They had their No. 1 ranked Golden Gopher hockey team, playing the “lowly” No. 13 UMD Bulldogs, and while the Gopher folks say they knew it would be a tough series, they had no idea how tough.
The Masked Fan
The NHL Minnesota Wild placed net minder Josh Harding on waivers Monday morning. If Harding makes it through the waiver process without another club claiming him
Today my roof is buried under more than a foot of snow, and the drift is sliding off of the high-angle metal in a slow-motion avalanche. Not long ago, my roof hosted an avalanche of a very different kind – an avalanche of acorns.
What’s your sign?
This sign of the zodiac is not stable. Not even close. They subscribe to the “Grass is always greener on the other side” creedo, so they are constantly “scoping” out new prospects to swoop in on.
Jack Campbell is a rare addition to the Twin Ports’ music scene. While there are a few individuals under 21 playing music in this area,
One year I brought a loaf of white bread to the Thanksgiving potluck at work. Another year I brought Halloween candy, most of which I had gathered from work over the previous month.
This beer called to me for weeks before I finally broke down and bought a sixer. It just seemed a little too forward for my tastes – Pumpkin Pie Lust? Really?
A big surprise in this year’s elections is that American politics has become dominated by the least likely of participants: Shy people. That’s strange, since running for office is an ego game, attracting those at ease with self-promotion
There were 8,920,000 military veterans in the United States as of last June, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Sometime last Sunday or Monday, hours before Veterans Day began, that number dropped by one, when Tomas Young died at home
A way to a man’s heart is a meal. A way to a hungry soul is food. I had a strong sweep of emotion overcome me as I stood waiting for the church assistant to come by with her grocery cart ready to fill bags up for my family of two
North Shore Notes
We are well and truly into the old slow-down, when a tourist is scarce as a pin cherry blossom. Like leaves fallen and scattered, they have blown, leaving memories and assorted local shops with excess inventory to clear out in a Thanksgiving sale
From the Side
The Exalted Shack Master and a single subject recently paid a visit to faraway Camp Cholesterol, and boy, did we have fun. It is deer season, after all.
One of the exciting achievements of my childhood was winning the Grotto Circus Contest in 1961. The contest was designed as a promotion for the Grotto Circus, which was soon coming to Cleveland.
The Guardian columnist John Gray has written a fascinating, provocative article, “The Truth About Evil.” He argues that leaders fail to accept the fact that brutality, cruelty, and conflict are basic human traits—and flaws.
Duty to Warn
Gary G. Kohls, MD
That group of plutocrats regarded themselves as too big to fail, too big to impeach, too big to indict, and too big to imprison or punish. But Tomas Young knew that they met the definition of international war criminals
Party of one
For as long as I can remember, I have been near trees or wood products. If trees were not on the block I lived on, there were some just a minute or two away. Probably every building I’ve lived in was wood framed, and each had wooden door and window