4 Things To Know: Gophers Drop Opener, Early Pumpkin Spice, & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Friday, September 4. They include the early arrival of a fall favorite, and a hopefully sincere mea culpa from a coastal journalist who took aim at flyover country.
Washington Post Reporter Invited To Tour 'Ugliest County'Residents in northern Minnesota want to convince a Washington Post reporter that Red Lake County is not, in fact, the ugliest county in the nation. People there rolled out the red carpet on Thursday for Christopher Ingraham.
Good Question: Why Are Minnesotans So Proud Of Their State?So, why are Minnesotans so proud of their state? Good Question.
Washington Post To Offended Minnesotans: Get Thicker SkinThe Washington Post has a message for Minnesotans upset that the newspaper called one of its counties the nation's ugliest: Get thicker skin. Earlier in the week, the paper ranked out counties based on their natural beauty, isolating key factors such as weather, access to lakes and rivers and sun exposure.
Washington Post Ranks MN County Ugliest In The Country Minnesota is home to the ugliest county in America. According to the Washington Post, Red Lake County in northwestern Minnesota is the ugliest in the country.
Analysis: Minn. Teams Are The Biggest LosersMinnesota sports have been in a bad state, and a new analysis pours salt on the wound.
Washington Post Questions Racial Equality In MinneapolisAn article in the Atlantic Magazine praising Minneapolis for its high employment, prosperity and affordable housing is under attack. The Washington Post responded with an article asking the question, "If Minneapolis is so great, why is it so bad for African Americans?"
Pat Kessler Makes Washington Post's 'Best Political Reporters' ListThe whole WCCO team is pretty proud of one of our own Wednesday. Pat Kessler was just named one of the best political reporters in the country by the Washington Post's influential and popular blog – The Fix.
Good Question: Is The PC Dead? From curved televisions to connected cars, this year's Consumer Electronics Show has all the latest tech trends. But what you won’t find much about is the traditional personal computer. That prompted a blogger with the Washington Post to declare: “The PC is dead.”
What You Drink Says A Lot About Your PoliticsYou are what you drink
Esme's Blog: Amy Klobuchar For President?A little visit to Iowa by Sen. Amy Klobuchar has news outlets from CNN to ABC speculating she is considering a run for President of the United States. Klobuchar is brushing off the talk insisting she loves her current job. But the buzz is not likely to subside. Emily's List has her on their list of potential candidates.
Pat Kessler Named One Of The Best Political ReportersWhen it comes to political reporting in Minnesota, readers told a Washington blog to look no further than our very own Pat Kessler.

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