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Farmer and Crop Consultant Bryce Nelson looks over a field of soybeans that have been infected by sudden death syndrome Thursday in Rose Creek, Minnesota.

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Farmer and Crop Consultant Bryce Nelson looks over a field of soybeans that have been infected by sudden death syndrome Thursday in Rose Creek, Minnesota.

Bryce Nelson shows how sudden death syndrome has affected soybeans across Southern Minnesota Thursday in Rose Creek, Minnesota.

[Photo] Late-season disease could harm soybean yield

September 13, 2010

Bryce Nelson shows how sudden death syndrome has affected soybeans across Southern Minnesota Thursday in Rose Creek, Minnesota.

Senior Donald Constable chips Sunday during the first round of the Gopher Invitational Tournament in Wayzata.  Constable began the tournament with three straight birdies en route to a 36 hole total of 142

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September 13, 2010

Senior Donald Constable chips Sunday during the first round of the Gopher Invitational Tournament in Wayzata. Constable began the tournament with three straight birdies en route to a 36 hole total of...

Senior Donald Constable chips Sunday during the first round of the Gopher Invitational Tournament in Wayzata.  Constable began the tournament with three straight birdies en route to a 36 hole total of 142

[Photo] Gophers tied for sixth after day one of Gopher Invitational

September 12, 2010

Senior Donald Constable chips Sunday during the first round of the Gopher Invitational Tournament in Wayzata. Constable began the tournament with three straight birdies en route to a 36 hole total of...

Steve Cunningham, left, and Aaron Gahwileer carry a TV into their new room Tuesday in Territorial Hall.

[Photo] University now including cable television in residence hall costs

September 9, 2010

Steve Cunningham, left, and Aaron Gahwileer carry a TV into their new room Tuesday in Territorial Hall.

Jim Harvey, left, and national sales director Brad Rief, right, grill at a meating on Thursday in Eden Prairie.

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September 9, 2010

Jim Harvey, left, and national sales director Brad Rief, right, grill at a meating on Thursday in Eden Prairie.

Former Gopher and three-time WNBA all-star point guard Lindsay Whalen shoots free throws against the San Antonio Silver Stars at the Target Center on Thursday.  The Minnesota Lynx acquired Whalen in January in a trade with the Connecticut Sun.

[Photo] Whalen back at home with the Lynx

July 13, 2010

Former Gopher and three-time WNBA all-star point guard Lindsay Whalen shoots free throws against the San Antonio Silver Stars at the Target Center on Thursday. The Minnesota Lynx acquired Whalen in January...

Hennepin County has proposed a new transit hub for Target field to accommodate the new light rail station there.  The hub would include more pedestrian space, parking, and train lines.

[Photo] County to make space for Target Field crowds

June 2, 2010

Hennepin County has proposed a new transit hub for Target field to accommodate the new light rail station there. The hub would include more pedestrian space, parking, and train lines.

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Police tried to deny the protesters entry.  They threatened those that did not pay an entry fee with arrest.

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June 2, 2010

Police tried to deny the protesters entry. They threatened those that did not pay an entry fee with arrest.

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More than one hundred demonstrators protested the Arizona law S31070 as well as the Minnesota Historical Society’s portrayal of

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June 2, 2010

More than one hundred demonstrators protested the Arizona law S31070 as well as the Minnesota Historical Society’s portrayal of

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Felipe Cuautemoc, a member of the Danza Mexica Cuauhtemoc community, yells to a crowd of protesters in front of Fort Snelling.

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June 2, 2010

Felipe Cuautemoc, a member of the Danza Mexica Cuauhtemoc community, yells to a crowd of protesters in front of Fort Snelling.

Dr. Chris Mato Nunpa speaks to a crowd of protesters about the history of Fort Snelling.

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June 2, 2010

Dr. Chris Mato Nunpa speaks to a crowd of protesters about the history of Fort Snelling.

The Pohlad Family Foundation donated two million dollars to the University of Minnesota for a new baseball stadium.  Gopher baseball hopes replace the thirty-nine year old Siebert Field by next spring

[Photo] Pohlads give $2 million to new ballpark

May 25, 2010

The Pohlad Family Foundation donated two million dollars to the University of Minnesota for a new baseball stadium. Gopher baseball hopes replace the thirty-nine year old Siebert Field by next spring

Congresswoman Betty Mccollum releases a red tail hawk back into the wild at the Raptor Center’s Spring Raptor Release in Bloomington on Saturday.

[Photo] Raptors released back into the wild

May 2, 2010

Congresswoman Betty Mccollum releases a red tail hawk back into the wild at the Raptor Center’s Spring Raptor Release in Bloomington on Saturday.

Players salute the crowd after a preseason scrimmage game at the TCF Stadium, Saturday.

[Photo] Spring game offers glance at 2010

April 25, 2010

Players salute the crowd after a preseason scrimmage game at the TCF Stadium, Saturday.

Junior Deleon Eskridge during a scrimmage at TCF Bank Stadium in April. Eskridge finished with 12 carries for 40 yards Thursday night against Middle Tennessee State.

[Photo] RBs still fighting for starting job

April 25, 2010

Junior Deleon Eskridge during a scrimmage at TCF Bank Stadium in April. Eskridge finished with 12 carries for 40 yards Thursday night against Middle Tennessee State.

Junior Deleon Eskridge during a scrimmage at TCF Bank Stadium in April. Eskridge finished with 12 carries for 40 yards Thursday night against Middle Tennessee State.

