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The Minnesota State Capitol as seen on May 13, 2015.

[Photo] Lawmakers unveil state budget targets

Published May 20, 2019

The Minnesota State Capitol as seen on May 13, 2015.

The Minnesota State Capitol as seen on May 13, 2015.

[Photo] MN Senate fails to pass bonding bill

Published May 17, 2018

The Minnesota State Capitol as seen on May 13, 2015.

The exterior of the Mechanical Engineering building on East Bank in 2013.

[Photo] UMN professor dies at Mechanical Engineering building

Published December 7, 2017

The exterior of the Mechanical Engineering building on East Bank in 2013.

Gophers middle blocker Hannah Tapp attempts to return the ball on  Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the NCAA regional semifinal game against Missouri.

[Photo] Q&A: Hannah Tapp on her pro career and growing accustomed to German culture

Published September 15, 2017

Gophers middle blocker Hannah Tapp attempts to return the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the NCAA regional semifinal game against Missouri.

Libero Dalianliz Rosado hits the ball on Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA tournament game against Missouri.

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Libero Dalianliz Rosado hits the ball on Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA tournament game against Missouri.

Owner Abdirahman Kahin help prepare orders during a lunch rush on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, the second to last day of being open at Afro Delis West Bank location in Minneapolis.

[Photo] UMN-area businesses look to prepare for $15 minimum wage

Published March 22, 2017

Owner Abdirahman Kahin help prepare orders during a lunch rush on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, the second to last day of being open at Afro Deli's West Bank location in Minneapolis.

A customer exists Afro Delis West Bank location in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

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A customer exists Afro Deli's West Bank location in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

Members of the cheer teams line the stage as the University of Minnesota Dance Team preforms their pom routine on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 during the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

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Members of the cheer teams line the stage as the University of Minnesota Dance Team preforms their pom routine on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 during the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

University of Minnesota Dance Team preforms their jazz routine on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 during the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

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University of Minnesota Dance Team preforms their jazz routine on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 during the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

University of Minnesota Dance Team circles up in their costumes as play they mark their jazz routine to prepare and energize prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.

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University of Minnesota Dance Team circles up in their costumes as play they mark their jazz routine to prepare and energize prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off on Monday,...

University of Minnesota Dance Teams members circle up after practicing their jazz routine on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at the Sports Pavilion prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

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University of Minnesota Dance Teams members circle up after practicing their jazz routine on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at the Sports Pavilion prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off....

University of Minnesota Dance Team circles up and holds hands in their costumes as play their jazz music to prepare and energize prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.

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University of Minnesota Dance Team circles up and holds hands in their costumes as play their jazz music to prepare and energize prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off on Monday,...

University of Minnesota Dance Teams practices their jazz routine on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at Williams Arena prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

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University of Minnesota Dance Teams practices their jazz routine on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at Williams Arena prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

Dance team coach Amanda Gaines, left and assistant coach Ashley Hanne, right, speak with their team during a practice on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 prior to their prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

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Dance team coach Amanda Gaines, left and assistant coach Ashley Hanne, right, speak with their team during a practice on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 prior to their prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad...

Dancers make their way to Williams Arena on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 for their performance at Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

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Dancers make their way to Williams Arena on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 for their performance at Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

Dance team coach Amanda Gaines encourages the team at they practice their pom routine on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

[Photo] Grace, guts, gild: An inside look at the lasting success of the U's dance team

Published January 14, 2017

Dance team coach Amanda Gaines encourages the team at they practice their pom routine on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 prior to their performance at the Spirit Squad Nationals Send Off.

A sign that reads #FireKaler #FireCoyle #WitchHunt hangs from an apartments balcony across the street from Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.

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A sign that reads "#FireKaler #FireCoyle #WitchHunt" hangs from an apartment's balcony across the street from Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.

Setter Samantha Seliger-Swenson, left and middle blocker Hannah Tapp, right, attempt to block the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

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Setter Samantha Seliger-Swenson, left and middle blocker Hannah Tapp, right, attempt to block the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against...

Defensive specialist Dalianliz Rosado hits the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

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Defensive specialist Dalianliz Rosado hits the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

Middle blocker Paige Tapp returns the ball to Mizzou on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game.

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Middle blocker Paige Tapp returns the ball to Mizzou on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game.

Outside hitter Alexis Hart attempts to return the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

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Outside hitter Alexis Hart attempts to return the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

Defensive specialist Dalianliz Rosado serves the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

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Defensive specialist Dalianliz Rosado serves the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

The team celebrates a point for the Gophers on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during their NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

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The team celebrates a point for the Gophers on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during their NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

Outside hitter Sarah Wilhite attempts to return the ball to Mizzou on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game.

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Outside hitter Sarah Wilhite attempts to return the ball to Mizzou on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game.

