There's plenty to keep folks occupied on any given weekend in and around the Twin Cities, but sometimes you just need to get outta town. For those days when wanderlust starts taking over and daydreams of fresh air, adventure, and great hiking trails need to become a reality, we've got you covered. H ... More >>
Here's what we know -- Scott Hoy is a personal injury lawyer in Sioux Falls.SEE ALSO: Kenneth Krause, personal injury lawyer, wrote letter to TV anchor calling her obese Here's what we don't -- what in God's name Hoy's trying to say in his bizarre new TV spot.
South Dakota's favorite sons Soulcrate Music have been bringing their take on Midwest hip-hop across the country for over a decade. While they were largely the architects of the modern Sioux Falls hip-hop scene, they've been frequently embraced here in the Twin Cities as well, regularly selling out ... More >>
As expected, a grand jury has indicted Joseph Patterson on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in connection with the death of Adrian Peterson's two-year-old son, Tyrese Robert Doohen.SEE ALSO: Adrian Peterson fathered another secret child with server at Seven, TMZ reports Ty was in Patter ... More >>
Adrian Peterson was sued in April for not paying child support, TMZ reports.RELATED: Adrian Peterson's Sioux Falls child was "a secret," source saysThe suit was reportedly filed by Erica Syion, a former Dallas stripper who mothered Adrian's now four-year-old son.
:::: UPDATE :::: According to a new TMZ report, AP actually has at least five children. Word emerged today of a four-year-old boy Peterson fathered with a former stripper in Dallas. Peterson gives the mother money and sometimes visits his son, TMZ reports.Original post -- Before news of Adrian Peter ... More >>
From the beginning, there has been widespread misunderstanding about Ty, the 2-year-old son of Adrian Peterson who died in Sioux Falls last Friday as a result of injuries allegedly inflicted by Joey Patterson, the mother's boyfriend.SEE ALSO: What we know about Joey Patterson, the man accused of bea ... More >>
The New York Post's Phil Mushnick is no stranger to controversy. But he outdid himself with his Sunday column about Adrian Peterson's "secret" son, which media observers are calling "possibly [the] worst column ever" and "the most offensive sports column in the history of Earth."SEE ALSO: Mourning f ... More >>
On the New York Post's website today is a teaser that says, "Son's death doesn't make Adrian Peterson a great person."SEE ALSO:-- NY Post's Phil Mushnick writes column implying AP is partly responsible for son's murder -- Mourning for Ty, Adrian Peterson's fallen sonThe link goes to a piece by colum ... More >>
:::: UPDATE :::: A source in South Dakota says the victim was Adrian Peterson's son, but not Adrian Peterson Jr. From an email she sent us:Just a heads up, TMZ is reporting incorrect information, it's not AP Jr who is in the hospital in Sioux Falls, it's [name withheld]. I live here in Sioux F ... More >>
-- Update at bottom -- A woman in Sioux Falls who is close to the mother involved in the tragic story about Adrian Peterson's two-year-old son says the fact AP had a child living in Sioux Falls was "a secret.":::: UPDATE :::: Joey Patterson, man accused of beating AP's son, says his son is "my l ... More >>
As we mentioned in our post about AP's "secret" Sioux Falls child, Joey Patterson, the man accused of brutally beating AP's son, has a public Facebook page.In light of the charges he faces, one of the interesting things about Patterson's page is how outspokenly he repeatedly professes his love for h ... More >>
In case you haven't caught the drift from our first 216 posts along these lines, here's some news for ya: Relatively speaking, Twin Citians are healthy.SEE ALSO: Portland douses some Haterade on Mpls after regaining Bicycling.com's Best Bike City honor The latest evidence on this score comes from th ... More >>
A slew of recent lists has named us snobby and brainy, bike-friendly and outdoorsy. But here's a ranking that carries a little more weight, and comes backed by harder data: The Twin Cities has the lowest unemployment of any major U.S. metro area, according to the latest numbers from the Bureau of La ... More >>
Minneapolis resident Levi Minissale has been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly stabbing his 20-year-old ex-girlfriend to death yesterday morning in Mankato.SEE ALSO: Mankato beer pong game ends in alleged knife attack Minissale also faces an assault charge for allegedly stabbing and in ... More >>
