New York Times best selling author and forefather of the modern movement against industrialized food is coming to the Twin Cities for a one-night-only event to promote his newest book, Cooked: a Natural History of Transformation. The event will be held May 2 at Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Pa ... More >>
North Dakota's oil boom has drawn thousands and thousands of workers to the northwest portion of the state, most of them men.Believe it or not, NoDak's unemployment rate of 3.3 percent is by far the lowest in the country. But the influx of workers has created a problem my straight, single brethre ... More >>
Via PBSCarver County has more registered tea party members compared to any other county in the state according to research done by the Christian Science Monitor and PBS Newshour: Approximately 10 per 10,000 residents. Sound like a lot? Carver County has 90,043 residents, according to the late ... More >>
Want to wind up a crowd with a polarizing topic? No need to bust out universal health care or Michele Bachmann. Instead, mention the seemingly harmless herb cilantro and you'll have yourself a throwdown.
Screengrab via NYTThis photo of Stephanie Smith by Ben Garvin appeared on the New York Times front page in October, as well as nytimes.comWe last checked in on the story of Stephanie Smith in December, when the former children's dance instructor from Cold Spring filed a $100 million lawsuit ... More >>
In a New York Times magazine interview, Specter expressed his support for Norm Coleman in the still contested Minnesota U.S. Senate race. Later in the evening after everyone starting flipping out, he came out and took it back.
Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar