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

    Humane Society Makes Good

    doggie.jpgAHS flies in 120 dogs needing rescue from Hurricane Ike.

  • 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

    November 17, 2005

    Animal Farm at NWA

    The base executive compensation of NWA's CEO is greater than that of his peers at Southwest Airlines and JetBlue. The ranks of Northwest's management team has not been cut as severely as its mechanics and maintainence workers, nor been asked for wage cuts as steep as those recently agreed to by its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2005

    Follow the money: City campaign contributions

    Having trouble figuring out the difference between incumbent Mayor R. T. Rybak and his challenger, Hennepin County commissioner Peter McLaughlin? Maybe a glimpse into who forks over the money for them to run will help you with your decision.

  • 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