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More stadium machinations

AFTERNOON EDITION ALSO: Anoka-Hennepin policy dispute; gay marriage ruling’s mixed results; a frustrating fender-bender; hopes of legislative cooperation; and more.
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Minnesotans: Obsessed with fictional Scandinavian murders

ALSO: Bloggers celebrate art and bedevil each other; Klobuchar finds a fan at Elle Magazine; Ellison bothered by Bachmann/Palin fundraiser; smoking buddha out of a vegetable at the new stadium.

The Tea Party in Minnesota

ALSO: Pawlenty receives a threatening letter; a brutal murder; a deadly fire; a former Viking helps an aspiring painter.

A glance off the beaten track of local news

Babies with pitchforks, men (and women!) with beards, and boys with Civil War rifles. ALSO: The latest health care, Tim Pawlenty, Michele Bachmann, and Denny Hecker news.

Bad teeth on the Iron Range

PLUS: St. Paul crackdown on “loafers,” a new beer for “Nordeast,” and a catfight in kiddie land.

The Al Franken comic book

ALSO: Ellison votes on genocide; updates on Hecker, Petters and Garcia; Pawlenty takes aim at public television and radio.