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 >>
Vine user "maker of ropes" put together a very cool video that gives you a glimpse of all Minneapolis' mayors in six seconds.SEE ALSO: The Wall Street Journal's weekend in Mpls owns Reuters' "breakfast at Potbelly" version What do they have in common? Well, aside from Sharon Sayles Belton and may ... More >>
Poor Tim Pawlenty -- even his fellow Republicans are throwing him under the bus these days.SEE ALSO: Tim Pawlenty jokes about punching homeless woman Pawlenty's once-promising but ultimately ill-fated presidential campaign is the target of criticism in an American Conservative column by Daniel Laris ... More >>
Just weeks after Reuters published its hilariously sad write-up about reporter Mark Meadows' weekend in Minneapolis, the Wall Street Journal dispatched correspondent Matthew Kronsberg for the same purpose.SEE ALSO: North Dakota Capitol reporters repeatedly warned about wearing revealing clothing And ... More >>
Remember earlier this year when the University of Minnesota was being criticized by the Wall Street Journal and legislature for having lost control of its spending? If the latest news is any indication, it looks like not much has changed the past couple months.SEE ALSO: Rush Limbaugh decries $3,406 ... More >>
Heidi Collins: Better connected.If only CNN, Fox, MSNBC, the major networks, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal had exercised the foresight to tune into Fox 9 here in the Twin Cities on Sunday night, they could have broken the Osama bin Laden story so much faster. That's because we' ... More >>
Taco Bell newspaper ad says thanks for the fake beef lawsuit.In response to a lawsuit alleging fake beef at the border, Taco Bell has taken the unusual step of running a full-page ad in newspapers nationwide headlined, "Thank you for suing us."The ad ran yesterday in USA Today, Wall Street Journa ... More >>
Butter heads up!The Wall Street Journal looked into butter head carving at the Minnesota State Fair, and taught us five fun facts about our favorite edible sculptures: 1. The dairy industry has used butter carvings since the 1890s, but most large butter sculptures today are molded over a woo ... More >>
Tasteless, formlessWill Oldham has been called punk rock, enigmatic, bleak, hairy, and a genius. But a shill?In our current culturoeconomic fuckscape the question of 'what is selling out?' has become murky at least, and many wonder if it's even possible anymore. From an essay in The Atlantic, wr ... More >>
Ford: "I'm clearly not 35 anymore"
The right wing echo chamber is already assuming that a close election will automatically be stolen by Democrats.
Shmarya Rosenberg has built a worldwide following from St. Paul with his muckraking blog FailedMessiah.com.
Is it the end of an era? Pepsi opts not to advertise during the Super Bowl.
Our Timberwolves writer is "consistently among the very best basketball writing appearing on the web."
The co-pilot says the pilot bears the most blame, and should get the harsher punishment, for allowing the jet straying off course.
The Airbus A320 apparently overshot the airport by 100 miles and had to circle back to land after temporarily losing radio contact with air-traffic controllers.
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In what is being described as "unprecedented," the departments of justice and agriculture will be teaming up to go after anticompetitive agricultural monopolies.
Meet Herkimer's new brewmaster
Senior advisor to WHOs patient safety program: Frivolous lawsuits have created a high level of fear of litigation within the medical community
Katrina and the lessons of the 1927 flood
Strib posts biggest circulation gain of top 20 dailies--at one-third of 1 percent
The next gay march on Washington could be a boon to the Christian right.
Suburban retailers tell reporters they're having to lure potential employees with free coffee and fast-track applications. But clearly, few have been given the corporate green light to increase pay or offer benefits.
In a new anthology, The Baffler continues its siege on the infotainment state. Now can they champion labor with the same sincerity?