February 26th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

My weather app says 55 degrees tomorrow. Wonderful! Next Tuesday is Super Tuesday. Minnesota is included and so we should consider attending our caucus. In 1968, I was living in Coon Rapids, Minnesota and commuting to Roseville to work at Norwood Engineering. I was 25 years old and the morning drive guys on WCCO, Boone […]

February 19th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

Rain in February. They say that the sun will shine this afternoon and the temperature will hit 46 degrees. I love it. Ok, this is the last in the series of “how to start each day” meditations that I introduced with my first Friday note this year. I promise. This one was adapted by Pauline […]

February 12th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

The forecast is for minus 15 degrees tomorrow morning. I hope that this is the last of the real cold weather. I need to get a seed catalog. The dedication of the Coast Guard painting last Saturday was very impressive. Our north woods reporter, John Enger, did a story on MPR on Friday and that […]

February 5th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

Ira Glass has been working in public radio since he was 19 years old, almost 40 years. From November 1990 until September 1995 he co-hosted a weekly Chicago Public Radio show called “The Wild Room”. In 1995, the MacArthur Foundation approached Torey Malatia, general manager of Chicago Public Radio with an offer of $150,000 to […]