Just after 5 p.m. last night, an SUV, traveling in reverse, slammed into a bus stop just outside a McDonald's at the intersection of 45th Avenue North and Lyndale Avenue North, leaving 45-year-old Billie Weaver dead.It's unclear at this time why the SUV was traveling in such a manner. Minneapolis Po ... More >>
Shawn Towle is a credentialed Capitol reporter who posts stories occasionally at Checksandbalances.com. Some might call him left-leaning, but his personal politics isn't an issue -- after all, the openly conservative True North blog is also credentialed.The problem is that according to MNGOP officia ... More >>
In the wake of the still-unresolved Brodkorb-Koch scandal (just how will the new Senate DFL majority deal with Brodkorb's lawsuit anyway?), at least one MNGOPer is a little antsy about putting Republicans who aren't in rock-solid marriages in leadership positions.In a post that was published yesterd ... More >>
With the holiday season upon us, if you need a worthwhile distraction from the rampant consumerism and commercialism associated with Christmas, it's best to look for a way to help others in need. And for the fourth year in a row, Minnesota music and charity come together for a good cause on Holiday ... More >>
Michael Brodkorb is resigning as deputy chairman of the Republican Party in Minnesota to volunteer on state Sen. Mike Parry's run for U.S. Congress. Parry announced Friday that he would run against Congressman Tim Walz in the First Congressional District, a major move on the part of Republicans ... More >>
Vita.Mn: May contain semenBe very, very careful when you're reading a sex column. You might accidentally read something about sex.That's the lesson "True North," a local conservative blog, is attempting to teach readers after one writer was scandalized by what he read in Vita.MN's last issue.The ... More >>
Tom Emmer says it's time to move on.Given the steady drip, drip, drip of his failed ballot challenges and dead-end legal maneuvers since Election Day, it almost seems anticlimactic that Republican Tom Emmer has finally concluded that his race for governor is lost. A lot of GOP insiders, and ... More >>
R. Christopher Barden, an Republican lawyer from Edina, formally announced his candidacy for Attorney General today.In a statement posted on the True North blog last night, Barden laid out his platform, which includes a lot of red meat for the GOP base: lock up more criminals, be more business-fr ... More >>
When it comes to red-meat conservative opinion journalism, the American Spectator plays in deep right field. So it counts for something when the magazine's Nicole Russell pens a flattering portrayal of Bachmann, but points out that, while the congresswoman gabs with Sean Hannity, shares the ... More >>
Lot's of hemming and hawing over KSTP AM1500 getting assimilated into the ESPN collective and rebranding as The SportsTalk Station.
The Sartell resident's positions put him to the right of an already far-right incumbent.
Public policy cheers and jeers in 140 characters or less.
We've rounded up a collection of video and text in case you were "too busy" to make it to Washington, D.C. yesterday for the hoopla.
Of course Obama is going to get all evil-eyed, play some Raffi (do kids still listen to that crap?) and convince them to join his socialist movement. Why wouldn't you be afraid?
How we gonna get our boats to the lake?
If you weren't teabagging someone yesterday, you're probably missing out on something that is sweeping the nation.
We've really been tingling with excitement for the big day of Republican teabagging all across this great nation. Where everyone can put their sexual prejudice aside and teabag together.
Michele Bachmann might give us some more pure enjoyment and possible money quotes with two appearances on Fox News.
The levity of sketch comedians Joseph and Joshua Scrimshaw is finding a mass appeal