You've made it over the mid-week uphill battle, and it's time to go treat yourself to something ice-cold, refreshing, and definitely full o' hops. Since it's Craft Beer Week, this is the week to go out and indulge in some new craft beers and meet the brewing geniuses behind the beer. We've compile ... More >>
Earlier today, a student at Kellogg Middle School in Rochester was injured when his cell phone suddenly combusted, burning his leg.SEE ALSO: Massive Uptown fire engulfs building near Lake Street and Irving Avenue [PHOTOS] [VIDEO]The classroom where the incident occurred was evacuated, and in an audi ... More >>
When does being vigilant in protecting your home against crime go too far? When you end up shooting your own granddaughter, that's when.SEE ALSO: Rep. Chip Cravaack says guns in the audience would've prevented Aurora shootings [VIDEO]In the words of police, a 61-year-old Rochester man is "extremely ... More >>
First Wisconsin, then Rochester, and now Duluth? Sadly, it appears that's the case.SEE ALSO: Laura Mulholland, Rochester anti-Obama racist, has a public Facebook profile For the third time in recent weeks, an Obama hater has chosen an especially hateful way to express their opposition to the preside ... More >>
Laura Mulholland -- the Rochester racist whose backyard display features a bayonet-pierced empty chair hanging from a noose -- didn't have her picture published along with an online report about her anti-Obama views.SEE ALSO: Openly racist woman's anti-Obama display: Bayonet-stabbed chair hanging fr ... More >>
Yesterday, Minnesota for Marriage's Andy Parrish spent the better part of his afternoon promising to drop a "bombshell" on Minnesotans for All Families.SEE ALSO: MN for Marriage doesn't fire Rev. Brad Brandon after repeated Vote No-Nazi comparisons [VIDEO]It took a day, but we now know what he was t ... More >>
After recently returning from Doomtree's highly successful debut European Tour, Dessa isn't letting herself rest for too long. The compelling singer/MC is set to perform in Rochester for the first time on Thursday, June 21, and the show is free. Dessa is bringing along her full band to mark the ... More >>
Around 12:40 a.m. last Friday, a Bemidji-area woman was sitting in her rural Northern Township home when see saw the sky seemingly catch fire.She ran outside, and there was an 8-foot-tall burning cross propped against a tree. The woman, who has a black husband and two adult biracial children, saw so ... More >>
You have to wonder how Houaka Yang mustered the brain power to figure out how to operate the damn thing.Yang, 20, stole a camera from an unlocked car outside the La Crosse home of Bill Feehan, a Republican state Senate candidate. He then shot a short video with the camera, introducing himself and co ... More >>
Related:Wilco at the State Theatre, 12/6/11Slideshow: Wilco at The State Theatre Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy has no interest in falling into predictable patterns. Watch him smoke a cigarette out of his bellybutton in I Am Trying to Break Your Heart, the 2002 documentary about the band, if you don't b ... More >>
Rochester mailmen are mad as hell and they aren't going to take it anymore.The U.S. Postal Service has suspended mail delivery to Rochester's Parkside Mobile Home Park following 42 "animal incidents" last year, most all of which presumably involved loose dogs. Parkside's roughly 100 residents wil ... More >>
Remember all the talk about the MNGOP staying focused on job creation? Well, instead of that, Republican lawmakers continue to devote their energies to making it more difficult for women to get abortions.Yesterday, a divided Senate committee passed two anti-abortion measures -- one that would req ... More >>
Two-Buck Chuck could be coming to UptownTrader Joe's is close to finalizing a deal for a store on the corner of 27th Street and Lyndale Avenue in Lyn-Lake, according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
Minneapolis is the most resilient U.S. city, no thanks to state politicians.Minneapolis-St. Paul is the most resilient big city in the country, and the third most resilient metro area of any kind. The metro area is more likely than any other American city to bounce back from a recession, natural ... More >>
Too many empty housesWe've heard so much about the housing and economic crises by now that, bad as that news is, our eyes kind of glaze over when we hear it. But Finance and Commerce recently pointed out a number that made us nearly spit out our morning coffee: 15,000 housing units in Minne ... More >>
Minneapolis: Not a Brainiest Metro.We've got our big, fancy universities and our hi-tech marquee names here in the Twin Cities, but it's not enough, people. Our neighbors in Rochester, Madison, Ames and Iowa City all made it onto something called the Top 20 Brainiest Metros list. We did no ... More >>
Photo: drexlerA blast to the olfactory senses deniedMaybe this is the opposite of a "dirty" bomb? A Rochester teenager has been charged in Olmsted District Juvenile Court with felony possession of an explosive/incendiary device. His offense? Trying to ignite a bottle of cologne -- a Molotov c ... More >>
Updated: Bodies have been recovered. See below for details. A small, single-engine airplane crashed a mile north of the Rochester airport last night, killing three people aboard and narrowly missing at least one home on the ground. The plane came down in the woods 100 yards from the home of ... More >>
Photo by justinmaierWhen we talk about being stabbed in the back in a relationship, we never take it so literally. Now you've been warned. A 29-year-old Rochester man was apparently hugging his new girlfriend when her ex came up behind him and stabbed him twice in the back. Forget a relations ... More >>
He's being held at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester pending possible charges.
