When they ripped out the bridge in our neighborhood, it cut us off from the shops and cafes. Felt like they'd put up the Berlin Wall -- without the secret police and midnight detentions, of course. (As far as anyone could tell.) Everyone adapted and watched the reconstruction with pride and awe.
Updated: November 24, 2012, - 06:30 PM
The Flu-Industrial Complex had its credibility rattled this week with a report from U of M researchers: Flu shots provide only "modest" protection for the young and middle-aged and hardly any for seniors. They work pretty well on dead people, though.
Updated: November 10, 2012, - 04:18 PM
Forecasts say it'll hit 60 Saturday. That was an easy winter, eh?
Updated: November 08, 2012, - 08:35 PM
Minnesota always prides itself on 99.996 percent of eligible voters showing up and filling the ovals with reasonable skill.
Updated: November 03, 2012, - 07:03 PM
The stoutest trunk of conviction is felled like a twig in the presence of a sign that says NO when you believe YES, or YES when you believe NO.
Updated: November 01, 2012, - 09:01 PM
If you were listening to talk radio in the 1990s, chances are you heard Bruce Gordon read the news on KSTP. He was a familiar voice on the local airwaves right up until . . . well, the time when he wasn't anymore. But that's radio.
Updated: October 27, 2012, - 10:08 PM
Whether you rock around the clock or the Christmas tree, you know it is a thing that requires a certain amount of intent and preparation.
Updated: October 27, 2012, - 04:25 PM
This is shaping up to be a lackluster Halloween.
Updated: October 25, 2012, - 09:18 PM
This month and next, the city of Minneapolis is surveying residents by phone to see how they feel about things. The results of the survey will be used to reevaluate things in an ongoing thing-adjustment process. We have a transcript of one such exchange.
Updated: October 13, 2012, - 04:22 PM