University of Notre Dame

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Rev. Michael Keating, popular St. Thomas prof, allegedly abused 13-year-old girl [UPDATE]

    -- Update at bottom -- Today, lawyer Jeff Anderson plans to file a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who claims she was abused when she was a teenage girl by popular priest and St. Thomas professor Michael Keating.SEE ALSO: St. Paul police reopen child porn investigation aimed at priest Jon Shelley Keati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Vikings didn't draft dude with the fake girlfriend, but here's who they ended up with

    The Vikings need a middle linebacker and GM Rick Spielman loves players from Notre Dame, so the hot speculation heading into last night's NFL draft was that the Vikings would select Manti T'eo, the star college football player better known as the dude with the fake girlfriend.SEE ALSO: Greg Jennings ... More >>

  • News

    October 31, 2012

    Banks caught swindling red-handed

    Country club Sopranos get kid-glove treatment for high crimes

  • News

    March 16, 2011

    Jeff Larson used RNC piggy bank to pay friends

    Did use of charitable donations violate federal election law?

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Princeton Review finds no Minnesota campuses with top grades

    What's your college known for?​With apologies to the Bard of Anoka, we really do live in a place where the men are strong, the women are good looking, the children are above average, and the colleges hover somewhere below the top of the heap. The Princeton Review is out with its annual college ... More >>

  • News

    June 3, 2010


    From Ground Zero of the Immigration Crisis Along the Mexican Border

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Gophers' Salamon busted for underage boozin' after Dinkytown brawl

    Salamon is the third Gophers football player to find himself on the wrong side of the law in the past two weeks.

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Twins: A final weekend, a final push

    The Twins' final series at the Dome is inflated with more than nostalgia. Two down in the Central with three to play -- stranger things have happened.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Don't fear the Steer: Gophers vs. Texas preview

    Get your bracket out and advance the Gophers to Round 2. Here's why.

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2006

    5/9: Morning Communique

    Notre Dame gets slapped for "Vagina Monologues," talking iPods, vaccine industry officials crafting legislation, golfing with Bobby Knight, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • News

    May 3, 2006

    Cross Purposes

    The Catholic Church's right turn touches off battles over dogma and diversity at the University of St. Thomas

  • News

    December 11, 2002

    What Makes Randy Run

    For the country boy from West Virginia, saying the right thing doesn't count for much. Keeping it real does.

  • News

    June 6, 2001

    Bolinas Junction

    Two former lovers and six Minnesota writers unite in a serial short story

  • News

    April 5, 2000

    Purple Stain

    Securities scams, karaoke-bar brawls, and the occasional boozy ride: At least there's one championship the Vikings might be winning

  • Sports

    June 16, 1999

    Dead Man's Curve Ball

    Local author Stew Thornley has a fatal attraction for baseball

  • Sports

    December 17, 1997

    Silencing the Critics

    Having endured a slew of injuries and a school-record seven straight losses, Doug Woog's Gopher hockey team still seems primed for a patented stretch run toward the NCAA Tournament.

  • News

    December 17, 1997

    Raiders of the Lost Art

    Has the artsyplex boom housebroken the independent film? A partisan's manifesto.

  • News

    November 20, 1996

    Last Man Standing

    In the 25 years that he's served as Hennepin County's first and only chief public defender, Bill Kennedy has earned a tough-as-nails reputation for the way he defends his clients, his staff, and himself. This year he's pitted against Hennepin County prose