St. Cloud State University

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    Independence Party becomes first major party to support legalization of marijuana

    Minnesota is indeed home to one major party that supports the legalization of pot, but it isn't the Republicans or Democrats.It's the Independence Party, which is one of just three parties in Minnesota with "major" status, attained when at least one of a party's candidates for statewide office wins ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2014

    Jillian Rae's songwriting and fiddling come from the heart

    The musician proves she's destined for more than Taylor Swift comparisons

  • News

    January 29, 2014

    When will medical marijuana be legal in Minnesota?

    An unlikely coalition stands poised to fight for legalization of the natural remedy

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Dave Ryan's Twitter rant leads to Dept. of Ed pulling ads from Clear Channel stations

    KDWB radio show host Dave Ryan cost his bosses some money yesterday with a meant-to-be-funny Twitter rant that seriously offended the Minnesota Department of Education.SEE ALSO: Joe Cowley, Chicago sportswriter and alleged MN resident, in trouble after sexist Twitter rant Yesterday morning, Ryan pos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Bradlee Dean attacks Dan Savage for calling parts of the Bible "bullshit"

    Bradlee Dean is on the offensive again, launching a vicious and inane attack on Dan Savage for being critical of the Bible. Savage spoke to high school students recently and talked about how it's possible to "ignore the bullshit" in the Bible about gay people "the same way we have learned to ignore ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Who killed Jodi Huisentruit?: Fired Mason City police officer accuses investigators of role in cold case

    Jodi Huisentruit on the job at KIMT, before her mysterious disappearance.​Jodi Huisentruit, a beautiful, blond anchorwoman originally from Long Prairie, has been missing for 16 years. On the morning she disappeared, producers at her Iowa television station notified police when she missed her morni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    MPR and Humphrey Institute take lumps on Dayton-Emmer poll

    Not the clear favorite after all.​MPR and the Humphrey Institute released a poll the week before Election Day that predicted a victory for Mark Dayton over Tom Emmer in the governor's race. Team Emmer complained and said its own internal numbers show the race a toss-up.

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty may be a drag on Tom Emmer's campaign

    Tim Pawlenty: Is this guy the problem?​Is outgoing Gov. Tim Pawlenty proving to be a drag on Republican Tom Emmer's campaign for the governor's mansion? Public Policy Polling's Tom Jensen asks that in the wake of his survey released over the weekend giving Democrat Mark Dayton a 43-40 percen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Tom Emmer trails Mark Dayton by 1% in KUSA/SurveyUSA poll

    Why the glaring gap between pollsters?​Talk about whiplash. Three polls this past week have given Democrat Mark Dayton a solid lead in the governor's race. But a KSTP/SurveyUSA poll released late yesterday shows Republican Tom Emmer within a single percentage point of his rival.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Mark Dayton leads Tom Emmer by 12 points in latest poll

    A bad year for Democrats, but maybe not for Mark Dayton.​Conventional wisdom has it that this is going to be a tough election cycle for Democrats around the country, but the Minnesota governor's race may be shaping up to buck the trend. Two polls in under a week have now given DFLer Mark Dayt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Mark Dayton leads second poll in two days

    Emmer, right, trails again.​Two polls in two days maintain the trend: Democrat Mark Dayton is leading Republican Tom Emmer in the governor's race as Election Day approaches. And these most recent results put Dayton's lead outside the margin of error.

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Pastor Dennis Campbell's anti-Islam newspaper ad

    Granite City Baptist Church-Academy's anti-Islam ad in the St. Cloud Times​Ever wonder where some folks get their ideas about Islam? Some of them read what Pastor Dennis Campbell of Granite City Baptist Church-Academy has to say in this St. Cloud Times newspaper ad: "How do Moslems seek to ta ... More >>

  • News

    January 6, 2010

    "Baiting Bambi" receives increased DNR scrutiny

    Minnesota cracking down on outlaw hunting practice

  • News

    April 12, 2006

    Number 26

    Fifteen-year-old Gary Parker was the 26th of Minneapolis's 49 homicides last year—and one of the 54 percent of black male victims whose killings went unsolved.

  • News

    March 15, 2006

    The Wanted Man

    When a couple of students objected to the course materials in Stephen Philion's race and culture class at Hamline University, he thought the trouble would pass. Wrong.

  • Arts

    September 19, 2001

    The War of Art

    Independent filmmaker Kevin Zinniel and his Guerrilla Squad Productions are waging a fierce campaign to finish their second feature

  • News

    April 18, 2001

    Sunken Treasures

    The University of Minnesota calls its new underground library a triumph of design and function. Never mind the mold that feasts on pollution, a multimillion-dollar legal dispute, and those pesky health complaints.

  • News

    March 21, 2001

    Power Play

    Putting Minnesota on the map with a national title was the easy part. For the Gopher women's hockey team, sustaining that reputation is the challenge.

  • Books

    December 27, 2000

    A Classless Action

    A massive consumer lawsuit against U.S. Bank ends in nickels and dimes for the plaintiffs, but big checks for attorneys

  • News

    May 31, 2000

    Who Wants to be a Senator?

    Forget free trade with China, privatizing Social Security, and that pesky debate about campaign-finance reform. Here’s everything you really need to know about that gaggle of Minnesotans who are vying for a six-year stint in Washington.

  • Books

    December 1, 1999

    Time Out Is Money

    A for-profit firm takes a crack at Minneapolis's most troubled students

  • News

    December 25, 1996