• Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    Dakota descendants sue landowners and other Indians to reclaim part of southern Minnesota

    Descendants of Dakota Indians are suing southern Minnesota property owners to set up a new reservation on land that was once promised by the federal government. A class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks to evict the current inhabitants of 12 square miles northwest of New Ulm and asks for monetary d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Warren Jeffs inundating county officials in rural Minnesota with certified and priority mailings

    ‚ÄčAs if we needed more evidence that Warren Jeffs and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are about as bizarre as it gets, consider this: County officials in west central Minnesota have been receiving stacks and stacks of priority and certified mailings from Jeffs over th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    FEMA starts Minneapolis tornado damage assessment

    Federal assistance could help homeowners, as well as renters.​The FEMA folks have arrived in north Minneapolis to help tally up a dollar amount on the tornado damage, a precursor to some city residents being eligible for federal disaster assistance. The threshold for aid is $6.4 million worth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Tom Emmer's recount ship is sinking

    Arranging deck chairs on the Titanic?​Tom Emmer's Team Frivolous did the right thing Saturday, withdrawing almost 2,600 frivolous challenges to recounted ballots in Hennepin County. On Sunday, the Great Withdrawal continued as they took similar action on the work of their overzealous troops i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Tornado watch in Twin Cities until 9 p.m. [UPDATED]

    ​Updated: A twister touched down near Fergus Falls, killing one person, and Wadena has been heavily damaged by strong winds, MPR reports. But the worst of the storm gave the Twin Cities a miss. Via NOAA: A tornado watch wsa in effect for the following Minnesota counties, including those in th ... More >>

  • News

    August 24, 2005

    Everything Must Go

    How to step away from a hundred years of family farming--in four hours or less

  • News

    June 9, 2004

    Portrait of a Civil Commitment

    Sex offender Bruce Foley was never committed. Then Dru Sjodin disappeared.

  • News

    September 23, 1998

    Growing, Owing, Gone

    The farm crisis was supposed to be over a decade ago­when the TV crews packed up and the celebrities went home. But in places like Renville County, farmers have been harvesting hard times ever since.

  • News

    April 29, 1998

    The Incredible Edible Egg

    A Minnesota egg producer has been issued a permit to resolve its carcass conundrum by feeding dead chickens to live ones.