• 200 fishermen rescued from detached ice sheet on Upper Red Lake

    Approximately 200 people were rescued from a large sheet of ice that broke free from the shoreline Monday morning on Upper Red Lake. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office said it received a 911 call around 11:30 a.m. and dispatched officers to the southeast corner of the lake. They arrived to discover a detached sheet of […]

  • Hennepin County contractors forced to 'affirm gender identity'

    Contractors doing business with Hennepin County will be forced to affirm the “gender identity” of all Minnesotans or risk being canceled thanks to a radical pro-LGBT measure approved by county commissioners in June. Board Action Request 22-0216, which passed by a 7-0 vote this summer, committed the county to the vague goal of creating “a […]

  • Controversial energy official charged with stealing woman's luggage at MSP

    Sam Brinton, one of the first “openly genderfluid individuals in federal government leadership,” was charged with felony theft last month after allegedly stealing a woman’s luggage at MSP Airport. The MIT grad went viral earlier this year when he announced his new role as the deputy assistant secretary of the Office of Spent Fuel and […]

  • Catholic University of America opposes radical 'Respect for Marriage Act'

    (The Daily Signal) — The Catholic University of America said Tuesday that it is aligned with top United States Catholic clergy in opposing the so-called Respect for Marriage Act. “The Catholic University of America is committed to upholding the teachings of the Catholic Church, which includes the belief that marriage is between one man and one […]

  • Mounting evidence shows 'social influence' causing teens to undergo sex changes

    (Daily Caller News Foundation) — The recent surge in transgender identification is caused in part by peer influence, a growing body of evidence suggests, and some transgender advocates are acknowledging this issue. Many activists argue that transgenderism has become more prevalent because growing social acceptance allows more transgender people, who would otherwise keep their gender identity a […]

  • Alpha News cartoon: Gov to the rescue

    Sunday cartoon from A.F. Branco.

  • The COVID/crypto connection: The grim saga of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried

    (Brownstone Institute) — A series of revealing texts and tweets by Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced CEO of FTX, the once high-flying but now belly-up crypto exchange, had the following to say about his image as a do-gooder: it is a “dumb game we woke westerners play where we say all the right shibboleths and so everyone likes […]

  • MPD remains critically low on patrol officers

    The Minneapolis Police Department only has 235 officers available to respond to 911 calls throughout the city, according to internal numbers obtained by Alpha News. “The Minneapolis Police Department continues to face critical staffing shortages and remains far below its authorized strength,” Sherral Schmidt, president of the Minneapolis police union, told Alpha News. The 235 […]

  • Qualls: Black pastors failed the black family. How do we plan to restore it?

    (The Christian Post) — In the 1960s, 80% of black children were raised in two-parent families. Today in nearly every major city, black children are raised in 80% fatherless homes. This cultural shift has happened without one national initiative to reverse the trend. The one institution that should have led a campaign to reverse the […]

  • FBI director estimates 70% of post-Roe violence has targeted pro-life centers, churches

    (LifeSiteNews) — The FBI director announced this month that nearly 70% of abortion-related violence after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision was targeted against pro-life centers. Christopher Wray spoke briefly about the attacks that have taken place across the country in the wake of the Court’s ruling on abortion during a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing […]

  • Disgraced crypto executives donated to Minnesota politicians

    Disgraced cryptocurrency CEO Sam Bankman-Fried donated thousands of dollars to prominent Minnesota Democrats Tina Smith and Angie Craig, Federal Election Commission (FEC) documents reveal. Bankman-Fried, who up until two weeks ago served as the head of the now-bankrupt FTX fund, also gave significant amounts of money to the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party. GOP Reps. Tom Emmer […]

  • Officer assaulted in 8-hour standoff in Prior Lake

    Police say an officer was assaulted during an 8-hour standoff Friday in Prior Lake, Minn. The city asked the public to stay out of the area of Blind Lake Trail and Windsor Lane early Friday afternoon. Shortly before 9 p.m., the city said the incident was resolved peacefully and the suspect was in custody. “We […]