St. Paul Seeking Poems To Be Stamped Into SidewalksThe city of St. Paul is looking for poets. Monday marks the kickoff of the 8th Annual Sidewalk Poetry contest. The city partners with Public Art Saint Paul to host the contest.
Good Question: Are Athletes Born Or Built?After watching Venus and Serena Williams battle out a great tennis match Tuesday night, you have to wonder: How can two sisters be so good? How much is genetics and how much is practice?
Good Question: Why Are We Reading More Books?With all of the media available to us via television, smartphones and the Internet these days, reading books is still a favorite pastime. According to surveys, how much we read books has remained constant over the years and, in some cases, increased. In the 1950s, Gallup surveys show around 20 percent of Americans were presently reading a book. By the early 90s, the percentage jumped to 37 percent.
Good Question: How Often Do We Go Out To Eat?It only took 45 minutes this afternoon for Olive Garden to sell out of its $100 passes for all-you-can eat pasta and Coke for seven weeks. The Italian chain says it's a way to get attention at a restaurant whose business is trying to keep up with fast casuals, like Chipotle and Panera. So, how often do we go out to eat?
Good Question: Why Are We Drinking Less Milk? When it comes to milk, Americans are drinking much less than we used to. According to USDA statistics, we drank 0.96 cups of milk a day in 1970. By 2010, that dropped to 0.61 cups.
Good Question: How Long Can You Keep Leftovers?f turkey sandwiches, turkey soup and turkey a la king are on your menu over weekend, it's good to know long it’s safe to eat Thanksgiving leftovers.
Good Question: Why Will Hanukkah And Thanksgiving Overlap This Year?For the first time since 1888, the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will overlap. Experts say that might not happen again until 79,811.
Hamline, Carleton Ranked Among Minnesota's Top UniversitiesIf you're looking to get a degree in Minnesota, Hamline University and Carleton College should be at the top of your list, according to the latest college rankings from U.S. News & World Report. The magazine ranks America's best colleges annually.
Beyond Bounds: Burroughs Has St. Kate's Tennis On Verge Of History
Red House Records To Celebrate 30th AnniversaryMinnesota-based Red House Records is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a special concert next year.
Police Investigate After Student Sexually Assaulted In Mpls.Just before daybreak on Monday, a young woman had parked her car and was walking along a path in Minneapolis' Riverside Park. Suddenly, she was approached by a man who was demanding money.
Police Kill Deer Inside Campus BuildingPeople crash college parties all the time, but one recent college "crasher" surprised some students at St. Catherine University.