1) To start off, I think we need to have a good laugh. Are these people for real?? Yup. Looks refreshing, at least. 2) The east coast experienced an intense heat wave over the weekend, making Blagojevich sweat even more. Maybe his lawyers should take a hint from all of these people. When commuter trains Read more →
Archives for July 2010
Officials are expecting about 40,000 spectators for Saturday’s Red Bull Flugtag on Harriet Island in Saint Paul.
The NBA has fined Timberwolves’ General Manager David Kahn and the organization $50,000 each for remarks Kahn made about recently-acquired forward Michael Beasley.
Let’s see: a great local angle about an inventor who can solve the worst environmental disaster of the century. What could be wrong with a story like that?
A journalist whose career spanned more than half a century.
On NPR’s Monkey See blog, Linda Holmes posits that after the cupcake and bacon crazes have played out, libraries will fill the void. Call it a hunch, but it seems to me that the thing is in the air that happens right before something — families with a million kids, cupcakes, wedding coordinators — suddenly Read more →
Local Minneapolis hip-hop artist Paper Tiger; new firefighting technique; Darth Vader robs a bank; Duluth Trading Co. in Wisconsin; China’s new oil spill
And we’re not allowed to count those who will be rich, but just aren’t rich yet. That’s everybody.
Female imams in China; from a cell phone to a Porsche for free; an oxygen tank-burdened criminal’s semi-romantic career; Haiti gets a break, finally; Facebook reaches half-a-billion
A couple in Duluth are charged with welfare fraud. Just how common is it?
An Amish police chase; more news from the Gulf oil spill; Larry King stoops to another Lohan level; marijuana is falling from the sky; Apple profits hit record highs
Some Duluth adventurers are going to extremes to cool off in the summer heat.
The Twins certainly are taking fans on a roller coaster ride this season.
Needing to relax amid a chaotic world: Middle East conferences, mud pit bathing in Korea, credit card bills, and stealing chicken nuggets.
During Flugtag, teams attempt to fly themed human-powered flying machines. They are launched off a pier about 30 feet high. None of them fly. They all end up in the drink.