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…
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.
2 men plead not guilty in pimping case in Costa Mesa and Garden Grove
Two Palmdale men pleaded not guilty this week to prostitution-related charges involving young women in Costa Mesa and Garden Grove.
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…
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
Hagerstown teen pleads guilty to attempted murder
A 16-year-old who shot a man during a robbery last year will be sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Sea ice hits record lows at both poles. What does it mean?
It’s the first time scientists have tracked record low ice levels around each pole simultaneously.
The Muslim Link
Sh Muhammad Jibril at Diyanet Center of America last night MashAllah
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
Why Do Democrats Get Away With Lying About Guns?
The Fourth Estate has a responsibility to correct Democrats' wild exaggerations and untruths about guns. Yet they rarely do.