Middle blocker Hannah Tapp attempts to return the ball on  Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

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Middle blocker Hannah Tapp attempts to return the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

Middle blocker Paige Tapp serves the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

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Middle blocker Paige Tapp serves the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

Middle blocker Paige Tapp prepares for the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

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Middle blocker Paige Tapp prepares for the ball on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during the Gophers NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

Outside hitters Alexis Hart, left, and Sarah Wilhite, right, celebrate a point for the Gophers on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during their NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou.

[Photo] Gophers take down Tigers 3-1, advance to Elite Eight

Published December 10, 2016

Outside hitters Alexis Hart, left, and Sarah Wilhite, right, celebrate a point for the Gophers on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Sports Pavilion during their NCAA Regional semi-final game against Mizzou....

Afro Deli employees prepare food doing the lunch rush on Wednesday, Nov. 16,  the business second to last day being open at their West Bank location.

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Afro Deli employees prepare food doing the lunch rush on Wednesday, Nov. 16, the business' second to last day being open at their West Bank location.

Participants chant on interstate 94 in Minneapolis during an anti-trump protest on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

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Participants chant on interstate 94 in Minneapolis during an anti-trump protest on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

Hundreds gather on interstate 94 in Minneapolis for a  an anti-trump protest on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

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Hundreds gather on interstate 94 in Minneapolis for a an anti-trump protest on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

Hundreds chant on interstate 94 in Minneapolis during an anti-trump protest on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

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Hundreds chant on interstate 94 in Minneapolis during an anti-trump protest on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

Macalester College sophomore Elizabeth Loetscher, center, covers her mouth as she nervously watching results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Macalester College sophomore Elizabeth Loetscher, center, covers her mouth as she nervously watching results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov....

Attendees sit on the ground as they watch election results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Attendees sit on the ground as they watch election results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

A man exists the stage at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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A man exists the stage at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., addresses the crowd at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., addresses the crowd at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Women watch as results for others states roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Women watch as results for others states roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

The room erupts with joy when it is called that DFL presidential nominee Hilary Clinton won the state of Virgina on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton.

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The room erupts with joy when it is called that DFL presidential nominee Hilary Clinton won the state of Virgina on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton.

A woman sports a Hilary Clinton button at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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A woman sports a Hilary Clinton button at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Barbara Saunders watches polling results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Barbara Saunders watches polling results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Astrid Sandell right, shows Kristin Helgeson, left, polling results on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton.

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Astrid Sandell right, shows Kristin Helgeson, left, polling results on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton.

Attendees sit on the ground as they watch election results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Attendees sit on the ground as they watch election results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

A woman sports a Hilary Clinton button at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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A woman sports a Hilary Clinton button at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Barbara Saunders watches polling results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Barbara Saunders watches polling results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., addresses the crowd at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., addresses the crowd at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., addresses the crowd at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., addresses the crowd at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

A man exists the stage at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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A man exists the stage at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Barbara Saunders watches polling results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

[Photo] On University of Minnesota campus, many hoped for a Hillary Clinton win

Published November 8, 2016

Barbara Saunders watches polling results roll in at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., addresses the crowd at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

[Photo] Keith Ellison reelected to U.S. House

Published November 9, 2016

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., addresses the crowd at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., addresses the crowd at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., addresses the crowd at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Newly elected rep. Ilhan Omar talks to members of the press after her win was called at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Newly elected rep. Ilhan Omar talks to members of the press after her win was called at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Newly elected rep. Ilhan Omar talks to members of the press after her win was called at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Newly elected rep. Ilhan Omar talks to members of the press after her win was called at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Members of the press report at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Members of the press report at the Minnesota DFL election night party at the Minneapolis Hilton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Police cars gather on West River Parkway below the Washington Avenue Bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Police cars gather on West River Parkway below the Washington Avenue Bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Sophomore Meg Foster holds a sign that reads Im here to listen on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 on Washington Avenue Bridge. Foster said she biked by the aftermath, and said she wants to be there if someone needs to talk about it.

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Sophomore Meg Foster holds a sign that reads "I'm here to listen" on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 on Washington Avenue Bridge. Foster said she biked by the aftermath, and said she wants to be there if someone...

