A Minneapolis-based company called JPods will soon be testing a futuristic solar-powered transit system in the New York City suburb of Secaucus, New Jersey.The company's founder, Bill James, describes his concept as "a way to make our cities independent of foreign oil."See also:Mpls approves Southwe ... More >>
From rock to gospel and folk to country, there are countless roots-appreciating musical souls influenced by Chester Arthur "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett and his mid-20th-century, Delta-to-Chicago take on the blues. It's in this spirit that local traditionalists The Fattenin' Frogs bring together other acts ... More >>
More Minnesota National Guard soldiers have committed suicide since 2008 than those from any other state.SEE ALSO: Blake Page, West Point cadet, quits academy to protest "unconstitutional proselytism" That grim tidbit was contained in an extensive report on Texas National Guard suicides put together ... More >>
Months shy of his graduation from West Point, Blake Page is quitting the academy and heading back to Minnesota to protest alleged discrimination against non-religious members of the military. SEE ALSO:-- Minnesota less religious than 30 years ago, but still one of the most religious states-- 21-year ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Longfellow Park Obama threat: Is murdered cat a message for the president?Four years ago, Issac Aguigui was in St. Paul, serving as a page during the 2008 Republican National Convention. Now, he's facing murder charges and allegations he was the ringleader of an Army plot to assassinate Pr ... More >>
Minnesota's former governor says Congress ought to spread the pain at home in order to fight two wars abroad.
Cracking open the chest of American letters, Louis Bayard finds a goofy young Goth
The remarkable 114-year story of Minnesota's last juvenile detention home