Kim Rolene Hutterer keeps getting caught.Kim Rolene Hutterer has had an unhealthy obsession with FBI Special Agent Dean Scheidler ever since the day he arrested her 20 years ago for threatening to bomb a Northwest Airlines flight. Now she's been indicted after mailing the Minneapolis agent a ... More >>
The two pilots will be eligible to re-apply by August.
In case you missed it, Northwest Airlines has pretty much been assimilated into the Borg collective known as Delta.
Minnesota's crazy congresswoman was 2009's battiest politico
A sniffer dog "hit on" an in-bound piece of checked luggage but no explosive material was found.
Thanks to a hip replacement, Klobuchar says she's used to extra screening precautions at airports.
"We got distracted," is how the cockpit crew described blowing 150 miles past their scheduled destination.
The Twin Cities dirty dozen we're thankful to see go away
The military says fighter jets were ready to intercept Flight 188, but didn't get the go ahead from air traffic controllers, the FAA says.
Well, if there's any flock of birds worth sucking into an engine and spitting out into little shreds, we vote pigeons.
Delta Air Lines, the owner of Northwest, issued a statement yesterday and mailed apologies to all of the passengers aboard the flight.
The Federal Aviation Administration revoked the licenses of the two pilots in charge of the Northwest Airlines flight that overshot the Minneapolis airport by 150 miles last week.
Officials feared the plane had been hijacked and put fighter jets at two locations on alert.
Sen. Al Franken has had enough with the airlines messing up in Minnesota.
If the pilots on the NWA flight were lying about what really happened on the flight, they are probably giving each other some serious high fives right now.
Passengers can officially connect their accounts to transfer miles between the two and even earn some free miles in the process.
Dude scores a job offer from Virgin Atlantic after tearing his in-flight meal a new one.
Minnesota's state Senate today failed to pass a bill that would have prohibited lawmakers from lobbying at the Legislature for one year after they leave office. The bill, which failed on a vote of 33-33, was sponsored by Roseville Sen. John Marty, faithful author of years of good-government legislat ... More >>
Officials at the Minnesota Department of Finance today announced a deal with Northwest Airlines that could let taxpayers off the hook for the cost of building a Duluth maintenance facility that has been sitting idle since the airline's union mechanics went on strike a year and a half ago.
Northfield ponders sacking cul-de-sacs as development continues in what used to be rural Minnesota
A Northwest Airlines handbook for the about-to-be outsourced endorses dumpster diving.
Northwest Airlines hasn't paid taxes on its Duluth maintenance facility since May 2005. Yeah, that maintenance facility, the one Minnesota taxpayers built for it in exchange for the airline's promise to create and retain decent jobs for skilled union mechanics.
The incomes of the poorest fifth and the middle fifth of Minnesota families have grown about half as much as the wealthiest fifth since the early 1980s, according to a recent study by the Minnesota Budget Project. Not exactly news, but there are census numbers to back it up.
A statement from Northwest Airlines in today's Star Tribune takes the paper to task. It's looooong on details and technical jargon and probably intended to look like a laundry list of errors made by the reporters, but to be so dull and impenetrable that most readers won't absorb anything other than ... More >>
Over the next four years, Northwest is legally obligated to come up with either $4 billion or $5.7 billion to make up shortfalls in its pensions. And as Blotter has harangued in the past, it's cash Northwest's clever, highly paid executives, would rather someone else came up with. And by someone, we ... More >>
Why Northwest Wanted a Strike, and its Mechanics Had No Choice Here we are in day five of AMFA's strike against Northwest Airlines and, as anticipated, there have been some blown tires and cancellations and safety-related intakes of breath, but the planes are mostly flying, and the mechanics are lo ... More >>
This week's City Pages cover story is all about how Northwest Airlines is looking to both outsource well-paid, highly skilled maintenance jobs and to strengthen its near-lock on Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. One of the questions posed in the story, "When Pigs Fly," is whether the airli ... More >>
FRIDAY MORNING NEWS CRUISE: WAL-MART NO, WOLFIE YES, AND THE SHOCKING DETAILS OF THE ST. PATRICK'S DAY MASSACRE In the Strib: The town of Ham Lake says no to Wal-Mart; Northwest Airlines to trim fleet and cut 900 jobs; St. Paul Mayor Randy Kelly is not a very nice man; CJ reveals that "Joe Milliona ... More >>
[cross-posted, for now, at TCB] Wal-Mart no, Wolfie yes, and the shocking details of the St. Patrick's Day Massacre In the Strib: The town of Ham Lake says no to Wal-Mart; Northwest Airlines to trim fleet and cut 900 jobs; St. Paul Mayor Randy Kelly is not a very nice man; CJ reveals that "Joe Mill ... More >>
Employees say Northwest Airlines works harder to avoid discrimination lawsuits than it does to stop bigotry
Veggie pizza by the pound, only in Nordeast Minneapolis
With labor unrest brewing among airline employees, Northwest's PR doctors keep spinning in the wind
The 1997 Tongue-on-the-Flagpole Awards
Robin Hood '96: hiring the poor to steal for the rich.