It's an archetype of the American college student, the notion that their quest for knowledge is rivaled only by their quest for the free and the cheap: the two-for-one, the Thirsty Thursday, the all-you-can-eat.
Updated: January 05, 2013, - 10:23 PM
One year ago I wrote about the slaying of 3-year-old Terrell Mayes and the heartbreak it caused his family and the community. Terrell was shot inside his house as he ran for cover after hearing gunshots in a nearby alley.
Updated: January 01, 2013, - 09:17 PM
Like everybody else this morning, I've eaten my last chocolate eclair, drunk my last glass of champagne and begun a more tolerant, pious and markedly less interesting life.
Updated: December 31, 2012, - 06:50 PM
Mike Samuelson -- "Sammy"-- was holding court for an ever-shifting group of visitors when someone walked in with a bag of White Castle hamburgers.
Updated: December 22, 2012, - 10:31 PM
Over the years, a very generous and well-known businessman showered Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities with money, more than $200,000 in all. For BBBS, which like most nonprofits struggled to keep its programs funded, it was welcome relief.
Updated: December 18, 2012, - 08:34 PM
The fundraiser Saturday in Oak Grove is for Brad Slawson Sr. and Brad Slawson Jr., the father-and-son team that led Teamsters Local 120 until being put on unpaid leave pending investigations
Updated: December 14, 2012, - 10:06 PM
Jose Antonio Vargas isn't coming back to Minnesota because he had such a good time here in October.
Updated: December 11, 2012, - 08:13 PM
The Bentleyville Tour of Lights Christmas extravaganza sprawls across Duluth's Bayfront Festival Park, sparkling in the night sky.
Updated: December 08, 2012, - 10:13 PM
As of last Monday, Nancy Fletcher can go back to her life, cleared and vindicated. But she's still traumatized, first by a man she believes drugged her in a bar, then by a system that didn't believe her.
Updated: December 03, 2012, - 08:04 PM