Today, the Vikings announced the signing of former University of Minnesota linebacker and 2009 defensive captain Simoni Lawrence.Lawrence's return to Minnesota following a successful stint in the CFL is a feel-good story, unless you're Karla Rehberg, the 57-year-old Whittier resident Lawrence crunch ... More >>
Simoni Lawrence's professional football career seems to be going pretty well these days. This season, the 24-year-old 2009 defensive co-captain of the Gophers football team had 52 tackles and three interceptions as a linebacker for the Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats, a team that made ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we kick things off with a brand new video from the burgeoning local duo, Strange Names, who are currently at work finishing up their debut full-length. We're also ... More >>
The Nomad World Pub exploded with light as the last beats from the evening's DJ rang out. For two hours, Emiliano Silva Izquierdo and his wife Cherolyn Fischer had been drinking PBR tall boys and dancing, but now it was time to go home. Jordan Wallingford, better known as Haphduzn within local hip ... More >>
Twin Cities couples on the moment they found love
See also:-- Police ask for help finding hit-and-run driver who broke Urban Bean barista's limbs [UPDATE]-- Benefit for Matt Call, bassist and hit-and-run victim, lineup announcedMinneapolis police and Crime Stoppers are collaborating in an attempt to identify the suspect in a hit-and-run that seriou ... More >>
Allen is the first Native woman and the second open lesbian to serve in the legislature.Yesterday, Susan Allen won a special election for the House District 61B seat, making her the first Native American woman elected to serve in the Minnesota legislature. Allen prevailed over Nate Blumenshine, a ... More >>
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Neighborhood politics get personal.