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  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Star Tribune to begin printing Pioneer Press

    Early next year, the Star Tribune will begin printing the papers of its biggest daily news rival, the Pioneer Press. That's like Coke bottling Pepsi. But in making the announcement today, the Strib noted that it's not uncommon for papers in metro markets to do this. For instance, the Dallas Morni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2013

    Pioneer Press is instituting a paywall

    Two years ago, the Star Tribune rolled out a paywall. On November 1, the Pioneer Press will follow suit.SEE ALSO: Strib for sale? Will City Pages be next? Guess you'll just have to keep coming back here to find out!

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Star Tribune, sportswriters sure love their "call to arms" cliché

    Star Tribune Twins beat reporter La Velle E. Neal III has a piece out this morning headlined, "Twins putting out a call to arms." Seems our hometown heroes face "the daunting task of rebuilding its starting pitching," through the draft or whatever machinations General Manager Terry Ryan can impleme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    David Hanners, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, brings folk music to Ginkgo Coffeehouse Saturday

    David HannersDavid Hanners sings for the doomed and the thoughtful​"It's kind of a joke amongst my songwriter friends that I kill off a lot of characters in my songs," says David Hanners, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and folk singer. He produces his latest CD, "The Traveler's Burden," to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Star Tribune daily circulation falls from 15th to 17th in U.S.

    ​The latest Audit Bureau of Circulation numbers are out and at first blush it doesn't look good for the Strib.The Minneapolis paper fell from 15th to the 17th biggest newspaper nationwide when ranked by daily circulation. The last ABC audit came out in October. So how did our local newspaper of r ... More >>

  • News

    March 23, 2011

    Wall of Shame

    CNN, USA Today, and other media organizations got fooled

  • News

    March 23, 2011

    Super Bowling for Dollars

    The great American game is another chance to foist false research on a gullible media

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Texas man makes deep-fried beer. Minnesotans want some.

    friedbeer.netCrunchy on the outside, liquid on the inside.​As we celebrate the Great Minnesota Get-Together, our minds are already on new things that could be fried for next year. As our gaze turns to Texas, we wonder what are they frying this year?  The answer is beer. Is it only a cliche th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Michele Bachmann still thinks U2 sank a troop ship

    Photo: xrayspxU2: These guys do not captain a German submarine​Michele Bachmann still doesn't get it: Bono and the boys were not around during World War II and they can't be held responsible for the sinking of the troop ship Dorchester. She repeated her confusion about Irish rockers and Germa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    FAA releases Northwest Flight 188 audio and transcripts

    "We got distracted," is how the cockpit crew described blowing 150 miles past their scheduled destination.

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2007

    Bleeding continues at Strib

    The Star Tribune's circulation numbers took a precipitous tumble in the six months ending September 30, according to numbers released today by the Audit Bureau of Circulation.

  • News

    January 10, 2007

    The McClatchy Strib: RIP. WTF?

    Pruitt's Folly, big-daily blues, and the invasion of the stripper-flippers

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2006
  • Blogs

    March 13, 2006

    Toward a one-newspaper town: "I hear Pizza Hut is hiring"

    At first blush, the McClatchy Company's announcement that it plans to sell off 12 Knight Ridder papers would seem to be good news for employees at the Saint Paul Pioneer Press. After all, McClatchy--which is parent company of the Star Tribune--would have scant motivation to invest in its long-time c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2005

    Strib drawn into growing newspaper circ scandal

    On Tuesday the Star Tribune became the fourth major daily in the past year-plus to be accused of dumping papers by various means to plump its paid circulation figures and thus its ad rates. Last year executives from Newsday, the Dallas Morning News, and the Chicago Sun-Times admitted to deliberatel ... More >>

  • Movies

    June 19, 2002

    Virtual Starpower

    Peering into the black hole of celebrity that is Matt Damon

  • Books

    June 7, 2000

    A Prized Possession

    After winning them a third Pulitzer, George Dohrmann is leaving the St. Paul Pioneer Press

  • News

    March 1, 2000

    The Belle of the Block

    Tame the wilds of Park Avenue? There's the right way, the wrong way, and the Donna Ellringer way

  • News

    April 7, 1999

    BLACK & WHITE... and Red All Over

    Star Tribune honchos pooh-pooh insinuations that they're at war with that other paper across the river. So why is the Strib stomping all around the PiPress's back yard?

  • Feature

    January 1, 1997