Bill Crowder played a bugle Thursday as history, military and political leaders gathered in Gov. Mark Dayton's office to urge Minnesotans to commemorate 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War by ringing bells on April 9.
"Bells have long been ringing in our country for many reasons," state Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, said. "They commemorate births, deaths, sadness, alarm and warni...
March 27, 2015 - 8:21am
Oh Look! A Shiny Thing
I'm Lex Luthor and Emperor Palpatine and Magneto and The Penguin.
Best-case scenario, maybe I get to be antihero Beatrix Kiddo on her roaring rampage of revenge in Kill Bill. But that's on a good day.
Why am I turning into a supervillain? Well, if you believe the Myers-Briggs personality tests, I have an ENTJ personality. You can read all about Myers-Briggs here, and about that specific perso...
February 09, 2015 - 12:27pm
Sense and Centsibility
Here we are, well into January now. Have you already fallen off the wagon with your resolve to stop eating so much or get more exercise? Dont give up for the year! Even if those resolutions didnt stick, theres no law that says you have to wait until January 1, 2016 to try another one. A
s our regular readers know, our bloggers are financial counselors by day. We are in the trenches with debt a...
January 13, 2015 - 8:35am
She didn't want to be weighed in front of her entire gym class, so 13-year-old Ireland Hobart Hoch said no. But instead of respect for her decision, what she got was a visit to the principal's office.
Her response to all the tsk-tsking, as reported in the Des Moines (Iowa) Register: "I really wasn't comfortable with anybody but my mom and doctor knowing my weight. For another person to know - ...
December 10, 2014 - 9:50am
The Attorney is In
I admit it: the Grinch was acquitted of stealing Christmas presents and it happened on my watch.
He didnt even have a defense attorney.
It was not my fault, my witnesses got confused. After all, they were only third graders, and they had not actually witnessed the theft.
You see, every year the County Attorneys Office partners with the Worthington Police Department to give local third grade ...
December 18, 2013 - 11:53pm
Twins Rubes: A Local Angle on the Minnesota Twins
Last night in Kansas City, Twins fans came 2 outs away from seeing something we haven't seen once this year from the starting rotation: a complete game shutout. In fact we haven't even witnessed a complete game yet, much less a shutout from a starter. Canadian Andrew Albers made his major league debut firing fastballs in at a high of 88.6 MPH, and dropping in curve balls as slow as 67.7 MPH. Ja...
August 07, 2013 - 12:10pm