Maura and Bobby Marko are the type of parents who can make you think you raised your kids wrong. Or maybe you didn’t make many concessions in your life when kids came along and maybe you didn’t listen to the people who told you that you couldn’t do things because you have kids now, and maybe you, too, did the things with your kids the Marko family does. Read more →
Archives for July 2017
Mary Coleman-Hernandez,o was with her family at the Milwaukee Air and Water Show last weekend when she took her wedding ring off at a park to put sunscreen on her daughter. Then she got distracted by kids and airplanes, forgot about the ring and when the family packed up to move to a better spot to watch things, she shook the blanket off and away they went.
Goodbye, wedding ring.
Hello, internet. Read more →
College sports is awash in money but most of it is lavished on men’s programs. The women? It’s the tin cup, at least for women’s hockey.
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Oh, you think you can hit a Minnesota high school girl’s fast-pitch softball delivery?
You probably can’t and if you do, it’s probably luck.
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At the Poor Farm Cemetery, Bob Riepe, of Perham, Minn., has thought about giving up on his one-man effort to keep up the cemetery near where the Otter Tail Poor Farm once stood. It operated from 1882 to 1936 and was abandoned until Riepe, an author, found a person he was doing research on was buried there somewhere. Read more →
In normal times, the United States can do worse than having Minnesota portrayed as the image of America. But these are not normal times, thanks to a cop who shot an innocent woman — an Aussie — in a Minneapolis alley on Saturday night.
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He made his name covering entertainment for the Pioneer Press for 53 years, changing the way pop culture was covered around here. He was the host of rock ‘n’ roll in Minnesota. Read more →
Apparently, Eden Prairie can be pretty boring for deer and turkeys to spend an afternoon doing deer and turkey things by themselves.
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A 60-mile scar — damage from hail caused by a storm on June 22 — highlights the intensity of a storm that stretched from South Dakota to Marshall, Minn. Read more →
Because sometimes, newspeople need to show you people having a good day, that’s why. Read more →
It happened three weeks ago, The Guardian says of its video, which it’s calling exclusive and is indicative of the worldwide attention her death at the hands of Minneapolis police on Saturday night has garnered. Read more →
Maybe Democrats aren’t as unhappy with the state of things as we’ve been led to believe because nearly half of them intend to sit out the next election, a new poll says. Read more →
It will revamp its programming at the end of the month, City Pages reports, and end one of the quirks that’s made it distinctive in the time block: the ‘different radio station every hour’ format in the mornings using a rotating collection of hosts. Read more →
“I love her. She’s my mom. She’s still my mom. She’s in there somewhere,”
the bride tells KARE. Read more →
If you’ve got family and friends from out of town, perhaps you, too, have fielded an unusual number of calls this week that start with the same question, ‘What’s the deal with Minnesota/Minneapolis cops?’
It should be a clue that, at least in the eyes of the rest of the world, something isn’t quite right here. Read more →