Yesterday, the Star Tribune published an anti-tax letter to the editor written by TCF Bank CEO William A. Cooper, but editors decided not to identify him as such and instead merely noted that Cooper resides in Wayzata (TCF is also headquartered there).That call raised some eyebrows. After all, since ... More >>
-- Update at bottom -- Today's Star Tribune "Readers Write" page features an anti-tax letter entitled "All are burdened when upper incomes are" penned by a Wayzata resident named William A. Cooper.But unless there are two William A. Coopers in Wayzata, it appears the writer isn't just some Joe Blow ... More >>
Anna Prasomphol, owner of True Thai restaurant, says Phanthavong was her best friend.Amy Senser's hit-and-run accident has been ruled "accidental" by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. But Anna Prasomphol, owner of True Thai restaurant where Anousone Phanthavong was the head chef, doesn't thin ... More >>
Scott Gillespie, Strib opinions editor, says he didn't spike Anna Prasomphol's piece.Amy Senser is getting a lot of criticism for the hit-and-run accident that killed Anouone Phanthavong, and yesterday, figures in the local media came up for some criticism too. The harsh feedback came thanks to a ... More >>
A local lawyer is taking record companies to court, insisting on a fair hearing for downloaders
MINNEAPOLIS -- City Pages is pleased to announce that Matt Snyders has been hired by the Star-Tribune to serve as the new Reader’s Representative. Starting next week, Snyders, a 23-year-old City Pages fellow, will take calls and letters from concerned readers and attempt to sympathize with their ... More >>
A once proud newspaper makes grim concessions to economic realities
Will the departure of several prominent bylines hurt the paper's relationship with its readers?
Fifteen Star Tribune reporters look to the future of the paper
Star Tribune reporters Jon Tevlin and Eric Weiffering have written their own eulogy for Terry Fiedler, who died unexpectedly at age 47 on August 12. It was circulated internally at the Strib:
Local media lemmings fall for April 1 gag
The Strib outs a police informant. Was it worth the risk?
The Strib, Norm Coleman, and the myth of objectivity