Northwest Airlines Corporation

  • News

    April 2, 2014

    Wade Keller: The man holding up the Pro Wrestling Torch

    The local legend takes us inside the ring with one of the most successful pro wrestling news sites around

  • Arts

    December 26, 2012

    2012 Artists of the Year

    From poets and directors to comedians and dancers, the Twin Cities are teeming with creativity

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    WCCO Duck Dog Story: Newsroom source predicts "heads will roll" and reveals how mistakes were made [UPDATE]

    James Schugel isn't the only one at WCCO who screwed the pooch on the duck/dog story.‚ÄčNew details have emerged regarding the WCCO-TV story broadcast last Thursday that falsely claimed local dogs were being sold as meat for human consumption in New York City's Chinatown, and it doesn't look good f ... More >>

  • News

    March 16, 2011

    Jeff Larson used RNC piggy bank to pay friends

    Did use of charitable donations violate federal election law?

  • News

    March 17, 2010

    Pawlenty planning to cut Hollywood incentive program

    The Convincer with Greg Kinnear filming in state right now

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2008
  • Restaurants

    September 17, 2008

    Toast of the Town

    By tracking down rare liquors from around the world, importer Eric Seed is fueling the nation's classic-cocktail revival

  • News

    August 22, 2007

    Everything We Know About Security Is Wrong

    So says counterterrorism contrarian Bruce Schneier. And the transportation security administration is listening.

  • News

    October 25, 2006

    Disappearing from Radar?

    As NWA and Mesaba play chicken in bankruptcy court, the future of the regional carrier looks bleak

  • News

    March 15, 2006

    The Wanted Man

    When a couple of students objected to the course materials in Stephen Philion's race and culture class at Hamline University, he thought the trouble would pass. Wrong.

  • News

    March 8, 2006

    The Fragging of Patrick Garofalo

    Voting for a gas tax seems to be a political death sentence in House District 36B

  • Arts

    November 23, 2005

    Mother Knows Best

    Nanci Olesen, 'Mombo,' and the parental underbelly

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2005
  • News

    June 15, 2005

    The Barnstormer

    A few years ago, Doug Ohman was a theme-park executive with 600 employees. Today, he photographs barns. What happened?

  • News

    September 17, 2003

    Dayton: Back From the Dead?

    Taking a page from Norm Coleman's playbook

  • News

    May 28, 2003

    The Deal Goes Down

    Pawlenty and the legislature go for "shared sacrifice" --with a vengeance

  • News

    January 2, 2002

    The Hunted Man Awards

    A Jesse-free review of the headlines that made us wince in 2001

  • News

    June 27, 2001
  • Books

    June 6, 2001

    The Sound and the Fury

    With $450 million at stake in the battle over airport noise, critics say one thing is missing: The public's voice

  • News

    May 23, 2001

    Tedís Excellent Adventure

    Ted Mondale thought he could sweet-talk the 'burbs into building their share of affordable housing-- but Eagan told him to get lost.

  • News

    May 2, 2001
  • News

    July 12, 2000
  • Books

    February 9, 2000

    What About Bob?

    It's hard to argue with a man on a mission

  • News

    November 10, 1999

    Where Others Fear To Tread

    V.J. Smith traded his gun for a Bible a decade ago. Now he runs the night watch on Central's troubled streets. The payoff? Amazing grace and a good night's sleep.

  • News

    November 3, 1999

    Dirty Little Air War

    Bully! Crybaby! Northwest and Sun Country brawl for control of the sandbox--and billions in local air-travel revenues

  • News

    October 27, 1999

    Rocket Man

    Ky Michaelson has gone 180 mph on a snowmobile, hurled men off tall buildings, and blown tons of metal into the stratosphere. Are you ready for the biggest stunt of all?

  • Art

    October 6, 1999

    Hard Labor and Other Pretty Things

    The photograph as documentary; the photograph as idealism

  • Feature

    July 1, 1999
  • Books

    June 30, 1999
  • Books

    June 2, 1999

    Coffee, Tea...or HAVOC?

    Northwest flight attendants gear up for a new strike formula--minimum cost, maximum headache

  • News

    April 7, 1999

    BLACK & WHITE... and Red All Over

    Star Tribune honchos pooh-pooh insinuations that they're at war with that other paper across the river. So why is the Strib stomping all around the PiPress's back yard?

  • Books

    November 18, 1998

    Head Count

    Northwest keeps track of other airlines' passengers the old-fashioned way

  • News

    October 28, 1998

    Can You Say "Synergy"?

    Microsoft Sidewalk unveils a national revamp and shifts its emphasis from entertainment listings to pure commerce

  • News

    October 21, 1998

    Because They Can

    Six minor-party contenders for governor promise to bring back the primo dime-bag, turn the governor's mansion into a flophouse, tax water, get big brother out of your bedroom, ditch the nukes, and reveal the secrets of gravity-defying hair.

  • News

    July 1, 1998

    Nobody's Perfect

    First the lawsuits. Then the bankruptcy, the divorce, the TV exposé, the attorney general's investigation. Before Dr. Harry Johnson knew it, his cosmetic-surgery empire was in ruins.

  • Feature

    July 1, 1998

    Sky Captains

    Forget the adventure and romance, say two gay pilots. Flying is often just a job

  • News

    April 1, 1998

    Lost in Cyberspace

    The battle over the Office of Technology has ended. The bureaucrats won.

  • News

    December 31, 1997

    Trading in Futures

    Maybe Diana Pierce's 1998 New Year's resolution ought to be to hire a psychic.

  • News

    November 12, 1997
  • News

    June 25, 1997

    No Exit, II

    Monday's U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on the Confinement of Sex Offenders Leaves Questions Unanswered, Including the Fate of Minnesota's Sexual Psychopath Laws.

  • News

    October 2, 1996



  • News

    June 26, 1996

    Caveat Flier

    How safe is it to fly on Northwest or other U.S. airlines? Don't ask the FAA.

  • News

    March 27, 1996

    A Fan is a Terrible Thing to Waste

    A view from the cheap seats of baseball past, present, and future.

  • News

    December 13, 1995

    The Age of Plagues

    It wasn't that long ago that medicine declared a victory over infectious disease. Now a raft of new and mutating bugs are at the door, and a declining public health system is in no shape to fight them.

  • News

    November 22, 1995

    Let's Make a Deal

    A newly rehabilitated--and temporarily stabilized--Northwest Airlines is poising itself for the next round of industry mergers and acquisitions.

  • Music

    November 8, 1995