Tom Johnson

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    Phyllis Kahn downplays Rybak endorsing her DFL opponent, takes a couple shots at R.T.

    R.T. Rybak recently gave his endorsement to Mohamud Noor, the Democrat running to oust fellow Democrat and longtime Minneapolis state representative Phyllis Kahn from office.RELATED: Rybak demands Kahn apologize for saying "Someone at the city should be executed"Rybak and Kahn have had their differe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    Q&A: Five Friends Food, makers of the Fresh Bar

    Try telling Will Handke, Mike Steffan, Austin Hinkle, Ross Pomeroy, and Tom Johnson that friends shouldn't go into business together. The five 20-somethings grew up together in Mankato, MN, separated for college, then came back together in 2012 to bake up to 2,000 granola bars per week under the nam ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 8, 2012
  • News

    October 19, 2005

    Extreme Makeover: Lake Street

    Hennepin County and Minneapolis are spending millions to rebuild south Minneapolis's main east-west thoroughfare in a new image. But whose vision is it?

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2005

    Follow the money: City campaign contributions

    Having trouble figuring out the difference between incumbent Mayor R. T. Rybak and his challenger, Hennepin County commissioner Peter McLaughlin? Maybe a glimpse into who forks over the money for them to run will help you with your decision.

  • News

    January 29, 2003

    Pushing Tin

    Nestled in the middle of the Twin Cities, the tiny trailer-park city of Hilltop (pop. 766) has been getting shoved around since the day it was born

  • News

    September 20, 2000

    The Final Frontier

    An imaginary spaceship. Disembodied voices. An angel/whore named Amy. Rocco Dandrea's descent into madness and death--and the mental-health system that was ill-equipped to stop it.

  • Books

    March 1, 2000

    Case Closed

    At the Hennepin County courthouse, resentment over off-the-record meetings keeps simmering--off the record

  • Books

    August 25, 1999

    Absence of Malice

    WCCO-TV prevails in a potentially disastrous defamation trial