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  • Chefs’ “honey recipe” challenge has them buzzing

  • Posted on April 19, 2014 by Murphy News Service Chefs’ “honey recipe” challenge has them buzzing News, Video BY SOPHIA KHORI MURPHY NEWS SERVICE Lucia Watson of Lucia’s Restaurant took home the gold at the Beez Kneez first ever Dandelion Honey Pastry Chef Challenge, hosted by Beez Kneez. The Nicollet Island Pavilion was filled earlier this month with many......read more



  • Community Protests Condoleezza Rice Speech

  • Posted on April 19, 2014 by Murphy News Service Community Protests Condoleezza Rice Speech News ALYSSA BLUHM MURPHY NEWS SERVICE A couple hundred students and community members gathered on the front plaza of Northrop Auditorium on the University of Minnesota campus on April 17 to protest a speech being delivered inside the building by Condoleezza Rice. The protestors gathered......read more



  • Students From Maple Grove Recognized at State Science Fair

  • Posted on April 18, 2014 by Murphy News Service Students From Maple Grove Recognized at State Science Fair Education By Maggie Schauer Murphy News Service Maple Grove residents participated in the state science and engineering fair this month and four students won top prizes. Students qualify for the Minnesota State Science and Engineering Fair only if they have qualified......read more



  • Spotlight on Mpls Health Commissioner Gretchen Musicant

  • Posted on April 18, 2014 by Murphy News Service Spotlight on Mpls Health Commissioner Gretchen Musicant Audio, Health ...read more



  • Local mattress sanitation company has a ‘mite’-y mission

  • Posted on April 17, 2014 by Murphy News Service Local mattress sanitation company has a ‘mite’-y mission Business, Health By Rebekah Ellis Murphy News Service Monica and Dave Soleta know what happens when you’re in bed. “Everybody sheds about a million skin cells an hour,” Dave said. “When you sleep in your bed, you’ve got about 8 million skin......read more



  • Changes to “Steve’s Law” could help heroin bill through House

  • Posted on April 16, 2014 by Murphy News Service Changes to “Steve’s Law” could help heroin bill through House News By Haley Egle Murphy News Service  Minnesota lawmakers in both the House and the Senate hope that recent negotiations with law enforcement groups will help build support for a bill providing amnesty for people who report heroin overdoses by......read more



  • A glimpse of spring

  • Posted on April 15, 2014 by Murphy News Service A glimpse of spring Audio ...read more



  • Hennepin County ‘Step To It’ Fitness Challenge Going Green

  • Posted on April 14, 2014 by Murphy News Service Hennepin County ‘Step To It’ Fitness Challenge Going Green Health By Shonna Korsmoe Murphy News Service After a long and miserable winter, Hennepin County is encouraging its citizens to get out and get moving with the annual Step To It Challenge. For the sixth year in a row, 24 participating......read more



  • A push to allow guns on campus

  • Posted on April 14, 2014 by Murphy News Service A push to allow guns on campus Video ...read more



  • Newscast: University Report

  • Posted on April 12, 2014 by Murphy News Service Newscast: University Report Education, News, Video ...read more



  • Hunger relief film debuts at film festival

  • Posted on April 11, 2014 by Murphy News Service Hunger relief film debuts at film festival Art By Alyssa Bluhm Murphy News Service  Local Emmy award-winning filmmaker Jesse Roesler is debuting his hunger relief film “The Starfish Throwers” tomorrow as part of the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF). The film follows three people around the globe making......read more



  • ‘Tree swing’ enlivens vacant downtown storefront

  • Posted on April 11, 2014 by Murphy News Service ‘Tree swing’ enlivens vacant downtown storefront Art Audio slideshow by Anthony Ratnaraj Murphy News Service  Public artist Aaron Dysart has created “Tree Swing” — a new window installation in a vacant storefront on the east side of 7th Street been Nicollet and Hennepin. The project is part of the Hennepin......read more



  • From Osseo to Nashville: Katie Ray is on Her Way

  • Posted on April 11, 2014 by Murphy News Service From Osseo to Nashville: Katie Ray is on Her Way Music By Maggie Schauer Murphy News Service Osseo’s Katie Ray Murray has been taking the country music world by storm. Murray, better known as Katie Ray in the music world, said: “According to my family, I was singing from the......read more



  • Free workshops for families affected by Alzheimer’s

  • Posted on April 8, 2014 by Murphy News Service Free workshops for families affected by Alzheimer’s Health By Jordee Kalk Murphy News Service It’s estimated that one third of Minnesota families are impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease. Of that, 70 percent of those families are caring for their loved ones at home. The toll on the caregivers and other family......read more



  • Excelsior yacht skippers prepping for big Lake Minnetonka June race

  • Posted on April 7, 2014 by Murphy News Service Excelsior yacht skippers prepping for big Lake Minnetonka June race News By Sam Gordon Murphy News Service Minnesota is nicknamed the Land of 10,000 Lakes, which means there are plenty of opportunities for sailing every year. And this summer, one of the country’s premier yacht races – the A-Scow National......read more