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  • Minneapolis fresh produce campaign needs to grow

  • Posted on May 12, 2014 by Murphy News Service Minneapolis fresh produce campaign needs to grow Community By Martha Lueders Murphy News Service  This spring the City of Minneapolis again is struggling to get its Plant an Extra Row campaign started for its second year. The campaign was implemented last year when the Minneapolis Health Department’s Healthy Food Shelf......read more



  • Students celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday

  • Posted on May 12, 2014 by Murphy News Service Students celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday Video ...read more



  • Devoted Gophers baseball fan inspires team

  • Posted on May 10, 2014 by Murphy News Service Devoted Gophers baseball fan inspires team Audio, Sports ...read more



  • Artists tap into their power animals

  • Posted on May 10, 2014 by Murphy News Service Artists tap into their power animals Art, Video ...read more



  • Holi festival celebrates spring

  • Posted on May 8, 2014 by Murphy News Service Holi festival celebrates spring Video ...read more



  • Maple Grove Women Perform with Twin Cities Women’s Choir

  • Posted on May 8, 2014 by Murphy News Service Maple Grove Women Perform with Twin Cities Women’s Choir Community By Maggie Schauer Murphy News Service  Brenda Pflaum and Maryann Watters of Maple Grove will perform with the Twin Cities Women’s Choir (TCWC) on May 9 and 10. TCWC has an annual Gala called “Divas and Desserts,” where they will......read more



  • Hotel tax will pay for new Edina visitors’ bureau

  • Posted on May 5, 2014 by Murphy News Service Hotel tax will pay for new Edina visitors’ bureau Community, News BY REBEKAH ELLIS MURPHY NEWS SERVICE Edina City Council members this week approved an ordinance for a 3-percent lodging tax that will pay for a new visitors’ bureau. The bureau has been dubbed “Explore Edina” and will be located in......read more



  • Nonprofit has girls running toward bright futures

  • Posted on May 5, 2014 by Murphy News Service Nonprofit has girls running toward bright futures Nonprofits, Sports By Martha Lueders Murphy News Service  “[This spring] I was expecting to be running in daffodils and tulips,” Kris Miner, a coach for the organization Girls on the Run, said. “I don’t know what I was thinking! I live in Minnesota.”......read more



  • One last iron pour

  • Posted on May 5, 2014 by Murphy News Service One last iron pour Education, Video ...read more



  • Newscast: University Report

  • Posted on May 2, 2014 by Murphy News Service Newscast: University Report Education, Video ...read more



  • Tips for international students seeking internships

  • Posted on May 1, 2014 by Murphy News Service Tips for international students seeking internships Education, News, Video ...read more



  • Art show spotlights labor struggles

  • Posted on May 1, 2014 by Murphy News Service Art show spotlights labor struggles Art, Video ...read more



  • Community solar garden coming to Hennepin County

  • Posted on May 1, 2014 by Murphy News Service Community solar garden coming to Hennepin County Community, Environment (Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct information about Xcel’s role in the community solar garden project.)  By Alyssa Bluhm Murphy News Service A community solar garden will be built this fall by Able Energy, allowing Xcel customers to......read more



  • Mill City Farmers Market launches ninth season May 10

  • Posted on May 1, 2014 by Murphy News Service Mill City Farmers Market launches ninth season May 10 Community BY SOPHIA KHORI MURPHY NEWS SERVICE Mother’s Day weekend marks the beginning of the ninth season of the Mill City Farmers Market on the Minneapolis riverfront. In celebration of both the opening and mothers across the metro, the market’s opening day on......read more



  • Reflections on the state’s same-sex marriage law

  • Posted on May 1, 2014 by Murphy News Service Reflections on the state’s same-sex marriage law News By Jordee Kalk Murphy News Service Much has happened since Minnesota passed a bill last May that made legal marriages for same-sex couples. Many “I dos” have been exchanged between GLBT couples across the state since Aug. 1, 2013, when the constitutional......read more