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  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    The winners of the 2013 Voice Media Group Music Writing Awards

    The eleven alternative weeklies of Voice Media Group are responsible for a tremendous amount of music writing: This year, we produced thousands of pages of printed stories and tens of thousands of blog posts. We're proud to present the very best of that work in the second annual Voice Media Group Mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Twins' Jared Burton: I always found myself infatuated with guitar

    The talk among Major League Baseball fans tends to focus on two items: the win-loss column and fantasy league stats. Gimme Noise, however, takes other notes when watching the game. After hearing about Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Jared Burton's jam session with Pearl Jam icon Eddie Vedder earlier ... More >>

  • News

    October 10, 2012

    The 10 Most Corrupt Tax Loopholes

    If Mitt Romney won't tell you which ones need to be closed, we will

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    MN for Marriage blatantly misinterprets parenting study in new anti-gay clip [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO:-- Minnesota for Marriage decries straight couple divorce in making anti-gay marriage case [VIDEO]-- MN for Marriage, anti-gay marriage group, says it 'continues to stand strong against intolerance'-- MN Marriage amendment: Majority support one man-one woman definition, says new survey In t ... More >>

  • News

    March 21, 2012

    The Columbine effect

    Hollywood still obsessed with school shooting 13 years later

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Transgender prisoner Scott Konitzer rejects his underwear settlement

    He wants to be a woman at Wisconsin's expense.​The State of Wisconsin is back to doing battle with Scott Konitzer, who now goes by the name of Donna Dawn Konitzer, at the Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage, Wis. The state has been paying for Konitzer's hormone therapy since 1999, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Mee Moua is homeless

    Mee Moua surprised local politicos when she announced her retirement from the Minnesota Senate​When Mee Moua announced last May she was retiring from the state Senate, no Hmong American held a higher elected office in the country, and the news caught a lot of people by surprise. But what no o ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 23, 2008
  • Books

    May 18, 2005

    Mother, Father, Killer

    A new book asks what murder has to do with making babies

  • News

    September 29, 2004

    Okie from Okmulgee

    The roots of Ron Gardenhire

  • News

    June 19, 2002

    If They Build It, U Will Pay

    Flawed contracts. Cut corners. Inadequate inspections. Complaints about conflicts of interest. University of Minnesota president Mark Yudof might be getting out just in time.

  • Arts

    April 5, 2000

    Get Real

    Can a small school of figurative art revive a great, dead tradition in painting?

  • Arts

    March 29, 2000

    Austin Powers

    Reports from South by Southwest, where a Texas town becomes a mecca of indie music and film

  • News

    November 1, 1995