THE NEW FORTY Dazed and confused...
Today, while all my windows were open in the house, I heard the wafting sounds of 70s and 80s rock from a neighbor's house. This is a neighbor that I would guess to be a bit older than me (but let me ... Posted on 5/15/13 at 11:15 PM
FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY Nine UND alumni compete for the Stanley Cup
The best time of the year for hockey fans begins tonight: the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The question on everyone's mind is quite obviously "Who will raise the Cup?" Will it be the President's Trophy-wi... Posted on 4/30/13 at 6:16 PM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II memorable mondays: the band chicago and the rising river
This weekend was slated to be a quiet one. With the soccer season delayed, it looked to be a weekend of singing for a funeral and Mass and maybe cleaning out the van (still on the list).
Then Friday ... Posted on 4/29/13 at 12:02 AM
REGGIE TALES What Are The Vikings Doing?
If someone knows what the Vikings are doing, will you please let me know? For a team with the most pathetic receiving corps in modern-day football, they... Posted on 3/12/13 at 12:25 PM
SIOUX FOOTBALL INSIDER Speculation Alert: Tim Tibesar to Chicago Bears?
With the recently named hire of Marc Trestman as head coach for the Chicago Bears, the speculation can begin about former UND All-American linebacker and D-coordinator Tim Tibesar being added to the s... Posted on 1/16/13 at 1:11 PM
Chicago police say two gang members charged in the death of a 15-year-old honor student mistook her and her friends for members of a rival gang and attacked the group in retaliation for a shooting that injured one of them over the summer.
Emulating New York and California, two deep blue states with mammoth unfunded pension liabilities, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has hectored a $5 billion pension fund into divesting its holdings in companies that manufacture firearms. Now he is urging two large banks to deny financing to such companies “that profit from gun violence.”
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., a once rising political star who has been on a mysterious medical leave for months for treatment of bipolar disorder, has resigned from Congress, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.
Henry C. Jackson and Sophia Tareen
, November 21, 2012
Thousands of teachers walked off the job Monday in Chicago's first schools strike in 25 years, after union leaders announced that months-long negotiations had failed to resolve a contract dispute with school district officials by a midnight deadline.
Don Babwin and Tammy Webber
, September 10, 2012
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s disclosure that he is suffering from a "mood disorder" still leaves many questions about his secretive medical leave and whether the the son of the prominent civil rights leader has satisfied mounting calls to be more open about his monthlong absence.
When a person is getting ready to leave a foreign country and begins to notice small red spots spreading across her body, it’s hard to believe that what could possibly be a deadly disease would turn out to be a life saver. Surprisingly, that was the case for Red Wing resident Lise Sievers after the events of Thursday, and it’s what she reflects on most.
Sarha Gorvin and Regan Carstensen
, April 27, 2012
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