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The Minnesota Daily

All content by Blake Leigh
Minnesota forward Taylor Uhl pushes ahead of Northwestern defenders in Sundays 1-0 win at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium. Uhl scored the only goal of the game, her 16th of the season. (Blake Leigh)

[Photo] Gophers win ugly on senior day

Published October 15, 2012
Employee Kevin Dickey grabs some smoked bacon for a customer Wednesday at Von Hanson’s Meats. Von Hanson’s Meats was voted No. 1 for smoked bacon in August in a Pioneer Press article.

[Photo] Where’s the pork?

Published October 11, 2012
Minnesota defensive specialist Kalysta White serves the ball to Ohio State on Friday at the Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Minnesota splits vs. OSU, PSU

Published October 1, 2012
Crockoli Cheese Soup is a smooth, savory soup that’ll remind you of warm hugs from your grandma during the chilly fall days.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Crock on!

Published September 27, 2012
Abdirahman Hassan reaches the top of a staircase behind Northrop Memorial Auditorium on Monday afternoon during a commute through campus. This is one of the places he encounters throughout the week that doesn’t have access for people with disabilities.

[Photo] Navigating the U

Published September 25, 2012
Minnesota cross country runner John Simons transferred to the team after a year at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Now in his second season competing with the Gophers, Simons says his goal is to make the national team.

[Photo] Simons bounces back at Minnesota

Published September 25, 2012
Working magician Tyler Erickson, a magic teacher and member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, poses in the theater at Twin Cities Magic and Costume Co. When the company moves, the theater won

[Photo] Tricks of the trade

Published September 20, 2012
Maroon and Gold Skewers, Goldy Dogs and Touchdown Toasties are three tailgating treats that will leave a good taste in your mouth even when the Gophers lose.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Tailgate Treats

Published September 13, 2012
Employees Marquis Dickens,left, and Corey Robinson,right, inspect jewelry from a customer that hopes to make a quick sell.

[Photo] Pawning off stardom

Published September 6, 2012
Jonathan Bruce Williams poses in his studio in downtown Minneapolis. Jonathans first gallery show will be opening at Franklin Art Works this Friday.

[Photo] The Sight Keeper

Published September 6, 2012
Teengirl Fantasy performs on Friday at the 7th St. Entry.

[Photo] Q&A: Teengirl Fantasy

Published September 4, 2012
After graduating from University of Wisconsin- Madison Eric Rogers moved back home to his parents house perfect his bedroom electronica.

[Photo] In the stars

Published August 4, 2012
Illustrator John F. Beckmann poses in his studio in north Minneapolis. He and his uncle John collaborated to make the illustrated book titled “38.”

[Photo] History lessons

Published July 25, 2012
Myndwyrm members Paul Stucker, Billy Mullaney, Peter Rusk pose for a portrait Thursday in their downtown rehearsal space.

[Photo] The wild bunch

Published July 18, 2012
The Tribe and Big Cats! releases “Space,” its third album “”in 18 months, July 14 at the 7th Street Entry.

[Photo] A tribe called cats

Published July 11, 2012
Kevin Long and Lauren Haven give the audience a closer look at the puppets after their show ““The Adventures of Katie Tomatie”“ on June 30 in south Minneapolis. The Driveway Tour will be presenting three different shows in neighborhoods through Aug. 7.

[Photo] Taking it to the streets

Published July 11, 2012
Jeff Koons Rabbit featured in the show This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s at the Walker Art Center. Helen Molesworth considered this one of the centerpieces of the exhibit.

[Photo] I love the '80s

Published July 3, 2012
The cast of “The Vampire” rehearses Monday night on the Minnesota Centennial Showboat. The show runs June 15 – Aug. 25.

[Photo] Boats 'n' shows

Published June 13, 2012
Local band Reina del Cid and the Cidizens will openfor Haley Bonar at Northrop Mall on 7 p.m. Friday.

[Photo] Reina Del Universidad

Published June 6, 2012
Local writer and comedian Joseph Scrimshaw performs during Rockstar Storytellers: The Next Level on Sunday at the Bryant- Lake Bowl. Scrimshaw will be back at Bryant-Lake for a live recording of his podcast, “Obsessed”, on Friday.

[Photo] Obsessed with Obsession

Published June 6, 2012
Minneapolis biographer Antonia Felix will be releasing her first novel “Fatal Remedy”. The book launch will take place Saturdayat the Bryant-Lake Bowl.

[Photo] Fatal attraction

Published June 6, 2012
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