The North… Or Not?

What began as a quiet conversation about Minnesota’s regional identity has, of late, morphed into a full-blown wedge issue with dedicated and vocal followings on both sides. Does “The Midwest” fully encapsulate who we are or is it time to cut ties and strike out on our own as “The North?” Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak … [ Read more]

Chatting Up Mayors R.T. Rybak and Chris Coleman

Notables at the Nomad with Dessa by Dessa Each issue, Dessa will sit down at the Nomad World Pub with guests of her choosing. For this issue, she chatted with the mayors of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. People who are often interviewed develop particular and recognizable habits. They’ve already told their best stories, hundreds of … [ Read more]