Latest Pioneer Press Stories

2008-07-04 09:00:05

By David Hanners, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 4--When politicians claim scads of people earn a living by selling stuff on eBay, Max P. Sanders probably wasn't the sort of person they had in mind.

2008-07-03 18:00:25

By John Welbes, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 3--Just in time for the Fourth of July: another attempt by the nation's major airlines to increase fuel surcharges.

2008-07-01 21:00:07

By Julie Forster, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 2--Wal-Mart Stores routinely shorted workers at its Minnesota stores of their rest breaks, meal breaks and forced them to work off the clock without pay, a Dakota County District judge has found.

2008-07-01 12:00:31

By Frederick Melo, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 1--The latest party spot for rent in Dakota County is 150 feet off the ground and steeped in 8,000 years of human history.

2008-07-01 12:00:00

By Leslie Brooks Suzukamo, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 1--When Internet Broadcasting Systems hatched its business of helping local TV stations build and run their own Web sites 12 years ago, few people knew much about the Internet.

2008-06-27 21:02:22

By Amy Carlson Gustafson, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 27--While he's not exactly a household name, photographer Lee Friedlander is among the medium's most prolific artists. A retrospective of his work that opens Sunday at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts proves the point.

2008-06-27 15:02:43

By John Welbes, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 27--Just 11 weeks after launching its Twin Cities-to-Paris nonstop service, record oil prices and decreased demand are forcing Northwest Airlines to say au revoir. The airline is suspending the Paris service effective Oct.

2008-06-27 12:03:09

By Jeremy Olson, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 27--For better or worse, Todd Goodier decided to recover from his stroke by measuring himself against the people around him.

2008-06-26 12:03:20

By Christopher Snowbeck, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 26--csnowbeck@pioneerpress.com St. Jude Medical announced this morning the first patient implants in a study to see whether a brain pacemaker device can help people with a severe form of depression.

2008-06-26 12:00:00

By Nick Ferraro, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 26--A welcome surprise jumped out at Dave Haak as he sat near the shoreline at Lily Lake one sunny afternoon late last week -- and it wasn't a giant sunfish.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.