Software may "gamifiy" the workplace, but does that make it fun?Massachusetts-based software company Objective Logistics has developed and released a platform called MUSE, a way to "gamify the workplace" for servers by placing them on a leaderboard with their co-workers. Servers earn points and m ... More >>
WikipediaAfton State Park was empty during the shutdown.Eleven people vandalized Afton State Park over the weekend, taking advantage of the empty park during the state shutdown to wreak havoc, police say.The group is alleged to have torn off the roof of a cabin, started a fire and causing u ... More >>
Photo via WikipediaBen Harper's on board with the president.Update: Sen. Feingold jets to Madison. More after the jump. President Barack Obama's going into midterm campaign mode this week, and he's scheduled to be in Madison later this afternoon, with Ben Harper and The National in tow. The ... More >>
Photo: Tom GazpachoToilet plungers may be needed in St. Paul.It's bad enough to learn that dozens of Minnesota communities flushed their human waste into flooding rivers last week. Now we find out some of that crap is going to flow downhill into St. Paul, along with expected rising waters. T ... More >>
Is Mary Pawlenty smokin' hot?So we're back to the old routine of pimping the wife? Tim Pawlenty, trying to turn up the heat under his sort-of-presidential campaign, spent the past few days crossing Iowa, and he figured the best way to grab some attention was to make the locals drool over his ... More >>
Via WikipediaRuth Stewart nibbled on some cake and tippled a MargaritaHer hearing's going, although her friends seem to think her memory's OK. Still, on Ruth Stewart's 105th birthday -- she was born on the Fourth of July -- she needed a frozen concoction to help her hang on. Here's a woman w ... More >>
Courtesy Dancing With the StarsD-list celebrities with A-list movesIt's been a month since the season finale of Dancing With the Stars, but The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is keeping the love alive with their summer dance series. Today Twin Cities twinkletoes will be downtown cuttin ... More >>
Via WikipediaNot a polite topic of conversationSure, small talk can be awkward. Reminding a visiting Japanese dignitary that 40,000 of his fellow citizens perished in a single instant with an atomic bomb attack by making a joke about roller derby? That's really awkward. And that's what St. P ... More >>
So far, Muslim students in the Minneapolis and St. Paul schools have not come to CAIR with the kinds of complaints it hears from elsewhere in the state.
At the request of the Moorhead police chief, lawmakers are trying a third time to ban the psychotropic herb.
"Can I buy you a Pepsi Amp?" isn't going to work on even the most desperate Cougar or Foreign Exchange Student.
Retribution Gospel Choir signs to Sub Pop, Brother Ali on NPR & BK-One interviewed.
National Brother Ali coverage, P.O.S. on MTV, Mason Jennings performs out West & Koo Koo Kanga Roo news.
Hype band the xx to play the Triple Rock, Brother Ali preps for tour & P.O.S. interviewed.
Datarock, Murder City Devils and Soulfly set TC dates & Felt 3 performs with Aesop Rock.
Wilco, Neko Case and the Tragically Hip announce TC dates & new Brother Ali and Muja Messiah.
Mastodon, Deathklok and Shonen Knife announce TC dates, and new Har Mar Superstar.
The Mars Volta announce First Avenue date & an update on Motion City Soundtrack's forthcoming album.
New music from Gigamesh, Mayda releases a new video & Gospel Gossip talks to the AV Club.
New music from To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie, Decider interviews City on the Make & STNNNG's 200th show.
Matt and Kim announce Triple Rock gig, MPR interviews Dave Pirner & photos of P.O.S. in the UK.
Trocaderos closes its doors for good, Toki Wright lands on MTV & the Dodos and Silversun Pickups announce local dates.
Sunny Day Real Estate, Dinosaur Jr. & Daniel Johnston schedule TC dates & Phoenix plays the Current.
New music from Junkyard Empire, Anthrax announces MN date & more Rock the Garden coverage.
Dillinger Four to play NXNE, Radio K makes changes & local Gays reviewed.
The Bryant Lake Bowl theater was packed to the gills for a stripped-down performance by Mallman.
K'naan to return to the Twin Cities in July, Heliotrope coverage & photos, videos and reviews from recent TC shows.
Of Montreal covers Prince & Santigold, Doves, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Gogol Bordello concert recaps.
Recaps of Animal Collective's First Ave. show, P.O.S. DJs on the Current & new Soundset mixtape released.
Prince writes for the ladies & Bob Dylan's childhood lyrics found?
The Dead Weather schedule Minneapolis date, Bob Dylan retains #1 spot in the U.K. & the Boss plays the Xcel.
Photos of recent Mastodon & Franz Ferdinand shows & U of M's Justice Jam lineup announced.
Bob Dylan releases new music video, Green Day schedule TC date & Sick of Sarah plans national tour.
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Mayhem to play Station 4, news on Dre Day & new music from Muja Messiah