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Minneapolis Will Bid For 2020 College Football Championship Game

June 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

By Amelia Rayno Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) The Vikings stadium has yet to open its doors, but Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is hoping to add even more to its swelling schedule. On Tuesday at the State Capitol, Dayton officially announced Minneapolis’ bid for the College Football Playoff Nat...

Here’s To The Brightest Stars Of 2014 In TV

Here’s To The Brightest Stars Of 2014 In TV

July 2, 2014


Filed under Television

By Neal Justin Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) The upside of enduring the dreariest winter since the Ice Age: Plenty of excuses to stay inside and warm ourselves by the glow of our television sets. In December, I applauded some of TV’s most valuable players, including Stephen Colbert, Allison J...

Aquaponic Company Produces Organic Vegetables Year-Round

Aquaponic Company Produces Organic Vegetables Year-Round

April 17, 2014


Filed under Food, Outdoors

By Jeff Strickler Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) MINNEAPOLIS — The land of sky blue waters has become the land of bright green vegetables. The former Hamm’s brewery in St. Paul, built over artesian wells that led to the company’s iconic motto, has been repurposed as an aquaponic fac...

Christine McVie Rejoins Fleetwood Mac For 33-City Fall Tour

Christine McVie Rejoins Fleetwood Mac For 33-City Fall Tour

March 30, 2014


Filed under Music

By Randy Lewis Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — Christine McVie will reunite with her Fleetwood Mac bandmates and tour for the first time in 16 years for nearly three dozen shows across North America, beginning Sept. 30 in Minneapolis. “It was so comfortable being back onstage w...

What I Learned From Country Music

What I Learned From Country Music

Joe Lose, Writer

March 20, 2014


Filed under Columns, Top Stories

Growing up in a large and prosperous suburb of Minneapolis is NOT country.  I don't claim to be born country or a country boy, but people can change, right? My first experience with country music was when my Dad bought a Garth Brooks tape.  Yes, I said tape.  I was incredibly reluctant to listen...

Northeast Community College Agriculture Students Attend Minnesota Conference

Northeast Community College Agriculture Students Attend Minnesota Conference

March 8, 2014


Filed under Activities

NORFOLK – Five Northeast Community College agriculture students attended the National Farmers Union (NFU) College Conference on Cooperatives recently. They were among more than 135 students from the United States and Puerto Rico to attend the conference in Minneapolis. The students learned how cooperative...

Minneapolis Writer Kate DiCamillo Wins Second Newbery Medal for ‘Flora & Ulysses’

Minneapolis Writer Kate DiCamillo Wins Second Newbery Medal for ‘Flora & Ulysses’

February 25, 2014


Filed under Books

By Laurie Hertzel Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis writer Kate DiCamillo won the John Newbery Medal on Monday for her book “Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures,” the second time in 10 years that she has captured the most prestigious award in child...

Hells Kitchen

Hells Kitchen

Jessica Schueth, Graphic Editor/ Lifestyles Editor

March 29, 2012


Filed under Food

While in Minneapolis, Minnesota last month, the staff enjoyed a great lunch at Hell’s Kitchen. In the heart of downtown Minneapolis in an underground space that works perfect for this unique restaurant. Hells Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and drink seven days a week. The restaurant/ bar...

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