The Cold Spring Brewing Co. announced it will phase out the Gluek brand this fall. That means goodbye to a Minnesota beer name that’s right there with Hamm’s, Grain Belt and Schell’s.
Bob Kelleher, who covers the Arrowhead region for Minnesota Public Radio news, updates Cathy Wurzer about big stories on his beat during Morning Edition. He talks about a controversial cell phone tower near Ely, a contract dispute involving nurses in Duluth and the 100th anniversary of the landmark Split Rock Lighthouse.
A group of pals in the Twin Cities used balloons to send a video camera skyward. But their plan to retrieve the camera and what they hoped would be amazing pictures went awry. Now they’re asking the internet: Have you seen our camera?
Eric Decker and small-town Minnesota star in a mini-biopic produced by Fox31 in Denver. A reporter and crew traveled to Cold Spring, Minn., to get to know Decker, the former Golden Gophers football standout who was drafted by the Denver Broncos in April.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is hip to “Jersey Shore,” MTV’s hot reality show. But the agency from flyover land couldn’t resist tweaking Pauly D and The Situation for failing to buckle up while driving.
Kari Filipi spends a ton of time at the Minnesota Zoo as a volunteer. So when she sees the animals doing something odd, you know it must by really weird. She took this video of some very excited little piggies.
A guy named Dave Lucius drove from Ohio to Minnesota and took a picture every 15 seconds. Set to music by OK Go, the video that streams the resulting photos is surprisingly engrossing.
Cathy Wurzer gets the news from northwest Minnesota. She talked to reporter Dan Gunderson about the state suing a township board over lakefront development, Moorhead’s new social host ordinance and programs to make sure Minnesota has enough utility workers.
The Wadena-Deer Creek High School got hit hard during the tornadoes that struck Minnesota on June 17. Not only did the building suffer damage from high winds, but the sprinklers also went off and soaked the library. Now the district is asking for donations to replenish to shelves.
A woman in Minneapolis is on a mission to save a Canada goose with fish line tangled around one of its legs. She’s organizing efforts to rescue the goose. She’s making lots of phone calls. She’s blogging about the animal’s ordeal. Is this an admiral quest? Or a misguided effort?