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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Students benefit from living, working in cooperatives

by Nathan Halverson
Published September 20, 2002

Many students see their place on the business ladder as somewhere near the bottom rung. Whether they're trying to get lower prices, better service or recognition for their ideas at work, students find...

Princess Kay savors new challenges and responsibilities

by Branden Peterson
Published September 20, 2002

Wearing jeans, a University sweatshirt and a backpack to class, she's an unassuming princess. But Sarah Olson was wearing a sparkling dress, glittering crown and banner less than a month ago. Crowned the...

Flood relief for northern Minn. is expected in special session

by Libby George
Published September 19, 2002

If all goes as planned, legislators and Gov. Jesse Ventura will have allocated flood relief funding for northern Minnesota as early as 1 p.m. Thursday. At noon, legislators will meet for a special session,...

University-made turkey vaccine could save millions

by Branden Peterson
Published September 18, 2002

A University professor has helped stop the spread of a virus that cost Minnesota turkey producers $90 million in losses during the past six years. The Department of Agriculture recently approved a vaccine...

DNR will use dogs, hunters to kill bear

by Brad Unangst
Published September 18, 2002

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will use dogs and hunters to find and kill the bear that attacked a University researcher Sunday. Dennis Stauffer, spokesman for the DNR, said on Wednesday...

After attack, DNR might send hunters to kill bear

by Brad Unangst
Published September 17, 2002

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are considering the use of conservation hunters to kill a black bear that attacked a University wildlife researcher near Milaca, Minn., Sunday afternoon. "This...

Giuliani speaks on crisis leadership principles

by Andrew Pritchard
Published September 16, 2002

After walking onstage to a standing ovation Friday, former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani spoke in St. Paul about crisis leadership. Giuliani, who led New York during last year's terrorist attacks,...

High school students benefit from Qwest’s fines paid to state

by Nathan Halverson
Published September 13, 2002

High schools students from the Agriculture and Food Science Academy in St. Paul will soon be able to take University lab courses from the comfort of their classrooms thanks to sub-par service by Qwest...

Tapped gas line halts Hiawatha light rail construction project

by Monica LaBelle
Published September 12, 2002

Construction of the Hiawatha Avenue light rail line was interrupted Wednesday morning when Minnesota Transit contractors tapped a four-inch gas line in downtown Minneapolis. Natural gas leaked and was...

Vintage women’s clothing collection is on display

by Branden Peterson
Published September 11, 2002

In the 11 years Nancy Cyr has worked as museum collection manager at the Goldstein Museum of Design, she's maintained a large women's vintage accessory collection in storage, which often taunts her to...