's honeymoon road trip ended in unspeakable tragedy Saturday afternoon when the bride was killed and her husband was seriously injured by a drunk driver.Leah Fonda and Brian Preiss, both 30, were in the midst of day eight of a honeymoon road trip from Minnesota to Niagara Falls when ... More >>
Sixty years ago today, Hank Williams hit Number One with the slightly posthumous, very prophetic song "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive," a tune he'd written with Fred Rose just prior to his death, and the last single to be released during his lifetime. Bonus on the freaky scale? Fred Rose wou ... More >>
The only person able to be un-delighted about Morrissey's upcoming tour is Moz himself. Given his rep for delightfully dour demeanor, no sweat for the rest of us. The King of Mope has announced an aggressive two-month U.S. tour to finish off 2012, and Minneapolis is in his sights.This could be one o ... More >>
Eric Dahl is literally eating for his education.The 21-year-old Delano native is currently in his senior year at the University of Wisconsin, where he's studying to earn a degree in computer science. Like many other students, Dahl works during the week to help fund his school costs. But the way he d ... More >>
Why not ring in the new year with a different kind of bubbly? Jason Alvey, owner of the Four Firkins specialty beer store, helped us select a sixer for New Year's Eve--and any night, for that matter.
The game is won on the field. Some bits of advice are impossible to follow to fruition. "The game is won on the field, Mallman." This is the kind of hodge-podge rhetoric that makes so much sense, you end up feeling like shit about yourself because you can never live up to it. Life is not won. If ... More >>
They're hard to kill and coming to a cushion near you
Screengrab via TMZThe Stanley Cup buckles upAh yes. The Stanley Cup, Holy Grail of the NHL. Just to see it, too maybe even touch it, is every rink rat's dream. Too bad none of them were loitering around the gas station in Roseau the other day when the Blackhawks' Dustin Byfuglien stopped by t ... More >>
This weekend twins, triplets, quads, and their families will make a pilgrimage to Twinsburg, Ohio for the Twins Days Festival. In deference to this celebration of multiples, we've put together a list of some of the most memorable twins. Some are famous because they're beautiful, others for th ... More >>
Screen grab via ForbesForbes rates us tops, but gives Seattle some loveWe'd like to get more excited about Forbes Magazine naming Minneapolis-St. Paul tops in its Best Cities for Working Mothers survey, but we're a bit miffed. If we're so great, how comes the magazine goes and prints a photo ... More >>
In case you're wondering why you may have trouble accessing Twitter this morning, it's because Twitter is, well, all a-twitter with the news.
Is local food the pet rock of the millenium or something that's been around since, well, forever?
They're back -- and they have better hair and sound just as good.
This time they picked the wrong country
I was pretty stoked last week to visit photographer Alec Soth's Minneapolis studio and preview some stuff from his forthcoming book, a meditation on fading love made up of pictures taken around Niagara Falls. Most striking were some bleak yet pretty exterior shots of the area's newlywed-geared motel ... More >>
Local filmmakers want to find out how much you love yourself--and how often
"American Sublime" looks at the spacious skies and gathering storms of the beautiful landscape painting
The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival's Middle Week Has Hits, Sleepers, and Snoozers
Jump Tomorrow's retro-screwball is soft but sweet
Iconic singer-songwriter Eric Andersen leads his own folk revival with You Can't Relive the Past
The Rank Strangers slim down with Consumption
Trompe-le-Monde: Martin Garhart's "Loss" leaves the easy 2-D world behind.
The Rank Strangers have terrific--if bizarre--chemistry, a trunkful of hooks, and a singer/songwriter who says he lives "in an Old Testament world." They may be the best local band you've never heard of.