The Army National Guard

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    St. Paul National Guardsman's murder arranged by wife, charges say

    Aaron Allen, 25, and Heather Horst, 24, both face charges of second-degree murder and conspiracy to commit a felony in connection with the death of Horst's husband, 25-year-old National Guardsman Brandon Horst.SEE ALSO: Nancy Sullivan, Shoreview victim, is 8th MSP woman allegedly killed by husband/B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Terrence Franklin reportedly fired shots that injured officers before he was shot and killed

    Officially, the Minneapolis Police Department remains tight-lipped about what exactly happened during the May 10 altercation in the basement of a home on the 2700 block of Bryant Avenue South that left two officers injured and burglary suspect Terrence Franklin dead.THE BACKSTORY: Terrence Franklin ... More >>

  • News

    October 10, 2012

    The 10 Most Corrupt Tax Loopholes

    If Mitt Romney won't tell you which ones need to be closed, we will

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Tim Poe defends against fake war injury charges as evidence mounts

    Tim Poe has been through hell this week ever since the Minnesota National Guard issued a statement Tuesday that the singer was not injured in a grenade blast in Afghanistan as Poe had claimed the day before on America's Got Talent.Poe's Facebook fan page was hit with negative comments. His ex-wife, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Tim Poe, America's Got Talent singer, lied about being injured in Afghanistan, says Minnesota National Guard

    It looks like America's Got Talent favorite Tim Poe is a bit of a con artist. According to a statement issued by the Minnesota National Guard yesterday, Poe was not injured by a grenade while serving in Afghanistan in 2009 as the singer claimed on the popular TV show Monday night. Poe indeed served ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Scott Walker wins: Wisconsin Republicans through union-busting bill [UPDATE]

    Sue Peacock/FlickrLet the recall efforts begin.​Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly finally dropped all pretenses about Gov. Scott Walker's union-busting bill having anything to do with balancing the state's budget. Wednesday night, with 14 Democrats still on the lam trying to block a vote, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Scott Walker called to the border by 14 Wisconsin Democrats [UPDATE]

    Mark RiechersIt's not dead yet.​Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been invited to the Illinois state line for a face-to-face meeting with some of the 14 Democratic state senators who won't give Republicans the quorum needed to pass their union-busting bill. A showdown now that Walker's tanking in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Scott Walker defends union busting, gutting public school spending

    Walker defends his budget.​Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stood before Wisconsin lawmakers yesterday, defended his union busting tactics against public workers, and then announced he wanted to gouge $1.5 billion out of the state's public school and local government aid spending. If he keeps this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Wisconsin senate Democrats getting homesick, Republican says

    Sen. Scott Fitzgerald says some of the 14 Democrats want to come home.​As long as 14 Wisconsin Senate Democrats stay on the lam, GOP Gov. Scott Walker can't push his controversial union busting bill through the Legislature. So he threatened again today to start laying off 1,500 public sector ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Bachmann vs. Obama on Wisconsin unions

    Michele Bachmann wants the president out of Wisconsin.​Rep. Michele Bachmann told Megyn Kelly on Fox News this afternoon that it was admirable of former president Ronald Reagan to insert himself into the air traffic controllers strike of 1981 - and fire all the strikers. But she said it was d ... More >>

  • News

    December 1, 2010
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    October 20, 2010

    Operation Streamline: An immigration boondoggle

    Project Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work

  • News

    September 22, 2010


    Phoenix deputy's tale of being shot by drug smugglers doesn't add up

  • News

    September 3, 2008

    The Show Must Go On

    From the Xcel Energy Center to the riot zone, we're covering the RNC

  • News

    February 14, 2007

    The Smiling Face of Pain

    The "new" Tim Pawlenty looks a lot like the old one

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2005

    Arrival of evacuees confirmed

    According to a press relase that came from the state's department of Public Safety earlier today, FEMA has confirmed that evacuees will be arriving in Minnesota.

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2005

    Survivor stories: Those armed "looters" kept many alive at convention center

    This is one of the most remarkable and detailed New Orleans survivor stories I've read so far. Composed on Saturday by a cousin of the woman whose experience it describes, it was forwarded to me yesterday; I'm trying to contact the writer. Meanwhile I'll omit her name for privacy's sake, but stories ... More >>

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    July 14, 2005
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    October 20, 2004

    The Long Shot and the Colonel

    The DFL picked neophyte Teresa Daly to unseat Bush lapdog John Kline in the conservative Second District. Does she even have a chance?

  • Arts

    September 29, 2004

    The Evolution Will Be Televised

    Man becomes a diapered monkey. College art rock becomes an MTV sensation. And Chuck Statler becomes the rock video director who started it all.

  • News

    September 8, 2004

    Bush Bash

    Live from NYC: Hundreds of thousands of protesters, 20,000 cops, and one coronation

  • News

    October 30, 2002

    Every Goodbye Ain't Gone

    Wellstone Remembered

  • News

    October 24, 2001

    Organized Slaughter

    Falling carcasses and untreated injuries: Meatpackers at Dakota Premium Foods were driven to form a union. But not even that got the company's attention.

  • News

    August 16, 2000

    The Complaint Department

    Fifty years ago Minneapolis launched a program to stamp out discrimination. Now many of the dream's supporters doubt the city's civil-rights agencies are equal to the task.

  • Sports

    March 8, 2000

    Most of the Right Moves

    Coach Flip Saunders and the Timberwolves' turnaround

  • News

    December 22, 1999

    Artists of the Year

    Framed, penned, screened, danced, sung, shot, delivered: City Pages lauds the artistic creations of 1999

  • News

    August 11, 1999

    Fall Out

    The military turned Ron Falcon into an officer, a gentleman, and a doctor. When the brass discovered he was gay, they kicked him out and sent him the bill.

  • News

    July 21, 1999

    Sunfish Lake: The Phantom Menace

    NSP says its power-line project is just a routine upgrade. Scientists promise there's nothing to fear. But in this tony St. Paul suburb, there's talk of miscarriages, cancer, and lawsuits.

  • News

    November 4, 1998

    The Life of Brian Herron

    Brian Herron has battled racism, hatred, and self-doubt. But none of that prepared him for the Minneapolis city council.

  • News

    October 11, 1995
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    October 4, 1995

    Collateral Damage

    Candice Roark was a healthy 20-year-old when she was sent to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Now she has a pacemaker, fainting spells, and a lot of unanswered questions about what made her and thousands of other soldiers sick.