Where Does 'Minnesota Nice' Come From?All Super Bowl week, out-of-towners raved about the friendliness of Minnesotans.
Are Minnesotans Uninviting To Outsiders?The concept of "Minnesota Nice" has proven an effective marketing tool, but is the proof in the pudding, as a typical Minnesotan might ask? Like clockwork, residents here are engaging in one more dose of heavy self-examination as of late.
Accomplish Minnesota: Mission Ferris BuellerWhile many of us are making holiday plans, some Americans don't have that option. Members of the military will again be spending the season in Afghanistan.
Rise In Lakeville Road Rage May Be Due To ConstructionWe've all felt this way before: annoyed while sitting in traffic, or mad someone cut us off. You may want to honk, but that's where it usually ends. Some, though, take it a step further. Construction, and frustration with slow traffic, has resulted in a growing number of road-rage incidents in Lakeville.
Esme's Blog: Ranking Ranked-Choice VotingOne: It was confusing. Two: It took far longer to count the ballots than supporters said it would. Three: It was a fix for a system that wasn't broken. That is my ballot. What's yours?
Latest Example Of Minn. Nice Involves A Hunting Jacket And $1,700 Cash It seems there are still plenty of people who live their lives by the golden rule: do unto others as you would have them do unto you. A Clara City man is evidence of that, after a hunting jacket he thought was long gone was returned four years later.
Curiocity: Xcel's MN-Made Gifts For Bruno MarsBesides his classic fedora, the one accessory you're sure to find on pop singer Bruno Mars is a sweet pair of shades. Knowing this fun fact, the marketing department and PR wizards at the Xcel came up with the idea to give the soulful singer a pair of locally made shades when he visits this weekend.
MSP Airport Seeks Navigation VolunteersA foundation at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is seeking men and women who can be "Minnesota Nice" while dealing with the occasional stress that comes along with the bustle of a busy airport.