An officer stands next to a sign that reads There is hope make the call on the west side of Washington Avenue Bridge as pedestrians gather on the east side of the bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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An officer stands next to a sign that reads "There is hope make the call" on the west side of Washington Avenue Bridge as pedestrians gather on the east side of the bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

A police officer stings a do not cross line across to the east entrance to the north side of the Washington Avenue Bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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A police officer stings a "do not cross" line across to the east entrance to the north side of the Washington Avenue Bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

The officer stands next to a sign that reads There is hope make the call on the west side of Washington Avenue Bridge as pedestrians gather on the east side of the bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

[Photo] An unidentified person dies after fall from Washington Avenue Bridge

Published November 8, 2016

The officer stands next to a sign that reads "There is hope make the call" on the west side of Washington Avenue Bridge as pedestrians gather on the east side of the bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Rutgers attempts to take down Gophers running back Shannon Brooks on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Rutgers attempts to take down Gophers running back Shannon Brooks on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Rutgers takes down Gophers running back Shannon Brooks on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Daily Breakdown: Minnesota has strong chance for fourth straight win

Published November 5, 2016

Rutgers takes down Gophers running back Shannon Brooks on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Colorado State quarterback Collin Hill runs the ball ageists the Gohpers on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Colorado State quarterback Collin Hill runs the ball ageists the Gohpers on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers quarterback Mitch Lender prepares to pass the ball on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Gophers quarterback Mitch Lender prepares to pass the ball on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers linebacker Kamal Martin prepares for the kick from Colorado State kicker Braxton Davis Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Gophers linebacker Kamal Martin prepares for the kick from Colorado State kicker Braxton Davis Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gopher running back Shannon Brooks holds firmly to the ball while getting taken down by Colorado State on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Brooks impresses in first game back after injury

Published September 29, 2016

Gopher running back Shannon Brooks holds firmly to the ball while getting taken down by Colorado State on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

The crowd reacts to a play during the Gophers game against Colorado State on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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The crowd reacts to a play during the Gopher's game against Colorado State on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Running back Rodney Smith holds the ball as he is taken down by Colorado State on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Running back Rodney Smith holds the ball as he is taken down by Colorado State on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers quarterback Mitch Lender hands the ball off to running back Rodney Smith on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Gophers begin conference play at Penn State

Published September 28, 2016

Gophers quarterback Mitch Lender hands the ball off to running back Rodney Smith on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers offensive lineman Tyler Moore prepares for a play on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Gophers offensive lineman Tyler Moore prepares for a play on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

University Director of Marching and Athletic Bands Betsy McCann directs a football pre-game performance at TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 1, 2016. McCann is the first female director of a marching band the University has had, as well as in the Big 10.

[Photo] For University of Minnesota Marching Band Director, a historic 'surprise'

Published September 15, 2016

University Director of Marching and Athletic Bands Betsy McCann directs a football pre-game performance at TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 1, 2016. McCann is the first female director of a marching band the...

Gophers offensive line readies for the snap from Oregon  State at TCF Bank Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Offensive line plays well in victory over Oregon State

Published September 7, 2016

Gophers offensive line readies for the snap from Oregon State at TCF Bank Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Defensive back Jalen Myrick catches the ball during the Gophers game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Defensive back Jalen Myrick catches the ball during the Gophers' game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers running back Rodney Smith makes a touchdown during the Gophers game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Gophers running back Rodney Smith makes a touchdown during the Gophers' game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner runs the ball while an Oregon State player attempts to tackle on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner runs the ball while an Oregon State player attempts to tackle on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Oregon State Beavers lays on the ground after a call during their game against the Gophers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers won 30-23.

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Oregon State Beavers lays on the ground after a call during their game against the Gophers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers won 30-23.

The Gohpers make their way on to the field prior to the start of their game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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The Gohpers make their way on to the field prior to the start of their game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner runs the ball while an Oregon State player attempts to tackle on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Leidner excels in first two games

Published September 22, 2016

Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner runs the ball while an Oregon State player attempts to tackle on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

The crowd cheers at the start of the Gophers game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Letter: We challenged ourselves to go to one event from every Gophers sport — it was a great experience

Published April 24, 2017

The crowd cheers at the start of the Gophers' game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky is taken down by Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Gophers wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky is taken down by Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Defensive back Jalen Myrick catches the ball during the Gophers game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Daily breakdown: Gophers set for easy win against Sycamores

Published September 9, 2016

Defensive back Jalen Myrick catches the ball during the Gophers' game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Defensive back Jalen Myrick makes a break with the ball during the Gophers game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Defensive backs face early struggles

Published September 22, 2016

Defensive back Jalen Myrick makes a break with the ball during the Gophers' game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers running back Rodney Smith makes a touchdown during the Gophers game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Rodney Smith steps up in relief of injured Brooks

Published September 2, 2016

Gophers running back Rodney Smith makes a touchdown during the Gophers' game against the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Fall beckons coziness, and theres nothing better to warm up with than this easy-to-make sweet butternut squash soup.

College Kitchen: Mmm… that’s some good soup

Published October 22, 2015

Soup: A dish that the laziest of college students can prepare with clean up as minimal as the mess. All you need is a large pot and a blender or food processor.  These pureed bowls provide warm meals...

Goodnight Gorillas at their home on Tuesday. The band is scheduled to play at Northrop Plaza for Student Sound, a concert series that features student bands from the University.

