St. James Plaindealer - St. James, MN
Updated at 10:33 AM

I never run out of column ideas, which is a comforting realization for a weekly opinion scribe. Regrettably, after many hours of intense self examination, four cups of coffee and a half-dozen trips to the bathroom, I had an epiphany. I realized that for all my good intentions, Iíll use almost any excuse to avoid actually sitting down at the computer keys and pounding out a column.Here are the top 10 things that kept my column from getting written this week:

Updated at 10:26 AM

All through my life, I have had to alter my clothing due to my diminutive size. I use the word diminutive because it sounds so much more elegant than just saying Iím short. Being short creates a variety of problems.

Updated at 10:23 AM

When the Murano, Nissanís midsize sport-utility vehicle, showed up back in 2003, it made a strong impression on me as an example of what a crossover SUV should be.

Updated at 9:23 AM

In the last organic ďgoodie bagĒ a friend shared with me, I found so many wonderful vegetables, but I was especially excited when I noticed the firm head of fresh cabbage.

Updated at 8:49 AM

Rejoice, X-Files fans: the show is coming back the way it should – with the real Mulder and Scully.

Posted at 9:06 AM

Ted Cruz has announced he's running for president on Twitter.Early Monday morning, the Republican Texas Senator revealed his bid on the social media platform.I'm running for...

Posted at 9:05 AM

Canadian actress Alberta Watson has died at the age of 60, ET Canada reports."Alberta passed...

Posted at 9:05 AM

Jimmy Fallon loves a good celebrity impression, and Ariana Grande hit it out of the park when Fallon...

Posted at 9:06 AM

Kourtney Kardashian is proving that she's just like any other mom: Sometimes you have to pump...

Updated at 8:08 AM

The feasibility committee responsible for coming up with a new proposal to improve the three school buildings in St. James after the latest plan--a nearly $30 million bond measure--failed in February met for the first time Tuesday since...

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