In episode 4 of Last Week in MPLS, Tom and Scott talk about a lot of stuff:
What’s the deal with municipal golf courses?
- MSP Business Journal frets over the cost to update our golf courses
- The Freedom Foundation of Minnesota’s “Teeing Off on Taxpayers” report
- The Pioneer Press reports on golf’s decline in the Twin Cities
- St. Paul privatizes management of a few courses
William H. Dunwoody House, which used to sit at Groveland Terrace and Mount Curve Avenue (on the hill west of the Walker Art Center). The estate was five acres (two downtown/Dinkytown blocks or one South Minneapolis block). It had 42 rooms and a private railroad that brought coal into the boiler in the basement. The Dunwoodys had no children.
Caitlan Barton died while crossing Lake Street.
Five children died in a house fire in North Minneapolis.
There’s no place like home by Garrison Keillor in National Geographic.
(Recorded on 2/16/2014.)