There were a lot of exciting toys announced yesterday during the epic 18-hour Star Wars Force Friday reveals, but none as exciting as the BB-8 toy from Sphero. We’ve been gushing about BB-8 since Star Wars Celebration and counting down the days until we could own one. And now that the day is here, it is perhaps even more fun than we imagined.
The Rochester man accused of murder made his first court appearance Thursday and allegedly told authorities the shooting was over a stolen watch. The judge ordered unconditional bail for 19-year-old Courtney Ocegueda set at $1 million, and bail with conditions was set at $500,000. Ocegueda is accused of shooting 22-year-old Trumane Gillmore to death and [...]
Les Kaderlik of rural Faribault was mowing his lawn earlier this week when he came upon this huge white thing under an evergreen tree. Kaderlik phoned me and said, “Gordy I’ve done two tours in Vietnam and never saw anything like this. You have to come out and take a look.” So I did. At [...]
Throughout the nation, libraries are celebrating Library Card Sign Up Month! If you don’t already have a library card, this is the perfect chance to obtain one, and if you have a card that hasn’t been used for a while, consider this an invitation to refresh yourself on all of the benefits of your library [...]