Add teenage terrorist bombings to the list of "why ice fishing sucks."
The feds say it's the first time airlines have ever been fined for keeping passengers trapped on an aircraft for an extended period.
Two deaths and 21 injuries resulted from a tour bus accident yesterday in southern Minnesota. The Minnesota State Patrol publicized the names this afternoon.
Sen. Al Franken has had enough with the airlines messing up in Minnesota.
When President Obama spoke at the Target Center in Minneapolis Saturday, one supporter in the crowd got one heck of a shoutout. So who is this guy?
Just two weeks after a flight heading for Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport was stranded on a Rochester tarmac for six hours, more passengers heading for our airport experienced the same nightmare.
The U.S. Transportation Department's preliminary report on the Continental Airlines flight stranded on the Rochester tarmac for six hours concludes that the flight crew is not to blame for the nightmare.
ExpressJet Holdings made a public apology Thursday to the passengers that were forced to stay on a plane for six hours on the tarmac with no food, overflowing toilets, and crying babies.
Minnesota Rep. Jim Oberstar says that legislation stalled in the U.S. Senate would've helped the airline passengers that were stuck on the Rochester tarmac for six hours in horrid conditions.
After passengers on a Continental Airlines flight to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport were stuck on the tarmac for six hours, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is asking the airline to answer some questions.
The plane was rerouted to the Rochester airport due to bad weather and the 47 passengers were forced to stay on the place for nine hours with no food, one free beverage and overflowing toilets.
The Rochester airport manager came out in defense of the airport today in the Pioneer Press, saying this "wasn't an airport issue; It was strictly Continental's."
Next time you want to play police chase, you might want to leave the newborn at home.
And they are congregating in Rochester this weekend. Swoon.
Supposedly the ancient man was accompanied by his son Jesus and looked pretty damn good for his 14.5 billion years.
A 2-year-old boy seriously injured in a Memorial Day weekend car crash died this morning from injuries sustained in the drunk-driving accident. He is now the fifth person, including his mother, to die in that crash and the 13th death on Minnesota roads that weekend.
Fire devastates a St. Charles meat processor, leaves hundreds jobless.
Despite a Strong Love Story, the Guthrie's New Production Can't Rise to the Occasion
Going down to Austin? Catch these local acts.
A host of Minnesota politicians say pork-barrel spending on a railroad expansion project threatens the Mayo Clinic
A coalition of independent record stores hangs on for dear life
The F-Ups conquer the world, stop at Wal-Mart
Nancy Hanlon says she met and talked with one of the 9/11 hijackers in a Rochester, Minnesota bar just weeks before the attack. Is it true? There's no telling for sure. Is her story plausible? Yes.
Find everything you're looking for in your city
Find the best happy hour deals in your city
Get today's exclusive deals at savings of anywhere from 50-90%
Check out the hottest list of places and things to do around your city