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  • Minnesota State Parks: A forager's paradise!
    Minnesota State Parks: A forager's dream!
    Foraging on public lands may or may not be legal, depending on the location. In Minnesota, though, it is always legal in state parks and state forests.I had always heard that it was, but I wanted to make sure so I searched through Minnesota's...
  • Michelle MacDonald - Candidate for MN Supreme Court - Victim of Verdict Engineering
    Dakota County MN Courts Engineer Verdict Against Michelle MacDonald
    We all have been told that ignorance of the law is not an excuse for breaking the law. Does the same go for Law Enforcement and the Courts? This writer presumes that his working knowledge of the statutes of the State he resides in is sufficient to...
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Pay close attention to 6th Circuit gay marriage cases
    Justice Ginsburg: Pay close attention to 6th Circuit gay marriage ruling
    As the issue on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans near a possible Supreme Court decision, many people on both sides of the issue are seeking hints as to which way the high court will rule. On Tuesday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told...
  • Bill Maher
    Bill Maher targets Republican Rep. John Kline for political destruction
    Celebrated HBO ranter Bill Maher, for some reason, has chosen Rep. John Kline, R-Minn, for political destruction, according to a Sunday story in the Washington Times. Maher compared Kline to Ebola and ISIS. Then he described Kline as a, &ldquo...
  • Peterson deactivated for child abuse indictment
    Rice scandal makes Vikings' deactivation of Peterson a no-brainer
    The NFL's new reality from the Ray Rice scandal was felt on Sept. 12, when Adrian Peterson was indicted for whipping his 4-year-old son with a tree branch. It was one thing for Rice to have his career destroyed from abusing his fiancée, yet...
  • Waterways
    Bleak news for northern Minnesota waterways in government report
    A new report on the condition of northwest Minnesota waterways shows local rivers filled with mercury-contaminated fish, and streams and ponds loaded with soil erosion sediments and farm chemicals, making for an official local water quality rating...
  • Paula Overby
    Exclusive: Interview with congressional candidate Paula Overby
    2014 is an election year in Minnesota, and Examiner.com is sitting down with some of the candidates for key races so that the voters will be able to make informed decisions. The next in this series is a phone interview with congressional candidate...
  • Guy Fieri, host of Diners, Drive-ins & Dives
    Minnesota restaurants featured on foodie T.V. shows
    Have you ever watched the Food Network and wished you could eat at one the restaurants featured on Diner's Drive-Ins and Dives, or Man vs. Food, or even Food Wars? Guess what? You can!Minnesota is home to many of the eateries showcased on the...
  • American Jihadist
    American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria
    United States officials have confirmed that an American turned jihadist from California fighting for ISIS in Syria was killed over the weekend.On Tuesday, NBC News reports that a 33-year-old man from Southern California was killed in Syria...
  • Brother Ali and Doomtree to Perform at Minnesota State Fair this Saturday
    Brother Ali and Doomtree to Perform at Minnesota State Fair this Saturday
    Minneapolis hip-hop acts Brother Ali and Doomtree are set to take the stage at the Minnesota State Fair this Saturday, Aug. 30 as part of 89.3 The Current's MN On A Stick, an eclectic night dedicated exclusively to music by Minnesota artists...
  • Michelle MacDonald - Rank and file Minnesota's Candidate for Minnesota Supreme Court Justice
    Judicial Showdown at the Minnesota Republican State Fair Booth Coral
    As this writer listened to the news a few days ago, he heard talk of some dust up at the Republican Party booth at the Minnesota State Fair. It became apparent to this writer that the Main Stream Media was trying to use this event to discredit a...
  • Minn. lodge agrees to pay for gay couple's wedding after initially refusing to hold it
    Lodge agrees to pay for gay couple's wedding after initially refusing to host it
    A gay couple from St. Cloud, Minnesota will have their wedding paid for when they get married this month. According to a report by the Minnesota Star Tribune on Saturday, owners of LeBlanc's Rice Creek Hunting and Recreation Inc. has...
  • Mayor dog
    Dog elected mayor in Minnesota town
    The question in the tiny town of Cormorant, Minnesota isn't “who let the dogs out?” The question is who let the dogs in- to politics that is.Minnesota politics is not without other strange occurrences- 5-year old Bobby Tufts...
  • Minnesota town's newest mayor is a Great Pyrenees dog named Duke
    Minnesota town's newest mayor is a Great Pyrenees dog named Duke
    In this midterm election year, people are no doubt already growing sick of all the political ads and such leading up to November. Here’s a story about a political candidate who, although he did not give any stump speeches, is surely one that...
  • Central Division Battle
    10 NHL Storylines in 10 weeks: Who takes the Central Division?
    After an off-season of trades that only added to the talent pool of the NHL's Western Conference, the Central division looks to be the place where the best hockey will be played in the 2014-15 season. With players like Thomas Vanek, Jason...