The 2020 NFL season kicked off last night with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Houston Texans in front of about 17,000 fans at Arrowhead Stadium. But the big question isn't who won . . . it was the Chiefs, 34 to 20 . . . it's how did everyone handle the national anthem? Here's what went down. They actually played TWO songs. First ALICIA KEYS performed "Lift Every Voice and Sing", which is also known as the Black national anthem. That was followed by the "Star Spangled Banner". The Texans chose to leave the field for BOTH, because they didn't want [...]
The unofficial kick-off to summer is here and the DNR is asking you to make a pledge this boating season. "To wear a life jacket this boating season. Make a conscious decision to put the life jacket on. Don't just bring it with you in the boat but to wear it while your boating," says the DNR's Lisa Dugan. Children younger than 10-years-old must wear life jackets while aboard watercraft that are underway.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation officially unveiled the road and bridge improvements lined up for this construction season, with six projects slated to take place in the immediate listening area. MnDOT District 7 Public Affairs Coordinator Anne Wolff says this will be the biggest construction year to date. "Delivering over 140-million dollars of projects this year. Not long ago we were averaging closer to about 40 to 50-million dollars of construction. As you can see we've had a huge uptick in that funding. If it's there, we obviously want better roads, better bridges, better access for pedestrians and bikes." Work will [...]