Yahoo, the company that was Google before Google, has declared Minneapolis to be one of the nation's most "unexpectedly romantic cities."
Updated: October 06, 2012, - 04:52 PM
The Daily Mail, a British newspaper that does not make everything up, has a hot story.
Updated: October 04, 2012, - 08:00 PM
We have an architect for the Vikings stadium, and it's not the same team that did Target Field, the U stadium or the Wild arena. That was Populous from Kansas City, and apparently the idea of having a unified architectural vocabulary amongst our innumerable sports arenas just didn't thrill the committee.
Updated: September 29, 2012, - 04:38 PM
Going on right now: Don't Get Hit by a Car Week, which is also running with Don't Hit Anyone With your Car Week. It's part of Share the Road, a big state-funded PR push aimed at reducing traffic-related fatalities to zero.
Updated: September 27, 2012, - 10:20 PM
The Jolly Green Giant is back with a goofy, endearing grin. The Minnesota icon is encouraging kids to eat their vegetables, because they're delicious! Right? That's why they need expensive promotional campaigns.
Updated: September 22, 2012, - 06:07 PM
Minnesota always shows up in the top of the surveys of the Healthiest States to Bike to Whole Foods in a Yoga Position, so it's something of a shock to learn we're on course to be utter lardbuckets by 2030. It's almost as if those people running around the lakes aren't indicative of the general population.
Updated: September 20, 2012, - 08:00 PM
A new fresh crop of apples is on the way, a sure sign of fall. But it's a reminder that our famed University of Minnesota Apple Geniuses haven't come up with a new apple lately.
Updated: September 15, 2012, - 05:48 PM
No, seriously, this is an important issue that should be of interest to everyone, because this is the road I use to get downtown, and thus my inconvenience can be blown up into a larger social issue that affects us all, obscuring my own personal, selfish motives.
Updated: September 13, 2012, - 11:20 PM
The Fall Colors map has been released. As we go to press, most of the state is still below 10 percent fall colors, although northeastern Minnesota is starting to die -- er, turn a gorgeous burning hue that provides a glorious backdrop to the bittersweet pleasures of the season.
Updated: September 08, 2012, - 04:34 PM