It's hard enough to perform at an NFL level as it is. But can you imagine trying to do so while still reeling from last night's booze bender?That's the situation former Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson says he was in last season before he was arrested for DWI and pot possession on November 19 and t ... More >>
Earlier this year, in a poll done by USA Today, St. Paul was named the most romantic city in America. Now, USA Today has extended that accolade a bit by including St. Paul's sister on the other side of the river, Minneapolis, in a recent round-up of weekend trips for romance. The arti ... More >>
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 >>
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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Osterholm told City Pages that the recall has gone too far and thus affected many Americans who weren't at risk in the first place.
Qwest defends its customers; Kennedy defends Bush.
Big butts affecting drug injections, majority opposition to banning abortion, a craptastic webcam karaoke performance, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
The state of Minnesota has canceled plans for a Fourth of July parade to celebrate the centennial of the state capitol's construction this year, reports USA Today. The reason: Too few corporate sponsors stepped forward to finance the event. We're not making this up.
Does new Vikings owner Zygmunt Wilf play on the left side of the political field?
Last year, USA Today examined the political donations made by the owners of major professional sports franchises. Using public records, the paper found that the 153 lords of big sport--in other words, the owners of NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB and NASCAR teams--pumped approximately $14.6 million into ... More >>
Following recent news that daily print newspaper circulation had dropped precipitously in six months' time, the Book Industry Study Group now reports that US sales of books dropped by 44 million from 2003 to 2004, from 2.339 billion to 2.295 billion, a decline of around 2 percent. Forecasters expect ... More >>
Bush administration pays another journalist to pimp agenda According to documents obtained by USA Today, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture paid a freelance writer $9,375 to "research and write articles for hunting and fishing magazines describing the benefits of NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Ser ... More >>
Strib posts biggest circulation gain of top 20 dailies--at one-third of 1 percent
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