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  • Korean born, U.S. raised, Libby Otto joyfully embraces who she is

  • Posted on May 15, 2015 by Murphy News Service Korean born, U.S. raised, Libby Otto joyfully embraces who she is Diversity, Family, Heritage, News Libby Otto, with brother, Ben, mother, Terry , and father, Steve By Cora Hyun Jung/Murphy News Service “Oh gosh, A lot,” Libby Otto said when asked about how many Korean adoptees live in Minnesota. “So......read more



  • Meghan Lorence: Gophers leader trading hockey stick for diploma(s)

  • Posted on May 15, 2015 by Murphy News Service Meghan Lorence: Gophers leader trading hockey stick for diploma(s) Hockey, News, Sports, U of M Cover photo: www.mygophersports.com By Joe Perovich/Murphy News Service The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team reaching the NCAA Women’s Frozen Four and hoisting the trophy – as they did in their 4-1 title-clinching win over......read more



  • A life behind the lens

  • Posted on May 13, 2015 by Murphy News Service A life behind the lens Photography Ben Garvin talks photojournalism, family, and fun By Brianna Vitands Murphy News Service Ben Garvin is a multimedia photojournalist at Kare 11, but didn’t start off studying visual journalism. Garvin grew up in Fayetteville, Ark., and originally studied creative writing at the University of......read more



  • Debate over preschool takes center stage

  • Posted on May 13, 2015 by Murphy News Service Debate over preschool takes center stage Education By Kerry Gaynor Murphy News Service Minnesota’s preschool system has been in the spotlight this legislative session. A recent report from the U.S. Department of Education shows that Minnesota lags behind other states in providing public funded preschool programs. Gov. Mark Dayton has......read more



  • ‘Different address, same quirky Saints,’ says team as new stadium opens

  • Posted on May 13, 2015 by Murphy News Service ‘Different address, same quirky Saints,’ says team as new stadium opens Baseball, Entertainment, News, Sports Story and photos by Kaitlin Merkel/Murphy News Service The St. Paul Saints’ staff, coaches and players assured fans Saturday that while the team may have a new ballpark, CHS Field in Lowertown St. Paul, the......read more



  • United Noodles finds successful niche near U campus

  • Posted on May 12, 2015 by Murphy News Service United Noodles finds successful niche near U campus Business, Community, Diversity, Food This slideshow requires JavaScript. Story, photos and video by Cora Hyun Jung/Murphy News Service Located only three stations away from the West Bank Green Line LRT station, United Noodles has been serving the local community for the 40 years......read more



  • Supporters of Chicano Studies push for more funding

  • Posted on May 12, 2015 by Murphy News Service Supporters of Chicano Studies push for more funding Audio, Diversity, Education, U of M ...read more



  • Video story: It was a colorful ‘Holi’ day, indeed

  • Posted on May 12, 2015 by Murphy News Service Video story: It was a colorful ‘Holi’ day, indeed Culture, Events, Traditions, U of M Murphy News Service video by Allison Kronberg ...read more



  • Gophers baseball runs in the blood for Halloran

  • Posted on May 11, 2015 by Murphy News Service Gophers baseball runs in the blood for Halloran Baseball By Kaitlin Merkel Murphy News Service It’s almost as if Minnesota redshirt senior catcher Matt Halloran was born to be a Gopher baseball player. Halloran’s father, Mike, played as a catcher on the Minnesota baseball team from 1984-1987. Halloran’s mother, Laura,......read more



  • Minneapolis’ city golf courses getting showered with attention

  • Posted on May 11, 2015 by Murphy News Service Minneapolis’ city golf courses getting showered with attention Golf, Government, Sports Cover photo of Hiawatha Golf Course from www.minneapolisparks.org By Allison Kronberg/Murphy News Service Spring showers are supposed to bring flowers. But sometimes they bring a lot more than that and it’s not always pretty either — especially if you’re......read more



  • Edina author stayed even busier penning book about her mother’s letters

  • Posted on May 11, 2015 by Murphy News Service Edina author stayed even busier penning book about her mother’s letters News Carpenter’s book is an ode to the thousands of letters written by her mother, Miriam Barber Judd. Cover photo from miriamswords.com. By Allison Maass/Murphy News Service Mary Lou Judd Carpenter has had a busy life, what with raising her......read more



  • May 14 American Composers Forum Night Out will celebrate 40 years of music

  • Posted on May 11, 2015 by Murphy News Service May 14 American Composers Forum Night Out will celebrate 40 years of music Education, Events, Music Featured will be Minnesota Carnatic music artist Nirmaia Rajasekar By Valory Schoenecker/Murphy News Service The American Composers Forum will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Thursday, May 14, with a multi-faceted composers’ “night out.” The......read more



  • Bicycle design exhibit showed pedaling possibilities

  • Posted on May 11, 2015 by Murphy News Service Bicycle design exhibit showed pedaling possibilities News Murphy News Service video story by Allison Maass ...read more



  • Not paying is worst of student light-rail ridership options

  • Posted on May 11, 2015 by Murphy News Service Not paying is worst of student light-rail ridership options News By Morgan Wolfe/Murphy News Service The Metro Transit light rail began running through the heart of the University of Minnesota’s campus last June, but some students are still are clueless about the ridership benefits to which they’re entitled. The light......read more



  • From Subway to Spoon and Stable, chef/restaurateur Gavin Kaysen sees dreams realized

  • Posted on May 7, 2015 by Murphy News Service From Subway to Spoon and Stable, chef/restaurateur Gavin Kaysen sees dreams realized Dining, Food, News, Video Video story for Murphy News Service by Morgan Wolfe ...read more