Last year, 1,681,678 Minnesotans attended the State Fair. That means 3,485,423 stayed home. So, which bunch had the better idea?
If you believe that alcohol lubricates creativity, then it’s no surprise that Dean Phillips has quietly emerged as one of the more innovative marketers in the Twin Cities.
Even during a holiday week, lots of MinnPost readers found time to comment on topics ranging from offshore oil drilling to the Chinese Olympics, Iran, Iraq — and a slew of nominations for 150 Minnesota moments to forget…
Among the topics stirring MinnPost readers to comment recently were education funding, poll results, the dismal state of the Timberwolves and Red Lake drug trafficking. Here are some examples…
The Franken vs.
Al Franken’s first-ballot DFL endorsement in the U.S. Senate race dominated recent MinnPost comments, inspiring dozens of readers to air their views.
MinnPost readers were moved to comment recently on virtual schools, light rail issues, a potential war with Iran and turmoil in the Attorney General’s office, among other topics. And politics — lots of politics…
Ron Paul’s snubbing by the GOP, Mike Hatch’s era in the Minnesota attorney general’s office, persistent racism and Arne Carlson’s take on this year’s legislative session were among the issues prompting MinnPost readers’ recent comments…
Play the Walker Art Center’s “art as golf” exhibit and you’ll find that some holes are fairly easy; some are impossible. Some are labor-intensive, and more than a few will make you stop and think.
I’ve written this before, but one of the most formative musical experiences of my life was having Peter Jesperson play “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” from “Monty Python’s Life of Brian” at the end of the night at the old Longhorn Bar in do
Politics & Policy
I had misinterpreted my secretary’s message, and thought that you were with the Rochester Post. I checked around about you and your blog last night.
Many people have told me they can’t remember the last time we were this cool for this long into the spring season. But really, how cool has it been compared with previous springs? By Dave Dahl
The old saying about preachers is that they work only one hour a week. That’s the one hour preaching on Sunday morning. Read more… By Steve Scott
Analyses of the legislative session and married women keeping their birth names were among recent MinnPost topics drawing reader comments. Here is a sampling:
The Minneapolis Art on Wheels (MAW) project creates illuminated works of art using three broadcasting units designed by students during a University of Minnesota course.