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
Visited the scene of the Great Water Main Break of 2013 a day after the deluge, and aside from the blocked-off streets you couldn't tell anything had happened.
Updated: January 05, 2013, - 04:00 PM
The deal to keep Macy's in St. Paul expired on Dec. 31 at 11:59:59 p.m., and no doubt the company agonized over what to do next.
Updated: January 03, 2013, - 07:36 PM
Everyone else is giving you the Year in Review, which is easy. It takes skill and foresight to give you next year's Year in Review, today. Here is your look back at the year to come: 2013.
Updated: December 29, 2012, - 03:57 PM
Two stories this week feed into the narrative of General Ongoing Awfulness. At first glance they don't seem connected, but just add a columnist who doesn't think he could get a full column out of either one, and bingo! Strange connections emerge.
Updated: December 27, 2012, - 09:18 PM
The Mary Tyler Moore house is up for sale, which means news stories reminding people we haven't had a TV show set in Minneapolis for four decades.
Updated: December 22, 2012, - 04:00 PM
Today is Dec. 21, and the world will not end.
Updated: December 20, 2012, - 08:02 PM
Bzzzzzz click! and the door's unlocked. Every time you have to get buzzed through a school door there's a fleeting moment of gratitude there's something between the kids and the monsters, and a dash of anger that the monsters exist.
Updated: December 15, 2012, - 05:13 PM