What a Dead Wolf Looks Like

Nov 05

What a Dead Wolf Looks Like

I am updating my Oct. 15 post here to ask Where the Hell Are All the Dead Wolves? There have been dead deer photos all over, as usual, showing the prowess of hunters who managed to bring down a whitetail with a Winchester. But, weirdly, I have not been able to find ANY photos of any of the 55 wolves the state says were killed by hunters over the weekend in the...

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NCAA Wimps Out on Post-Season Ban of “Fighting Sioux.” Full Surrender Ahead?

Apr 07

NCAA Wimps Out on Post-Season Ban of “Fighting Sioux.” Full Surrender Ahead?

UPDATE: The Hockey Gods, in Their Mercy, have retired North Dakota’s nickname/emblem, for this season, anyway: UND was shut out by the University of Michigan in the semi-finals of The Frozen Four Thursday, losing 2-0 at the Xcel Energy Center in St Paul. Michigan goes on to play The University of Minnesota-Duluth for the championship Saturday night. UND goes...

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The Fighting Sioux: White Boys on the Warpath

Apr 06

The Fighting Sioux: White Boys on the Warpath

A lot of the dumbest mail and email I have received in a long career as a journalist has come from North Dakota. And almost all of it has been ignorant response to what the Norskies believe has been my unrelenting and unwarranted attacks on the University of North Dakota’s continued use of its “Fighting Sioux” nickname. Which goes to show...

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Minnesota Death Watch: Dumbasses with Microphones

Apr 02

The Minnesota Model, built over a century by Republicans, Democrats, farmers, union workers, small town leaders and big city ones, too, is under all-out attack. Smart is gone, Stupid is in. Common Interest is forgotten, Greed is back. Exhibit No. 1: A GOP State Sen. from Burnsville (who claims to be a Christian preacher) stands up on the floor of the Minnesota Senate...

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