Last week the mayor of Minneapolis' blog posted a pothole-prevention boast: 45 miles of streets resealed, which means fewer axle-snapping interludes next spring.
Updated: November 05, 2011, - 09:48 PM
Justin Bieber says Mister Senator Klobuchar should be sent to jail. Informed that the senator has a bill that would slap felony charges on people who upload copyright material to make a buck, he called her a "guy," then, upon learning such niggling particulars as her gender, he added, "Whoever she is, she needs to know that I'm saying she needs to be locked up, put away in cuffs."
Updated: November 03, 2011, - 07:14 PM
Halloween was a rowdy affair in the 1930s: Kids set fires, tipped over outhouses, threw rocks at cops, demanded repeal of the ruinous Smoot-Hawley tariff, etc.
Updated: October 29, 2011, - 06:22 PM
The governor has suggested spending Legacy funds on a football stadium. Makes sense. The special money is supposed to go for the environment; the stadium would, technically, be located in the environment.
Updated: October 27, 2011, - 07:44 PM
This year's ration of Halloween hasn't seemed like the usual monthlong orange-orgy. Maybe I'm not paying attention, but the store displays seem somewhat underwhelming, and you almost expect a sign to say: "OK, it's the same junk we had last year. Bowl with a hand that grabs when you get near. Boo. Whatever."
Updated: October 22, 2011, - 07:00 PM
Three interesting developments in our local landmark landscape.
Updated: October 20, 2011, - 08:33 PM
We've all found ourselves sitting at a traffic light that lasted so long we thought, "It's broken. I've sat through two top-of-the-hour newscasts." And we consider just ... driving.
Updated: October 15, 2011, - 05:24 PM
Aside from that patch in February when winter scrapes your soul like a cheese grater on the gums, this is a marvelous place to live.
Updated: October 13, 2011, - 09:18 PM
All was forgiven after last week, wasn't it? That chilly spring, the tepid June, the rude cool of September, all forgotten. Last week was as good as it ever gets around here.
Updated: October 08, 2011, - 07:57 PM