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Jay Boller

Co-owner/editor of Racket.

Folks… He’s Running

Plus 'The Daily Show' visits Duluth, Japanese burgers, and violent beer in today's Flyover news roundup.

NLRB: Quarry Home Depot Broke Law by Firing Worker With ‘BLM’ Apron

Plus Alan Page celebrated nationally, Amazon coffee machine raises labor eyebrows, and keeping up with Jim Rowader in today's Flyover news roundup.

February 22, 2024

Why Twin Cities VFW, Legion Halls Are Outsourcing Their Kitchens to Ambitious Chefs

Station No. 6, El Jefe Cocina & Bar, and 328 Grill all took up residence inside VFW and American Legion halls. Could those win-win arrangements form a partnership blueprint for emerging culinary talents and struggling veterans' orgs?

February 21, 2024

Meet the Serbian Businessman/DJ Who Runs the Zombie AI Southwest Journal

Among Nebojša Vujinović Vujo's portfolio of 2,000 spammy websites, the defunct Minneapolis neighborhood newspaper is a top performer.

February 16, 2024

How Fair State Brewing Hit Bankruptcy, and How It Plans to Fight Through It

The cooperatively owned, unionized Minneapolis brewery filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week.

February 14, 2024

MN Prisons Pocketed $274K In Telecom Kickbacks Last Year

Plus MN Chamber of Commerce rallies the cranks, Metro Transit workers speak up, and 'Karate Kid' is from here in today's Flyover news roundup.

February 13, 2024

Minnesota Joins the War Against Junk Fees

Plus remembering G.R. Anderson Jr., big beer news, and the Strib achieves local angle glory in today's Flyover news roundup.

February 12, 2024

Strib Ed Board Outdoes Itself, Credulously Endorses Apparent Hyperloop Grift

Plus Hollywood connections, a goofy Edina crime spree, and Super Bowl memories in today's Flyover news roundup.

February 9, 2024

10 Ambitious Ideas That Might Actually Save Downtown Minneapolis

No losers allowed in this batch of winning ideas.

February 8, 2024

‘Simpsons’-Esque Hyperloop Grift Playing Out In MN, Apparently

Plus dire restaurant predictions, Friedman remains dumb, and Grammy local angles in today's Flyover news roundup.

February 5, 2024