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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
Posted at 5:30 PM

Wow; my first-ever "remote" post. I've roved my way from my home to my hometown to. . .a curling tournament.Not that they call it a tournament. Nor do they seem to "curl" anything. It seems a little like bowling--with a secret scoring code all its own. And, as I got a "B" in bowling class in college, no one will be asking me to be the score keeper for rocks-on-ice. My brother-in-law tried, in vain, to explain. I nodded my head and had to admit: I don't get it.

Posted at 5:25 PM

Watched a redtail hawk float in the high winds from the crow's nest this morning, and was reminded of this poem by the Catholic mystic poet Gerard Manley Hopkins: 

Posted at 5:25 PM

An excerpt from Daybreak, one of Nietzsche's most accessible books: 

Updated at 4:17 PM

Emergency workers found a second body Sunday in the mass of rubble left behind by an apparent gas explosion three days earlier in Manhattan's East Village, police said.

Updated at 4:13 PM

Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win.

Updated at 3:04 PM

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it.

Posted at 1:00 PM

Bells will ring in unison across Minnesota and other places in the country on April 9 to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's end.

Updated at 11:41 AM

  For years I’ve been a member of a group that raises money for women’s education. We meet monthly, sometimes more, to discuss scholarships and low-interest loans and to hear the stories of women who are changing their families’ lives,...

Posted at 12:05 PM

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's fourth time hosting

Posted at 12:05 PM

Angelina Jolie attended the Kids' Choice Awards Saturday, in what was her first public appearance...

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