BY OWEN MORRIS
What is it about this town that makes it so hard to leave? Maybe it's the fact that there's so many reasons not to. (Venus in the Kitchen)
A long profile on the family and people behind the Liberty Fruit Company. Like so many good local businesses, there's several generations involved in running it. (KC Biz Journal)
If you suffer from stomach problems then doctors have some good news for you. Nuts and popcorn are may be okay for the stomach. Let the empty calories commence. (Time)
The best part of this article about a St. Paul bar trying to obtain an elephant for the Republican Convention is this quote from a health inspector, "Nothing good can come from an elephant in a bar." (Twin Cities)
Finally, a happy belated 88th birthday to our good friend Walt Bodine. Here's to a Fox's Drugstore Malt on us!