Super fail, Sam Club drops Sparboe eggs, Jor Jor the musical goldfish
Posted at 7:38 AM on November 22, 2011
by Michael Olson
Filed under: Around MN
Delegation weighs in on "super fail"
Minnesota's congressional delegation expresses disappointment about the super committee's failure (Capitol View).
State lottery dips into Web sales
The low-profile service has legislators seeking review (Star Tribune).
Target scrambles for eggs after dumping Sparboe
Egg shortages were reported at some Target stores after the retailer ended its relationship with a producer accused of animal cruelty, and the company scrambled Monday to line up new suppliers before Thanksgiving (AP).
Sam's Club latest business to drop Litchfield-based Sparboe Farms.
In a written statement Sam's Club said, "With concern for recent allegations portraying detrimental management and animal welfare issues at Sparboe Farms egg laying facilities, Sam's Club has discontinued our relationship with Sparboe Farms as an egg supplier" (KARE11).
As of 6 a.m., Occupy Duluth protesters remain at Civic Center Plaza
Earlier this morning about 12-15 people were at the site, some gathered around a small fire, most sleeping in one of two connected tents (Duluth News Tribune).
Joe Nathan agrees to 2-year deal with the Rangers
MLB.com is reporting that former Twins reliever Joe Nathan has agreed to a two-year deal with the Texas Rangers. Though a dollar figure has not yet been released, sources are saying that the deal with near $7 million a year and will include a team option for 2014 (KFAN).
Bill aims to reduce cost of Stillwater Bridge project
Members of Minnesota's Congressional Delegation have introduced a bill to cap any bridge project using federal funds at $574 million. The current price tag for the four lane bridge which was recently voted out of a House committee exceeds $700 million (Wisconsin Public Radio).
Hudson woman uncovers musical ability of goldfish
A town of Hudson woman's ability to train goldfish to play musical instruments is bringing her worldwide recognition (Hudson Star Observer).