Today’s confirmation that life is utterly unfair comes from Iceland where a couple from Le Crescent, Minn., died while fishing. Read more →
Archives for May 2018
Alex Lingor, 17, of Sioux Falls, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in February after he chased down a car when its occupants took off with the marijuana he was trying to sell them. Kareem Cisse, 15, died in the crash.
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Pulitzer Prize-winner Kendrick Lamar has made clear who gets to say the ‘N word’ at his concerts. Read more →
From the sound of things, Forest Lake is taking Lake Elmo’s title of Washington County’s most combative city goverment. Read more →
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you’ll hear today on MPR News. Read more →
A 15-year-old boy in Oregon is going to have to arrange a payment plan for restitution for his part in some vandalism last year. He owes $36 million. Read more →
About half of the nation’s non-union employers require employees to workers are employed under some sort of arbitration contract that requires them to face down their company one-on-one before an arbitrator. Today’s Supreme Court decision will drastically reduce the number of claims against them. Read more →
This will come as bad news to about half the country (according to polls), but the movement to save a free press just got reinforcements.
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A happy end to a sad story of a veteran who felt compelled to sell his hearing aids can’t mask an important truth: people can be jerks. Read more →
With the increasing commercialization of transit vehicles, it was only a matter of time before some riders objected to the advertising message of one of Metro Transit’s buses or light rail cars. Read more →
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you’ll hear today on Minnesota Public Radio News. Read more →
We’re a pretty great species when we want to be. Read more →
Santa Fe isn’t new to being at the center of national attention and it knows a lot about prayers. It’s where school prayer at high school football games met its end. Read more →
There’s a fair amount of debate in aviation history circles about whether old airplanes should be flown or merely displayed, and a pretty incredible video released today should rekindle the discussion.
They said goodbye to Billy Noss yesterday in Eau Claire in a fitting reminder to the rest of us that the glue that makes a community a better place is anyone overflowing with niceness. Read more →