In many ways, the debate over guns ended in 2012 when the nation went on about its business and changed pretty much nothing after little kids and their teachers were slaughtered in Newtown, Conn. That must have been particularly difficult for people like Jeremy Richman, who hasn’t been able to take any positives out of Read more →
Archives for March 2019
All the passengers got on the plane thinking they were going to Germany. But the paperwork submitted to the pilots said Edinburgh. So Edinburgh it was.
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Today would be Norman Borlaug’s 105th birthday. He is known by some fans as the greatest human who ever lived. Read more →
Among the many things on the NewsCut Bucket List is ‘don’t go on a cruise.’
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Who among us hasn’t gone through life asking its critical question, ‘what can we do that’s fun and stupid?’ Read more →
From the look of things, there’ll be plenty of grief accompanying the flooding around Minnesota; that’s the nature of floods of course. Things go underwater, our commutes require detours and more time, possessions are lost, the mold grows in the basement and who’s got time for any of this, anyway? Read more →
You would think the most famous person in Vining would be Karen Nyberg, who had two missions aboard the International Space Station.
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Nancy Barnes, the former editor and senior vice president at the Star Tribune, has laid out her vision for the future of NPR News, the network’s public editor reports. Last October, Barnes was tabbed to take the job once held by the disgraced Michael Oreskes, forced to resign as the result of a sexual harassment scandal in 2017.
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Of all the crashes and accidents in the Midwest during February’s blizzards, none was worse than the pileup on I-41 near Oshkosh, Wis., in late February. Read more →
Bill McReavy has lost $300,000 in each of the last three years and he’s trying to give Crystal Lake Cemetery to Minneapolis Read more →
The river gives and the river takes away. Sometimes it gives you free beer. Read more →
The predictions sound dire for downtown St. Paul as the water from around the state pours into the Minnesota River and other tributaries before it dumps its stash into the Mississippi and makes its way to the cities. Read more →