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3 hrs ago | Roseville Review

RAHS teacher publishes e-book

Roseville Area High School English and drama teacher Sam Tanner has written an "unmarketable" book.


7 hrs ago | The Daily Gopher

Minnesota Football Recruiting: James Johannesson Commits To The Gophers

Proud to have verbally committed to the University of Minnesota today for running back!!!! #ski -u-maha 3 star running back James Johannesson has verbally committed to the Gophers! Joe C has a little more on James : The Gophers got another recruiting commitment Friday, this time from Fargo South running back James ... (more)


Related Topix: Minnesota, Sports, University of Minnesota NCAA, NCAA Sports

11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Snowy owl that charmed the nation's capital found dead in Minnesota

The snowy owl that charmed the nation's capital when he perched himself in downtown Washington, and then worried the nation's capital when he was hit by a bus a few days later, has died.


Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, Santee, CA

12 hrs ago | Wireless Developer Network

IBM Study: 80 Percent of Organizations are Turning to Citizen Developers to Drive Innovation

IBM today announced the results of a global study that revealed 80 percent of leading enterprises are forming new partnerships with "citizen developers," industry professionals operating outside the scope of enterprise IT.


16 hrs ago | CBS Local

Bicyclist Attempts Armed Robbery Of Bicyclist Near 'U'

The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after an attempted armed robbery took place near the East Bank campus Thursday night.


16 hrs ago | KSFY

Vikings adding $19M to stadium project

The Minnesota Vikings say they're adding another $19.7 million to their contribution to a new stadium to make sure it has the features they want.


Related Topix: Oglala, SD

19 hrs ago |

Celebrations: Sarah Wick and John Ritter plan September wedding

Sarah Wick of St. Paul, Minnesota, and John Ritter of Hastings, Minnesota, are planning a September wedding at Christ King Church in Wauwatosa.


Related Topix: Wedding, St. Paul, MN, Hastings, MN, Melrose, MN

Yesterday | Star Tribune

Fair gets off to wet, wonderful start

But Minnesotans have never let the weather get in the way of their fun. At 6 a.m. sharp, while lightning flashed across the sky and rain came down in sheets, people were lined up to get into the fair as soon as the gates opened.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Norwood Young America, MN

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Design News

Video: Solar Car Drives Valuable Career Lessons Home

Since 1987, teams of engineers around the world have built solar cars to participate in a road race around Australia called the World Solar Challenge, being tested on the race time, kilometers traveled, practicality, and energy used by the vehicles they invent.


Twin Cities Daily Planet

Bike ride offers tour of Minnesota's African American history

Saturday, August 23, presents a great opportunity to have an historical experience relative to the African American communities' presence in Minneapolis and Saint Paul.


Related Topix: African-American

Finance and Commerce

Boosting property values on light rail lines

When the Exeter Group purchased the Chittenden & Eastman Building for $1.65 million in October 2010, the former furniture warehouse might not have been considered a "hot" property.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Ramsey County, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Bloomington, MN

Business Journal

UAlbany president Robert Jones recruits new members to his administrative team

University at Albany named Timothy Mulcahy as its interim senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.


Related Topix: SUNY Albany, Minnesota, University of Wisconsin Madison, Old Dominion University

Timberjay Newspapers Online

Underwater neutrino detector?

Researchers with the University of Minnesota sink a prototype neutrino detector in a flooded mine pit at the former LTV site earlier this month as part of a pilot project.


Related Topix: Soudan, MN

National Conference of State Legislat...

Bipartisan Bike Ride

State lawmakers are taking to the streets of Minneapolis, but this is no campaign stop: It's the 10th annual Bipartisan Bike Ride at the National Conference of State Legislatures' 40th annual Legislative Summit .


Sys-Con Media

Pure Storage Names Tim Riitters CFO

Riitters will lead the company's financial and accounting operations worldwide. He will report to CEO Scott Dietzen.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News,

Hayfield Herald

New face in the TMS principal office

He is a graduate of St. Paul Harding High School, home of the Knights. He graduated from Winona State University with a major in chemistry and physics.


Related Topix: Winona State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Minnesota

Wed Aug 20, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Carver County woman is Princess KayCarver County woman is Princess...

Carver County woman is Princess Kay Stearns County woman is one of 2 runners-up.


Related Topix: Carver County, MN, Stearns County, MN

St. Cloud Times

U of M battles bee problems with pollenU of M battles bee problems...

U of M battles bee problems with pollen An effort is underway in Minnesota to try to stem the recent drop in the bee population Check out this story on DELANO - An effort is underway in Minnesota to try to stem the recent ... (more)


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Agriculture, Life, Food, Honey, Delano, MN

Science Daily

Growing up poor affects adults' sense of control, impulsiveness when faced with economic uncertainty

Growing up poor can influence people's sense of control and in turn may lead them to more impulsive decision-making and quickly give up on challenging tasks in uncertain situations, according to new research.



Minnesota State Fair opening day weather: hot and muggy

Siblings Dehvin Chu, 6, Lydia Chu, 5 and Ethan Chu, 10, all of Vadnais Heights, soak their faces in the cooling waters of misters set up near two medical aid stations at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on August 25, 2013.


Related Topix: Vadnais Heights, MN, Weather