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Morning Mindbender,August 15-The average American uses about 54 feet of this every year. What is it? Answer: Dental Floss Congratulations to Trevor Nau of St. James-winner!
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Morning Mindbender, July 29- Americans toss away 92 percent of these, unused. What are they? Answer: Frequent flyer miles
Morning Minbender, July 25- According to a survey, this is the last thing a guy wants to do on a first day. What is it? Answer: Dance Congratulations to Marie Guggisberg-New Ulm-winner!
Morning Mindbender, July 22- Herbert Hoover was the only president who never did this. What is it? Answer: Took a salary(Hoover donated every cent he made in elected office to charity.)
Morning Mindbender, July 8- 2000 people per year are rushed to the emergency room for injuries caused by these. What are they? Answer: Houseplants(allergic reactions, falling off the hook, etc)
Morning Mindbender, July 3- The U.S. is one of only three countries in the world where this is not written into law. What is it? Answer: Paid maternity leave for workers
Morning Mindbender, July 1- We as a nation spend nearly 1 3/4 billion dollars on this annually. What is it? Answer: America spends 1.7 billion dollars on tattoos each year.
Morning Mindbender, June 24- If you are really stressed out, researchers at UCLA say that you should think of this to feel better. What is it? Answer: Laying on a beach by the ocean listening …
February Hometown Heroes – Carrie Haugen of Courtland and Tracy Berg of New Ulm In early January, as worded by the person they saved, she was working out and the two angels saved her life …