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Dayton asks for added N.D. oil train safety

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants added safety measures for oil trains leaving North Dakota.

Bob Dylan named 2015 MusiCares person of the year

Bob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares person of the year. The 10-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will be honored at the foundation's 25th anniversary tribute Feb. 6 in Los Angeles, two days before the Grammys.





Gophers one-liners: Streveler on his 'completion'; Botticelli on Maryland and Rutgers

The Gophers were a quotable bunch at Tuesday’s media gathering, and we’d like to think Sid got everyone off on the right foot. He started by yelling at us …

Bachmann hits the road as she prepares to leave Congress

Retiring U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann has taken more privately financed trips in 2014 than any other member of Congress.

DFL Dayton has $1.7 million in the bank for the final stretch

DFL Gov. Mark Dayton has about twice the cash on hand as his Republican rival Jeff Johnson but Johnson outraised Dayton from non-state sources since July.





Minnesota's tourism industry wraps up a good summer

The Minnesota tourism industry is concluding a hot summer season, despite the wet, cool start. Business “is experiencing its fifth year of growth in a row,” said John Edman, director …

C.J.: 'Black-ish' actor Anthony Anderson falls deeply under the spell of Prince when so invited

“When Prince summons you to the suite or to the house, you show up,” said comedian Anthony Anderson, while on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” The subject of hanging with Prince …

Tevlin: Hope for humanity in wise 16-year-old

It was more rare than a man-bites-dog headline: Teen recommends cutting back on technology. It was the letter to the editor that caught my eye last week and raised my …


The politics of fear

A recent mailing sent to Minnesotans has set the bar for using the politics of fear. But does it go too far?

The Four Firkins in Oakdale Sets October 11th Grand Opening Date

The Four Firkins Oakdale location opened last Thursday at 4 PM after months of hard work put in by owner Jason Alvey and his herd of beer nerds otherwise …

Now What Do We Do with #28?

In the wake of all that's gone on with Adrian Peterson, just what do you do with his jersey?