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  1. Jonah Pirsig: A whale of a teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Jonah Pirsig spends fall Saturdays using his 6-9, 320-pound body to shield the Gophers' backfield from danger, ready to pulverize defensive ends and destroy their will. With long hair hanging from his helmet and sweat pouring off his shaggy beard, the offensive tackle grunts and grinds play after play in the trenches.

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  2. One fair lady is the featured work of art at Edina Art FairRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Over the past couple of years, collage artist Kristi Abbott of St. Paul has been honing her technique and style, trying to develop a strong body of work. Abbott, who previously worked in the corporate world, only recently decided to pursue art full-time.

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  3. Children's to relocate 650 workers from around metro to Edina officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Star Tribune

    Under the plan, workers would move into about 200,000 square feet of leased space at 5901 Lincoln Drive in Edina, near the intersection of Minnesota 62 and U.S. 169. The lease should be finalized in the coming week, said Dave Oberman, president and chief operating officer at Children's.

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  4. West metro police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Star Tribune

    A 53-year-old Edina woman was arrested for drunken driving following a traffic stop at 50th Street and Vernon Avenue. A 16-year-old boy was arrested for possession of marijuana and underage possession of alcohol at 60th Street and Ewing Avenue.

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  5. Midwest Book Awards announce winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Star Tribune

    The Midwest Independent Publishing Association has announced the winners of the annual Midwest Book Awards. The ceremony was held last night in St. Paul, and 185 books were considered in 42 categories, ranging from poetry and literary fiction to self-help and cookbooks.

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  6. Minnesota's St. Louis County bans use of e-cigarettes in public placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Star Tribune

    TV reports the ban in St. Louis County treats e-cigarettes like traditional cigarettes, barring their use in public areas such as stores and workplaces. The St. Louis County Board voted 5-2 on the measure Tuesday after a public hearing that lasted nearly three hours.

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  7. Hopkins music teacher Kay Hawley to retire after 43 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Star Tribune

    Kay Hawley, one of Minnesota's early female band directors, will retire after 43 years of making music in Hopkins. Kay Hawley, who spent more than three decades teaching in the Hopkins district, embraced and encouraged music student Meghan O'Reilly after a recent concert.

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  8. Obituary: Elaine Meisch founded Dakota County Technical College's interior design programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Star Tribune

    Students in Elaine Meisch's interior design courses at Dakota County Technical College learned quickly that there was much more to the trade than creating pleasing color schemes. They had to learn everything from what made good carpeting to the features of solidly built furniture to the use of lighting and even drafting.

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  9. Former Sofitel landing a new restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

    A new restaurant is going into the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel - it's the 1970s landmark formerly known as the Hotel Sofitel, anchoring the northwest corner of I-494 and Hwy. 100 - but let's get one thing straight right from the start: it's not a hotel restaurant.

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  10. Close to Home: DIY window repair, Eva Longoria collection, Mission furnitureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Star Tribune

    Eva Longoria, best known as the scheming Gabrielle on "Desperate Housewives," has joined other celebrities in the home-decor market. J.C. Penney's features four different bedding styles with complementary decorative pillows and window treatments inspired by Longoria's world travels.

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  11. Edina youth housing project gets more than $1 million in local fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Star Tribune

    An affordable housing project in Edina for homeless youth landed more than $1 million in local funding this week, a show of financial support that's expected to pave the way for state and private funding to reach the development's $10 million price tag. Hennepin County pledged $500,000 to the 66 West development, which will transform a TCF Bank building across from Southdale into 39 studio apartments for teens and young people who have been homeless.

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  12. Weekend traffic: Fishing opener, Race for the Cure, 494 closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Star Tribune

    As anglers head out of town to their favorite lake for this weekend's fishing opener, motorists can expect extra traffic an construction delays on popular get-away routes. For those who stay in town, thousands will make their way to Southdale Center for the annual Race for the Cure on Sunday.

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  13. At $1.50 per gallon, you can't beat these milk pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2013 | Star Tribune

    You could pay $6 for a 2-gallon pack of milk at Holiday in Edina, but if you go to any Circle K station by June 30, you can get 2-gallons of any Schroeder milk for $2.99. It's the best deal in the Twin Cities on milk as Circle K franchisees try to establish themselves in the Twin Cities.

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  14. Free physical exams for local high school athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2012 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota State High School league requires a physical exam of all students participating in a high school sport, but on Thursday Aug. 9 any high school student athlete without any known, pre-existing health problems can get a free exam. Athletes with diagnosed health conditions should consult with their physician for a more in-depth physical.

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  15. West news briefs: National Public Gardens Day returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Star Tribune

    May 6, 1965 tornado damage in Deephaven. The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society will hold its “Tapping History: Pint & Reflections on Lake Minnetonka's Past,” at 7 p.m. May 11 at Cast & Cru Restaurant at the Old Log Theater.

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  16. Twin Cities students walk out of schools to join Black Lives Matter protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Star Tribune

    Hundreds of protesters of all races, many of them metro-area high school students, rallied Friday in the rain at a Minneapolis park to support Black Lives Matter Minneapolis members who appeared in court earlier on charges related to a massive protest in December at the Mall of America. A festive rather than angry mood was evident at the rally at Martin Luther King Park, with many protesters chanting, rapping, singing and dancing as they listened to live music, spoken-word poetry and impassioned speeches.

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  17. Twin Cities students walk out to join Black Lives Matter protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Star Tribune

    As Black Lives Matter supporters chanted and sang outside an Edina courthouse, a Hennepin County judge on Friday denied an attempt to put a gag order on the alleged organizers of a massive December protest at the Mall of America. "Everyone has a First Amendment right to speak, and I'm not going to put a gag order on it," Judge Peter Cahill said in denying a motion by the city of Bloomington .

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  18. Overworked and Under Paid; The Mass ExodusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Star Tribune

    Chey Eisenman is a local cabdriver who tweets about life behind the wheel. She calls herself Chey Cab.

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  19. Restaurant news: Former Sofitel Hotel lands new restaurant, Lela, in BloomingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Star Tribune

    A new restaurant is going into the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel - it's the 1970s landmark formerly known as the Hotel Sofitel, anchoring the northwest corner of Interstate 494 and Hwy. 100 - but let's get one thing straight right from the start: It's not a hotel restaurant.

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  20. West metro police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Star Tribune

    A 19-year-old Edina man was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop in the 4900 block of 77th Street. Two 16-year-old boys were arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the 5200 block of Doncaster Way.

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