Of course we have a stadium. This was never in doubt. I don't believe it'll take until 2016 to build it; I think it's been sitting in a warehouse somewhere since 2010, and once the Dome's been blown to rubble, the foreman will say, "OK, boys, get 'er on the truck," and voila.
Updated: May 11, 2012, - 12:06 AM
Today's the day the post office delivers empty medicine bottles to 37,000 households in the metro area. Yes, today: Sunday delivery for the first time since 1912, and you're getting nothing.
Updated: May 05, 2012, - 06:56 PM
Next time you have a cynical friend from a Big City come to town, take him to a Nice Ride station. Explain how people can take a bike and drive it around for as long as they want.
Updated: May 03, 2012, - 05:55 PM
If you'd told people 100 years ago that local beer was coming back, they'd wonder what you meant. Isn't it all local?
Updated: April 28, 2012, - 09:33 PM
Lester dirt is now the official state soil, according to our new Omnibus Agriculture Bill. I've actually read it. The deft prose, the lyrical turn of phrase -- why, it's almost like a Broadway show tune lyric. Let's all sing along:
Updated: April 28, 2012, - 04:07 PM
Two ways to describe the situation:
Updated: April 26, 2012, - 11:06 PM
It's hard to concentrate on building a replacement for the Metrodome when the Capitol Dome is bouncing chunks off your desk. So the Legislature took up the question of funding repairs.
Updated: April 21, 2012, - 07:11 PM
Thanks to vital scientific research at the University of Minnesota, we know now that dieting females may, in some cases, prefer food to sex. They also tend to stuff food in their cheeks until they bulge out and bury it under the fluff for later.
Updated: April 19, 2012, - 07:52 PM
Best Buy has appeared alongside the word "troubled" in recent stories, as if the company were sitting in a dark bar looking pensive, playing country-western songs on the jukebox. It is a tough business: Competition from the Internet has hammered brick-and-mortar stores -- even the ones that sell brick and mortar. Amazon gives free shipping with a 40-ton order.
Updated: April 14, 2012, - 04:18 PM