Latest news



  • Fashion for philanthropy

  • Posted on April 4, 2014 by Murphy News Service Fashion for philanthropy Fashion, Nonprofits By Alyssa Bluhm Murphy News Service  Twin Cities designer Emma Berg’s latest collection will be presented April 22 at the Ritz Theater as part of a philanthropic fashion event inspired by 10 young women from several local Boys & Girls Clubs. Berg’s spring/summer 2014 collection,......read more



  • April concerts highlight homeless youth

  • Posted on April 4, 2014 by Murphy News Service April concerts highlight homeless youth Music BY ANTHONY RATNARAJ MURPHY NEWS SERVICE  Popular Stick Pounding artist and Grammy Award-nominee Melanie DeMore in April will join One Voice Mixed Chorus – Minnesota’s and the nation’s largest LGBTA choral group – to raise awareness about homeless youths in the Twin Cities. Jane......read more



  • Audio: Spring Jam Battle of the Bands

  • Posted on April 3, 2014 by Murphy News Service Audio: Spring Jam Battle of the Bands Music, Audio By Shonna Korsmoe Murphy News Service  ...read more



  • Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour features remodeling ideas

  • Posted on April 2, 2014 by Murphy News Service Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour features remodeling ideas News By Alyssa Bluhm Murphy News Service  More than 50 homes will be available to homeowners looking for inspiration for their own remodeling projects late April on the Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour. The free, self-guided tour takes place over......read more



  • Clothing needy a big mission for Bloomington church

  • Posted on April 1, 2014 by Murphy News Service Clothing needy a big mission for Bloomington church Faith By Rebekah Ellis Murphy News Service Every Wednesday evening from September through May neatly organized racks of clothing, shoes and accessories are rolled into the lower level of Community of the Cross Lutheran Church in Bloomington. The church’s Community Clothes Line......read more



  • Wayzata’s Zilverberg finishes U career as All-American

  • Posted on April 1, 2014 by Murphy News Service Wayzata’s Zilverberg finishes U career as All-American Sports By Sam Gordon Murphy News Service Wayzata native Danny Zilverberg knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up — an All-American wrestler. “It’s been a goal ever since I was ten years old,” the Wayzata High School grad said.......read more



  • The Ultimate Trickster

  • Posted on April 1, 2014 by Murphy News Service The Ultimate Trickster Business Martha Lueders Murphy News Service When you walk into the Eagle Magic Store in Burnsville you’ll see a colorful display of tubes and boxes with Chinese writing and Egyptian hieroglyphics. In the back is an entire room filled with old antique tricks, Larry Kahlow, owner of......read more



  • Writer fulfills dream with new novel

  • Posted on March 31, 2014 by Murphy News Service Writer fulfills dream with new novel Literary By Marguerite Schauer Murphy News Service  Tamara Hughes has always read romance novels. So it’s no small deal that the Brooklyn Park resident had her first e-novel, “Once Upon a Masquerade,” published last month. While reading one day, Hughes asked herself: “Why didn’t......read more



  • Brooklyn Park Council Adopts Wildlife Policy

  • Posted on March 31, 2014 by Murphy News Service Brooklyn Park Council Adopts Wildlife Policy News By Shonna Korsmoe Murphy News Service The Brooklyn Park City Council took action this week to address the issue of troublesome wildlife on public lands. Director of Recreation and Parks Jon Oyanagi presented a draft of a wildlife management policy to the Council......read more



  • One-stop shop for graduates

  • Posted on March 31, 2014 by Murphy News Service One-stop shop for graduates Video, Education Video by Fan Wang Murphy News Service  ...read more



  • Changes reflect unique vision of local gym

  • Posted on March 28, 2014 by Murphy News Service Changes reflect unique vision of local gym Business, Sports By Christopher Aadland Murphy News Service From the inside, Lions Gym and Wellness Center looks typical: free weights, treadmills and other equipment are spread out about while muscular personal trainers encourage clients to achieve their fitness goals. But the center is......read more



  • Twins Announce Plans for Home Opener

  • Posted on March 28, 2014 by Murphy News Service Twins Announce Plans for Home Opener Sports BY WENDY LU MURPHY NEWS SERVICE Greetings to fans from legendary players, plenty of music and a ball-park wide “group” photo will be just a few of the activities taking place Monday, April 7 when the Minnesota Twins play their 2014 home opener......read more



  • Audio: U students offer own state of the U perspective

  • Posted on March 26, 2014 by Murphy News Service Audio: U students offer own state of the U perspective Education, Audio By Alyssa Bluhm/Murphy News Service  ...read more



  • Edina Illustrator Swimming in Artwork

  • Posted on March 20, 2014 by Murphy News Service Edina Illustrator Swimming in Artwork Art By Alexandria Chhith Murphy News Service Tim Montgomery, 53, has been keeping himself busy designing and drawing since he graduated from Edina High School in 1978. “From early on, he volunteered and did anything anyone wanted him to do,” his mother, Donna Montgomery, 78,......read more



  • Green homes sprouting in North Minneapolis

  • Posted on March 18, 2014 by Murphy News Service Green homes sprouting in North Minneapolis News By Sophia Khori Murphy News Service  A St. Olaf College music professor has purchased the first Green Homes North house — an affordable, energy efficient house that’s part of a new initiative to revitalize North Minneapolis. Green Homes North is a partnership among......read more