Another Responsible American with a Gun has done her part to beep the nation safe from ISIS terrorists: A twitchy 48-year-old lady in the Minneapolis suburb of Maple Grove, Minnesota, pulled what appeared to be a rifle — it turned out...Show More Summary
By MATT JESSEN-HOWARD MINNEAPOLIS – After competing last year with Ohio Basketball Club on the Adidas Gauntlet and City Rocks in EYBL, Maverick Rowan is now playing for Each 1 Teach 1, based out of Florida. Rowan is averaging a team high 19.2 points for E1T1, and shooting an efficient 51 percent from the field […]
Wikimedia A damning ACLU report finds “severe,” “pervasive” and “systematic” racial disparities in arrests by Minneapolis police. The investigation reveals that blacks in that city are 8.7 times more likely to be arrested for low-level offenses than whites are. Show More Summary
By MATT JESSEN-HOWARD MINNEAPOLIS – Jayson Tatum, the five-star guard out of Chaminade Prep (MO), has had an excellent spring. Tatum, the top player in the Class of 2016 according to ESPN, led the St. Louis Eagles to a Division C championship within the Nike EYBL circuit, and a high seed at Peach Jam. The […]
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota reiterated Thursday that he thinks it would be a mistake for the Fed to raise its benchmark short-term interest rate this year.
J. Scott Applewhite/APSen. Al Franken, D-Minn. By Sen. Al Franken Last year, at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, I met Joelle Stangler, a sophomore who was the incoming student body president. Joelle had graduated from Rogers High School in Minnesota as the valedictorian, with a 4.12 GPA. Show More Summary
By MATT JESSEN-HOWARD MINNEAPOLIS – Wendell Carter put on quite the performance this past weekend in Minnesota for the fourth session of Nike’s EYBL. His play attracted tons of spectators – the Georgia Stars may have had the second-most spectators, only short of the hometown Howard Pulley Panthers – and for good reason. Carter’s performance […]
Damn, the cracked Minneapolis power dance trio Beat Detectives are killing it with this new jam, “Napolean Hat.” This latest taste from their debut LP Climate Change is as slick and fresh as their previous globe-trotting cassettes on 100% Silk, Night People, Moon Glyph, and 1080p. Show More Summary
The Andrews Sisters were from Minneapolis. So were the Kim Loo Sisters (above). In all probability, you've heard of the former but not the latter. For every headliner in the late 1930s and '40s, there were dozens if not hundreds...
The spring grassroots season is over and another spring EYBL season is complete.
The Minneapolis version of a biker brawl involved some cyclists, three PedalPubs, squirt guns, and water balloons, but the results were, in their way, nearly as disquieting as the Waco incident—the thin veneer of society cracked like a cranium under a billy club. It seems Minnesota nice ends when you hoist your keister onto a PedalPub stool. Read more...
Matter has partnered with the Minneapolis police department and others to help distribute healthy food boxes to hungry citizens.
(John Hinderaker) I believe it was last June when the Minneapolis Star Tribune published this photo of a bald eagle in Fort Snelling National Cemetery by a photographer named Frank Glick. There is a column about the photo, which went viral, here. Show More Summary
By MATT JESSEN-HOWARD MINNEAPOLIS – An EYBL veteran, BABC’s Bruce Brown has put on quite the show this spring. The 2016 guard out of Vermont Academy has averaged 16.4 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.4 assists, and 1.7 steals through three sessions. “I’ve been playing well,” Brown told SNY.tv. “I’ve been scoring a lot and getting assists […]
The final session of the Nike EYBL tipped in Minneapolis on Saturday.
Circus elephants were allegedly mistreated by their handlers according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Royal Hanneford Circus is facing consequences for violating an animal welfare law during a show in March of 2014. Show More Summary
When 62-year-old Rod Larson of Minneapolis was found to have a rapidly worsening bacterial skin infection, his primary care doctor immediately sent him to the hospital.On arrival, Larson was put in a room and examined by a physician assistant. Show More Summary
There was rejoicing in Minneapolis when Target Stores reported some solid sales gains in the first quarter of 2015. While there are some interesting signs of success, I see the stronger sales results as largely a recovery from lost sales momentum. Last year first quarter sales increased by a paltry [...]
One man in Minneapolis has a new hat, and he’s trying desperately to make sure you know about it. Curt Oren, a quirky 23-year-old musician, has always used humor to express his fashion — including the time he got his face printed on a T-shirt. Show More Summary
It’s always funny when an indie internet star like Bon Iver crosses over to the local news, and here he is in a glowing interview from local Minnesota channel Kare 11. The subject, of course, is Vernon’s inaugural Eaux Claires festival in July. Kare’s anchor is beyond stoked that Vernon stayed in Eau Claire, Wisconsin […]