Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp:
A Brooklyn Park man has been charged with allegedly groping multiple women at a Minnetonka nail salon. The man allegedly asked the women if they wanted a backrub while their nails were drying. Then he reached into their shirts and grabbed their breasts. Clever. Former Viking Carl Eller wants to be released during appeal
Attorneys for former Minnesota Viking Carl Eller want him released while they appeal the conviction.Eller was sentenced to 60 days in jail for an incident with police during a traffic stop.
On Feb. 20, the State Department issued a travel alert for Mexico, claiming an increase in violence in the country. The Strib asked college kids if they cared and of course they really didn't. Who is going to give up their week of drunken mistakes because of a couple scary criminals?
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak proposed ending the city's handling of civil rights complaints and some groups are pissed. The city would rely on the state for the complaints, Rybak says.
Minnesota is still trying to decide how to divvy up the cash fund created in the outdoor/arts amendment voted on in November. In the end, the DFL-led Legislature and GOP Gov. Tim Pawlenty will decide how the money is used.