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  • Artist’s commission is just the piece for a long-bare La Crosse wall

  • Posted on April 23, 2015 by Murphy News Service Artist’s commission is just the piece for a long-bare La Crosse wall Art, News Artist Kairong Liu’s commissioned artwork — a triptych painting, or a painting split into three sections — measures about 6 feet wide by 7 feet tall. By Allison Kronberg/Murphy News Service Track lighting has highlighted a......read more



  • Gopher nine win 3-2 with walk-off single vs. SDSU

  • Posted on April 23, 2015 by Murphy News Service Gopher nine win 3-2 with walk-off single vs. SDSU Baseball, News, U of M By Kaitlin Merkel/Murphy News Service Three hits—one a walk off single in the bottom of the ninth—were all the Gopher baseball team needed Wednesday to beat the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits, 3-2. With the game......read more



  • TC brew fest exemplifies growing popularity of craft beer here

  • Posted on April 23, 2015 by Murphy News Service TC brew fest exemplifies growing popularity of craft beer here Beer!, News Photo presentation by Brianna Vitands of Murphy News Service minneapolis_craft_beer_festival (1) By Brianna Vitands/Murphy News Service The Twin Cities first craft beer festival Saturday featured more than 150 hand-crafted brews from 75 or so breweries for consumers to......read more



  • Pedaling pals take the spring break road less traveled

  • Posted on April 23, 2015 by Murphy News Service Pedaling pals take the spring break road less traveled News, Outdoors, People “We ride because we love to meet people. You never know what you’re going to encounter.” — Quentin Super.     By Morgan Wolfe/Murphy News Service Many college students were packing swimsuits and flip flops for their recent......read more



  • Submariners dive deep into friendship at club meets

  • Posted on April 21, 2015 by Murphy News Service Submariners dive deep into friendship at club meets Events, Memories, News Video by Louis Fine/Murphy News Service By Allison Maass/Murphy News Service Local submariners gathered earlier this month at the annual Holland Club breakfast to honor those who have been qualified in submarines for 50 years or more. “It’s a......read more



  • Audio: Tough games, fun names, for jamming, ramming Roller Girls

  • Posted on April 20, 2015 by Murphy News Service Audio: Tough games, fun names, for jamming, ramming Roller Girls News   MN Roller Girls Audio Story ...read more



  • Twins’ Tony Oliva: a man of the people

  • Posted on April 20, 2015 by Murphy News Service Twins’ Tony Oliva: a man of the people News Photo: Minnesota Twins By Chris Chesky/Murphy News Service It’s safe to say Tony Oliva is a people person. “I like people,” Oliva said. “I like to make conversation. Old people, young people, little people. I talk to everybody. I like to......read more



  • Gopher nine sweeps Penn State over the weekend

  • Posted on April 20, 2015 by Murphy News Service Gopher nine sweeps Penn State over the weekend News By Kaitlin Merkel/Murphy News Service Game No. 1:  Gophers open series with 6-1 win A three-run home run by left fielder Jordan Smith capped off a series-opening 6-1 win for the Gopher baseball team against the Penn State Nittany Lions Friday......read more



  • Audio story: Plant a Tree, Get a Beer

  • Posted on April 19, 2015 by Murphy News Service Audio story: Plant a Tree, Get a Beer Beer!, Environment, News Audio story by Aaron Bolton/Murphy News Service Get a beer for free by planting a tree By Aaron Bolton/Murphy News Service The Emerald Ash Borer beetle has taken its toll since arriving in Minnesota’s Ash trees in 2009. In......read more



  • Video: A visit with U’s Basses Wild

  • Posted on April 19, 2015 by Murphy News Service Video: A visit with U’s Basses Wild Music, U of M By Chris Chesky/Murphy News Service ...read more



  • Vinyl Hits its Groove with Record Store Day 2015

  • Posted on April 19, 2015 by Murphy News Service Vinyl Hits its Groove with Record Store Day 2015 Music, News Record Store Day 2015 soundslide Eighth-annual music collector’s holiday is back with plenty of wax tracks By Sam Schaust/Murphy News Service Business was hopping at The Electric Fetus in Minneapolis Saturday for Record Store Day 2015. Murphy News Service photos......read more



  • After $1.1 bil in public funding, MLS soccer here must go it alone

  • Posted on April 16, 2015 by Murphy News Service After $1.1 bil in public funding, MLS soccer here must go it alone Government, News, Sports, Taxes ‘It’s great that you are coming. You are bringing this franchise and excitement to Minnesota, but this time you’re going to have to go it alone.’ — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton concerning possible......read more



  • ‘Hero’ is book that features a superhero with spirit

  • Posted on April 14, 2015 by Murphy News Service ‘Hero’ is book that features a superhero with spirit Books, Faith By Valory Schoenecker/Murphy News Service As author Jim Miles sought the perfect words to describe the theme of his recently published novel “Hero,” his steady murmur consistently surrounded the concept of “looking out for others.” Miles, a 1995 graduate......read more



  • An observer of the U’s history

  • Posted on April 14, 2015 by Murphy News Service An observer of the U’s history Education, History, U of M, Video By Louis Fine Murphy News Service Imagine office walls lined with books, photos, files , documents, displays and oral histories. A computer resting on a homemade stand-up desk, and a large sign depicting the history of Northrop. This......read more



  • Murphy Hall graduate remains a champion of journalists

  • Posted on April 13, 2015 by Murphy News Service Murphy Hall graduate remains a champion of journalists Education, Profile, U of M By Andy Gutierrez Murphy News Service Thousands of students have graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, but for former students such as Sarah Bauer, Murphy Hall was a lot more than a building; it......read more