Ashley Madison -- a website that bills itself as "the online personals & dating destination for casual encounters, married dating, discreet encounters and extramarital affairs" -- put together a list of "Cheating Universities: The Top 10 Alma Maters of American Adulterers" earlier this fall ... More >>
America's latest gold rush portends the greatest environmental disaster of a generation
Demonte Latimore, a St. Paul resident and six-time felon, was caught red-handed in an attempt to extort a 20-year-old Ohio State student who left nude photos of herself and sex videos with her boyfriend on her stolen laptop.In February, police were looking for Latimore, 24, after he was connected wi ... More >>
Her photo was the honeypot local law enforcement couldn't resist
Hill is a basketball coach and father of Ohio State hoops star Tayler Hill.Last September, Paul Hill -- a father of seven with a clean record -- got into an argument with an acquaintance named Patrick Adams outside the YWCA at 2121 E. Lake St. in Minneapolis.The argument escalated into a physical ... More >>
Paul Hill is charged with second-degree assault for the shooting.Paul Hill is known as the proud father of Tayler Hill, Minnesota's all-time leading scorer for girls high school basketball. Now, Paul Hill is going to be even better-known, but for all the wrong reasons.Hill was arrested and charge ... More >>
U of M: The M stands for "mediocre." The University of Minnesota really is one of the best schools in the country... if you get far enough down the list. The U came in No. 68 on the U.S. News and World Report's influential college rankings list, which was released yesterday. Coming in 68th in any ... More >>
How a regional delicacy took over fast casual dining
Welcome back to winter.The weather forecasters called this one right: The Twin Cities have been inundated with snow measured by the foot rather than just inches. And wind, as promised, is clearly kicking up. Driving around Minneapolis was sloppy and choppy this morning. Neighbors were helping ea ... More >>
Welcome back to winter.The weather forecasters called this one right: The Twin Cities have been inundated with snow measured by the foot rather than just inches. And wind, as promised, is clearly kicking up. Driving around Minneapolis was sloppy and choppy this morning. Neighbors were helpin ... More >>
Gross. The argument that the smoking bans enacted in Minneapolis in 2005 and St. Paul in 2006 would hurt local bars and restaurants is being refuted by a recent study, which shows that the number of employees working at food and drink establishments has remained the same or even risen since the l ... More >>
Their first run to a Big Ten Tournament title game earned them a trip to the Big Dance. Get your bracketology on.
Many a life lesson contained in the oft-skipped obituary section
The Gopher comedy squad squares off against the OSU Buckeyes.
Win two of their next three and Tubby & Crew make a fine case for March Madness. Tomorrow's showdown with Wisconsin looms huge.
Did you guys know that Chris Webber no longer plays for Michigan? And Neither does Rumeal Robinson! Turns out, they are both, like, 40 years old! Notes on the Gophers victory over the dismal Wolverines.
Top gridiron recruit Willie Mobley has one eye on the Big Ten and the other on geopolitics
Lindsay Whalen goes down, and the lights go out in Williams arena
A pair of comfort-food cookbooks to make surviving cabin fever season a little easier
What we know--and what we don't--about methamphetamine's history, chemistry, and impact on users
A Jesse-free review of the headlines that made us wince in 2001
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.
The University of Minnesota's new computer system goes $22 million over budget--and the glitches still aren't fixed
What's with Kevin Clark's erratic performance this season? And what's Clem Haskins going to do about it?
The Gophers' Women's Volleyball team is becoming one of the best squads in the nation. But can they satisfy their athletic director?