If The Daily Show can do it, perhaps there’s no reason why a Duluth TV station can’t fake the news by standing in front of a “green screen” and pretending to be somewhere they’re not. Read more →
The fastest-disappearing job in journalism is the photographer and this is the time of the year when it shows.
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JFK: Maybe you can’t figure out history, why we should welcome winter, what you can do for your country, the toughest competition: girls, and the price of Bat Kid. Read more →
Why are we obsessed with the Kennedy assassination, risking lives to get a viral tornado video, Ian Leonard’s concussion, the harvest in Hendricks, and there’s an ‘i’ in Grinnell. Read more →
Northern Minnesota used to be pretty much tornado-proof. Now? Not so much. Read more →
Some photos of the State Fair in snow to keep you cool. Read more →
If you live in Minnesota or the rest of the Upper Midwest, this is the week to deliver payback to your friends who spend the winter in Arizona, and delight in sending e-mails in January that it’ll be so cold tonight — 75 — that they might have to put on a sweater.
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Watching this video of the rescue of two people trapped in an SUV in floodwaters on the Iowa/Minnesota border last night reminds us that although there are a lot of things wrong with the world, people who’ll jump into floodwaters to save someone else aren’t among them. Here’s the video. (Sorry, can’t embed it with Read more →
It’s great sport to criticize TV meteorologists for their penchant for hyperbole, but it’s a different kind of grief that’s descending on Oklahoma City meteorologist Mike Morgan. Read more →