-- Scroll to pages four and onward for bonus late-breaking photos --There may not be any seals on the loose -- yet -- but Minnesota is in the midst of getting lambasted with arguably the most intense rain storm the state has experienced since the Duluth floods two years ago.Here's how the story has ... More >>
Here's some news for those of you who have well-insulated abodes and/or haven't gone outside yet this morning: It's winter in Minnesota, and it can get freakin' cold.You might have forgotten about this season while we were being pleasantly surprised with an extremely mild December and 50-degree t ... More >>
Minnesota's Indian summer is ending this week. As always, the temperature itself will be a matter of precise measurement, while the meaning of the bizarre warm spell of October 2011 is up for interpretation.Over the first 10 days of this month, the Twin Cities has experienced a remarkable string ... More >>
Photo: Ruin RaiderIt's wet in Minneapolis. But it's wetter down south.Update: Gov. Tim Pawlenty has activated the National Guard. Details after the jump. Update: An island in Wisconsin is now floating away. Video after the jump. We here in the Twin Cities are grousing about another day of r ... More >>
The coming spring and the reunion with the beast
She never mentions that in bringing Douglas aboard, she has essentially stolen him away from an online competitor
Who would've thought we'd be using umbrellas on Lake Nokomis in January?
There's a good chance the Twin Cities metro will experience its whitest Christmas in 30 years. Make your travel plans accordingly.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning in parts of Hennepin, Anoka and Ramsey Counties. This warning is in effect until 2:45 p.m.
Lucky day for St. Cloud residents: They now have former WCCO meteorologist Paul Douglas all to themselves.
Dear President Bush: Please forgive restroom fornicators
The odd tale deftly weaves the mythic and the mundane
Pruitt's Folly, big-daily blues, and the invasion of the stripper-flippers
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Dan Barreiro left the Star Tribune a year ago. So why did the paper's George Mikan obit bear his byline?
Barreiro byline back in Strib When news spread quickly on Thursday that George Mikan had died, it wasn't exactly a shock. Aside from the facts--that he was 80 years old, in ill health for years, and remembered only through grainy, silent black-and-white films--there's also a statue of the guy at T ... More >>
Strib management takes its union to court
America is no place for the old. Then there's Mexico.
Surviving the News in the Hometown Team's Summer of Self-Love
If you could wave your magic wand and make one improvement to the Twin Cities, what would it be?
Back when no one believed in global climate change, local meteorologist Bruce Watson sounded the alarm. Now that everybody's predicting disaster, he's bucking the trend again.
"I'm angry about the way the thing was handled, in case you can't tell," gripes axed Strib weather columnist Ken Barlow. "They gave me a raise last year, which I didn't even ask for, and this year I get a letter saying, 'Sorry, it's over.'"