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Marcy-Holmes area slated to receive summertime facelift

by Emily Johns
Published January 23, 2003

When students living in the Marcy-Holmes area leave for the summer, the neighborhood won't be deserted. Road workers, tree planters and bike path planners will take their place, working on projects designed...

Nearly 150 Minnesotans to deploy to SW Asia

Published January 22, 2003

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Almost 150 members of the Minnesota Army National Guard have been deployed to Southwest Asia to support the war on terrorism. The troops will leave next week for training at Fort...

State grant program faces funding shortage this year

by Kari Petrie
Published January 21, 2003
Dearth amounts to $9 million to $16 million

Bulls on parade: third bronze sculpture hits St. Paul mall

by Branden Peterson
Published December 13, 2002

Early last spring, two 14-foot bronze bull sculptures were placed on the St. Paul campus mall, a short walk down the front steps of Haecker Hall. Observers might have believed the herd was complete. But...

Changes in wellfare laws challenge some Minnesotans

by Libby George
Published December 13, 2002

Darlene McKissick is in a precarious situation, as she has been since she gave birth to twins at age 17 and first entered the welfare system. "I just don't make enough right now to let go," said McKissick,...

Dinkytown Kitty Cat Klub offers a variety of foods, atmospheres

by Nathan Halverson
Published December 12, 2002

With quizzical expressions, newcomers step through the front door of Dinkytown's newest business, the Kitty Cat Klub, at 313 14th Ave. S.E. A huge gold cat statue sits erect at the edge of the bar, beckoning...

Minneapolis City Council to raise property taxesamid residents’ concern

Published December 11, 2002

M By Joe Mahon inneapolis is responding to budget difficulties by raising property taxes next year, and that might mean higher rent for some University students living in houses. The Minneapolis City Council...

Forestry Club lures Christmas tree lovers

by Branden Peterson
Published December 10, 2002

The University Forestry Club has helped put Christmas trees in living rooms for more than 75 years. They are back again this year, with hopes of selling more than 1,500 trees in the Twin Cities area. Buying...

Touring art show challenges sex-worker stereotypes

by Monica LaBelle
Published December 9, 2002

When she was 11 or 12 years old, "Spider" got involved in sex work to raise money so she could run away from home. "It seemed like the right thing to do to make money," she said. Since then, Spider - who...

Plan highlights strategies to manage Twin Cities’ growth

by Emily Johns
Published December 6, 2002

The roads are congested, the buses are full and the metropolitan area is expected to grow by 461,000 households in less than 30 years. But the Metropolitan Council has a plan. Blueprint 2030, a plan two...

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