Inch by inch

October 23, 2015

The Grazzini-Rucki investigation proceeds


On comments: unfunny cartoons & unfunny court cases

August 31, 2015

Reaching deep into the ol’ mailbag, we find a couple of new comments. Deep is where we have to reach sometimes, because readers have learned we have an uneven record when it comes to publishing comments. But keep them coming, because we do appreciate them, read them, and often learn from them, when received. And, […]

Cough it up, Dale

August 24, 2015

Michael Brodkorb continues to report on the case of the two missing Lakeville girls, Samantha and Gianna Rucki. As first reported in the Strib by Brandon Stahl, a warrant for the arrest of the girls’ mother, Sandra Grazzini-Rucki, was issued about ten days ago. As of this writing, she hasn’t been arrested and she has not surrendered […]

The trouble with family courts

June 3, 2015

Have you ever had someone come and ask your opinion about something, or to help him or her solve a problem, and then when you do, he or she turns on you and claims you’re wrong, and it’s all your fault? Mediating a tiff between your kids is a particularly good way to wind up in this situation; sometimes they […]

Four persons of interest

April 29, 2015

I don’t know about the rest of you, my friends, but I have been absolutely riveted by Michael Brodkorb’s efforts to get to the bottom of the disappearance of Samantha and Gianna Rucki, missing now for two years. Interest in the case was revived by the Strib’s Brandon Stahl’s recent article about the disappearance of the […]

Did you bring your toothbrush, Mr. Nathan?

April 29, 2015

If you read Brandon Stahl’s story in the Strib a week ago about the two missing teenage girls from Lakeville, and attorney Michelle MacDonald’s representation of the mother of the girls, or the story here remarking about the eerie equanimity with which the mother, Sandra Grazzini-Rucki, and her attorney bear the continued disappearance of the […]