STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Happy Columbus Day, Sort of
When I was a kid, we still celebrated Columbus Day, and I vaguely remember drawing pictures of the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria, and wondering what the little squiggly mark was above one of the... Posted on 10/10/11 at 2:57 PM
STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY Way to go, Chris
Way back in 1492, a guy who yearned for the title “Great Admiral of the Ocean” set sail with a group of people and three ships after having math issues and incorrectly figuring the circumf... Posted on 10/12/09 at 6:49 AM
COLUMBUS, N.D. (AP) — State officials are trying to figure out what caused thousands of fish to die at a popular reservoir in northwest North Dakota.
The fish in the Short Creek Dam reservoir died after a downpour in the Columbus area late last week. The water has turned dark and smelly, and some shoreline vegetation is black.
Midfield maestro Guillermo Barros Schelotto collected some more hefty bling.
Coach Sigi Schmid got a sense of redemption.
The 35-year-old Schelotto, a longtime star in his native Argentina, assisted on all the Columbus Crew’s goals in Sunday’s 3-1 MLS Cup victory over the New York Red Bulls. Afterward, he received the game’s MVP award to go with the regular-season MVP trophy he was presented earlier in the week.
With key sources of offense either hurting or playing elsewhere, the Minnesota Wild won with defense in their preseason opener, beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1.
Niklas Backstrom made 22 saves, Kim Johnsson and Benoit Pouliot scored goals and Owen Nolan had an assist in his Minnesota debut on Wednesday night.
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