For some reason, the national media is convinced the Twin Iceboxes Cities is a great romantic destination.SEE ALSO: St. Paul's Lowertown top hipster zip, study says In 2012, Yahoo named Minneapolis one of America's most "unexpectedly romantic" cities. Now, St. Paul is a finalist for USA Today's "Bes ... More >>
This video nicely sums up the in-stadium NFL gameday experience -- profane, drunken, and stupid.SEE ALSO: Brian Riesgraf's 'Drunk Vikings Fan Eats Ice Cream With Credit Card' photo goes viral Check it out:
Edward Snowden, eat your heart out.Leaking information about secret government surveillance? That's child's play compared to what one courageous Viking is doing.
The Midtown Greenway Coalition just announced its annual Progressive Dinner on the Greenway, a night filled with food, bikes, beer, and fun. See also: USA Today names Midtown Greenway a top urban bike path
After weeks of voting, internet pollers have spoken. A list of the top 10 best hotel bars has been compiled by USA Today and among those voted to be the best of the best is Minneapolis hotel bar, Bradstreet Crafthouse. Bradstreet is located on the ground floor of the Graves Hotel located on Fir ... More >>
According to the American Fitness Index, the Twin Cities is the healthiest metro area in all of America for the third year running (pun intended).SEE ALSO: Outrage: Minneapolis left off most bikeable cities list despite having second-best Bike Score The ranking, which was put together by health and ... More >>
You can say this about Minnesotans -- in general, we don't think our lives suck.SEE ALSO: Minneapolis sixth-horniest city; St. Paul considerably less aroused, study finds This year's version of Gallup-Healthways' Well-Being Index pegs Minnesota at third for the second consecutive year. Last year, we ... More >>
Under the leadership of Sheriff Rich Stanek, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has adopted a no-visible-tattoos policy for new hires.SEE ALSO: Antonio "Savage" Jenkins' tattoo of "pig get'n brains blew out" leads to criminal charge No other Hennepin County department's have a tattoo policy, the S ... More >>
Volkswagen's new Super Bowl ad is set in a Minnesota office building, yet features a white office worker speaking with a thick Jamaican accent.SEE ALSO: Duluth roiled by two recent blackface incidents [VIDEO] The idea is he's so enlivened by his new red Volkswagen that he suddenly adopts Bob Marley' ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story dupes dozens-- Michele Bachmann waves bag of gay-unfriendly Chick-fil-A [VIDEO]-- Michele Bachmann is making shit up in her latest fundraising e-mailDuring an RNC interview with USA Today, Michele Bachmann offered u ... More >>
About two months after he exited the Republican presidential race, Pawlenty for President announced it had outstanding debts of about $454,000.Those debts are now paid off, thanks in large part to Pawlenty's sugar daddy and the presumptive 2012 GOP presidential nominee, Mitt Romney. USA Today report ... More >>
Star Tribune Twins beat reporter La Velle E. Neal III has a piece out this morning headlined, "Twins putting out a call to arms." Seems our hometown heroes face "the daunting task of rebuilding its starting pitching," through the draft or whatever machinations General Manager Terry Ryan can impleme ... More >>
We really don't know what to think about this, so we'll just put it out there: According to Forbes, The Onion is Minnesota's most influential news site.Minnesota is one of three states to hold that... distinction, the other two being Wisconsin and New Mexico. Nationally, USA Today is the most inf ... More >>
It's official -- people these days have allergies to everything.The latest example is little 11-year-old Grant Schlager of Austin, Minnesota. When Grant exposes his body to cold temperatures, he breaks out in hives. Swimming in cold water is basically a no-go. Even the simple pleasure of an icy s ... More >>
Storm chasers followed the monster tornado that ripped through Joplin.We're stunned and saddened by the death, injuries and devastation left by the tornado that tore through North Minneapolis yesterday. But compared to the mayhem seen in the videos below from Joplin, Missouri, we dodged a bul ... More >>
Whose side is she on?Rep. Michele Bachmann is appalled that President Barack Obama has sided with public employee unions in Wisconsin opposed to a union-busting bill being pushed by Gov. Scott Walker. And she complained today on Facebook that Obama ought to be more like Walker when it comes ... More >>
A new survey indicates more Minnesota schools are looking to local sources to feed their students.
Put down that peanut butter and that roll of cookie dough. Here's the Top 10 food safety news stories of the year.
Airports have been racking up food safety violations. Watch the grab-and-go sandwiches, people.
Do fast food restaurants care more about your kids than the government?
Singapore Airlines and the Dubai-based Emirates rank tops for airline food according to a new Zagat poll.
Compared to some other big city dailies, that's actually pretty good.
The Minnesota-based retail giant is jumping on the save-a-tree bandwagon.
Wisconsin is promoting its breweries as a tourist attraction. What's not to love about this state?
After apologies and a promise of compensation, passengers from the six-hour tarmac nightmare called the company's attempt to compensate them an insult and a flat-out "shut-up package."
One University of Minnesota professor chimes in about the consequences of 'Jon & Kate Plus 8' on a real American family.
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Does new Vikings owner Zygmunt Wilf play on the left side of the political field?
Strib posts biggest circulation gain of top 20 dailies--at one-third of 1 percent
Harry Chapin lives in my head and is trying to kill me
Reviewing local players and plays in the spirit of cultural authority Larry King