2/11/22 Entertainment News

By |2022-02-11T05:39:52-06:00February 11th, 2022|

2/11/22 Entertainment News -- The Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson is coming in on top of Forbes' 2022 list of highest-paid entertainers. This comes after Jackson earned 580 million dollars last year after selling his visual effects firm for one-point-six billion dollars in November. He's only the third person who's become a billionaire for making movies, behind Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and Ye round out the top five on Forbes' richest entertainers list. -- New York Fashion Week is in full swing today. Designers like Michael Kors, Carolina Herrera and Christian [...]

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong on the Hunt for Stolen Car

By |2022-02-07T10:23:03-06:00February 7th, 2022|

Green Day's lead vocalist, Billie Joe Armstrong asks fans for  help as he searches for his stolen car. Saturday afternoon on Feb. 5th, Armstrong informed his followers through a Twitter post that his 1962 Chevy II has been stolen and asks for anyone to send any information about the incident. In his post he writes, "This car is near and dear to all our hearts and has been in the GD family for over 30 years." Armstrong provided a contact and incident number for those wishing to make a report to the Costa Mesa Police.  "Incident #2015,2016. Please call 714-754-5280, please [...]

Jay In The Morning on FACEBOOK

By |2022-01-18T13:03:34-06:00January 18th, 2022|

I've gone against my better judgement ;) to create a facebook page like I'd had before.  So if you'd like to click the Like or Follow button once you get to the JAY IN THE MORNING page, cool.  I'll be posting and interacting because let's be honest, sharing memes and laughs and other b.s. is a fun way to kill time.  It'll take me a bit to get used to it again but we'll get there.  Thanks for all the requests to bring back the page.  Because, hey, I've kinda missed you all too.  So do the thing, and click the [...]

Gov Walz: no mask mandate in place, but vaccinations, masking are strongly encouraged

By |2021-08-31T06:46:03-05:00August 31st, 2021|

Hundreds of people gathered on the lawn of the Minnesota State Capitol over the weekend to show opposition to COVID-19 shot mandates that have popped up from state and local governments, schools and businesses. There are currently no statewide mask mandates and Governor Tim Walz cautions... "I think that idea that we would crush this and it would go away in its entirety, that's not going to happen, we're not going to get everybody vaccinated we're seeing the variant start to come up, but there's smart things we can do to manage it." Walz is still urging Minnesotans to get vaccinated [...]

Mash-Up Songs 1970-2020

By |2021-01-04T10:04:04-06:00January 4th, 2021|

DJ Earworm released a mash-up of hit songs from every year starting in 1970 and ending in 2020.   https://youtu.be/9zQXAAGhZVQ

Today Is…

By |2020-10-12T09:19:04-05:00October 12th, 2020|

It's Columbus Day, National Savings Day, National Gumbo Day, Pulled Pork Day, Canadian Thanksgiving, Cookbook Launch Day, Indigenous People Day, Old Farmer's Day and Moment of Frustration Day It's Columbus Day. Do you have the day off? Today marks the 23rd anniversary of the death of John Denver. Today marks the 41st anniversary of the release of Fleetwood Mac’s Tusk. Today marks the 42nd anniversary of the murder of Nancy Spungen (most likely by Sid Vicious). On this day in 2007 Al Gore won the Nobel Prize in the wake of An Inconvenient Truth. (Source: Premiere Classic Daily)

Mankato Named 14th Best Hockey Town

By |2020-07-30T12:05:00-05:00July 30th, 2020|

While the future of sporting events, including hockey games, is uncertain due to the pandemic, people are still passionate about hockey and some U.S. cities offer a great place for hockey fans to call home.   As NHL teams get ready to hit the rink in the quarantine bubble on August 1st, SmartAsset has uncovered the best hockey towns in the U.S. for the sixth year in a row. Specifically, we analyzed data reflective of hockey fan intensity and quality of life for 113 cities with a professional team (NHL, AHL or ECHL) or a NCAA Division 1 men’s hockey team. [...]

COVID Cases Rise by 419 in MN (June 17)

By |2020-06-17T11:02:38-05:00June 17th, 2020|

Daily Update: Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths. 31,296 Total positive cases (cumulative) 419 Newly reported cases 12 Newly reported deaths Newly reported cases detail County Number of newly reported cases Anoka 17 Benton 2 Big Stone 1 Blue Earth 5 Carlton 1 Carver 4 Chippewa 1 Chisago 1 Clay 6 Clearwater 1 Cottonwood 4 Crow Wing 1 Dakota 18 Dodge 2 Douglas 3 Faribault 2 Freeborn 13 Goodhue 2 Hennepin 100 Houston 2 Kandiyohi 4 Lake [...]

COVID Cases Rise by 372 in MN (June 3)

By |2020-06-03T11:04:40-05:00June 3rd, 2020|

Expand All    Contract All Daily Update: Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths. 25,870 Total positive cases (cumulative) 372 Newly reported cases 14 Newly reported deaths Newly reported cases detail County Number of newly reported cases Anoka 26 Beltrami 2 Benton 3 Blue Earth 2 Brown 1 Carver 4 Chisago 3 Clay 4 Cottonwood 1 Crow Wing 3 Dakota 20 Goodhue 1 Hennepin 142 Itasca 1 Kandiyohi 1 Le Sueur 2 Lyon 6 Mille Lacs 1 Mower 14 [...]

Message From Mankato City Manager Pat Hentges

By |2020-06-02T05:56:19-05:00June 2nd, 2020|

As growing tensions in the Twin Cities, Mankato and across the nation are seen, we understand concerns people may have. Many are aware that a number of rallies were held over the weekend as a result of George Floyd's death and subsequent events. Most people peacefully voiced their concerns; it's unfortunate that some destructive behavior occurred and some businesses were damaged. Thank you to residents who followed the curfew. It takes a team to provide services, so I want to commend public works and facilities, who assisted with road closures and secured damaged buildings; public information and communication, who helped keep [...]

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