Recent content from James Shiffer
In times like these, I find myself turning to literature to remind me that people haven’t changed that much in 300 years or so. In…
The revival of Janet Lee Dahl's memory sparked a flurry of e-mails and phone calls. A former neighbor remembers her life and death.
More than 200 snapshots discovered in a California flea market trace the life of a Minnesota child.
During a surprise safari, Queen Elizabeth National Park offered up a host of sights.
NONFICTION: Minneapolis Mayor "Doc" Ames was known for his visits to brothels, rigged poker games, and free-flowing booze.
The Minnesota Government Data Practices Act needs a new title. Desperately.
Lack of government transparency plays a big role in propagating wild theories of alien landings and coverups.
Dan Moulton has raised chinchillas, those cute little Andean furballs, in southern Minnesota for more than 50 years. Moulton is licensed by the U.S.…
Your eyes and ears are especially important to us in an era of growing government secrecy.
The sexual harassment scandal has brought new attention to the different disclosure practices that apply to Minnesota institutions.