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Em Cassel

Em Cassel (she/they) is a cyclist, a metalcore apologist, and a co-owner and editor of Racket.

We Did It: Sen. Klobuchar Finally Declares MN State Fair Best in Nation

Plus RIP Midwest Mountaineering, Park-n-Ride nightmares, and mustard seed's last hurrah in today's Flyover news roundup.

RÖK Music Lounge and Pilllar Forum: Get to Know 2 New Twin Cities Music Venues

A pair of new spaces are offering opportunities to local bands shut out elsewhere.

August 30, 2023

Get to Know the State Fair’s New CEO

Plus the woman who's first in line for the fair, the collector with more than 1,000 State Fair buttons, and this year's Princess Kay of the Milky Way is crowned in today's Flyover news roundup.

August 24, 2023

WaPo Whoopsie on Rep. Omar’s DFL Challenger

Plus RIP the Uptown Sinkhole, wild rice-flavored chapstick from the Strib, and mink on the loose in today's Flyover news roundup.

There’s a Nudieland Shooting Benefit Show Tonight at Palmer’s

Plus the U moves into its post affirmative action era, El Jefe's all in at the VFW, and a creepy doll from the '70s is up for sale in today's Flyover news roundup.

Closing Time for All-Ages St. Paul Music Venue The Treasury

Plus U.S. health care is sick, new Twin Cities political coalitions form, and religious radio rocks in today's Flyover news roundup.

How to Help the Victims of Saturday’s Tragic Nudieland Shooting

Plus a bad tweet, the zoo's new treetop trail is zapping attendees, and a local TikTok casino-goer faces jail time in today's Flyover news roundup.

Bauhaus Brew Labs ‘Disgusted’ at Nazi Biker Situation

Plus a potential new medical union, no more All-City bikes, and ladies rock in today's Flyover news roundup.

A Very Belated RIP to the U’s Bus-Driving ‘Jazz Man’

Plus changes for legacy weed growers, anime helps a Viking, and one big/lost lizard in today's Flyover news roundup.