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Hop’s Salon hops into crowded Dinkytown pool

April 19, 2011

By: Jennifer Bissell [email protected] Another beauty salon moved into Dinkytown this month. Hop’s Salon was originally located in Stadium Village for 10 years but the owner, Hop Bui, said she closed...

Shooting suspect kills self near the U

April 11, 2011

Officers from three metro-area police forces flooded the University of MinnesotaâÄôs West Bank on Friday night, roping off busy sections of campus during a search for a man suspected in a double-slaying...

Saturday shooting injures one, halts Augsburg powwow

March 21, 2011

A fight that escalated to gunfire just blocks from the University of Minnesota campus Saturday night sent one man to the hospital and brought an early end to a powwow that had been a celebratory and social...

U students in Tokyo forced to return home

March 18, 2011

As earthquake-stricken Japan struggles to prevent total nuclear meltdown, the University of Minnesota has called for all seven of its students studying in Tokyo to return home. Four University students...

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Michigan's Tim Hardaway, Jr. follows the ball during his team's 68-61 loss to Ohio State on Saturday at the Big Ten tournament in Indianapolis.

[Photo] Michigan's fight impressive in defeat

March 12, 2011

Michigan's Tim Hardaway, Jr. follows the ball during his team's 68-61 loss to Ohio State on Saturday at the Big Ten tournament in Indianapolis.

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JOE MICHAUD-SCORZA, DAILY
Jeff Frane leads a mass of bikers down ‘the hill’ on Saturday at Kenwood Park during the commencement of the annual Stupor Bowl bike race.

‘Stupor Bowlers’ pedal bikes and pound booze

February 7, 2011

Ahead of SundayâÄôs Super Bowl, hundreds of bicyclists from across the country descended upon Minneapolis this weekend, gearing up for a bowl contest of their own âÄî the Stupor Bowl. In...

The University of Minnesota has plans to build a new residence hall on the current site of the 1701 Classroom building.

[Photo] U seeks new dorm at 1701 University site

February 4, 2011

The University of Minnesota has plans to build a new residence hall on the current site of the 1701 Classroom building.

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Little Falls, Minn. - March 17, 2010 - Cadets line up as they wait to be ushered onto the live-fire range.

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Little Falls, Minn. - March 17, 2010 - Cadets line up as they wait to be ushered onto the live-fire range.

Little Falls, Minn. - March 16, 2010 - Cadets march two kilometers to their bivouac after eating hot chow for the first time since leaving Minneapolis.

[Photo] For cadets, war simulations are no game

April 27, 2010

Little Falls, Minn. - March 16, 2010 - Cadets march two kilometers to their bivouac after eating hot chow for the first time since leaving Minneapolis.

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Shovelers pile snow from the bleachers onto chutes leading to the field Wednesday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium. Workers are busy preparing the stadium for a Monday night Vikings game.

[Photo] U says stadium will be ready

December 15, 2010

Shovelers pile snow from the bleachers onto chutes leading to the field Wednesday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium. Workers are busy preparing the stadium for a Monday night Vikings game.

Campus to close at 1 p.m. due to snowstorm

December 11, 2010

The University of Minnesota has announced that the Twin Cities campus will close at 1 p.m. today and campus events starting after that time will be cancelled due to a snowstorm that has already dumped...

Emmer was joined by his family during the 20-minute concession speech.

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December 11, 2010

Emmer was joined by his family during the 20-minute concession speech.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer delivers his concession speech in front of his Delano home Wednesday morning.

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer delivers his concession speech in front of his Delano home Wednesday morning.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer delivers his concession speech in front of his Delano home Wednesday morning.

[Photo] Emmer concedes governor's race

December 8, 2010

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer delivers his concession speech in front of his Delano home Wednesday morning.

University student Madeline Lee shovels snow Saturday in front of Coffman Union where she works. Lee said she had shoveled the front steps several times that morning.

[Photo] First snowstorm of the season batters Minneapolis

November 13, 2010

University student Madeline Lee shovels snow Saturday in front of Coffman Union where she works. Lee said she had shoveled the front steps several times that morning.

University student Madeline Lee shovels snow Saturday in front of Coffman Union where she works. Lee said she had shoveled the front steps several times that morning.

First snowstorm of the season batters Minneapolis

November 13, 2010

Nearly a foot of heavy, wet snow has fallen in some parts of the metro area during the first snowstorm of the season, and more is likely on the way. The National Weather Service is predicting Minneapolis...

The Minnesota Underwater Hockey Club scrimmages at the University Aquatic Center on Sunday.

Underwater hockey breaks ice at U

November 4, 2010

The University of Minnesota may be known nationally for its ice hockey program, but a small group of faculty and community members are making a splash with a slightly different take on the game âÄî...

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Protesters march down Washington Avenue following a Chop from the Top rally in Northrop Mall on Thursday.

[Photo] Rally demands “no tuition hikes”

October 8, 2010

Protesters march down Washington Avenue following a Chop from the Top rally in Northrop Mall on Thursday.

Daily Digest — Rich kids, poor adults, successful and frustrated scientists and our new neighbor planet

September 30, 2010

-- In college news today, there's a pretty strong Op-Ed piece in today's New York Times on legacy admissions at major American colleges. Richard Kahlenberg writes that "studies have shown that being the...

First year Danielle James poses in her Territorial Hall room Monday morning. James, a member of the swimming and diving team, is studying to enter the School of Nursing.

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First year Danielle James poses in her Territorial Hall room Monday morning. James, a member of the swimming and diving team, is studying to enter the School of Nursing.

First year Tom Sitzman sits in his Middlebrook Hall room on Friday. Sitzman came to the University hoping to find the kind of thoughtful discussion he couldn’t find at home in Otsego, Minn.

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First year Tom Sitzman sits in his Middlebrook Hall room on Friday. Sitzman came to the University hoping to find the kind of thoughtful discussion he couldn’t find at home in Otsego, Minn.

Jeff Martin of Thief River Falls, Wisc., reads the sky markers at the Tribal Nations Plaza at TCF Bank Stadium in July. The Shokapee Mdewakanton Sioux Community donated $10 million for the display, which commemorates tribes across the state.

[Photo] Into second year, Plaza is a success

September 14, 2010

Jeff Martin of Thief River Falls, Wisc., reads the sky markers at the Tribal Nations Plaza at TCF Bank Stadium in July. The Shokapee Mdewakanton Sioux Community donated $10 million for the display, which...

A St. Paul bomb squad robot removes the suspicious package from a bus stop Saturday near University Avenue West and Barry Street.

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A St. Paul bomb squad robot removes the suspicious package from a bus stop Saturday near University Avenue West and Barry Street.

A St. Paul bomb squad robot removes the suspicious package from a bus stop Saturday near University Avenue West and Barry Street.

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A St. Paul bomb squad robot removes the suspicious package from a bus stop Saturday near University Avenue West and Barry Street.