Those of us in local television who were lucky enough to ascend to a prime-time anchor spot on the evening news used to work under the illusion of immunity.
Don Heinzman reflects on the efforts by suburban and rural communities to brand, or rebrand, themselves. FROM HOMETOWN SOURCE
The vast MinnPost public has spoken, and has anointed Jill Field the winner in the Verse or Worse country-and-its-car competition. By Al Sicherman
By Judith Yates Borger | Monday, March 3, 2008
The University of Minnesota Elmer Andersen Library is taking custody of a major comic book collection. There were about 130 boxes, each holding maybe 250 comics.
A new fitness center in Chisago City is a talker around town. And not just because of the facility’s warm-water pool, coffee shop and juicing classes. The center opened in October with a name to match — Vitalize! Wellness Centre.
Rake Magazine to cease publication By David Brauer
The winner of the competition for the Broadway musical based on the short-lived Garrison Keillor lawsuit (about a neighbor’s addition blocking his house’s access to light and air) is Tonya DePriest, for her touching, bittersweet “No Fiddling With t
The healthiest. Tops in education. High quality of life.
Your genial host thought he might have been stepping out of the figurative Verse or Worse comfort zone in issuing the current challenge, which involved Garrison Keillor’s aborted lawsuit.
When upwards of 100,000 DFLers crowd into Minnesota’s 4,000 precinct caucuses Tuesday, they may find that their caucus experience will be brief and rather low-key.The evening’s high point — balloting for the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee —
The editors at MinnPost have been too busy to shop for books, so we’re seeking tips on what to give to relatives and friends and even to read ourselves.
It’s mid-morning, mid-April. Sunny but not hot yet. I’m pretending to write. My desk is piled with partly read papers, screenplays, books, bills and a big hairy project that’s starting to take over everything.
What is this world coming to?
Whatever it is, it’s likely coming to a TV screen near you.
A bank of monitors at the gym or the airport already is no big deal. Same goes for multiple plasma screens above the bar.
It has taken a while for many players and commentators to recognize the massive influence of the Internet on politics and public life, but the power of blogs, podcasts, wikis and similar gizmos is increasingly appreciated, or at least sensed.