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The Library Bar is one of the locations that could be deemed historic in Dinkytown. The bar would be protected and preserved by the Dinkytown Historic District.

Businesses concerned with historic status

May 6, 2015

Jason McLean said he doesn’t think much of Dinkytown’s historic quality.   While area shop owners and community members have spent more than a year fighting for a historic designation,...

Police request more funds for TCF Bank Stadium concerts

May 4, 2015

The Minneapolis Police Department might provide K-9 and bomb units at three high-profile concerts at TCF Bank Stadium this summer.   The Minneapolis City Council approved over $11,000 Friday for...

Human impacts affect plant stability

April 29, 2015

Researchers have found a new link between human interactions with plants and their ability to consistently reproduce over time.    University of Minnesota researchers found that stability of...

Patrons at Sallys Saloon in Stadium Village visit the newly remodeled restaurant on Monday. The establishment re-opened its doors after construction forced it to close for more than a year.

Sally’s Saloon is back in action

April 28, 2015

After keeping its doors shut for almost two years, a restaurant iconic to the University of Minnesota reopened on Monday.   Sally’s Saloon on Washington Avenue Southeast had been in business...

City adds grant for neighborhood organizations

April 22, 2015

The financial relationship between Minneapolis officials and neighborhood organizations has historically been one-sided — the city funds the groups based on neighborhoods’ needs rather than...

Google brought up on antitrust charges in Europe

April 16, 2015

The European Union accused Google on Wednesday of using its Internet monopoly to favor its own online shopping services and financially harm competitors, Reuters reports.   This comes after a five-year...

U takes new approach to reduce achievement gap

April 8, 2015

The University of Minnesota is taking a new approach to reducing one of the largest achievement gaps in the nation. The school launched a website last week that could help local K-12 school officials and...

University study finds that law schools proximity to firms affects employment prospects

March 31, 2015

University of Minnesota researchers found that law schools’ proximity to major law firms can affect their students’ employment after graduation.   By pursuing a law degree at a school...

Nurses seek louder voice in decisions

March 26, 2015

Nurses make up the largest portion of the health care workforce, but in many cases they have little say about the policies that govern the field. In an attempt to strengthen nurses’ voices in health...

Minnesotans Commemorate ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma

March 10, 2015

Several Minnesotans joined President Barack Obama and others who traveled to Selma, Alabama Saturday to march across the bridge where protesters were beaten exactly 50 years ago, the Star Tribune reported. Several...

Designing for a crowd eased by new discovery

March 9, 2015

University of Minnesota researchers discovered a way to mitigate the frustration that can sometimes come from interacting with large groups of people. The scientists analyzed video footage to uncover a...

Minnetonka high school students Annie Watkins and Annie Goodyear observe and converse about the live feed of a social work simulation at the Phillips-Wangensteen Building on Friday. The University is partnering with Minnetonkas VANTAGE program to give high schoolers interested in social work careers a better look at the field.

Learning through practice

March 3, 2015

A 16-year-old boy sat with his grandmother, aunt and cousin Friday, discussing the boy’s drug use. His grandmother began crying in the camera-monitored room as she expressed her concern over his...

New cancer cases could assist University research

March 2, 2015

Twenty-one cases of mesothelioma that state health officials found last month in northeastern Minnesota miners could help inform the work of some University of Minnesota researchers. School of Public Health...

An empty belly to bare wallet?

February 19, 2015

It’s common knowledge that grocery shopping on an empty stomach will lead to extra, unplanned food purchases. But a study involving a University of Minnesota researcher found that people are more...

New App Involves Parents in Students’ Class Attendance

February 9, 2015

Developers of a new smartphone app hope to increase college students’ accountability for attending their classes, according to CBS News. The app, called Class120, sends notifications parents when...

Freshman volunteer Leyla Soyak works with students on math problems at Ramsey Middle School in Minneapolis on Tuesday.

University students lend hand to local middle school’s STEM program

February 4, 2015

University of Minnesota honors students spent some of last week in classrooms at Minneapolis’ Ramsey Middle School to help bolster the school’s elective STEM, or science, technology, engineering...

Tree populations in northern MN could shift with climate change, study finds

January 28, 2015

Northern Minnesota forests are home to many trees, like spruces and firs, which may not survive as climate change progresses, according to a University of Minnesota study published last week. Boreal...

Man in critical condition after Green Line accident

January 26, 2015

A man was hit by a Green Line train Saturday night near the intersection of Lexington Pkwy and University Avenue in St. Paul, according to the Star Tribune.  Shah Alexander, 23, was standing on or...

City revamps snow removal process

January 20, 2015

A new system requires city crews to remove snow and ice quicker than past winters as part of a citywide effort to make sidewalks safe and to increase accountability. Minneapolis implemented a new snow...