There’s another countdown going on in Minnesota besides the one for the state shutdown. Bill Kling’s last day as the only president Minnesota Public Radio ever had expires at the same moment the state descends into planned chaos. Pure coincidence, perhaps.
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There was a close call aboard the International Space Station today when a piece of space junk came within 800 feet of the ISS. The astronauts were told to scramble into the Soyuz capsule and prepare to return to earth if the junk hit and crippled the space station.
A former KARE reporter has apologized for, apparently, being human
Over the last year, the value of homes has dropped 11 percent; that’s the worst in the country.
You’ve probably heard that we’re going to have a state shutdown, the economy stinks, little kids are turning their drunk mothers in, and the rivers are flooding homes all over the Upper Midwest. Uplifting stuff.
Suggestions for a voicemail message for state workers.
Don’t politicians know how to Google?
The battle for the hearts and minds is now taking place in the inbox of state employees.
A 95-year old woman has become the latest example of the work it takes to get on an airplane these days.
It’s not often anymore than a meteorologist can last at one station for 30 years. Mike Fairbourne might be the last of them in the Twin Cities. Fairbourne is retiring from WCCO this week.
Today’s Supreme Court decision throwing out California’s ban on selling violent video games to people under 18 contains an unintended invitation to News Cut reader. What children’s book contains violence akin to the video games in question?
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that police can require a urine sample from suspected drunk drivers without needing a warrant to do so.
Festival diversity, the energy pig near your TV, a preference for boys over girls, Joe Mauer’s descent, and a midsummer night in Poland.
The I-35W bridge in Minneapolis may be the most photographed structure in Minnesota this weekend.
Some people in Minot have an unusual job to do despite the flooding there.