CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Monday deadline ready to fall
By Don Davis and Danielle Nordine
Republican legislative leaders said for months they want to end the 2012 session Monday, but it probably will not happen.
House Speaker Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove,... Posted on 4/28/12 at 10:47 PM
HEALTHBEAT Things that go boom
One of the splendid things about summer is the sight of Fourth of July fireworks blooming against the night sky.
That is, until someone gets hurt and ends up spending part of the holiday weekend in a... Posted on 7/1/11 at 10:17 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Don't shoot your eye out, kid!
Santa Claus, in response to Ralphie's request for a Red Ryder BB gun in "A Christmas Story," said, "You'll shoot your eye out, kid!"
I don't know about you, but I don't think our family ever had to w... Posted on 6/29/11 at 4:06 PM
STAFF BLOG TALES FROM THE CHIEF Festive Fourth
Zachary is sleeping now, but I'd like to think an active Fourth of July had something to do with his unconscious state despite the more-than-audible noise of fireworks and race cars. (The racing,... Posted on 7/4/10 at 3:38 PM
WORTHINGTON — Statistics collected each year between June 25 and July 15 show that injuries caused by fireworks are down, but State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl said the goal is for that number to be zero.
From 111 injuries in 2004 to 57 in 2009 is an improvement, but not good enough.
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