Strib: “My number one, number two and three obstacle to growing my business is the U.S. government.” Busted at MSP customs with $20,000 in undeclared cash.
PiPress: Skyway bike cops!
… and this years’ public service award can be awarded now, in February. Any other contenders might as well just throw in the towel. Congrats to the line crew at Crow Wing Power!
CBSMinnesota: “One night I woke up. I was looking for my mom and I didn’t know where she was. And then I went outside looking for her and I got too cold. And then I just died. And then the rest of it is history.” Frozen Boy will celebrate his 12th birthday this month. Bowling.
Strib: Not your average ice house. Bravo, gentlemen!
City Pages: Fletcher shows briefs. Still has pants on the ground.
PiPress: Lowertown regional ballpark plans revealed.
Recent crime blotters from around the state:
Winona Daily News: [via Bluestem Prairie] WSU English professor Chuck Ripley thinks that if Rep. Steve Drazkowski is serious about making English the official language of Minnesota, Draz’d better remember to remove all that Latin from state statutes, too. Bologna. Uff-da.
Caledonia Argus: Is that tornado photo ‘shopped? Hmmmm.
PiPress: I was worried but I feel better now, knowing that at least one high school student understands the concept of “original source material.” (Graded A-.)
Blooming Prairie Times: Kelly Lang is headed to the National Reined Cow Horse Association World Finals this April in Texas. And, now, you know what a cow horse is, too.
Blue Earth County Sheriff’s blotter 1/15/11: A couple of DWI checkpoints, ya think?