The Star Tribune has named Rene Sanchez the newspaper's new top editor Tuesday. He assumes the role Friday, replacing Nancy Barnes after a three week search.SEE ALSO: Nancy Barnes leaving Star Tribune after six years as editorSanchez, 48, is currently the deputy managing editor for content, supervis ... More >>
At the State Fair, Mark Dayton called for the state to move toward eliminating coal-burning power plants and said Minnesota ought to "be in the forefront of creating a cleaner environment."SEE ALSO: Will Steger baffled by Tim Pawlenty's global warming flip flop Nothing too out of the norm, right? Bu ... More >>
Legendary explorer Will Steger is on the cover of the most recent City Pages, framed by blue skies and arcing beams of the atrium in a building we call the castle: the six-story, $5 million-plus structure Steger has been building on his Homestead near Ely for 25 years.Steger's no stranger to covers. ... More >>
The world's greatest Arctic explorer unveils his greatest challenge yet
Steger sees the politics behind Pawlenty's about face.Arctic explorer Will Steger, who's seen more evidence of global warming up close and personal than most of us ever will outside the pages of National Geographic, was once really proud of the way Tim Pawlenty listened to science and evidenc ... More >>
Enzian44The mighty meterwurst.We have to admit--St. Paul is gaining an edge. On Tuesday chef Lenny Russo opens up Heartland's Farm Direct Market, where patrons can buy the restaurant's house-made charcuterie, jams, and jellies. It also will offer locally raised meats and poultry. But you'll have ... More >>
The story of true ice man Will Steger, from our Winter Guide
Stories of polar exploration are filled with stoic heroism. But what's so courageous about icy shipwrecks, corpses, and dogmeat dinners?