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  • Dogs benefit from pet hotel, K-9 training partnership

  • Posted on December 2, 2015 by Murphy News Service Dogs benefit from pet hotel, K-9 training partnership Business, Pets Trainers from Off Leash K9 Training instruct employees of ADOGO Pet Hotels on how to better handle dogs being boarded. MURPHY NEWS SERVICE PHOTO BY MCKENZIE GERNES.  By MCKENZIE GERNES/Murphy News Service An uncommon corporate partnership between K-9 trainers and......read more



  • Imara org plans Dec. 6 fundraiser to help expand Kenyan social services facility

  • Posted on December 1, 2015 by Forrester Pack Imara org plans Dec. 6 fundraiser to help expand Kenyan social services facility News By FORRESTER PACK/Murphy News Service  The distance between Maple Grove, Minnesota, and Nanyuki, Kenya is well over 8,000 miles. However, with the important link these two cities share, they may as well be neighbors. “With the services of......read more



  • U’s SDS chapter carries on decades-long tradition

  • Posted on December 1, 2015 by Forrester Pack U’s SDS chapter carries on decades-long tradition News, Social causes, The U By FORRESTER PACK/Murphy News Service Whether it was during the socially riveting decade of the 1960s, or the politically fraught years following Sept. 11, 2001, the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) has been a national resource on college......read more



  • 30 children start new chapter at Adoption Day

  • Posted on November 30, 2015 by Murphy News Service 30 children start new chapter at Adoption Day News This slideshow requires JavaScript. Photos and story by Elizabeth Brumley / Murphy News Service Teddy bears and a high fives from an appointed judge for each child seemed only appropriate after their final hearings for official adoption on Nov. 21. Nineteen families......read more



  • Overflow Espresso Cafe closes to make way for new apartments

  • Posted on November 30, 2015 by Tipheret Peña Overflow Espresso Cafe closes to make way for new apartments Business, Coffee, Dining, Restaurants This slideshow requires JavaScript. By TIPHERET PEÑA / Murphy News Service Overflow Espresso Cafe, located in Prospect Park, closed its doors for the last time Saturday, Nov. 21 when they sold off their merchandise after seven and......read more



  • U women’s BB sked underway; Banham ready to play

  • Posted on November 20, 2015 by Murphy News Service U women’s BB sked underway; Banham ready to play Basketball, Humor, The U, Video Video “report” by BEN GOTZ/FOR MURPHY NEWS SERVICE ...read more



  • Video: U to hold controversial 9/11 remembrance

  • Posted on November 20, 2015 by Murphy News Service Video: U to hold controversial 9/11 remembrance Diversity, News, Student government, The U Video report by MORGAN WOLFE/for Murphy News Service ...read more



  • Audio: Mizzou to MN meeting prompts talk on real-time topics

  • Posted on November 20, 2015 by Murphy News Service Audio: Mizzou to MN meeting prompts talk on real-time topics News Audio report by MADISON BLOOMQUIST/Murphy News Service By ELLEN SCHMIDT/Murphy News Service A room full of students staff, and administrators gathered in Coffman Memorial Union Thursday to discuss pressing social issues around the world and on campus. The Campus Climate Work......read more



  • Edina Education Fund hires new executive director

  • Posted on November 19, 2015 by Eva Thomas Edina Education Fund hires new executive director Community, Education, Government, Nonprofits “We have to make sure we have a safe community, good parks and recreational [services], a strong educational system and that our residents have a good relationship with law enforcement, educators and community leaders.” — Tracie Huhn-Carr, new executive director......read more



  • U students’ 2016 presidential views run the gamut

  • Posted on November 19, 2015 by Forrester Pack U students’ 2016 presidential views run the gamut News ‘[On the Democratic side] I think we are lucky to have three very strong candidates for the role of US president,’ Haylee Hilton, president of the student group College Democrats at the U, said. PHOTO FROM COLLEGE DEMOCRATS WEBSITE.By FORRESTER PACK/Murphy News......read more



  • Video: WAM study groups draw students to U’s Weisman museum

  • Posted on November 18, 2015 by Murphy News Service Video: WAM study groups draw students to U’s Weisman museum Art, Community, Learning, The U Video story by Kirin Pandit/for Murphy News Service ...read more



  • Video: Bottoms up for the Beer Olympics

  • Posted on November 17, 2015 by Murphy News Service Video: Bottoms up for the Beer Olympics Beer!, Campus life, The U Video story by Kyle Kapustka/for Murphy News Service ...read more



  • Video: P.A.W.S. helps students pet away their stress

  • Posted on November 17, 2015 by Murphy News Service Video: P.A.W.S. helps students pet away their stress Health, Pets, The U, Video Video story by Marlee Hein/for Murphy News Service ...read more



  • Video: Girls find strong role models in Lynx players

  • Posted on November 17, 2015 by Murphy News Service Video: Girls find strong role models in Lynx players Role models, Sports, Video Video story by Sam Kraemer/for Murphy News Service ...read more



  • Video: Zap! offers campus bikers special perks

  • Posted on November 16, 2015 by Murphy News Service Video: Zap! offers campus bikers special perks The U, Transportation, Video By Ashley Simonson/for Murphy News Service ...read more