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11 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Eau Claire Police Dept. hires three new officers

Officer Cory Reeves Officer Reeves earned a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice as a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Platteville and received his law enforcement certification from the Fox Valley Technical College Law Enforcement Academy.


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Platteville, Platteville, WI, Larsen, WI

15 hrs ago | Business North

Hargrave to direct United Way campaign, resources

She has served on the boards of directors for both the Junior League of Duluth and the YMCA Community Services Branch.


Related Topix: Duluth, MN

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Richard Carl Jentoft, Beloit, WI

Richard Carl Jentoft, 80, of Beloit, WI, died Friday, July 4, 2014, in Beloit Memorial Hospital.


Related Topix: Beloit, WI, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Madison

Sun Jul 06, 2014


For the Pursuit of Happiness, Try a Daily Dose of Non-Judgmental Awareness

Duluth, Minnesota July 6, 2014: On the Fourth of July each year, we Americans celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence, which contains the famous wording about "the pursuit of happiness."


Related Topix: Duluth, MN, Chicago Theological Seminary, US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Business North

Twin Ports high on short list for LNG plant investment

Thanks to the region's significant mining, pipeline and transportation infrastructure, a major developer of plants that convert natural gas into liquid has placed Duluth-Superior high on its list of potential development sites.


Related Topix: Duluth, MN

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Star Tribune

And now, 'Pretend the World,' the CD version

First it was "Pretend the World," the book. Then it was "Pretend the World," the art exhibit.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Minnesota, Entertainment

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Star Tribune

Duets: Mike and David deliver

Nothing keeps Mike White from his daily dairy deliveries - not even surgery. Two weeks ago, the third-generation milkman wrapped up his route at 11:30 a.m., showered and arrived at the hospital by 1:30 p.m. for what was fortunately an uneventful hernia repair.


Related Topix: St. Louis Park, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Edina, MN

Thu Jun 26, 2014


Davidson-Bair to wed Aug. 23

Cassie graduated from Dassel-Cokato High School in 2002, the University of Minnesota-Duluth in 2006, and Northwestern University of St. Paul in 2010.


Wed Jun 25, 2014

Business North

Asbestos confirmed in Penokee Range proposed iron ore site

A scientist who disputed the finding of asbestos-like minerals in the Penokees says the difference is over the mineral type, but those minerals still have asbestos-like fibers.


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Lawrence University, Health, Mesothelioma, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mon Jun 23, 2014


Peter Guggisberg promoted at Bank Midwest

Guggisberg has been with Bank Midwest since the New Ulm branch opened in 2005 and brings 14 years of financial industry experience.


Related Topix: New Ulm, MN

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Students urge training in finances, debt control

Students entering the University of Minnesota should have an orientation program to help them manage their finances and control their debts, said a report from a student group to the Board of Regents.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota

Thu Jun 19, 2014


UMD Announces New Dean of Swenson College of Science and Engineering

The University of Minnesota Duluth announced Dr. Josh Hamilton as the new Dean of the Swenson College of Science and Engineering.


Related Topix: Duluth, MN, Cornell University, Bridgewater State College

Wed Jun 18, 2014

St. Cloud Times

New leadership welcomed to MnSCU boardNew leadership welcomed to...

New leadership welcomed to MnSCU board Chairman and vice chairwoman elected Check out this story on Renier has served on the MnSCU Board of Trustees since 2004 and previously served as the board's vice chair.


Related Topix: Duluth, MN

BWW Interviews: MN Native GHOST Star Haunted By Longing for NYC

Steven Grant Douglas grew up in the "smallest town in Northwestern Minnesota," but had big dreams when he moved across the state and went to college in Duluth to study musical theatre and dance.


Related Topix: Ghost, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Theater, Stephen, MN

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Roseville Review

Golfing for a cause

Justin Crane enjoying time on a four-wheeler with his daughter, Alex. Crane died in October of 2012, after battling acute myeloid leukemia.


Related Topix: South St. Paul, MN, Leukemia, Health, St. Paul, MN, Viking, MN

Sun Jun 15, 2014


Minnesota canoeists head north for 900-mile adventure

Gear was spread all over Adam Maxwell's tiny backyard in Duluth's Hillside: canoes, nine bulging food packs, tents, fuel bottles, hanks of rope, map cases, bear sirens and a solar battery charger.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Finland, MN, Grand Portage, MN

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Star Tribune

Securian Financial CEO Senkler to step down

Securian Financial Group Chief Executive Robert Senkler, a 40-year company veteran who led downtown St. Paul's largest private employer to record performance, plans to retire at the end of the year.


Tue Jun 10, 2014

CBS Local

UMD Student Who Suffered Frostbite Gets New Hand

A University of Minnesota-Duluth student who suffered severe frostbite is getting a new hand.