Day: January 12, 2016


 by Mike Moffett  Weirs Times Columnist COLD SPORTS The bitter Minnesota cold during the Vikings/Seahawks NFL playoff game last Sunday made for extremely uncomfortable conditions for players and attendees at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, but it was fun viewing for fans watching in the comfort of their living rooms. Thank heavens the Vikings weren’t

Great North Aleworks IPA – Great North Aleworks

When England was starting to colonize India, the settlers there were missing some of the favorite things from their homeland… among those items was English beer. When English supply ships set out on the long journey to India, they sent wooden barrels filled with finely produced pale ale. But upon arriving months later with the

Pyongyang’s Predictable Unpredictability

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS – Not one week into the New Year, the North Koreans jolted global concerns as well as the Richter scale with a nuclear weapons test. While the underground blast shook the remote Punggye-ri region near the Russian border, the political reverberations of the bomb have

Thinking Big

Like many of you, I have my dreams; visions of a different life that can only be fulfilled by winning over half a billion dollars. No, ten million, twenty million…even a hundred million dollars couldn’t get me motivated enough to have to drive to the convenience store, park my car, get out, walk inside and

Whoohooo January!

by Amy Patenaude Outdoor/Ski Writer New Year’s Eve is a distant memory and here we are already in the middle of January—time flies when you’re having fun. With some help from Mother Nature and great thanks to man-made snow, most of the trails are now covered knee deep with snow! The resorts are open, including

Caption Contest Photo #577

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