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Officer in Clark shooting accused of excessive force in earlier case

Dustin Schwarze, then serving as a Richfield police officer, allegedly deployed a Taser and threatened to beat the passenger of a vehicle pulled over by troopers.

State's big firms land near top in gay-friendly rankings

Minnesota was called a “bastion of leadership” for its inclusive policies, with companies like 3M, Ameriprise and General Mills getting perfect scores.

Paul Douglas on Weather
Winter Storm Watch: Heavy, Wet (March-Like) Snowstorm Imminent - 4 to 8" Expected

Let. It. Snow. Old Man Winter will assist you in your attempt to get into the holiday spirit over the next 36 hours with a long-duration period of wet snow. Roads will be mainly wet today, but snow will start to stick on area highways by late afternoon; by tomorrow it will actually look like winter out there. About time.

Gridiron Gold
Zebrowski says he didn't see firing coming; wishes he could have stayed

After being fired as Gophers quarterbacks coach, Jim Zebrowski gave his reaction and some other thoughts.

Minnesota on Tap
Sociable Cider Werks celebrates two years

Sociable Cider Werks has been in operation for two years now.

Jim Souhan
Souhan: Anthony Barr is already a star

The Vikings linebacker made four big plays against the Falcons Sunday in Atlanta.

Sid Hartman
Hartman: Vikings' Peterson gets his wish, lots of carries at Atlanta

The Vikings kept going to their star running back, and he responded with a big game vs. the Falcons.

Kerri Westenberg
From the Travel Desk: November, early Dec. are great times to travel

Lower prices and easy-to-get reservations are nice, but the main reason to travel when others stay at home? You can see a place more clearly when it’s not overcrowded.

A lesbian mom feels pressure to be perfect

As much progress as we have made in our fight for equality, we still sometimes feel the pressure to be the perfect lesbian family.

Confessions of a Packers fan who married into a Vikings family

"I grew up with the Green Bay Packers, in suburban Milwaukee, the way you grow up with gravity," writes 10,000 Takes contributor Tim Gihring. Then he married into a family of Vikings fans.

Minnesota on Tap
Republic and GYST both set to host sour beer events on December 12th

Sour beer lovers will be glad to know that there are two great events coming up on December 12th.