Paul Anderson

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    New bill would allow "tax delinquent" bars and restaurants to keep liquor licenses

    A new piece of legislation could save Minnesota bars and restaurants from what they describe as the the shame and hassle of being labeled "tax delinquent." Every day, the Minnesota Department of Revenue updates a public list of businesses that are more than ten days behind on their liquor tax oblig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    MN Supreme Court issues close decision in Dunning-Grosser adoption case

    Our January cover, "Split the Baby," told the story of the Dunning family and the Grosser family, and the battle to adopt two baby sisters that had landed them in the Minnesota Supreme Court.On Wednesday, the court issued a sharply-divided decision in the case: The Grossers, they ruled, should adopt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Minnesota lawmakers not accepting their salary: The full list

    ​After Gov. Mark Dayton announced he would not accept a paycheck during the shutdown, we asked all the Minnesota legislators whether they would follow suit. While the vast majority didn't reply, we got some responses and put together a preliminary list. Now we've got our hands on the official li ... More >>

  • News

    August 18, 2004

    Luis Palau, George Bush, and the Mall of America

    An afternoon with the holy trinity of terror

  • News

    February 3, 1999

    The Path of Lease Resistance

    Hennepin County Housing Court was set up to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants. So why do the landlords keep winning?

  • News

    November 19, 1997

    Bench Warrant

    Minnesota Supreme Court candidate Greg Wersal says state rules barring judicial hopefuls from raising funds are disingenuous. "You think judges don't know who's buttering their bread?"