Just yesterday Vikings punter Chris Kluwe hinted that his outspoken ways might by why the team is thinking about cutting him from its roster, according to NBC’s Pro Football Talk. Today, his advocacy won him an award. From WebbyAwards.com: Among professional athletes, Kluwe is one of the foremost proponents of marriage equality and has thoughtfully Read more →
MPR News Reflections and observations on the news
Archives for April 2013
A map stereotyping neighborhoods in Minneapolis was inspired by the work of Trent Gillaspie
As of late Saturday morning, it appears that Afton Alps’ snow is the lone holdout for the glacial ice of the last winter.
Chemical weapons in Syria, finger-pointing in the Boston bombing, free gun locks for Hennepin County, farewell to George Jones, and the prom dress made out of magazines.
The spring melt means paddling time for the brave in Minnesota, and they don’t even need warm weather.
Braedan McCluskey may well be the only Minnesotan able to muster a smile this week while surrounded by snow, ice, and clouds.
There was a somewhat interesting difference in the coverage of Byron David Smith yesterday, the man who allegedly shot and killed two teenagers who broke into his home last Thanksgiving.
The ‘mine’ mentality, weather throws a wicked curve, the odds of a Republican Congress, back to Africa, and the person of the week.
The budget comes together at the Capitol, the price of booze could go up, the end of the drought, the alleged New York connection in the Boston bombings, five presidents all in a row, and if you woke up in a hospital in Boston, would you want to know why?
Royce White, the former Mr. Basketball in Minnesota whose struggles with mental illness have been well documented since he was picked in the NBA draft last year, has inspired others talk about mental illness.
When companies get involved in causes, it raises occasional eyebrows.
If Peter Sagal’s idea was to get people stirred up in discussions about the U.S. Constitution — and let’s hope it was — it’s working.
If you’re one of the people who occasionally considers the aging of presidents, this is your kind of day.
The family, victims of horrible hate messages on Facebook in the immediate aftermath of the Boston bombings, announced the news on Facebook.
What about the old parents, it’s evict-your-father-from-his-home day, what happens in Williston, prom season nonsense, and the people who don’t know there was a bombing in Boston.