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Granite Falls Advocate Tribune - Granite Falls, MN
  • Morning Minutes, July 2

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  • July 2
    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    presentiment prih-ZEN-tuh-muhnt noun; A sense that something will or is about to happen; a premonition. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day: People of Walmart
    http://www.PeopleOfWalmart.com
    A humor blog featuring photos of people who are purported to be customers of Walmart stores across the United States and Canada. (Warning: Sometimes of questionable taste and mildly not safe for work.)
    Number to Know
    4,868: The number of Wal-Mart stores in the United States, as of April 30, 2014. (Number includes associated Wal-Mart retail units, such as Sam’s Club.)
    This Day in History
    July 2, 1962: The first Wal-Mart store opens in Rogers, Arkansas.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Johnny Weir, American figure skater and television commentator, 30.
    Daily Quote
    “I have always thought that being a good American is appreciating the world, not just your own country.” — Johnny Weir
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