Prediction: Higher Ed Will Push To Tighten Open-Records Laws To Aid President Searches

My friends at the Grand Forks Herald used a Sunday editorial to point out I have a problem with new University of North Dakota president Mark Kennedy because he doesn’t have a doctoral degree. It was one sentence in an editorial praising Kennedy as a great choice for UND because he’s a straight shooter who…
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AUDIO: Dom Izzo From Eagles Training Camp Talking Carson Wentz

WDAY-TV Channel 6 sports director¬†and co-host of 970 WDAY’s “Kolpack and Izzo” show¬†Dom Izzo joined me Monday morning for a report from Philadelphia Eagles training camp. He’s covering former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz. Dom says Wentz is the talk of the town.

Zebra Mussels Confirmed In East Spirit Lake Near Vergas

VERGAS, Minn. — Zebra mussels have been confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday. The DNR also said the invasive species were confirmed in Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties, near Alexandria. On July 9, an East Spirit Lake user brought a one-quarter inch…
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In Bremer’s View, Ryan’s Legacy Is That He Stuck Out Contraction Threat With Twins

Terry Ryan’s legacy as the general manager of the Minnesota Twins needs to be split into two chapters. The first came in his first stint as GM from 1994-2007, when Ryan built an underfunded, bad baseball team into a perennial division champion with homegrown talent a series of shrewd trades. The second came after Ryan…
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WATCH: Video Tour Of U.S. Bank Stadium

Shot some video of a tour of U.S. Bank Stadium the other day. Here is a look at some general things in the stadium: Here is a another: Here is a look at some of the clubs and suites. Kind of dark, but you get an idea of the fanciness: