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Associate Vice President of Captial Planning and Project Management Mike Perkins does his routine inspection Friday at Folwell Hall. After eight years managing construction at the University of Minnesota,  Perkins will retire in January.

[Photo] Construction: the man in charge

August 10, 2011

Associate Vice President of Captial Planning and Project Management Mike Perkins does his routine inspection Friday at Folwell Hall. After eight years managing construction at the University of Minnesota,...

Campus Connector driver Joe Filey looks in the rear-view mirror to ensure the rear door is cleared. This fall will mark Filey's fourth year driving on campus.

[Photo] In training, drivers face long road

August 10, 2011

Campus Connector driver Joe Filey looks in the rear-view mirror to ensure the rear door is cleared. This fall will mark Filey's fourth year driving on campus.

Business senior and No Static Records founder Jake Heinitz, left, and Audio Perm producer Taylor Madrigal, right, are the organizers of the first Audio Perm Block Party.

[Photo] Check the rhyme

August 10, 2011

Business senior and No Static Records founder Jake Heinitz, left, and Audio Perm producer Taylor Madrigal, right, are the organizers of the first Audio Perm Block Party. "Audio Perm Block Party" is exposing...

Families and friends of I-35W bridge crash victims look at the survivor wall after the dedication ceremony for the Remembrance Garden in Minneapolis.

[Photo] 13 beams to immortalize the tragedy

August 3, 2011

Families and friends of I-35W bridge crash victims look at the survivor wall after the dedication ceremony for the Remembrance Garden in Minneapolis.

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Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives, Kurt Zellers speaks to members of the press Thursday at the Capitol.

[Photo] Experts: shutdown could last weeks

July 6, 2011

Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives, Kurt Zellers speaks to members of the press Thursday at the Capitol.

No Static Records owner Jake Heintz, left, promotes his label by traveling across the country. Rapper Niles Miller, right, is Heintz’s first client.

[Photo] Young rap label head hits the road

July 5, 2011

No Static Records owner Jake Heintz, left, promotes his label by traveling across the country. Rapper Niles Miller, right, is Heintz’s first client.

President Eric Kaler and his wife Karen join the University of Minnesota Marching Band at the Delano 4th of July Parade three days after Kaler takes the office as the 16th President of the University of Minnesota.

[Photo] Taking the helm: President Kaler starts his term at the University of Minnesota

July 6, 2011

President Eric Kaler and his wife Karen join the University of Minnesota Marching Band at the Delano 4th of July Parade three days after Kaler takes the office as the 16th President of the University of...

Patrick Johnston of Orono completes at the class AA high school tournament at Ridges At Sand Creek golf course in Jordan, Minn.

[Photo] Future Gophers golfer Laorr wins girl's state 2A title

June 22, 2011

Patrick Johnston of Orono completes at the class AA high school tournament at Ridges At Sand Creek golf course in Jordan, Minn.

Ecology grad student Michael Wells holds a Downy Woodpecker in his hand at the Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area Saturday in Inver Grove Heights. Bio Blitz is an intensive 24 hours race to find all the plants and animals at a specific location which helps biologists to identify different plants and animals.

[Photo] Ready ... set ... name that bird!

June 15, 2011

Ecology grad student Michael Wells holds a Downy Woodpecker in his hand at the Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area Saturday in Inver Grove Heights. Bio Blitz is an intensive 24 hours race to find...

Charles Brown shows a Tesla Coil created by the Nikola Tesla Patent Producers on Monday.

[Photo] Group experiments to earn patent

June 15, 2011

Charles Brown shows a Tesla Coil created by the Nikola Tesla Patent Producers on Monday.

Director of the University News Services Dan Wolter packs his belongings Friday in his office at Morrill Hall. Wolter is leaving his position to be the Director of Public Affairs at Pfizer.

[Photo] U searches for new spokesman

June 8, 2011

Director of the University News Services Dan Wolter packs his belongings Friday in his office at Morrill Hall. Wolter is leaving his position to be the Director of Public Affairs at Pfizer.

“Innuendo” by Abstract expressionist James Wrayge is happening at Rosalux Art Gallery now through June 25.

[Photo] Hidden in the hues

June 8, 2011

“Innuendo” by Abstract expressionist James Wrayge is happening at Rosalux Art Gallery now through June 25.

Pastor David Kind spends hours going through district documents Monday in the Concordia University Library. Kind tries to gather all the documents to convince the district not to sell the property to the campus ministry.

[Photo] Dinkytown church holds on to hope

June 8, 2011

Pastor David Kind spends hours going through district documents Monday in the Concordia University Library. Kind tries to gather all the documents to convince the district not to sell the property to the...

Retired nurse Ellen Miele celebrates Humphrey’s 100th birthday at Hennepin County Government Center Plaza. Miele met Humphrey in Minnetonka when she was young.

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June 8, 2011

Retired nurse Ellen Miele celebrates Humphrey’s 100th birthday at Hennepin County Government Center Plaza. Miele met Humphrey in Minnetonka when she was young.

Hubert “Skip” Humphrey III cut the birthday cake to celebrate his fathers 100th birthday. Hubert Humphrey celebration was at the Hennepin Country Government Center Plaza on May 26,2011.

[Photo] Humphrey is still state’s ‘favorite son’

June 1, 2011

Hubert “Skip” Humphrey III cut the birthday cake to celebrate his fathers 100th birthday. Hubert Humphrey celebration was at the Hennepin Country Government Center Plaza on May 26,2011.

Workers Bob Lucky, left, and Andre Johnson, right, fill a pothole with hot asphalt on Tuesday in Minneapolis.

[Photo] Cuts could force Minneapolis to slow its assault on potholes

May 4, 2011

Workers Bob Lucky, left, and Andre Johnson, right, fill a pothole with hot asphalt on Tuesday in Minneapolis.

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Kowsar Abdi, left, and Muna Ali, right, are students of the Minneapolis Police Department Somali Youth Citizens’ Academy. The police held a citizens’ academy to explain how they do their job and learn more about the community.

[Photo] Area youth take notes from Minneapolis cops

April 18, 2011

Kowsar Abdi, left, and Muna Ali, right, are students of the Minneapolis Police Department Somali Youth Citizens’ Academy. The police held a citizens’ academy to explain how they do their job and learn...

First year Christine Avery, right, helps first year Annie Testin to put on her orange band around her arm. Games rules require humans to wear a orange band around their arm and zombies to wear the band on their heads.

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First year Christine Avery, right, helps first year Annie Testin to put on her orange band around her arm. Games rules require humans to wear a orange band around their arm and zombies to wear the band...

First year Noah Jackson practices shooting his Nerf gun before the start of Humans vs. Zombies Monday night outside of Northrop Auditorium.

[Photo] Zombies, humans clash on campus

April 13, 2011

First year Noah Jackson practices shooting his Nerf gun before the start of Humans vs. Zombies Monday night outside of Northrop Auditorium.

General manager Ray Gaves tweets about the daily special Saturday at the Big Ten on Washington Avenue. The golden gopher bar bird website uses local bars’ twitter feeds to help people know where they should go out for the night.

[Photo] New website links users and bars

April 10, 2011

General manager Ray Gaves tweets about the daily special Saturday at the Big Ten on Washington Avenue. The golden gopher bar bird website uses local bars’ twitter feeds to help people know where they...

Junior Rebekah LaBerge milks a cow in the milk maid contest Wednesday night at the Dairy Barn in St Paul.

[Photo] A week of agricultural events brings students out in herds

April 7, 2011

Junior Rebekah LaBerge milks a cow in the milk maid contest Wednesday night at the Dairy Barn in St Paul.

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Artist Emmy White paints at the studio Saturday at the Northrop King Building in Northeast Minneapolis.

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Artist Emmy White paints at the studio Saturday at the Northrop King Building in Northeast Minneapolis.

Lief Nelson looks at paintings with her mom Danielle Nelson Saturday at the Northrop King Building in Northeast Minneapolis.

[Photo] Life intersects art in Northeast

April 4, 2011

Lief Nelson looks at paintings with her mom Danielle Nelson Saturday at the Northrop King Building in Northeast Minneapolis.

Jimmy John’s employees and union supporters picket outside of the Cedar-Riverside Jimmy John’s Thursday.

[Photo] Jimmy John's union pickets

March 31, 2011

Jimmy John’s employees and union supporters picket outside of the Cedar-Riverside Jimmy John’s Thursday.

Boathouse manager Tom Perry helps putting the dock together Friday for the rowing team.

[Photo] Ice dam’s dock damage: $82,000

March 29, 2011

Boathouse manager Tom Perry helps putting the dock together Friday for the rowing team.

Volunteer Marea Clarke helps third year Phd student Aditya Pal prepare his taxes. MuslimBUDDY, Inc holds free weekly clinics on campus to help non-resident aliens for the taxes.

[Photo] Groups help international students file taxes

March 29, 2011

Volunteer Marea Clarke helps third year Phd student Aditya Pal prepare his taxes. MuslimBUDDY, Inc holds free weekly clinics on campus to help non-resident aliens for the taxes.

Junior Michael Srienc tightens the screw of the dock Friday by the Boathouse along the Mississippi River.

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Junior Michael Srienc tightens the screw of the dock Friday by the Boathouse along the Mississippi River.

Chocolate Frogs keeper attempts to stop Goldy’s Army chaser to score in a game of the University’s Quidditch League Sunday at the East River Flat.

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March 29, 2011

Chocolate Frogs keeper attempts to stop Goldy’s Army chaser to score in a game of the University’s Quidditch League Sunday at the East River Flat.

Swimmers compete in the 200-yard butterfly at the 2011 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships Saturday at the University Aquatic Center.

[Photo] Men's string of NCAA top-15s reaches 20

March 28, 2011

Swimmers compete in the 200-yard butterfly at the 2011 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships Saturday at the University Aquatic Center.

Chocolate Frogs chaser Michael Becker tackles down GIL Broomsticks chaser Molly Woulfe in a game of the University’s Quidditch league Sunday at the East River Flat.

[Photo] Like magic, quidditch grows on campus

March 28, 2011

Chocolate Frogs chaser Michael Becker tackles down GIL Broomsticks chaser Molly Woulfe in a game of the University’s Quidditch league Sunday at the East River Flat.

Local rapper Dylan Smith aka Mod Sun is one of the candidates of the cover of Rolling Stone this summer. The editors at the Rolling Stone picked 16 unsigned bands to compete for the most coveted prize in music – the cover of Rolling Stone.

[Photo] Nothin' but Sunshine

March 10, 2011

Local rapper Dylan Smith aka Mod Sun is one of the candidates of the cover of Rolling Stone this summer. The editors at the Rolling Stone picked 16 unsigned bands to compete for the most coveted prize...

Brandy Mexcellent skins a goat Saturday night at the Full Moon Puppet show.

[Photo] Master of puppets

March 10, 2011

Brandy Mexcellent skins a goat Saturday night at the Full Moon Puppet show.

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