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NFL commissioner missed his chance to stand up to sponsor bullies

NFL commissioner missed his chance to stand up to sponsor bullies

Oct. 1 | By Alvin Brown Guest Commentator When someone works for a company and a criminal charge is brought against them by an outside party, usually most companies stand by that employee until they’ve had their day in court. The days of “grab a rope and...

SUMMONS In the matter of:  Juha Thao, Plaintiff,  and  Jane Doe a/k/a ___Yang, Defendant

SUMMONS In the matter of: Juha Thao, Plaintiff, and Jane Doe a/k/a ___Yang, Defendant

Oct. 1 |               State of Minnesota District Court                   County of Ramsey Second Judicial District  Case Type: Personal Injury           Court File No.: 62-CV-14-6259 SUMMONS In the matter...

Keith gets some distance  on the relationship

Keith gets some distance on the relationship

Oct. 1 |   They woke to the phone ringing. It was Scott looking to set up a gig for when Keith got back from the Twin Cities. “Talk to me when I get back, man.” “Well, it didn’t hurt to say something.” Scott wasn’t terribly disappointed...

Senator Al Franken on what’s at stake this election year

Senator Al Franken on what’s at stake this election year

Oct. 1 | Health care, living wages, education are high priorities   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Former comedian and radio host Al Franken, a Democrat, who became Minnesota’s junior United States Senator after an upset victory over Republican...

Teddy delivers for Vikings!

Teddy delivers for Vikings!

Oct. 1 | Much conversation going into the 2014 season was about the Vikings returning to their original roots of playing outside in the cold in the wind and the snow. While the purple wait for the construction of their new downtown stadium, they will play...

Mpls park board, along with City, addresses inequities

Mpls park board, along with City, addresses inequities

Sep. 29 | Park board retiree says his former coworkers are running scared   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A former Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board (MPRB) employee earlier this year emailed all nine park board commissioners, expressing concern...

Terror stories toothless

Terror stories toothless

Sep. 28 | Including the Sunday, September 7, 2014 front-page story, the Star Tribune has run more front page Sunday “terror” articles on local Somalis going to the Middle East to fight than the actual number of young men and women who have gone to fight. How...

MN Human Rights Commission updates community on new legislation

MN Human Rights Commission updates community on new legislation

Sep. 28 | C.h.a.t. series used to inform  attendees of State’s efforts toward equity By Brandi Phillips Contributing Writer  On September 10, at the second C.h.a.t. in a series (Community Health Talk Series) Kevin Lindsey, the Commissioner of MN Department...

Chanhassen holds its lead

Chanhassen holds its lead

Sep. 28 | A failed fourth-down conversion with under two minutes left allowed Chanhassen to hold on to a 34-30 victory over Robbinsdale Cooper in a Metro West Conference showdown that spoiled the Hawks’ homecoming before a capacity crowd at Cooper Stadium. First...

Hicks back, but for how long?

Hicks back, but for how long?

Sep. 28 | The Crash Davis lead character in Bull Durham was a minor league baseball lifer who spent some time in “The Show,” the major leagues, a sage for his fellow teammates. Minnesota Twins outfielder Aaron Hicks is no Crash, but during his second consecutive...