Howard Mohr, ‘How to Talk Minnesotan’ author, has died


Reid Forgrave of the Star Tribune reports Howard Mohr, who wrote “How to Talk Minnesotan,” died at age 83. This 26-minute clip, which is inspired by the book and that dramatizes (for want of a better term) Minnesotans’ communication style, is worth a look.

In the Strib MaryJo Webster, Yves De Jesus offer a piece about how Minnesotans drive more dangerously. They also provide stats. Partly, it may be because there is not enough enforcement.

According to the Duluth News Tribune, large freighters use. However, there is a new container on the Great Lakes. It’s the first American-built container since 1983.

The Pioneer Press’ Mary Divine shares the story of how St. Mary’s Point is a small town on the St. Croix River that has used COVID funds for license plate readers. These will “scan the plates of all passing vehicles” to discourage crime.

Bring Me The News’ Adam Uren reported LynLake Brewery has become a Packers bar. It’s time to “unpack” the big news. This is something we’ve wanted to do for a while, and now that half the staff has taken the reigns from the land cheese, it’s official,” Lyndale Avenue bar announced via social media.

KARE11 has some weather news: Thursday will be hot, contrary to the mild weather we enjoy.

Also, from Bring Me the News There have been reports of black bear sightings in Oakdale.

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