So - is this a good thing? There are exceptions to every rule, but MOST Minnesota winters are a pale imitation of what our parents muddled through in the 60s and 70s. It doesn't get down to -25F or -30F in the metro anymore. Now 0F is a big deal and potentially headline-generating. Really? Our winters are no longer (consistently) cold enough for mostly snow. 22 days with rain or glaze ice since November 1 in the MSP metro. The longest January Thaw since 1944. No wonder winter weather lovers are in a funk. A lot of people like the additional warmth. Others lament the loss of something fundamental, part of our Minnesota identity. I see both sides - I'm just the messenger. But no, our winters aren't nearly as forbidding, on average…
Man with anchor tied around legs 1 of 2 bodies recovered from Fallen Leaf Lake
The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that two bodies were recovered from Fallen Leaf Lake over the course of the last 2½ months.The sheriff’s office was aided
Misogynistic 'Valley Trash' Video Has Ansonia Dealership Under Fire
The protesting couple who recorded a group of used car salesmen insulting them say they are on a quest to put the Ansonia dealership out of business.
Outdoor class inspires students to learn, create
Joshua Bradford swirls his brush in the oval of red watercolor paint, then considers his paper before adding more color. With every swish of the brush, his rainbow trout comes alive on the page — a green bottom, a red top, and a blue tail. After a close inspection of
Murder suspects make plea deals
Less than a week from a scheduled motions hearing and a little more than two weeks before their scheduled trial date, two of the four men accused of an October
Builder killed in crash Sunday
Dennis Kirwan, a Fort Bragg native and owner of the construction firm Geo Aggregates, was killed in an auto accident on Highway 1 south of Little River Sunday.According to the California Highway Patrol, Kirwan was driving his 2000 Ford pickup w
County Pocket: Townhomes proposed for oceanfront land
By Jane Smith and Dan Moffett The almost 2-acre oceanfront parcel that once housed the Pelican Apartments along the former Dog Beach in the County Pocket will…
For the Record: Fake your way through election night
Remember Game 7 of the World Series last week, when it seemed like the entire country was watching and tweeting about every moment? Tonight will be a lot like that, except angrier.
How Skipping Church Affects Our Children
In a Q&A, Carl Trueman was asked about why churches today are losing their young people. Typical answers to this question range from things like the temptations of this world or the irrelevance…
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