A study put together by The Hill concludes that Minnesota is the second-most liberal state in the country, only behind Washington.The Hill cites Minnesota's history of supporting Democratic presidential candidates and the DFL's control of the legislature, among other factors, as reasons the state is ... More >>
A documentary project promising a behind-the-scenes look at Minnesota's most esoteric radio personality is in the process of raising funds on Kickstarter.As of yesterday, Common Man: The Ego Has Landed had raised just over $2,000 toward filmmakers Gregg Holtgrewe and Matthew Deery's goal of $15,000. ... More >>
The Minnesota House approved medical marijuana legislation Friday with overwhelming support that cut across party lines. It's passage, with a 86-39 vote, leaves Minnesota poised to become the 22nd state with a medical marijuana program. What that program will look like is still up in the air. A co ... More >>
A pair of recent studies relating to sex haven't reflected well on the residents of the Land of 10,000 Lakes.SEE ALSO: Coffee shop first date live-tweeted by City Pages blogger The first, published a couple of months ago, concluded that Minnesota men have relatively small penises. [Insert joke about ... More >>
Minnesotans have the 39th "largest" penises out of the 50 states in 'Murica, according to a study put together by Condomania, an online business which bills itself as the county's first condom store.SEE ALSO: North Dakota tries to market itself as hookup haven, fails Looking for something a little l ... More >>
The Reason Foundation's 2013 installment of its annual state-by-state highway rankings puts Minnesota toward the bottom of the list.SEE ALSO: Twin Cities commute times haven't changed in five yearsThe study pegs Minnesota's highways as the eighth worst in the country. Our marks are especially poor i ... More >>
All those dogs running around Lake Calhoun in the warmer months are deceiving: Relative to the rest of the country, not that many Minnesotans own a pet.See Also:- Internet Cat Video Film Festival purrs into Minnesota- Lily the black bear gives birth to two cubs live on webcam [VIDEO]- Minnesota's la ... More >>
Long near the top of the list of highly anticipated restaurants of 2012, Icehouse has finally declared an opening date. The owners who brought us Be'wiched Deli describe their new venture as a "restaurant with a stage." We were invited inside to take a sneak peek at the space, which is quickly comin ... More >>
It's been a couple weeks since my last entry and in that time, I've been less of a musician and more of a doting uncle, or a mediocre but proud best man, or a sleep walking kamikaze. Hopefully that will all make sense if you read this.
Gregory Seftik grew up in Minnesota.Teton National Park, Wyo., rangers dug the bodies of Gregory Seftick and Walker Kuhl out from under 13 feet of avalanche debris on Sunday morning. They were in their tent, which had been pitched in an avalanche runout zone in Garnet Canyon at about 9,000 ... More >>
WikiNot in Hastings.The "God hates fags" people from Topeka's Westboro Baptist Church failed to show for a production of "The Laramie Project" at Hastings High School over the weekend. Maybe the haters seen cruising town in their van with Kansas plates took a look at the hundreds of counter-pro ... More >>
Minnesota schools earn a "C" grade.Minnesota earned a "C" grade and was ranked 36th overall by Education Week in its latest state-by-state survey of K-12 public schools, "Quality Counts." That's no better than the national average. So we're that kid that everyone says could get better grades ... More >>
Bucklin's plane was battered by bad weather.Minneapolis pilot Luke Bucklin can be heard struggling to gain altitude because of treacherous mountain winds before his plane crashed, in newly released cockpit voice recordings. He was trying to push the single-engine plane up to 16,000 feet in o ... More >>
A blizzard's just another excuse to play in the snow.Congratulations. You survived Snowmageddon. We've listed the Top 20 snowfall totals for the Twin Cities area below. Now you need to shovel out the car and pay attention to the Snow Emergency parking rules (we're on Day 2). Stay warm.
But does it with humor and heart
Via WikipediaThis is a Mooney M20J, similar to the one piloted by Luke Bucklin.A preliminary NTSB report says the small, private plane that Luke Bucklin and his three sons flew out of Jackson Hole, Wyo., on Oct. 25 struggled against icing and heavy mountain winds before it crashed and they di ... More >>
Luke Bucklin and three of his children died in the crash.Fremont County, Wyoming, Sheriff Skip Hornecker in Wyoming said this morning that the wreckage of Luke Bucklin's aircraft was found late Monday east of the Continental Divide in the Wind River mountains. The wreckage was found a week ... More >>
Luke BucklinFour days after his aircraft disappeared over the Wyoming mountains, there's a bit of good news in the search for Luke Bucklin and three of his children. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office said today that a specially equipped aircraft flew over the search area numerous times on ... More >>
Luke BucklinThe disappearance of Luke Bucklin and his three sons in a private plane somewhere over Wyoming has taken a toll on students at Southwest High School and Anthony Middle School. Then this morning came news that Christian Winger, a Washburn High School freshman, may have left home o ... More >>
Photo via TwitterThere's seriously bad weather everywhere from the Rockies to the Great Lakes, and it sounds like that may be why Luke Bucklin and his three sons have gone missing in the skies outside of Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Ah, my favorite band outta Wyoming (town not state), the Goddamn Gleam, have released the video for "Away Like a Song," off their new album, Sunrise. The video, weird as can be (as have been all their collaborations with local director Mark Har), seems to be about, uhh... the alienation of youth? Th ... More >>
We're going to avoid cliches here folks. We are not going to talk, for example, about the stiff competition.
Franklin Outdoor Advertising confirmed that the company owns the billboard, but for now didn't have any information about who paid for it.
A lawyer representing the company readily admits the President Barack Obama has done nothing impeachable.
A Republican blogger gets the scoop on the mysterious billboard backers.
He gets his 15 minutes of fame thanks to MSNBC, and some free campaign advertising in his bid to unseat state DFL Rep. Jeremy Kalin.
Our senator's sweet skills have inspired a map-drawing competition, pitting senators against each other as they try to draw their own state freehand.
Meanwhile: Bachmann says more crazy stuff; Favre is favred
Earlier this month the Albertville City Council unanimously passed an ordinance restricting where sex offenders can live within the city. Under the new zoning restriction, such criminals are precluded from residing within 1,000 feet of any park, daycare center, school, playground, or house of worshi ... More >>
A new anti-depressant drug that works like marijuana, Ford reverses its position on gays, so does Sen. George Allen (R-VA), the William Shatner DVD club, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
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Days and nights at the most maligned workplace in the country--the U.S. Postal Service.