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Sanctuaries offer home for bobcat seized in Illinois gun raid

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:13:22 GMT

Wildlife sanctuaries are offering to take in a bobcat seized by police in Illinois when they raided a shuttered storefront in search of firearms. Orland Park Police said Lynxie the bobcat was found in a small office at a shuttered storefront where they seized a cache of guns Feb. 28 and arrested the exotic animal's owner, Philip Giese, on a charge of unlawful possession of firearms by a felon and illegal possession of a wild animal.

Tiger Bowl

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:26:57 GMT

Of course you have all heard of the Puppy Bowl, and the Kitten Bowl, and that other big game that's going to be in town. But have you heard of the Tiger Bowl? I'm thinking no.

columnist Gail Rosenblum's favorite 2017 stories

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 19:09:16 GMT

Gift wrap from weeks of celebrations has been tossed. Our house is in relatively good order.

TIES collaborative faces uncertain future

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 03:59:38 GMT

A collaborative that for 50 years has helped outfit many of Minnesota's schools with the latest in technology suddenly faces an uncertain future. The 48 member districts that make up Technology Information and Educational Services, or TIES, will decide in January if the organization should update its business model to stay relevant or begin the two-year process of closing up shop.

Minnesota inmates crochet way to redemption in Project Teddy Bear

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:36:14 GMT

It's a tall order. But a restorative justice project bringing together inmates at the federal prison in Sandstone, Minn., University of Minnesota honor students and very sick children at four Twin Cities Ronald McDonald Houses reminds us that, sometimes, a simply woven idea can be transformative for all involved.