The KAREMudgeon

KAREmudgeon: Stadium plan. Finally!

10:41 AM, Jan 16, 2012

This is my sure-fire solution to the Vikings stadium dilemma. Put it in Hudson.

KAREMudgeon: Resolution for parents

9:24 AM, Dec 20, 2011

It's that time of year when folks are supposed to look forward to thinner waists and fatter wallets. Then we try to make that happen by changing some behavior or reinforcing another.

KAREmudgeon: Slip slidin' away

5:29 PM, Dec 1, 2011

This morning (Thursday) memories flooded back through my newly frozen brain. It was almost exactly a year ago that I did my best gymnastic impression and planted my butt on an icy deck.

KAREMudgeon: Mom, PLEASE!

10:49 AM, Nov 21, 2011

A little common sense, parents: Get a babysitter before taking the kids to the latest installment in the Twilight saga! And I don't care if you've been reading the books to the tyke at bedtime.

Penn State: The question I want answered

10:22 AM, Nov 11, 2011

There's a lot of smut swirling around the whole Penn State mess that led to Joe Paterno's firing and a rush to apologize by the university's big wigs.

KAREmudgeon: I'm Baaack!

4:13 PM, Nov 7, 2011

I apologize to viewers that expect my reports on KARE and I apologize to those others who have enjoyed the break in my coverage of events. Anyway, I'm back.

KAREmudgeon: A sign-ing of the times!

9:02 AM, Oct 17, 2011

Today, I got a note from an irate viewer (or reader) who didn't like a story that I reported last week. Fair enough.


8:49 AM, Oct 11, 2011

In my radio D.J. youth, an old radio announcer at a small upstate New York station, a guy named Frank Mangefrida, gave me this advice.

KAREmudgeon: My favorite Jobs quote

12:49 PM, Oct 6, 2011

I suppose everybody by now has their favorite Steve Jobs quote. That's what we do with really smart people. We scour their remarks for wit, genius and inspiration.

KAREmudgeon: Taking a Stand

8:47 AM, Oct 4, 2011

The story of a female terror suspect who refused to stand in Federal Court in Minneapolis when the judge walked into court reminded me of a case many years ago.

KAREmudgeon: Message to bullies

8:59 AM, Oct 3, 2011

It doesn't work. That's as simple as I can make it.

KAREmudgeon: Let the buyer beware!

2:18 PM, Sep 14, 2011

The little dust up between Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Texas governor Rick Perry underlined something for all of us.

KAREmudgeon: Oops!

4:42 PM, Aug 26, 2011

I know it's hard to believe. Me, too. But in my last blog, I said that Plymouth will no longer have a stand-alone full Post Office. Wrong.

KAREmudgeon: Post this!

8:41 AM, Aug 25, 2011

If you wonder why the U.S. Postal Service has been losing money, don't just blame email. Take a look at the decisions they make.

KAREmudgeon: Sounds like?

10:01 AM, Aug 5, 2011

I always thought that folks who do impersonations well (not me) belong on a stage somewhere. Little did I know they could be anywhere, even in political ads.

Gopher Getaway: Sweet Secret

9:01 AM, Jul 29, 2011

I want to show you something remarkable in the Land of 10,000 ordinary places, but I can't. They won't let me.

Drum Corps: Biggest show EVER in MN

12:52 PM, Jul 13, 2011

Just a quick note to say the greatest Drum Corps show in local history takes place this Saturday at TCF stadium on the U of M campus. It's like 25 great halftimes in a row.

Casey Anthony: Really? I mean, REALLY?

4:34 PM, Jul 6, 2011

It used to be that if you wanted a lot of "hits" on your internet blog, you had to have the word SEX in the title or high in the story.

KAREmudgeon: Got Gas?

8:50 AM, Jun 27, 2011

Who would've thought that we would get excited about gas for three dollars and fifty cents? I guess everything IS relative.