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The Coen Brothers are joining Netflix

The Coen Brothers, writer/directors of such cinema classics as Fargo, The Big Lebowski, and Raising Arizona, are finally making their first foray into streaming territory. And they're not shy about it. “We are streaming motherfuckers!" Joel and Ethan...

Keeping your day at the lake healthy and safe

We don't have a lot to worry about in the waters here in Minnesota: No sharks, no piranhas, no eels, or other things in the water looking to take a bite out of you....

Latest Prince book gets a queen’s touch

(The Artist Formerly Known as) Prince (Prince Rogers Nelson) (Love Symbol) meant a lot of things to a lot of different people. Many people, for example, consider him to be an icon of which few...

Mosque blast in Bloomington: $10K Reward

Worshipers inside the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington were participating in their morning prayer servicet 5:05am Saturday morning, about an hour before the sun would rise and a new day would begin,...

Why you should have a library card

Flipping through the TV channels the other day, I got a hit of my 90’s childhood nostalgia when I landed on a rerun of “Arthur” on PBS. After the standard and frustrating contemplation of...

New Wildlife Management Area in Dakota County

Located four miles east of Farmington, off of highway 50, is Minnesota's newest Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Hampton Woods. This new area encompasses 191 acres of oak woodlands smack dab in the middle of...

You’re fake news! Maybe.

And the irony of reading about fake news on a news site is not lost on us. The platform has been abused by both users and creators. Clickbait headlines like WikiLeaks CONFIRMS Hillary Sold Weapons To...

MN DNR to help fight forest fires in BC

Minnesota and Canada share much more than a border. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be sending firefighters to help battle flames in British Columbia; sending ten firefighters who will join firefighters from...

Protecting citizens from cyber attack

Cyber attacks have become increasingly common over the last few years. From the Sony email scandal, to our very own Minneapolis-based Target Credit Card hack, to the more recent WannaCry virus, people are starting to...

10 years ago today, the I-35 bridge collapsed

The Interstate 35W bridge, one of the Twin Cities' most used, crumbled and fell into the Mississippi River on August 1, 2007 during evening rush hour. 13 people were killed, and 145 were injured...

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