-- Scroll to bottom of post for updates -- Around 6 p.m. last night, a 34-year-old man opened fire on random cars near the intersection of Hadley Avenue North and 7th Street North in Oakdale, injuring at least two and killing a 9-year-old boy.SEE ALSO: Retek building shots fired report made by Targe ... More >>
It's only a hair past 3 p.m., but John Wolf has already put in a full day's work. "We're loading about 10,000 cases in tomorrow for the new store," he explains. "I've been up since 4 in the morning." It may seem like insanity. But Wolf, the grandson of grocery store magnate Arthur Applebaum, knows ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Smash-and-grab Minnesota jewelry store robbers caught on tape [VIDEO]-- Chris Miller robs bank, says he's struggling with fact he's not a rich football player, apologizesTwo weeks after successfully robbing a TCF Bank inside a Cub Foods in Fridley, the well-dressed Mr. Potato Head robber ... More >>
Following a model that has worked well for Lund's, Byerly's, Target, and Rainbow Foods, Supervalu Inc.-owned Cub Foods is now focusing on expanding its reusable bag program. Cub says the goals for the program, over the next few years, are to use more recycled material in its bags, make sure the bags ... More >>
Rainbow Foods store manager Scott Ostrom was fired a week after the man who stabbed him was sentenced to prison. Ostrom had been store director at the Midway Rainbow Foods in St. Paul on May 9 when Russell Terry Johnson stabbed him in the chest because he was angry over a debit card transaction ... More >>
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If you love Little Szechuan but can't make it to St. Paul as often as you'd like, here's some good news: The popular eatery is opening a second location at The Shops at West End in St. Louis Park. The new restaurant will be located on the corner of 16th St. and Park Place Blvd., adjacent to ... More >>
Chelscia English said she's learned her lesson.Chelscia English just needed to make a quick stop at the Rainbow Foods on Arcade Street in St. Paul last October, so she left her three-year-old in her SUV--with the motor running. Bad move.
Chelscia English.Chelscia English has just learned first hand the truth behind that old saying, "You can't take your eyes off that kid for a minute." That's what she did the other night in St. Paul when she parked her SUV with the engine running and ran into the Rainbow Foods on Arcade Stree ... More >>
Our pals at MPLS.TV are jumping on the "Double Rainbow" bandwagon with their take on the meme, "Double Rainbow Foods," filmed in Uptown Minneapolis. "By now you've seen Hungrybear9526's Double Rainbow Youtube Video," they wrote on their site. "Ever wonder what he's like buying groceries? We did too. ... More >>
Ah, Main Street justice. Works like a charm.
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In the promotion and growing success of women's golf, lesbians have always played a part. But only two female pros have come out as gay in the '90s, and local lesbian golfers are careful not to rock the boat for recognition.
Movie theaters used to have majestic screens, rocking chairs, and real butter. Some still do.
For an immigrant kid from Northeast, Walt Dziedzic did all right for himself. His proudest accomplishment? That he never forgot where he came from.
Margarita Tolchinskaya left behind a budding professional career and a ravaged homeland when she emigrated from the former Soviet Union to join her brother in St. Paul. Three years later, she wound up dead in the back room of the family laundry where she