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 >>
An unlikely coalition stands poised to fight for legalization of the natural remedy
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 >>
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 >>
Jodi Huisentruit on the job at KIMT, before her mysterious disappearance.â€‹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 >>
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.
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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.
Granite City Baptist Church-Academy's anti-Islam ad in the St. Cloud TimesEver 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 >>
Minnesota cracking down on outlaw hunting practice
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.
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.
Independent filmmaker Kevin Zinniel and his Guerrilla Squad Productions are waging a fierce campaign to finish their second feature
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.
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.
A massive consumer lawsuit against U.S. Bank ends in nickels and dimes for the plaintiffs, but big checks for attorneys
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.
A for-profit firm takes a crack at Minneapolis's most troubled students