If the universe had a mortgage -- say, fixed rate, 30 billion years -- I wouldn't have said that to my wife. Let me explain.
Updated: February 02, 2013, - 10:31 PM
So I'm standing on Marshall Avenue in St. Paul during morning rush hour, the car in a snowbank, tire blown. The AAA guy can't get the wheel off, so he goes to the truck and brings back a block of wood.
Updated: January 31, 2013, - 08:42 PM
The day after the pizza place burned, smoke still hung in the air as residents lamented the loss of a neighborhood fixture.
Updated: January 26, 2013, - 04:59 PM
The fire involved a building near 54th Street and Lyndale Avenue S. that houses Diamond Lake Rental and Beek's Pizza.
Updated: January 24, 2013, - 11:19 PM
About once a year I scold someone in a neighborhood I don't live in because they don't want something that wouldn't affect me at all. About time for another. This time the location is Dinkytown, the compact community by the U of M's East Bank, but the issue is the same everywhere: development vs. the residents.
Updated: January 24, 2013, - 11:04 PM
Just so we're clear: If you take the lights down before I do, you're a holiday kill-joy. If you take them down later, you're lazy.
Updated: January 19, 2013, - 03:49 PM
The American Lung Association has given Minnesota a failing grade on its efforts to fight smoking.
Updated: January 18, 2013, - 03:56 PM
Let me get this straight, newcomers think. You people drive a big truck on the ice, drag out a house, cut holes in the floor and turn on a heater. So you can fish?
Updated: January 12, 2013, - 06:10 PM
The annual New York Mills Think-Off, a Minnesota tradition that settles thorny philosophical issues by a town-hall vote, has announced its next topic: Is it better to stick to principles, or compromise?
Updated: January 10, 2013, - 09:00 PM