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Patrick Reusse's 2014 Turkey of the Year is ...

Patrick Reusse

When will this Turkey be ready? It’s been cooking a while and carved up plenty in the process.

At Union Gospel Mission, a thankful time

In a massive operation, clients, many of them homeless, joined volunteers and staffers to gather, pack and carry out about 10,000 grocery bags filled with Thanksgiving dinner for five.

Russo's Rants
Wild postgame: An 'off night' all around

The Wild hopes to quickly erase the taste of Wednesday's bitter 4-0 loss to Los Angeles; on Black Friday, it will get the chance when it plays at Dallas.

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North Minneapolis developer seeks approval for mixed-use project

The City of Minneapolis Planning Commission will consider on Monday a mixed-use development project in North Minneapolis that could bring 103 apartment units and ground-level retail space to the …

New trial sought for defendant convicted of fatally shoving man into traffic

Michael Merten's attorney believes that jurors were confused by the law.

Sid Hartman
Hartman: Maturi helped hire Gophers, Badgers coaches

The former Gophers AD helped Wisconsin pick Barry Alvarez and selected Jerry Kill for Minnesota.

Lee Schafer
Schafer: Success is about more than what you own

One of the thicker files here at the office is a well-used folder labeled simply “Happiness.” There’s nothing in it from the likes of popular spiritualist and writer Deepak Chopra. …

Patrick Reusse
Patrick Reusse's 2013 Turkey of the Year: Terry Ryan

The chairman of the Turkey Committee made grandiose promises when he pushed through his agenda to increase access to the annual Thanksgiving Day banquet. The Turkey Chairman stated numerous times …

Michael Brodkorb
Ortman's new campaign finance reports raise more questions

The new campaign finance reports clear up some of the issues raised by the FEC, but also generate more questions about the financing of her candidacy for the U.S. …

Steve Hunegs
Above and Beyond

Producer Nancy Spielberg premiered the documentary “Above and Beyond” for the Twin Cities in October at the Riverview Theater.

Minnesota on Tap
Northern Lights Rare Beer Fest Tickets on Sale Friday

Tickets will go on sale for the Northern Lights Rare Beer Fest on Black Friday at 10 AM.