In recent weeks, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe toned himself down and had been blogging for the Pioneer Press, but that relationship abruptly came to an end Saturday when the Twin Cities' right-leaning daily published a Vote Yes editorial.SEE ALSO: Vikings considering replacing Chris Kluwe as punter Th ... More >>
Ah, the first week of a new year, where the grocery stores are all sold out of kale and you actually have to wait in line for a free elliptical machine at the gym. Everyone's resolutions are still in their infancy, and that means advertisers and publishers are doing their best to strike while the ... More >>
Vending machine raw meat, coming right up.Vending machines have really evolved. No longer are you limited to simply buying gumballs, candy, and soda. But the selection of foods you can buy from a machine has gotten a bit extreme. Here are 10 examples of the weirdest vending machine offerings, ... More >>
WikipediaThe northern lights, at another time, in another place (Alaska).The folks at Science Buzz say the sun spewed forth a mighty belch of solar particles yesterday, and they're expected to bombard the Earth tonight for a major display of the northern lights. The spooky yet awesome light ... More >>
WikipediaIf you dig long odds, bet it all on the Twins to hit the playoffs.Feeling lucky? When you're gambling, do you dig long odds? Well, then the Minnesota Twins are the team for you. According to the geniuses at the online Baseball Prospectus (and I'm not being snarky--those guys are sh ... More >>
André Karwath / WikipediaCuckoo for cacaoSerious chocoholics take note: Here's a great way to upgrade your addiction from a simple vice to a valuable skill. In conjunction with the Minnesota History Center's big exhibit on chocolate (running through January), the center is joining with Gast ... More >>
Photo: WikipediaMay I have this rash?It appears that members of the University of Minnesota Ballroom Dance Club have been dancing with the scars -- scabies scars, that is. A week's worth of ballroom classes were canceled at Bierman Field Athletic Building this week after one member received ... More >>
Photo via WikipediaNo need to panic over head lice?Here Up North, we like to send our kids home from school if they have head lice. Maybe douse 'em on a regular basis with some really nasty-smelling shampoo. Give 'me the old buzz cut if they're too shaggy. Spend family time in the evening aro ... More >>
photo: US Dept. of AgricultureYou can learn a lot from Wikipedia. Take the site's page on Ramsey, Minnesota: did you know that the city has an area of 29.7 square miles and a population of more than 27,000 people? No?Well maybe you were aware of this?The current mayor of Ramsey rapes pigs, ea ... More >>
Her body was seen passing through the river's spillways and falls before a DNR officer was able to intercept.
The man, who was trying to get away from security officers, climbed over the railing of the fourth floor.
I'll have the stir-fry, hold the Wikipedia.
Sometimes, a bro just needs to hunt down another bro. Today is one of those times.
Regina Spektor, Pet Shop Boys and Todd Rungdren all play the State, Ani DiFrano speaks & next week's best new releases.
News on Har Mar Superstar's new album, Now, Now Every Children heading back to Europe & Red Pens play the Fetus.
New music from M.anifest and Brother Ali, No Bird Sing interviewed & audio from Chris Koza State Fair performance.
The Uptown Bar and Myth begin to crumble, Bob Dylan's Christmas record, Dirty Projectors to play the Cedar & next week's best new releases.
New Banner Pilot, Marduk schedule TC date, & Owl City, Aby Wolf & Black Blondie coverage.
Sufjan Stevens announces TC date, One For The Team release new video & Silversun Pickups hit the Current studios.
Bob Dylan to release Christmas album, Bob Mould to play Hüsker Dü songs at ATP & the Sounds announce First Avenue date.
Eyedea & Abilities release new music video, an update on Har Mar Superstar's forthcoming album & next week's best new releases.
News on Brother Ali's forthcoming release, Tapes 'n Tapes announce intimate dates, Daniel Johnston to return to Minneapolis & next week's best new releases.
Yo La Tengo & Noisettes schedule TC dates, Sonic Youth hits the Current and First Ave. & Jeff Hanson.
Dan Auerbach, the Mountain Goats and Final Fantasy announce TC dates & P.O.S. releases new video.
Music Box Theatre re-opens its doors, City on the Make stream new album & next week's best new releases.
Alice in Chains announce First Avenue date, Beasties sample Dylan & the Jayhawks announce new release.
Solid Gold interviewed, the Current hosts the Hoot & local show recaps.
Trocaderos shuts its doors, Phoenix makes the Varsity sweat & next week's best new releases.
New Mark Mallman, Pixies returning to the TC (sort of), Atmosphere announces summer tour & next week's best new releases.
Jeff Hanson passes, Gaslight Anthem announce TC date, the Pretenders pull out of MN Zoo show & next week's best new releases.
Sunn O))) to play the Varsity in July, reactions to Grizzly Bear's Cedar show & Sick of Sarah in L.A.
M.anifest previews new project, Gaslight Anthem to play Epic in October & recent show reviews.
The Pretenders and Cat Power to rock the MN Zoo, Purple Rain hits anniversary & next week's best new releases.
Soundset coverage, local interview round-up, P.O.S. sets European dates & next week's best new releases.
Gay Witch Abortion play on the Miss, Slug and Murs to release new album & next week's best new releases.
Dinkytowner to close, Mallman to release a new album, Stone Arch details, Art-a-Whirl & next week's best new releases.
The Hood Internet mashes Solid Gold, Patrick Wolf to play the Fine Line & Dylan wants to play with McCartney.
Muja Messiah honored in URB's "Next 100," NOMO hits Radio K, video of the Bad Plus at the Cedar.
Dinkytowner drama, the Fetus opens online store, Dylan debuts at #1 & next week's best new releases.
Lily, Bird & Kristofferson hit MPLS, Prince begs for cash, Solid Gold headliners & next week's best new releases.
Phoenix to play the Varsity, Pitchfork reviews Bob Mould, Bob Dylan rips the Stones & Brother Ali heads East.