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Mumford & SonsXcel Energy Center, St. PaulWednesday, September 4, 2013There's no question that Marcus Mumford and his band of Sons are brilliant. In one way, at least. Finally someone has capitalized on American pop's two most-popular niches, twang and EDM. Unfortunately, this marketable and sta ... More >>
Germaine Gemberling has been a part of the local music scene in one way or another since 1989, when she first formed the all-girl punk band Smut -- which might be the best name for a band ever. Since then, Gemberling has seen her musical style evolve along with her lifestyle, moving from her native ... More >>
Two criminals who allegedly led authorities on a high-speed chase after escaping a correctional facility in Wisconsin and kidnapping an elderly woman are still on the loose, and they could be in Minnesota. The escaped inmates are James Cody Misleveck, 18, and James R. Newman, 29, and they have exte ... More >>
Potentially one of the nicest working musicians in town, Martin Devaney is also one of the busiest. Martin has consistently been a prime motivator in the scene, most recently as a part-time booker at the Turf Club, and key part of the recently resurrected Eclipse Records in Downtown Saint Paul.Havin ... More >>
Homer's epic is made boring
Where does your food come from?How do you like your farmers? Play host to Footjoy Farms at Red Stag Supper Club or take a road trip and be a guest at Thousand Oaks Cattle Company in Cannon Falls. Either way you'll meet the faces behind your food, learn about sustainability, and get tucked in ti ... More >>
Screenshot via YouTubeBeant Singh Gill cut a swath of chaos through WisconsinSleepy Sikh trucker Beant Singh Gill pleaded not guilty today to a raft of charges stemming from a crazy cop chase a few weeks ago through rural Wisconsin in which authorities thought for a while that be-turbaned Can ... More >>
Screenshot via YouTubeBeant Singh Gill cut a swath of chaos through WisconsinTurns out the Wisconsin State Patrol was taping the crazy chase last week involving Canadian trucker Beant Singh Gill. Gill's the guy with poor English skills the cops thought might have been transporting explosives ... More >>
Photo: jontintinjordanThe cops say Beant Singh Gill was sleepy. Maybe he should have cracked a MonsterEvidently Beant Singh Gill, of British Columbia, doesn't speak much English. And he drives a semi-trailer when he hasn't had enough sleep. Erratically, too, according to police. Which is how ... More >>
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