2/11/22 Entertainment News

By |2022-02-11T05:39:52-06:00February 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs, Uncategorized|

2/11/22 Entertainment News -- The Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson is coming in on top of Forbes' 2022 list of highest-paid entertainers. This comes after Jackson earned 580 million dollars last year after selling his visual effects firm for one-point-six billion dollars in November. He's only the third person who's become a billionaire for making movies, behind Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and Ye round out the top five on Forbes' richest entertainers list. -- New York Fashion Week is in full swing today. Designers like Michael Kors, Carolina Herrera and Christian [...]

Here Are Netflix’s Top 10 Shows and Movies of All Time

By |2021-11-17T13:34:15-06:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

NETFLIX has released a list of its most popular TV shows and movies of all time by the amount of hours they were viewed.  They separated them by English language and non-English, but for this, we will consolidate the results into one list . . . it's just easier that way. Here are their top shows: "Squid Game" . . . 1.6 billion. "Bridgerton" . . . 625 million. "Money Heist: Part 4" . . . 619 million. "Stranger Things 3" . . . 582 million. "The Witcher" . . . 541 million. "13 Reasons Why: Season 2" . . . 496 million. "13 Reasons Why: Season [...]

Gov Walz: no mask mandate in place, but vaccinations, masking are strongly encouraged

By |2021-08-31T06:46:03-05:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hundreds of people gathered on the lawn of the Minnesota State Capitol over the weekend to show opposition to COVID-19 shot mandates that have popped up from state and local governments, schools and businesses. There are currently no statewide mask mandates and Governor Tim Walz cautions... "I think that idea that we would crush this and it would go away in its entirety, that's not going to happen, we're not going to get everybody vaccinated we're seeing the variant start to come up, but there's smart things we can do to manage it." Walz is still urging Minnesotans to get vaccinated [...]

Mountain Dew Baja Blast Air Fresheners Are Now Something That Exist

By |2021-06-09T07:11:49-05:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Mountain Dew's "Baja Blast" flavor is back in stores for summer . . . normally you can only get it at Taco Bell.  And they also have two new spin-offs:  A tropical punch flavor called Baja Punch . . . and a pineapple-coconut version called Baja Flash. But there's actually even bigger and DUMBER Baja Blast news to share . . . because there's also a new line of AIR FRESHENERS on the way. All three Baja flavors will have a scent that goes with them.  They haven't said how much the air fresheners will cost yet, or how long they'll be available.  But [...]

The Most Annoying Sound to Humans?

By |2021-02-01T08:12:51-06:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

I've always thought the most annoying sound in the world was that sound Jim Carrey makes in "Dumb and Dumber" after he says, "You wanna hear the most annoying sound in the world? But there are so many others . . . Gizmodo.com asked a bunch of sound experts to name the sound that humans find most annoying.  And here are some of their responses. Vomiting. Things our neighbors do that we can't control, like construction or throwing a party. Chalkboard scraping. A loud artificial heart valve, which creates a loud, permanent sound coming from your body . . . even when you're trying [...]

Mankato Named 14th Best Hockey Town

By |2020-07-30T12:05:00-05:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

While the future of sporting events, including hockey games, is uncertain due to the pandemic, people are still passionate about hockey and some U.S. cities offer a great place for hockey fans to call home.   As NHL teams get ready to hit the rink in the quarantine bubble on August 1st, SmartAsset has uncovered the best hockey towns in the U.S. for the sixth year in a row. Specifically, we analyzed data reflective of hockey fan intensity and quality of life for 113 cities with a professional team (NHL, AHL or ECHL) or a NCAA Division 1 men’s hockey team. [...]

JAMEY JOHNSON WITH WHISKEY MYERS

By |2020-06-18T08:26:45-05:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

**RESCHEDULED** AWARD-WINNING COUNTRY SINGER/SONGWRITER JAMEY JOHNSON WITH WHISKEY MYERS VETTER STONE AMPHITHEATER – SUNDAY, JUNE 13th, 2021 Mankato, MN – The Jamey Johnson and Whiskey Myers concert originally scheduled for July 19th at Vetter Stone Amphitheater in Mankato has now been rescheduled to Sunday, July 13th, 2021. Tickets purchased for original date will be honored. Jamey Johnson: The Washington Post considers him to be “one of the greatest country singers of our time.” Since Johnson doesn’t create a set list, no two shows are the same, so the once-in-a-lifetime concert will be unforgettable. “I don’t know what I’m going to do until [...]

COVID Cases Rise by 419 in MN (June 17)

By |2020-06-17T11:02:38-05:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Daily Update: Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths. 31,296 Total positive cases (cumulative) 419 Newly reported cases 12 Newly reported deaths Newly reported cases detail County Number of newly reported cases Anoka 17 Benton 2 Big Stone 1 Blue Earth 5 Carlton 1 Carver 4 Chippewa 1 Chisago 1 Clay 6 Clearwater 1 Cottonwood 4 Crow Wing 1 Dakota 18 Dodge 2 Douglas 3 Faribault 2 Freeborn 13 Goodhue 2 Hennepin 100 Houston 2 Kandiyohi 4 Lake [...]

COVID Cases Rise by 372 in MN (June 3)

By |2020-06-03T11:04:40-05:00June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Expand All    Contract All Daily Update: Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths. 25,870 Total positive cases (cumulative) 372 Newly reported cases 14 Newly reported deaths Newly reported cases detail County Number of newly reported cases Anoka 26 Beltrami 2 Benton 3 Blue Earth 2 Brown 1 Carver 4 Chisago 3 Clay 4 Cottonwood 1 Crow Wing 3 Dakota 20 Goodhue 1 Hennepin 142 Itasca 1 Kandiyohi 1 Le Sueur 2 Lyon 6 Mille Lacs 1 Mower 14 [...]

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