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 >>
Now the left and the right are conspiring against Bachmann.Talk about turning lemons into lemonade.
Right wing news site The Daily Caller did a hit job earlier this week on Michele Bachmann, calling her out for hypocrisy over her family farm subsidies and the earmarks she's won for her distr ... 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 >>
I've had some luck with viral marketing. rob barrett
Two years ago I shot a little cooking vid in my Eden Prairie kitchen, put it up on YouTube, and within a year or so I had been on the Today show, in the New York Times and USA Today, on countless TV cooking segments, and many other media ... More >>