Equally inspired by the lonesome sounds of folk, country, and the blues, and the frenetic sounds of rock and bluegrass (and psychobilly!), the Bitterroot Band will no doubt find a welcome home in today's current roots/Americana-friendly landscape. But their presentation is so genuine, it doesn't see ... More >>
We ride bikes and go skinny dipping in urban lakes. And when we stop for a beer on the way home and charge it to our credit card, we pay that thing down more promptly than folks anywhere else in the country. According to Experian's latest analysis of credit scores across the country, Minneapolitans ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Paul Ryan trained for three weeks, ran Grandma's Marathon "on a whim"-- The Paul Ryan Time Calculator will turn you into a world-class runner, just like him-- Mark Dayton rips Paul Ryan for fudging Grandma's Marathon time... by over an hour There's more than one way to skin a cat. Want ... More >>
See Also:Night Moves on hotel living, song facelifts, and the new 7-inchBest New Band 2012: Night MovesLocal trio Night Moves are finally ready for their close up. After creating a buzz in the Twin Cities over the last few years with their emergent live shows and their free, digital-only debut, the ... More >>
Baseball, beer, chocolate, charity...we're hitting all the major marks this Week in Food, and it's not even officially summer. 6/5 Start your week off right with the Wedge's class Chocolate Heaven, where students will enjoy a light meal before watching demos of ultimate chocolate chip cookies, bit ... More >>
Kyle Hurd, a 25-year-old resident of Sioux Falls, SoDak, apparently has an ego problem.He must've had quite the bender last Friday night, because the next morning, he awoke on an unfamiliar Stillwater porch, shorts around his ankles and without a shirt. And when police arrived, Hurd asked officers " ... More >>
The mysterious Marilyn Manson has emerged with a fresh U.S. tour in support of the forthcoming eighth album, Born Villain. This is the first Minneapolis show for the band since 2009's stop at the State Theatre. It also adds to the slate of concerts that includes the Shins, Jane's Addiction, and I ... More >>
Move over Honolulu, see you later San Francisco -- if you're looking for romance, the place to be is La Crosse, Wisconsin. And if that doesn't work for you, go to Green Bay.Or so say the folks at Redbox. The movie rental company recently compiled a list of the Top 10 Most Romantic Cities in the c ... More >>
It was 1998, the Smokin Grooves Tour was in its second year, and a group of friends and I were geeked out about going to the show. Public Enemy, Gang Starr, Wyclef Jean, Cypress Hill and others were booked, but everyone was waiting and most excited for Busta Rhymes, known for his killer live show ... More >>
Wait--we thought the Grinch was green...For those people out there who don't make a habit of watching paid political ads on YouTube, you may be surprised to learn that America is currently at war. No, we're not talking about the drawn-out wars in far-off lands like Iraq or Afghanistan ... More >>
Steven Williams is a longtime supporter of local music. In 2001, he started the Mankato-based Init Records to release The Vidablue (later Ten Grand). In the ten years since, the label has relocated to Sioux Falls and has issued a total of 74 releases. While he doesn't play in any bands him ... More >>
Photos by Nikki MillerGerman kuchenThe scene is a community center basement in rural South Dakota. Your ticket in hand, you wait in line as one after another, satiated women and very pregnant-looking men, suspenders stretched over their stuffed bellies, exit the dining room, freeing up space for ... More >>
In anticipation for their "To All My Friends" tour, which kicks off next week in Madison, Atmosphere have just released an mp3 of a new song, "Freefallin'." Like much of Slug's newer material, "Freefallin'" is a slower jam driven by a meandering electric guitar and echoing, sparse beat. The track ... More >>
The bluegrass quintet will release Palomino on April 13.
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But rejoice not: Cities in the Dakotas and Wisconsin rate higher Forbes.com has compiled an exhaustive list of the best metro areas for businesses or careers. The math that goes into it--cost of living, cost of doing business, income growth--is predictably corporate-minded, but offers an interestin ... More >>
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In the wake of Najarian and Shabazz, the U.S. attorney and former DFL prodigy finds his once-bright political future in question.