Ah, the cradle of civilization: birthplace of modern agriculture, organized religion, and falafel. The Midwest isn't exactly a Mecca of, well, Mecca-inspired cuisine, but we do have a handful of Middle Eastern restaurants here in the Twin Cities worth seeking out when those kabob cravings strike. He ... More >>
Since opening its doors last summer, The Bachelor Farmer has become one of the Twin Cities' it dining spots. Owned by Eric and Andrew Dayton (sons of a certain hockey-loving governor), it's been lauded locally and nationally, and last month it received a James Beard semifinalist nod for Best New Res ... More >>
The average gas price in the Twin Cities as of Monday was $3.27 per-gallon -- 19 cents more than a year ago and 8 cents more than just a week ago. Who or what's to blame for this new-found pain at the pump? Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst for gasbuddy.com, says we should pin the blame ... More >>
But at the VA, not much has changed
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Petroleum-based spy thriller fails to strike black gold
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In a new memoir, former marine Joel Turnipseed loses his personal philosophy while winning the Gulf War
No one calls Paul Wellstone an outsider any more
Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?
Apocalypse Now Redux extends an epic allegory of American megalomania into the 21st Century
The gallows comedy Three Kings returns to the dark eye of Desert Storm
Candice Roark was a healthy 20-year-old when she was sent to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Now she has a pacemaker, fainting spells, and a lot of unanswered questions about what made her and thousands of other soldiers sick.