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Center receives $9.5 million to assist Ukrainian business

by Nathan Hall
Published November 26, 2002

The University Center for Nations in Transition has received a $9.5 million grant that will be used to train Ukrainians interested in learning Western-style business practices over the next five years. The...

Light rail’s imminent arrival spurs neighborhood concerns

by Courtney Lewis
Published November 25, 2002

Area residents are concerned that neighborhoods around the Light Rail Transit's Hiawatha corridor will not be developed by the time trains start running in roughly 18 months. Michael Krause, executive...

Local communities mostly oppose proposed stadium

by Emily Johns
Published November 22, 2002

Minneapolis community organizations are weighing in on the stadium debate with the University's Board of Regents. These community organizations, many of which were present during Memorial Stadium's heyday,...

Disappearance of Brainerd woman not linked to Jenkins

by Monica LaBelle
Published November 22, 2002

Brainerd police say the disappearance of Erika Dalquist, 21, is unrelated to three other recent reports of missing young adults in Minnesota and Wisconsin. "That's what we've pretty much felt all along,"...

Web site assists social outreach workers and low-income families

by Nathan Hall
Published November 21, 2002

Minnesota social workers and the low-income families they serve got a leg-up from the University and the Internet on Monday. The University's Children, Youth and Family Consortium and the state's Children's...

Some counties fail to report Wellstone votes

Published November 20, 2002

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Nine counties didn't report votes for the late Democratic Sen. Paul Wellstone in time for a Canvassing Board meeting Tuesday, even though state law required it. Secretary of State...

State agencies help to rid Minnesota of hidden meth labs

Published November 19, 2002

S By Emily Johns everal Minnesota state agencies recently completed a program to help Minnesota communities clean up hidden methamphetamine labs. The Minnesota Department of Health, the Bureau of Criminal...

Some seek socially-responsible investments to ease the mind

by Nathan Halverson
Published November 18, 2002

Emily Tissier, a natural resources junior, wanted to invest for her future. After getting her tax rebate more than a year ago, she opened an individual retirement account. She figured $50 per month now...

Missing Minnesotans’ families meet to discuss next steps

by Monica LaBelle
Published November 15, 2002

The families of four missing Minnesotans gathered in St. Paul on Monday to share their stories. Since Oct. 30, four college-aged adults, including Carlson School of Management student Chris Jenkins, have...

Expected retirees may open jobs for environment students

by Branden Peterson
Published November 15, 2002

In more than 25 years at the College of Natural Resources, Phil Splett has seen the ups and downs of the job market for his students. Yet, the current situation poses a huge opportunity for some students...

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