A Minnesota Nice Story: The Area Reporter

A Minnesota Nice Story: The Area Reporter

For well over a year I drove around Ottertail County, poking around in its little towns, stopping whenever something caught my eye, asking “why?” a lot, and “who should I talk to?” It would be easy to make light of what I did under the title “area reporter,” just...
In a City Classroom

In a City Classroom

I learned how to be a Saint Paul therapist from movies like Ordinary People and Sybil. Being painfully shy, I hoped I could keep my conversation to “Hmmm,” and “How do you feel about that?” I imagined a Summit Hill female clientele who struggled with color schemes and...
A Minnesota Nice Story: The Lost Wallet

A Minnesota Nice Story: The Lost Wallet

The only time I ever lost my wallet was at a Twins game in 1972. When I discovered my back pocket was empty, I remember my brother Tom and I running across the parking lot and crawling under a half-open service door to get back into Met Stadium. As we walked through...
Clues to lost royal complex unearthed by LRT excavation crew

Clues to lost royal complex unearthed by LRT excavation crew

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Workers performing advance utility relocation work in preparation for light rail construction in Lowertown have stumbled across what local authorities believe may be a long lost royal complex that is likely the final resting place of Boreas the...