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A bylineless Tuesday at the Star Tribune

ALSO: An apology for — and a health care declaration from — Michele Bachmann; the future of Block E; and a city mourns the Vikings.

Local ties to the tragedy in Haiti

ALSO: Pawlenty and Bachmann on Telegraph’s list of most influentual conservatives, and a great goalie isn’t enough to secure a Wild win.

Tales of mayhem and meanness

ALSO: Pawlenty and local lawmakers lock horns; Norm Coleman considers a run for governor; yoga — you know, for the kids.

A new year and some ongoing tales

ALSO: Minnesota, and journalism, loses one of its greats; Bachmann and the census seem headed for an ironic denouement.

Hard times for local media

ALSO: Good news and bad news about drinking; Mark Dayton wants to tax the rich; Antoine Winfield is a tackling machine.