The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is hip to “Jersey Shore,” MTV’s hot reality show. But the agency from flyover land couldn’t resist tweaking Pauly D and The Situation for failing to buckle up while driving.
Archives for July 2010
Kari Filipi spends a ton of time at the Minnesota Zoo as a volunteer. So when she sees the animals doing something odd, you know it must by really weird. She took this video of some very excited little piggies.
A guy named Dave Lucius drove from Ohio to Minnesota and took a picture every 15 seconds. Set to music by OK Go, the video that streams the resulting photos is surprisingly engrossing.
Cathy Wurzer gets the news from northwest Minnesota. She talked to reporter Dan Gunderson about the state suing a township board over lakefront development, Moorhead’s new social host ordinance and programs to make sure Minnesota has enough utility workers.
The Wadena-Deer Creek High School got hit hard during the tornadoes that struck Minnesota on June 17. Not only did the building suffer damage from high winds, but the sprinklers also went off and soaked the library. Now the district is asking for donations to replenish to shelves.
A woman in Minneapolis is on a mission to save a Canada goose with fish line tangled around one of its legs. She’s organizing efforts to rescue the goose. She’s making lots of phone calls. She’s blogging about the animal’s ordeal. Is this an admiral quest? Or a misguided effort?
Delmon Young, the Minnesota Twins player who’s been carrying the club for a month, doesn’t want us talking about his performance. We’re going to anyway.
Plans for a big wind farm in southeastern Minnesota are sparking all sorts of worries. Some residents and officials worry the structures will dominate the landscape, create too much noise and stunt the economic growth of area cities. How tall are these turbines anyway?
The tall, elegant birds are protected in most of Minnesota. But they are not endangered — and the DNR says its time to limit the sandhill crane’s numbers in northwestern Minnesota. Some hunters call them the ‘ribeye of the sky.’ Would you eat a sandhill crane?
Police and state troopers spent hours hunting for a mother and son who got lost in Lebanon Hills Regional Park in Dakota County. How hard is it to find your way out of a park in a major metro area?