Using Landsat satellite images, Google has published a timelapse showing the growth of the Twin Cities metro core from 1984 through last year.SEE ALSO: How Minnesotans talk compared to the rest of the country [MAPS]One interesting detail is that you can clearly see the path of the 2011 north Minneap ... More >>
Related:Soundset review, 2012Soundset photos, 2012Soundset 2012 evacuated amid tornado watchThe majesty and the drama of Soundset 2012 gets a reverent treatment in a new video featuring some of the main stages' highlights and a bounty of hip-hop fans. Captured with some high-end equipment this is an ... More >>
John Fruetel will succeed former fire chief Alex Jackson, who retired earlier this year amid criticism. John Fruetel, a longtime Minneapolis firefighter, was officially appointed to chief of the department today after a unanimous vote from the City Council. The appointment of Fruetel (that's ... More >>
With segments of North Minneapolis still ravaged from this past May's destructive tornado, the Twin Cities music community has stepped forward to raise money for relief efforts with a series of benefit concerts. Earlier this week, First Avenue announced that KRS-One would headline a benefit in th ... More >>
KRS-One is coming to Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 19 to headline First Avenue, and it's for a great cause: The Bronx-based influential rapper is joining a strong lineup of hip-hop artists like Detroit's Slum Village, Chicago's Da Black Pearll and the Twin Cities' own Toki Wright and Truthmaze to ... More >>
Tony WebsterStay out of North Minneapolis so emergency crews can do their jobs.The trail of destruction left by yesterday's tornado in North Minneapolis is going to take a while to clear. More than 100 homes are damaged, power lines are down, gas leaks have been reported, trees are uprooted ... More >>
This man has better things to do than worry about a national disaster in his home state.Look, we know Tim Pawlenty has more important things to worry about than the death and destruction in North Minneapolis--what with his presidential campaign kicking off today and all--but would it kill him to ... More >>
Springtime in Minnesota.This is the winter that just won't let go. A winter storm watch is in effect, and the Twin Cities could see could see four inches of snow on the ground Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Another storm at the end of the week has a chance to throw snow our way, too.
Look. Up there in the sky. Is it a tornado? A hail storm? No, it's Mayflies. A plague of Mayflies. So many, in fact, that they were showing up on national weather radar as a cloud stretching from Winona down into Iowa. Experts call this kind of event, when the bugs morph into adults, an "emergence." ... More >>
Screen shot via YouTubeAlthough the Twin Cities were largely spared any major damage, NOAA reports that 35 tornadoes struck Minnesota Thursday evening, part of a storm system that produced more than 60 twisters across the upper midwest. MPR's Paul Huttner says this may mark a record in Minnes ... More >>
We knew our tornado "expertise" was right all along. But will the NWS confirm if it was God who did the deed?
A baptist pastor thinks the tornado was a gentle warning to the Lutherans about homosexuality.
Note to drivers: You are not James Bond, and your car will not turn into a boat just because you drive into a giant puddle.
An update on the status of the Electric Fetus damages.
A late Wednesday night storm in Austin, Minn, left at least one person injured and potentially $1 million in damage from up to five tornadoes, says the city's mayor.
Some storm chasers got a pretty amazing video of the tornadoes that touched down in Austin, Minn. Wednesday night.
This is your chance to understand weather from God's POV. He's got some crazy feelings (bipiolar perhaps?) and Northwestern College is all over it. He's probably causing the gay storm too.
Screw Dick Clark. Let's jump in front of a train and punch a cop!
Yesterday, the editors at Money magazine ranked Eden Prairie the tenth best place to live in the entire United States. On the heels of that strange pronouncement comes a marginally less dubious claim: Minneapolis is one of the safest cities in the nation--that is, when safety is measured by vulnerab ... More >>