Robert Allen

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Northwestern Professor Kent Kaiser on blogger Karl Bremer's death: "Good riddance"

    Yesterday, Karl Bremer, author of Ripple in Stillwater -- winner of City Pages' Best Local Blog 2012 -- died at the age of 60 from complications related to pancreatic cancer.SEE ALSO: Karl Bremer on Bradlee Dean, Michele Bachmann's pastor problem [INTERVIEW] As the Pioneer Press put it in the headli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    MPD's license plate data allows stalkers to track their victims using public data

    For $5.91, Tony Webster obtained data about the location of 2.1 million Minneapolis-area cars from August 30 to November 29. But for less than that, you can request information about where any particular car has been spotted in the last three months.SEE ALSO: Melissa Hill's new blog allows you to "T ... More >>

  • News

    August 14, 2002

    The Chain Gang

    Want to change the world? Get out of your car and onto a bike.

  • News

    October 15, 1997

    School of Hard Knocks

    Former students of a local high-tech graphics training program paid up to $25,000 for their diplomas. Many say they didn't get the education they were promised. The school dismissed their complaints; state and federal authorities didn't.

  • Sports

    May 21, 1997