Over 100 women pilots will prove today they haven’t forgotten their routes or their roots. They’re taking off at 8 a.m. in Sweetwater, Texas, in the 2018 Air Race classic. By nightfall, perhaps, they’ll make Faribault, Minn., enroute to the finish line in Fryeburg, Maine. Read more →
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Today marks the 365th consecutive day that John Sievers has worn a different T-shirt, capping his year-long effort to draw attention to his community. Read more →
What’s the opposite of Ronald Reagan’s famous “Morning in America” campaign ad which proved that with some slick marketing, you can put lipstick on a pig?
Minnesota U.S. Senate candidate Richard Painter’s first campaign ad, which he released on Sunday. Read more →
High school commencement speeches can be forgettable things. Not so this year in Plano, Texas, where Sef Scott did the honors.k Read more →
The hardly-used Silver Bay (Minn.) airport is providing a good glimpse into the problem with grant money dangled by the federal government. Read more →
Over the years, the Veterans Administration has worked out a plan to erase the reports of terrible treatment and conditions in VA nursing homes, including a 2009 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story about a home in Philadelphia where a veteran’s leg had to be amputated after an infection in his foot went untreated for so long his toes turned black and attracted maggots. Read more →
St. Paul police today are starting the “enforcement period” in another crackdown on drivers who don’t stop for pedestrians in crosswalks, a crackdown that is annually necessary because the crackdown is an annual event. Read more →
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Right up until the last minute, Tomahawk High School in north central Wisconsin did what it could to keep some basic American values out of earshot of people attending a commencement this week.
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Father’s Day is particularly poignant when your dad is slipping away into the fog of Alzheimer’s.
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Rob Rogers’ anti-Trump editorial cartoons had been the source of a months-long dispute. Read more →
School districts walk a fine line when a student takes his/her own life, often saying nothing, acknowledging little in the belief that to talk about a student’s suicide leads to others. It’s one of the reasons why the fact suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people is a fact that surprises so many people. Read more →
The ubiquitous Nice Ride bikes are disappearing in Rochester. Read more →