The Feds are trying to hold Medtronic's feet to the fire for its shady, shady tax moves (as we outlined in last week's cover story), but it appears nothing will stop the company from moving overseas to avoid paying higher taxes in the United States. The controversy stems from Medtronic's proposed ... More >>
About 10 days ago, Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, drew attention from national media outlets ranging from SporsCenter to the Huffington Post for a tweet insinuating that your typical NBA player is a street criminal.THE BACKSTORY: MNGOP Rep. Garofalo savaged for tweet linking NBA players to street ... More >>
Country club Sopranos get kid-glove treatment for high crimes
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, magnanimous bastard, says he'll release the two Americans.Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the slithering president of Iran, has made a promise to America -- and one of its most devoted mothers.Ahmaedinejad told the Washington Post he'll release Minnesota native Shane Bauer and Josh Fatt ... More >>
Gregory Seftik grew up in Minnesota.Teton National Park, Wyo., rangers dug the bodies of Gregory Seftick and Walker Kuhl out from under 13 feet of avalanche debris on Sunday morning. They were in their tent, which had been pitched in an avalanche runout zone in Garnet Canyon at about 9,000 ... More >>
Speaking to a nearly packed Target Center, he gave a more folksy version of his health care reform speech given to the joint session of Congress earlier this week.
The Upper Mississippi River Valley seeks recognition alongside Napa, Sonoma Valley.
AIG is being reamed at the Capitol today and our representatives out in Washington, D.C. are doing their part to stand up against the bonuses.
This weekend was a GOP governor frenzy on national TV shows as possible 2012 contenders came out to criticize President Obama's stimulus package.
Is our crazy congresswoman really the shame of the nation?
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Meet 10 of Minnesota's most notorious state tax scofflaws
Michele Bachmann heads an all-star cast of GOP Christian flat-earthers in the Sixth District
Fighting terrorism with press releases
Planet America: Our world and welcome to it
Are local immigrants unwittingly funding Al Qaeda? The numbers just don't add up.
Jean Sandberg asked her post-office bosses to put a stop to the penis jokes and the wet T-shirt invitations. They sent her complaint to the dead-letter office.
The cops are reluctant to talk about it. City officials flatly refuse. Who pushed the "mute" button on the most explosive affirmative-action lawsuit Minneapolis has seen in decades?
The independent counsel has put his foot in it again--and this time he may have destroyed his case.
Some people think crack and furniture-stripping fumes made Chuck Strobel crazy. But it was the rural peace and quiet that drove him over the edge.
A Clinton Scandals Primer