A recent op-ed piece in the Star Tribune sparked a controversy on the Web over the local music scene and the pride Minnesotans take in it. Today’s Question: Are Minnesotans too uncritical about things Minnesotan?
A Minnesota man is scheduled to appear in court today after allegedly being caught with more than 400 fish. Officers seized the fish as well as the man’s boat, motors and trailer. If he is convicted, the man could face jail time and a fine. Today’s Question: How strict should Minnesota be in enforcing its Read more →
Bob Dylan, who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom today at the White House, may be the most recognized of Minnesotans. Today’s Question: Who is the most under-recognized Minnesotan?
Today is Memorial Day, a holiday established in 1868 to honor the country’s war dead. Today’s Question: Whom do you remember on Memorial Day?
Airlines are charging extra for all sorts of things, like checked baggage, adjacent seats, window seats and extra leg room. Some amenities that once were complimentary now come with a fee if they are available at all. Today’s Question: Have changes to the airline passenger experience affected your willingness to fly?
A North Dakota legislator has launched an initiative to make medical marijuana legal there, even as federal authorities are cracking down on state-sanctioned marijuana dispensaries in California and elsewhere. Today’s Question: Should marijuana be available for medical use in Minnesota?
General Mills and Medtronic have both announced layoffs in recent days, and Best Buy’s profits have declined sharply. Today’s Question: Do the struggles of Minnesota’s business icons signal trouble for the state’s economy?
State and city officials say a number of homeowners and renters affected by last year’s tornado in north Minneapolis had either no insurance or inadequate insurance to cover their losses. Today’s Question: Do you know whether insurance would cover your losses in a major storm?
In an effort to improve its recycling rate, Minneapolis is moving toward a single-sort recycling program, meaning that residents could put all recyclables into a single container. Today’s Question: What kind of recycling program would you be likely to use the most?
A recent NPR poll finds substantial support for compensating people for organ or tissue donations. Federal law currently prohibits paying for such donations, but the supply of available organs does not meet the demand. Today’s Question: Would you support paying people for organ or tissue donations?