Around 6 p.m. Saturday, two small planes containing 11 people -- nine skydivers and two pilots -- collided over Superior, Wisconsin, sending one of the planes spiraling 12,000 feet to the ground in fiery pieces.SEE ALSO: Old woman goes nuts when busted stealing rhubarb, calls accusers "lezzie" and ... More >>
Minnesota Daily was named to this year's Sports Illustrated 25 under 25 -- a diverse list of star performers and prodigies who toil in and out of the arena.Technically the student-run paper of the U of M is 113 years old, but who's counting? Its writers, of course, are all of college age. SEE ALSO: ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Michele Bachmann chief of staff Andy Parrish spotted at oil wrestling event with dwarf [PHOTOS]-- Minnesota for Marriage spokesman alleges liberal media bias... against a labor union-- MN for Marriage, anti-gay marriage group, says it 'continues to stand strong against intolerance'Andy P ... More >>
Last year, the Duluth News Tribune ran several investigative stories about a former neurosurgeon at St. Luke's hospital, Dr. Stefan Konasiewicz, with the gist being that St. Luke's "was aware of the harm Konasiewicz was alleged to have caused [patients] and yet continued to let him practice," accord ... More >>
The Page One Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists honor the best in journalism from across Minnesota, and we're proud to say that we've been nominated for 23 awards in this year's contest.The 23 nominations cover work from 2011 and match the number of nominations we received last ye ... More >>
The Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists won't let James Schugel duck the controversy.The Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists released a statement yesterday blasting WCCO-TV for refusing to address errors in its crazy report alleging a local puppy mill was selling dogs to a mea ... More >>
Birkey has won awards for his coverage of Smith.The Minnesota Independent is standing by its reporting, denying allegations that writer Andy Birkey defamed punk rock pastor Bradley Dean Smith. Smith, a.k.a. Bradlee Dean, filed a lawsuit against Birkey this morning, alleging that Birkey and MSNBC ... More >>
MPRYuen's three-part series details the struggles of Somali immigrants in the Twin Cities.Minnesota Public Radio just picked up a prestigious award for its in-depth coverage on the Somali community in Minneapolis. The Society of Professional Journalists announced yesterday that MPR's three-p ... More >>
Erin Carlyle's cover story on Joe Gustafson is nominated for Story of the Year.The Page One Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists honor the best in journalism from across Minnesota, and we're proud to say that we've been nominated for 23 awards in this year's contest. The 23 no ... More >>
AvidorTom Petters: F-bomb city.Convicted Ponzi schemer Tom Petters, settling in for what amounts to a life sentence in a federal penitentiary for screwing investors out of billions of dollars, isn't guilty. No, he's a victim! He's misunderstood! He's selling a fucking dream, for cryin' out ... More >>
Congratulations to the staff at the University of Minnesota's campus newspaper, The Minnesota Daily, for taking home this year's Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Daily staffers also took home two individual awards. Jules Ameel won fi ... More >>
Smiles abound this morning in the City Pages newsroom: The Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists tells us that we're in line for 17 honors in its annual Page One Awards.Although this year's haul represents a slight return-to-earth from City Pages' record-breaking 2 ... More >>
And offers the most Epic Comment in the history of media pissing matches.
Franken, my dear, they give a damn
City Pages took home 27 awards, including 15 first-place honors at the annual Minnesota SPJ Page One Awards Banquet.
Should any yahoo with a blogspot page access to the statehouse?
Minnesota Independent made some serious cuts to their staff yesterday and the exiting employees don't have good th ... More >>
Adam Reilly brings up the elephant in the room: Why aren't the big guys, like the New York Ti ... More >>
Last week the liberal blogosphere criticized Minnesotademocratsexposed.com operator Michael Brodkorb for being paid by the Senate campaign of Mark Kennedy ($4583 per month) and the House campaign of Michele Bachmann (a one-time amount of $5500)while continuing to promote their candidacies and his su ... More >>
After 25 years at the Pioneer Press business columnist Dave Beal is retiring. Beal's twice-weekly columns are distinguished by their accessibility and impeccable reporting.
Car-crash news with a Republican flavor
A 71-year-old sportswriter refuses to give up his sources
Police to press: Behave or go to jail
Child protection hearings are now open to the public, but it's members of the press who will be scrutinized