STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE Remembering Bob Ross
Today, Oct. 29, is Bob Ross' birthday.
I didn't know it that, but Google reminded me with a nice little picture on the top of their search page.
I don't think I could name too many painters in his... Posted on 10/29/12 at 4:18 PM
CAPITOL CHATTER Dayton frustrates businesses
By Andrew Tellijohn
Many in Minnesotas business community were pleased with the Legislatures performance during the 2012 legislative session, but they are frustrated with Gov. Mark Dayton for scuttli... Posted on 5/21/12 at 4:36 AM
REPRINT 1940: Ice Harvest Is Cold Work
About 400 carloads of ice were taken from Lake Okabena in the 1940s during the six-week ice harvest.
When did the ice harvests stop?
... Posted on 1/23/11 at 12:00 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING A Random Bag of Delights
I believe I've mentioned this before, but Bambi was a marine corps drill sergeant. (Got it from James Lileks, though I can't remember when; thanks, O Great One!)
Today I learned (via Mental Floss) tha... Posted on 11/16/09 at 7:50 AM
WORTHINGTON — Instead of putting the finishing touches on the paintings for her exhibit at the Nobles County Art Center, Anita Ross has been bedridden this week at her Twin Cities home, the victim of a hip fracture.
“I’m still going to do the show,” she said via phone. “(Husband) Doug is going to take the work down to Worthington and will probably give my talk, too. I’d been having lots of pain in my hip, had been walking with a cane, and they finally did X-rays and an MRI, and they found the fracture. I have no idea how I did it. I didn’t fall.”
WORTHINGTON — While some boys’ tennis teams have had an entire season together to prepare for Thursday’s Class A state tournament, Worthington’s Tim Roos and Danny Penaredondo have had only a few matches to prepare.
But that doesn’t bother them.
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