Morning Meeting: We’re Having A Heatwave

Posted: Friday, February 11, 2011 at 10:45 am
By: Karen Sherman
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When ever it gets warm in the winter, it reminds me of the scene in ‘Grumpy Old Men’ when Walter Matthau starts singing “we’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave”.  Great movie.

We’re covering several warm weather angles today on the snow melt. But we’re also still seeing fire hydrants covered in snow, some across the street from local schools on city property. Perry Groten’s heading out to find out why the hydrants are still hidden.

Have you checked your credit report since Peggy Moyer’s story last night? In a nutshell, late fees on video rentals at a couple bankrupt stores are now coming back to haunt people because the collection agency was reporting the suspected unpaid fees to people’s credit reports. Let us know what you find.

And Egypitan President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down. Later today, we’re going to talk with the Augustana Band students who were just in Cairo a few weeks ago. They’re discussing their trip during a weekly social gathering on campus for American and international students. That’s today at 3 p.m. At the Kresge Recital Hall at Grange Avenue and 30th Street in Sioux Falls.

So, take a walk this afternoon and then join us tonight for the news.  “We’re having a heat wave…”

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