We may disagree about corn dogs versus pronto pups, where to find the best cheese curds, and which political candidate deserves our vote, but most Minnesotans agree that there are two kinds of people: State Fair People and everyone else. Drop off an entry for a State Fair competition and it is a saf ... More >>
Just as Tuesday's marriage equality bill-signing ceremony was about to begin, a group of MNGOP senators invoked an obscure rule to lock the Senate doors. The upshot was that some gay marriage-supporting senators weren't able to be in attendance for the historic occasion on the Capitol steps.THE BACK ... More >>
Flickr, Eriwst. The lawsuit alleged Keith Dodson masturbated with the nannies' underwear.In an unusual invasion of privacy case, a Prior Lake man was ordered to pay $65,000 last month for intruding on two women living in his house. Keith Dodson entered the rooms of two live-in nannies hired ... More >>
Ed Fong of David Fong's in BloomingtonHe's not the chef, but Ed Fong is in charge of all that happens at David Fong's, the Bloomington restaurant that has been around for over 50 years. He's cooked, he's cleaned, and he's emptied trashcans during his many years working at the storied Chinese eate ... More >>
James Arthur Ray goes from new age guru to convicted felon.Disgraced new age guru James Arthur Ray has already been found guilty of negligent homicide for running a pseudo-Indian sweat lodge ceremony that killed Apple Valley's Liz Neuman and two other clients. But there's a possibility he may ... More >>
James Arthur Ray: "Spiritual warrior" guru or common criminal? Take your pick.Laura Tucker, who survived the James Arthur Ray sweat lodge debacle that killed three people in 2009, testified today that Liz Neuman of Apple Valley refused help before being pulled from the ceremony's tent. Lawye ... More >>
Meet the Minnesotans who receive subsidies for not growing anything
The land of 10,000 lakes, hockey rinks and ski trails will be well represented in this winter's Olympics.
Liz Neuman, 49, was one of three people to die after the retreat's sweat lodge incident that left 18 people hospitalized.
The Everything Movie lands on all four of our film critics' top 10 lists
The world makes out all right at the International Film Festival
Well-reasoned rants on mayonnaise, plagiarism, and the hoped-for demise of the pretend seaside
A whiff of today's teen spirit
Bob Brown always knew he was Indian. Now he wants the government to recognize his tribe.
Did the feds turn a blind eye to the Shakopee tribal enrollment fight? Finally, Congress decides to take a look.
911 operators answer the phone 1,000 times a night. But what if the line goes down?
How casino millions changed life on the Mdewakanton Dakota reservation in Shakopee.