Desaparecidos With Birthday Suits First Avenue, Minneapolis August 28, 2013 Over the years, it has become quite obvious that Conor Oberst loves playing in Minneapolis. He has strong ties to the city through his former manager (and former 400 Bar owner) Bill Sullivan, and each riveting show he puts ... More >>
You expect to find hipsters, artists, students, and all sorts of interesting folks up in Northeast... but Nazis?:::: UPDATES ::::-- Northeast Nazi's neighbor has a big sign outside his house that says, "FUCK" [PHOTO]-- Northeast Nazi: Top 10 tweets According to a fascinating report by the Associated ... More >>
Chuck Grassley, a 79-year-old U.S. Senator from Iowa, took the overheated rhetoric of the war on drugs to new heights in a letter he sent to constituents comparing smoking pot to murder, rape, and child abuse.SEE ALSO:-- Chuck Grassley, Iowa Senator, is hilariously awful at Twitter-- Marijuana legal ... More >>
With chatter about 9/11 reaching a fever pitch this week, it was only a matter of time before someone started a crazy rumor connecting a celebrity to the attacks. And if a rumor's going to swirl that someone besides Nostradamus predicted the events of 9/11, well, yeah, it makes sense that somehow ... More >>
"Gotcha, you creep."Barry Ardolf, who tried to ruin his neighbor's life by hacking their Wi-Fi connection, was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison yesterday. Using the connection, Ardolf set up e-mail accounts in his neighbor's name and sent e-mail threats to Vice President Joe Biden an ... More >>
MPRYuen's three-part series details the struggles of Somali immigrants in the Twin Cities.Minnesota Public Radio just picked up a prestigious award for its in-depth coverage on the Somali community in Minneapolis. The Society of Professional Journalists announced yesterday that MPR's three-p ... More >>
Bin Laden: He's dead. Bachmann says so.One of the perks of Rep. Michele Bachmann's being on the House Intelligence Committee turns out to be that she gets to look at photos of a very dead Osama bin Laden before the rest of the world -- which will have to wait either until the pix are leaked, ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzThe Civil WarsApril 17, 2011Varsity Theater, MinneapolisWho are these adorable people? Where did they come from? And, dear god, why have I been sleeping on them until now?
bloomsberriesMinneapolis activists are defying a grand jury subpoena.The Minnesota activists who had their homes raided by the FBI 11 days ago are refusing to cooperate in a government investigation of their activities.The six, along with others in Chicago and Michigan, have been subpoenaed to te ... More >>
While the number of homicides in Minneapolis ticks steadily upward - 33 so far this year - the coffers of a fledgling anti-violence program will stay empty. The city has lost out on $2.2 million worth of Department of Justice funds, seemingly because community friction.
Timothy Carson will spend eight years behind barsTimothy Carson, an Iraq war veteran and a former Minneapolis cop, left no doubt in anyone's mind yesterday that he was guilty as charged in an Apple Valley bank robbery last winter -- and sorry. The judge made it clear at the sentencing that Ca ... More >>
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollumFor a change of pace, we have a Minnesota congresswoman asking her colleagues to calm down and see the nation's affairs with a little perspective: Democratic U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum on the House floor Tuesday in support of a resolution marking the 15th anniversary of ... More >>
The marchers were accompanied by a detachment of mounted police, and trailed by squad cars.
A fifth Somali man from Minnesota has been killed in his homeland.
Rep. Keith Ellison will be in Sudan this week meeting with officials to discuss the ongoing humanitarian situation in Darfur and plans for the implementation of a peace agreement.
It would probably end up better than most of the reality shows we accidentally waste our time watching. At least she's an elected official and supposed to be intelligent. Can't say so much for drunken fools on MTV.
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Imams, community leaders, and parents of Somali youth who have disappeared in recent months planned a press conference in response to recent media coverage. But disagreements led the organizers to cancel the event.
In preparation for the Republican National Convention, the FBI is soliciting informants to keep tabs on local protest groups
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The director of 'JFK' was plotting his latest countermyth in 2001
One woman's love/hate relationship with her ballyhooed doppelgänger
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Novelist and historian Tariq Ali on the war and the antiwar movement
Star Tribune: refreshingly circumspect, still arrogant
Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?
Chanel looks at fashion as a form of madness; 2 listens to the words of a sweet-talking Nazi
Having survived Cambodia's killing fields, poet U Sam Oeur writes as a witness to the "Kingdom of Hell"