It seems an unusually high impact week in the news.
News: Many more American now know what the word sequestration means.
Comment: It means things the government does might work even less than they normally do.
News: Permits to carry handguns rose 50 percent statewide this year, and about 20-30 pecent in the Mankato region. See our stories online at www.mankatofreepress.com.
Comment: Does that mean were more scared than 2011 and do we fell more safe? One thing for sure, gun dealers are feeling more financially healthy.
News: Crime of the week has to be St. Paul man arrested for his missing wife's murder after large blood stains found on his carpet in the shape of a head and torso.
Comment: You could predict the quotes from neighbors: "They seemed like a quiet, polite couple, who kept to themselves but were friendly enough."
News: The Free Press seeks a motion to be at the table representing public interest in public investigative data others are trying to keep secret in Todd Hoffner case.
Comment: I'm puzzled by why Mr. Hoffner's attorneys are asking us to stand down. I would think they would be interested in further stories that shine light on how this prosecution was handled."