Hopefully this week's cover story got you all inspired to go check out some of our local brewery taprooms, but this weekend's top billing goes to the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. Craft beer fans will gather tomorrow, June 15 starting at 2:00 p.m. in the International Bazaar at the Minnesota State Fair ... More >>
The combination of good wine, great music, and a tranquil vineyard in beautiful Stillwater proved to be quite a rousing success last summer. So much so that the good folks at Rock the Cause are putting on their fourth annual Rock the Vine once again at Saint Croix Vineyards in June, with a host of f ... More >>
Last Wednesday afternoon, a 22-year-old woman called police and reported that she'd been groped earlier that day in the parking lot of Cub Foods' Stillwater location.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann doesn't want the TSA groping your junk An analysis of security footage indicated that the groper was 19-yea ... More >>
Adam McCloud, the 29-year-old hospitalized after a bar fight in Stillwater last week, died Thursday from injuries sustained by a blow to the head. SEE ALSO: One-punch homicide: When a night at the bar goes horribly wrong One-punch homicide costs California district attorney his job
A spilled drink on the dance floor of Smalley's Caribbean and Pirate Bar in downtown Stillwater was the source of the bar fight that ultimately killed 29-year-old Adam McCloud, according to a criminal complaint filed in Washington County today. SEE ALSO: Adam McCloud dies after Stillwater bar fight ... More >>
See Also:Night Moves on hotel living, song facelifts, and the new 7-inchBest New Band 2012: Night MovesLocal trio Night Moves are finally ready for their close up. After creating a buzz in the Twin Cities over the last few years with their emergent live shows and their free, digital-only debut, the ... More >>
This Week in Food will take you all over the metro, from a food fest in Blaine to a wine tasting in Cannon Falls, so get out to parts unknown (to you) and start eating. 6/18 Sure it's last minute, but it's Summit and Barrio! There are still seats left at Cocina del Barrio's Summit beer dinner, whi ... More >>
You say video games make people violent? In Steve Freshwater's case, it's the lack of video games that leads to violence.Freshwater, a 29-year-old Stillwater resident, was arrested and cited for fifth-degree assault Monday night after he got rough with his girlfriend. He lost his cool after she came ... More >>
Samuel Hernandez must've taken lessons at Blaze Schultz's Stillwater School for Dumb Thieves.Hernandez, 34, walked into the emergency room at Stillwater's Lakeview Hospital on Sunday night. He told staff his mom died and he just needed a place to chill out for a while. Staff, no doubt pitying him, t ... More >>
The most anticipated Lumberjack-themed event in Minnesota has been cancelled. That's right: Lumberjack Days, the annual Stillwater tradition that has hosted bands like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cheap Trick, and Smash Mouth over the years, was terminated by a unanimous City Council vote Tuesday. According ... More >>
Just when it looked like the cupcake craze was finally dying down, a Chicago bakery is bringing it back to the forefront with an unexpected savory twist. Meatloaf Bakery serves up small loaves, family size trays, and individual cupcakes, each made with a different meatloaf base and some sor ... More >>
True. Time flies when you're having rum.Smalley's Caribbean Barbeque423 Main Street, Stillwater651.439.5375websiteHours: Monday-Friday, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 p.m.-midnightFriday and Saturday, 10 p.m.-midnightSunday, all daySpecials: $4-$13 food menu50-cent wings$3 domestic bo ... More >>
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St. Croix VineyardsThe site of the food, beer, and wine celebration. This week's Dish column takes a look at all the great dining options in Marine on St. Croix. But here's another reason to head to the Wisconsin border: Taste of Stillwater on July 9. The event will take place from 11 a.m. t ... More >>
Cheap eats at Northeast Social!It's happening again: Restaurant.com is offering huge discounts on their gift certificates when you enter the code EXCLUSIVE at checkout. What does 80 percent off mean? We just nabbed a $25 gift certificate to the Northeast Social Club for $4!
Christine ChovanChef Don Saunders of In Season restaurantIn the final part of our interview with Don Saunders, chef of the new In Season restaurant, he shares the recipe for his favorite dish from the restaurant's opening menu. He also reveals his idea for a cooking show. "Believe me," Saund ... More >>
This woman wants a bridge.Tim Pawlenty got away with not raising taxes by redefining a "tax" as a "user fee." Now Michele Bachmann supports a redefinition of earmarks she likes, because those earmarks aren't really earmarks. They're, well, something else.
Grapes for the pickingFair Food Fight hosts what will be its sixth and final crop mob of the year at Trout Brook Vineyard this Saturday. Mobbers will pick grapes at the Hudson farm and then follow the cold-hardy fruits to the Northern Vineyards Winery in Stillwater, the retail arm of the Minnesot ... More >>
One DNR expert thinks all the sightings involve the same big cat, and the service has been collecting DNA samples to test that theory.
They say nothing's free. They were wrong.
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Teaching Minnesota's student prisoners reveals the power of the pen
Eight years for burglary. Eighteen for rape. Life for murder. Five women talk about doing time with their men behind bars.
This summer, Corky Maurer learned that he picked up hepatitis C in prison. And that's not the worst news.
Inmate artists and prison instructors talk about life on the inside