If the economy is getting worse, how come people are feeling better?
Archives for November 2012
What to do with kids who can’t, Lennon’s confirmation, Sandy’s disaster karma, the have-nots, and the jokes of holiday shopping.
Here’s the play-by-play of last week’s killing of two teenagers by a man in Little Falls, as described by the Morrison County sheriff.
Is making a suspect do pushups as punishment for vandalism abuse?
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has apparently narrowed the ability of prosecutors to try clergy charged with having sexual relationships with people who seek religious or spiritual advice.
The curse of high expectations hit Jack Taylor last night.
Moments to cherish in a small town, the little war on the prairie, too few gin joints on the Oil Patch, what is lupus, and about that Mauer kid.
As long as there are 10-year-olds who can play a banjo, there’s hope for the species.
As nature taketh away, it gives, too.
If there were competition to be Minnesota’s most racist city, Duluth would likely be a heavy favorite.
MPR photo/Mark Steil I’ve been swimming around in turkey data. We all know Minnesota is the nation’s number one state in turkey production. Here are few other stats: — In 1992, the USDA listed separate production numbers from 28 states. Minnesota that year accounted for about 13 percent of total US production. It was a Read more →
Step one: a vat of hot oil. Step two: a big, cold bird. Step three: inexperienced enthusiasm. What could go wrong?
In a couple weeks, we’ll mark the fifth anniversary of the start of the Great Recession. No one will be celebrating. Even in Minnesota, where the pain hasn’t been as bad as in some parts of the country, we’re still struggling for traction in two key industries: manufacturing and construction. Construction has really taken it Read more →
Minneapolis-based videographer Alex Horner has convinced me that plans to go somewhere other than the Boundary Waters for summer vacation are not a good idea.
At the heart of what’s happening at MSP, is a system being implemented — slowly — across the U.S.