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22 min ago | TwinCities

St. Croix Falls, Wis.: Couple celebrate their successful lives as small-town artists

Leif Bjornson and Meg Luhrs opened their art gallery Luhrs/Bjornson Artworks in an old granary they renovated in St. Croix Falls in the 1980s.

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Related Topix: St. Croix Falls, WI, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Tevlin: As Rice speaks, award given for fighting terrorism

On the same day that hundreds gathered at the University of Minnesota to listen to former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice avoid talking about her role in the country's policy on torture, there was a much smaller gathering on campus that did.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Minnesota, Condoleezza Rice, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

SFGate

Post-rehab, injured snowy owl released into wild

This photo provided by The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota shows Julia Ponder, D.V.M., executive director of The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota, releasing a snowy owl Saturday April 19, 2014, just outside of Superior, Wis.

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Related Topix: Superior, WI

Star Tribune

Pattiann Rogers at Literary Witnesses

Colorado poet Pattiann Rogers will speak at Literary Witnesses at 7 p.m. April 28 at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis .

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Hayward, WI, Entertainment

TwinCities

Post-rehab, injured snowy owl ready for the wild

After weeks of rehab and exercise in Minnesota, a rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital is being released into the wild.

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Related Topix: Superior, WI

KSTP

U of M and Teach for America Propose New Alternative Teacher Licensure Partnership Program

And now, "Teach for America Twin Cities" and the University of Minnesota are proposing they team up in a first of its kind program.

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Journal

Seminar mulls - rural rebound'

A University of Minnesota Community Economics Extension Educator who grew up in St. Paul but recently bought a Clarkfield home hosted a Bridging Brown County seminar Friday on state population migration trends.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Brown County, MN, Clarkfield, MN, University of Minnesota Morris

Star Tribune

Let the (academic) buyer beware

Should teacher evaluations submitted by past students be made available to future students? The University of Minnesota is debating this question.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Jeub of St. Cloud, a 'working artist,' to host reception

Jeub of St. Cloud, a 'working artist,' to host reception on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/04/18/jeub-st-cloud-working-artist-host-reception/7889219/ Artist Heidi Jeub has a selection of her abstract paintings on display in the Veranda Lounge April 10. Jeub will host an artist reception on May 1. The 1995 Sartell High School ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Sartell, MN, Sauk Rapids, MN

The Daily Caller

Study claims that air pollution is racist

The University of Minnesota study found that race was a bigger factor than income in terms of which group is most impacted by poor air quality.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Conservative Political News

Finance and Commerce

U-area apartments coming fast

CPM Cos.' proposed apartment building at 701 15th Ave. SE. in Minneapolis would stretch from 15th Avenue to 14th Avenue Southeast.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN

ABC News

Post-Rehab, Injured Snowy Owl Ready to Be Released

A rare snowy owl that gained national attention when it was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital is scheduled to be released into the wild after a rehab stint in Minnesota.

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TwinCities

Rare snowy owl rehabbed in Minnesota to be released into wild

A rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital and sent to Minnesota for rehabilitation is scheduled to be released into the wild.

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The Daily Lobo

Student parents lacking support

She tells herself she'll fill out the applications - that she needs to so she can limit how much more her student debt of $32,000 grows - but she can't find the time.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara, Portland State University, Washington State University, Kids

KSTP

U of M Students, Professors, Residents Speak Against Condoleezza Rice Visit

A few hundred protesters gathered outside Northrop Memorial Auditorium on the University of Minnesota campus Thursday evening to speak against Dr. Condoleezza Rice's visit.

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Related Topix: St. Louis Park, MN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

World Magazine

Life [and death] at South by Southwest

Tragedy at fast-growing festival provokes public soul-searching and questions for other American mega-festivals.

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Related Topix: SXSW, Inc, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Star Tribune

Minnesota Senate pioneer Nancy Brataas, 86, dies

Former state Sen. Nancy Brataas died Thursday, leaving legislators past and present speaking of a woman they say helped shape Minnesota history.

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OregonLive.com

Advice on choosing a college: Value faculty who care about students,...

Sarah Phillips, a sociology professor at Pacific University in Forest Grove, grew up as the daughter of a college professor and has taught at places as diverse as Yale University, the University of Minnesota and now Pacific.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, Yale University, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Harvey Mudd College

Verde Independent

Aftershock at Mesa Classic

Micah Swenson Aftershock DIstance Club Head Coach Under the Friday night lights of Mesa Community College, the athletes of Aftershock Distance Club took to the track one final time against collegiate athletes before setting their sights on the upcoming USATF championship season.

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Related Topix: University of Kansas, University of Idaho, Cal State East Bay, Central, AZ, Sedona, AZ

City Pages

Anti-Condi Rice protest expected to draw hundreds

The U of M characterizes Rice as "recognized for her effort to foster freedom and democracy," but to the SDS, she's a war criminal.

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Related Topix: Condoleezza Rice, Northrop, MN

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