AP: The Souris broke a more than 130-year-old record at noon when it measured 1,558.52 feet above sea level at the city’s Broadway Bridge. That was about 9. 5 feet above flood stage and a half-foot higher than the record set in 1881.
Archives for June 2011
Yelp is more than a place to find reviews of local businesses. It has become a window into our communities that can, at times, be helpful. It also provides perspective ranging from hilarious to inane.
Whitey Bulger is really scary. Jack Nicholson just plays scary in the movies.
MPR’s Paul Tosto has set up a new blog, Shutdown 2011. I’ll leave it to you to figure out what it’s about. In the “who’s winning” nature of political reporting, the details of what’s behind the stalemate often got lost. What’s in the Legislature’s budget proposals that aren’t in the governor’s, for example? The Minnesota Read more →
A video has surfaced which confirms reports that the ‘kissing couple’ in Vancouver had actually just been trampled by the cops.
Did it make a difference that the White House ‘staged’ presidential photographs?
People from Minot apparently don’t forget their roots.
Gasoline prices have been falling lately — almost 50-cents a gallon — so it was a surprise today when the Energy Department announced its tapping the strategic petroleum supply in an effort to push the price of gasoline down.
Are you using more non-work hours to work, beauty and the bridge, surging toward Minot, mobile phone dangers by the numbers, and Pottermore.
The race to higher ground continues in Minot where the Souris River is going to host the biggest flood in the city’s history.
Reporter Jose Antonio Vargas reveals he’s in the U.S. illegally.
Twins fans are understandably anxious to see if the team can make history. It already has.
A Southwest Airlines pilot has learned a lesson that a lot of old — and often, former — radio people could have taught him: Always check that the microphone is off.
Preparing for pain, the water always wins, the influence in your inbox, why you should move over on the highway, and the mystery of the Nazi photo album.
I’m out storm chasing the system that spawned tornado warnings along Highway 52. As Paul Huttner was on the air saying the system was probably cold-weather, funnel clouds, I sat along the highway south of Inver Grove Heights and watched the system head to the northwest, then turn slightly and head over West St. Paul. Read more →