Worthington Vs. The World

Talking to people in my age range, I hear a not-so-small amount of pessimism about Worthington. “There’s nothing to do here.” “Worthington is so boring.” “We don’t even have a movie theater!” Based on my own experience, I can’t exactly tell them they’re wrong. It feels like I spend half of my weekends in Sioux…
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The Solar Eclipse

On Sunday, my uncle Dave and grandfather Mike drove down from Minneapolis to pick me up. We were headed for Nebraska to see the eclipse, in its totality. Dave booked a hotel room in Omaha more than a month in advance, and it’s a good thing he did. Every hotel anywhere near the eclipse’s totality…
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Wolves Get A Gift

When I got a push notification last week that Jimmy Butler, superstar small forward for the Bulls, had been traded to the Minnesota, I had some questions. The big one was: did the Wolves trade Wiggins? They must at least have had to give up Wiggins right? Nope. The Bulls received shooting guard Zach Lavine,…
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Dreams

Since I started at the Daily Globe, I’ve had a few dreams about work. Here’s one of the crazier ones. I was sitting at my desk, working on a City Council article. On this Monday night, council ran very late, so I only had about 15 minutes to finish the story before the deadline. I…
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