[Photo] Goodnight Gorillas say good afternoon to Northrop

Published September 22, 2015

Goodnight Gorillas at their home on Tuesday. The band is scheduled to play at Northrop Plaza for Student Sound, a concert series that features student bands from the University.

Sophomore Moretta OConnell makes a giant bubble on Saturday during Open Streets on SE University Ave.

[Photo] Community takes to streets

Published September 14, 2015

Sophomore Moretta O'Connell makes a giant bubble on Saturday during Open Streets on SE University Ave.

Owner of Sssdude-Nutz Bradley Taylor packs up a bag of doughnuts for a customer on Sunday morning at the Sssdude-Nutzs storefront in Dinkytown. Taylor and his fiance and co-owner of the shop, Ashley Peterson, opened the storefront last week.

[Photo] Doughnut dreams fulfilled

Published September 14, 2015

Owner of Sssdude-Nutz Bradley Taylor packs up a bag of doughnuts for a customer on Sunday morning at the Sssdude-Nutz's storefront in Dinkytown. Taylor and his fiance and co-owner of the shop, Ashley Peterson,...

on Tuesday at Bar Luchador in Stadium Village. Bar Luchador recently opened early this August.

[Photo] Bar Luchador enters the ring

Published September 10, 2015

on Tuesday at Bar Luchador in Stadium Village. Bar Luchador recently opened early this August.

Owner of Schneider Drug Tom Sengupta works at his store on Thursday in St. Paul.  Sengupta will be leaving the store after operating it for over 43 years.

[Photo] Iconic local shop changes hands

Published January 21, 2015

Owner of Schneider Drug Tom Sengupta works at his store on Thursday in St. Paul. Sengupta will be leaving the store after operating it for over 43 years.

Minnesota center Elliott Eliason looks for a pass Tuesday at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Big men look to improve rebounding

Published November 20, 2014

Minnesota center Elliott Eliason looks for a pass Tuesday at Williams Arena.

Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner searches for a pass on Saturday aganist Ohio State at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Big-game experience should help Leidner, Gophers

Published November 20, 2014

Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner searches for a pass on Saturday aganist Ohio State at TCF Bank Stadium.

Minnesota running back David Cobb runsteh ball on Saturday TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Cobb on track to break rushing record

Published November 20, 2014

Minnesota running back David Cobb runsteh ball on Saturday TCF Bank Stadium.

The crowd cheers as Sen. Al Franken speaks on stage with supporters on Tuesday evening at the DFL election night party at the Hilton in downtown Minneapolis.

[Photo] Franken tops challenger to stay in Senate

Published November 5, 2014

The crowd cheers as Sen. Al Franken speaks on stage with supporters on Tuesday evening at the DFL election night party at the Hilton in downtown Minneapolis.

Sideline features of Minnesota against Middle Tennessee State

Published September 7, 2014

Feature photos from Minnesota's game aganist Middle Tennessee State on Saturday Sept. 6 at TCF Bank Stadium. The trombone section of the marching band plays during the Gopher's football game on...

Bubbles on Northrop Mall

Published September 5, 2014

Freshman Kathryn Chlystek makes a large bubble on Northrop Mall. Chlystek is a member of the Happiness Group, a student group that promotes living a happy lifestyle, who hosted the the bubble building...

Minnesota marching band plays during Minnesota Gopherss game against Eastern Illinois Panthers Thursday evening at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Minnesota marching band plays during Minnesota Gophers's game against Eastern Illinois Panthers Thursday evening at TCF Bank Stadium.

Minnesota wide receiver Donovahn Jones takes the ball to the end zone to make a touchdown Thursday evening at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Minnesota wide receiver Donovahn Jones takes the ball to the end zone to make a touchdown Thursday evening at TCF Bank Stadium.

Minnesota running back Berkley Edwards makes a touchdown during the second half of the game Thursday evening at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Minnesota running back Berkley Edwards makes a touchdown during the second half of the game Thursday evening at TCF Bank Stadium.

Twin Peaks guitarist Clay Frankel plays Saturday, the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park in Chicago.

[Photo] Ain’t no mountain high enough

Published July 23, 2014

Twin Peaks guitarist Clay Frankel plays Saturday, the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park in Chicago.

Kim Schifino of Matt and Kim performs on Saturday at Rock the Garden.

[Photo] Rock the Garden grows up, a little bit

Published June 25, 2014

Kim Schifino of Matt and Kim performs on Saturday at Rock the Garden.

Festival-goers sit on the edges of the crowd to listen to Cavemans afternoon set on the first day of Bonnaroo Thursday. The festival experience isnt all rainbows, though.

[Photo] Footprints on the moon: the Bonnaroo universe

Published June 18, 2014

Festival-goers sit on the edges of the crowd to listen to Caveman's afternoon set on the first day of Bonnaroo Thursday. The festival experience isn't all rainbows, though.