Monday, February 9, 2009 |
7 years ago
Monday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp:
The Holocaust-denying bishop who has sparked a major controversy for the Vatican lived and taught at a Minnesota seminary for 15 years. Bishop Richard Williamson was part of the ultraconservative Society of St. Pius X where he made similar comments about the Holocaust. In a recent Swedish TV interview, Williamson said he didn't think an Jews were gassed during the Holocaust. "There was not one Jew killed in the gas chambers. It was all lies, lies, lies," he said in a speech at Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes church in Canada in 1989.
Police uses Taser on bull to save injured man
When an Anoka County man's knee gave out as he was trying to corral cattle, one of the young bulls started acting aggressive towards him. He was unable to escape and a quick-thinking officer used his Taser on the bull to let the man get away.
A St. Paul woman withdrew her federal lawsuit against her ex-husband, which claimed another woman was using voodoo to steal him from her. She changed her mind after some intense prayer and near-accident.
A trip to Southdale mall in Edina would make anyone a little depressed. How do you know a mall is struggling? When the giant two-story and long-empty Mervyn's store is being used by the decorations committee for the Edina High School senior class party. Southdale's vacancy rate is at 23 percent, compared with vacancies of 1 to 3 percent at most other area regional malls. Yikes.
This is something to write home about. Not many people can accomplish this feat. Police ticketed and jailed the man early Saturday morning for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Two hours later, police stopped him again. Someone needs to learn their lesson.