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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

UMPD K-9 Patrol Officer Lara Bauer stands with her dual purpose canine Rio at TCF Bank Stadium on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Prior to serving as a dog handler, Bauer was a member of the Universitys mounted patrol unit, which was disbanded in 2012.

All paws on deck for UMPD’s team of bomb-sniffing dogs

by J.D. Duggan
Published March 1, 2020

Last Tuesday afternoon in TCF Bank Stadium, the visiting team’s locker room was strewn with 14 bags, mostly filled with clothes, tennis balls and dog food.  University of Minnesota Police Department...

Diamond participates in future soldier training at the Roseville Armed Services Center nearly every Tuesday and Thursday with recently enlisted personnel or those considering enlistment. The program doesnt seek to replace basic training, but rather introduce participants to Army values and principles.

From civilian to soldier: a photo essay

by Jack Rodgers
Published January 31, 2020

Luke Diamond’s journey to enlistment as a soldier in the U.S. Army is far from linear. He is a Louisiana native from a conservative family who found a second home in the acting and journalism communities...

Eddy poses for a portrait in a custom built studio he designed to promote a new pro model Kendama on Monday, Nov. 18. A video he produced, Coop’s room, found inspiration from how common it is for many kids to play Kendama in their own room and the vibrant, green color of his new model.

A string of connections: a photo essay

by Parker Johnson
Published December 12, 2019

Matt Jorgenson, also known as “Sweets," started Sweets Kendamas in 2010. Sweets took to the streets of the University of Minnesota campus and handed out Kendamas, hoping to gather a following. When he...

Gallery: Youth Climate Strike 2019

Published September 21, 2019

Bryan Deane Bertsch opens a barrel in his kombucha factory on Saturday, July 13 in St. Paul. 

Digging in: local brewers continue the kombucha craze

by Liv Martin
Published July 17, 2019

Bryan Deane Bertsch began his business in a much different market than today. Back in 2009, the product of his hobby was meant only to be shared with friends and family. But the operation eventually grew...