Walking through the crowds on what they called "The People's Plaza" during the Minnesota version of Occupy Wall Street, I was reminded once again that democracy is a messy thing, and often poorly dressed.
Updated: October 08, 2011, - 11:21 PM
Good Earth, Bad Karma?
Updated: October 04, 2011, - 10:34 PM
Over the weekend, St. Cloud State University hosted a football game. Alumni were encouraged to return to campus. There were barbecue stands and some super-fun events, such as face painting.
Updated: October 03, 2011, - 09:37 PM
They say politics makes for strange bedfellows. The same might be said about religion.
Updated: September 27, 2011, - 11:36 PM
This Georgia gem serves up the sweet life, complete with languid parks, hipster art, historic architecture and fried chicken.
Updated: September 25, 2011, - 09:34 AM
They were just teenagers from a very foreign culture passing a cold winter afternoon in a very American way, cruising the streets of their neighborhood in a big red Crown Vic -- of course -- the car of taxi hacks and movie cops. Three Somali boys, getting a chance in the promised land, but looking for trouble.
Updated: September 24, 2011, - 05:15 PM
A couple of weeks ago Surly Brewing Co. got a lot of attention because it is looking for a site to house a sparkling new $20 million "destination brewery" that will include a restaurant and event center. This is made possible by a new law that allows pints of beer to be sold at breweries in Minnesota, just like in many civilized countries.
Updated: September 20, 2011, - 09:38 PM
Sitting in his sister's living room in Eagan, the Rev. Greg Shaffer is a long way from the place he calls home, an internationally recognized mission in a remote, poverty-stricken region of Guatemala where generations of Minnesotans have helped the priest transform and save lives for more than four decades.
Updated: September 17, 2011, - 06:43 PM
You might say that Pat Forciea has been to hell and back.
Updated: September 14, 2011, - 09:21 PM