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Republican sponsors of a bill mandating that teacher layoffs be determined primarily by merit acknowledged today that the bill won't escape the veto pen of Gov. Mark Dayton. The governor met privately with bill sponsors this morning. He reportedly told them he's concerned that tenure reform is ti ... More >>
If you've read this here weekly piece over the years, you probably know '90s country is firmly situated in the softest spot of my heart -- for all its good, bad, and ugly. I saw '90s country hit-makers Confederate Railroad at South Dakota's Brown County Fair the summer of 1993; our grandstand but ... More >>
Photos by Nikki MillerMark Chesnutt December 16, 2011 Povlitzki's on 65 Several songs into a hits-heavy and lengthy set at Spring Lake Park's Povlitzki's on 65 Friday night, Mark Chesnutt played a tune that pretty much summarized the night's show, and his own musical career: a lament that mi ... More >>
Dudes. (Specifically, dudes who came of age listening to country music in the 1990s.) Listen up: Mark Chesnutt is playing the Twin Cities' coolest suburban dive bar tomorrow night. This message warrants no further long-winded commentary from yours truly; if you liked '90s country, if you ... More >>
Yes, kitty, it's really hailing.In case you are in a deep underground bunker, City Pages would like to inform you that it's storming outside.Okay, so most of you already knew that. What you should also know, if you live in the northern suburbs, is that it's also probably going to hail. If you wer ... More >>
Heuer pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sexual conduct and one kidnapping charge.John Heuer, the Spring Lake Park resident who kidnapped and sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl, pleaded guilty yesterday to the facts of the case, WCCO reports. Heuer was arrested in May for kidnapping a gi ... More >>
The former Minnesota high school and collegiate standout is finding the fairway in his first season on Tour.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning in parts of Hennepin, Anoka and Ramsey Counties. This warning is in effect until 2:45 p.m.
"Hints of lakes and sunset breezes. Dance and sparkle in each glassful. Hamm's the beer refreshing!"
Thursday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
From floor finisher to World Champion: Sean Sherk grapples his way to the top of the UFC
Faith, salvation, and End Times in suburbia: Inside Grace Church.
Death in the mines. Hunger marches. An FBI spy on every block. Minnesota's daughters of the revolution can tell you about it all. But first, have some coffee cake.
A racially charged ethics case travels all the way from Anoka County to the state supreme court
Scott Paulson was sick of his stepson's complaints about a white posse beating up his black friends. Then the phalanx of trucks pulled up on his lawn.