Thursday, January 8, 2009 at 10 a.m.
Thursday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp:
Warning for rich idiots: Don't leave the flat screen in the ice house.
A flat screen sitting all alone on the middle of a frozen lake is just begging to be stolen. Police had to issue a warning for idiots, cautioning people not to leave valuables (like flat screen TVs!) in their ice houses on Lake Minnetonka. Ah yes, the great outdoors. Thieves broke into approximately 11 fish houses and stole a flat-screen television, a stereo, electronics and fishing equipment.
Here's an interesting donation to Iraqi troops story. When a pilot serving in Iraq didn't have cold milk to drink along with his holiday goodies, his wife decided to do something about it. Now she is shipping gallons of milk to thirty troops who treat the milk like it's the best thing since sliced bread. It's the little things in life. How do you ship cold milk? This story will help you out.
The 64-year-old Duluth woman found outside survived a body temperature of 60 explains how she survived in classic Minnesota speak: "I'm a good Norwegian".
The FBI just launched a serious hiring campaign. And yes, they need auto mechanics, engineers, electricians, and accountants. Oh, and special agents of course.
Parents sue bar after son hangs himself
Their underage son committed suicide after spending an evening at a Mankato bar and now his parents are suing the bar for damages. They say the bar is partially responsible for his death.