[Photo] Football notebook: Bennett puts up big numbers

September 5, 2010

Junior Deleon Eskridge during a scrimmage at TCF Bank Stadium in April. Eskridge finished with 12 carries for 40 yards Thursday night against Middle Tennessee State.

Senior advisor to the Bush administration and author Karl Rove speaks to the University of Minnesota College Republicans at Smith Hall on Thursday.  After his lecture, Rove signed copies of his new book, Courage and Consequence.

[Photo] Karl Rove speaks at U

April 22, 2010

Senior advisor to the Bush administration and author Karl Rove speaks to the University of Minnesota College Republicans at Smith Hall on Thursday. After his lecture, Rove signed copies of his new book,...

Sophomore and varsity rower Debbie Brzozowski helps her teammates return a boat after an early morning practice.

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April 22, 2010

Sophomore and varsity rower Debbie Brzozowski helps her teammates return a boat after an early morning practice.

First year graduate student Laura Schwarz waters plants on the St. Paul Campus for class.

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April 22, 2010

First year graduate student Laura Schwarz waters plants on the St. Paul Campus for class.

Senior student volunteer Vanessa Hellestad holds a Peregrine Falcon named Artimus at the Raptor Center in St. Paul.

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April 22, 2010

Senior student volunteer Vanessa Hellestad holds a Peregrine Falcon named Artimus at the Raptor Center in St. Paul.

Senior Joe Barten uses a garbage bag as an improvised raincoat while waiting for a bus in St. Paul.

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April 22, 2010

Senior Joe Barten uses a garbage bag as an improvised raincoat while waiting for a bus in St. Paul.

Phd Grad student Rohit Pandita, right, and U of M researcher Austin Murch, left, test the GPS system on an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

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April 22, 2010

Phd Grad student Rohit Pandita, right, and U of M researcher Austin Murch, left, test the GPS system on an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

Sophomore Stephanie Bertumen acts in the U of M production of Executioin of Justice at the Rarig Center.

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April 22, 2010

Sophomore Stephanie Bertumen acts in the U of M production of Executioin of Justice at the Rarig Center.

A student waits for a bus in front of Coffman Union.

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April 22, 2010

A student waits for a bus in front of Coffman Union.

A group of costumed patrons discuss Nascar at the Library Bar and Grills White Trash Wednesday in Dinkytown.

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April 22, 2010

A group of costumed patrons discuss Nascar at the Library Bar and Grill's White Trash Wednesday in Dinkytown.

Volunteer brew guide Gene Neshek serves a patron a complimentary beer at the end of the Summit Brewery tour in St. Paul Saturday.

[Photo] Local beer company donates profits

April 19, 2010

Volunteer brew guide Gene Neshek serves a patron a complimentary beer at the end of the Summit Brewery tour in St. Paul Saturday.

State Senator Tarryl Clark stands in front of the Capitol in St. Paul Monday.  She is running for Michele Bachman’s seat in Congress this year.

[Photo] Sen. Clark takes on Bachmann

April 12, 2010

State Senator Tarryl Clark stands in front of the Capitol in St. Paul Monday. She is running for Michele Bachman’s seat in Congress this year.

Sophomore A-List Vice President Melissa Zoerb, right  shows 8th grader Odia Ebojie, left, how to vote for The A-list on the Pepsi Refresh Project website Monday at the Brooklyn Center Junior High.  With the grant they would receive from Pepsi, the nonprofit would open an apparel store that would employ at-risk teen youth and serve as a place for positive afterschool programs.

[Photo] Students among Pepsi Refresh Project finalists

April 5, 2010

Sophomore A-List Vice President Melissa Zoerb, right shows 8th grader Odia Ebojie, left, how to vote for The A-list on the Pepsi Refresh Project website Monday at the Brooklyn Center Junior High. With...

Gubernatorial candidate Susan Gaertner talks about her campaign to the capitol Friday at her office in St. Paul.

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March 31, 2010

Gubernatorial candidate Susan Gaertner talks about her campaign to the capitol Friday at her office in St. Paul.

Travel Channel’s host of Bizarre Foods Andrew Zimmern talks about a culinary book in his office Tuesday.  Zimmern will be speaking in Cowles Auditorium at the Humphrey Center with award winning travel writer Rudy Maxa at 7 p.m. tonight.

[Photo] Local travel celebrities speak at U

March 11, 2010

Travel Channel’s host of Bizarre Foods Andrew Zimmern talks about a culinary book in his office Tuesday. Zimmern will be speaking in Cowles Auditorium at the Humphrey Center with award winning travel...

Graduate and Professional Student Assembly President Kristi Kremer speaks to the U of M fees committee at Coffman Union Memorial Hall on Tuesday.  The committee denied GAPSA over $300,000 in funding because they missed an application deadline.

[Photo] Student groups speak out about reduced funds

March 3, 2010

Graduate and Professional Student Assembly President Kristi Kremer speaks to the U of M fees committee at Coffman Union Memorial Hall on Tuesday. The committee denied GAPSA over $300,000 in funding because...

University professors Kirk Allison, left, Patricia Simmons and Margaret Werry, right,  talk about stem cell research while filming the University-sponsored  television program “Driven to Discover: The Research Series” on Friday at the Rarig Center.  The show discusses past and present research from the University.

[Photo] TV series to focus on U research

March 1, 2010

University professors Kirk Allison, left, Patricia Simmons and Margaret Werry, right, talk about stem cell research while filming the University-sponsored television program “Driven to Discover: The...

St. Paul attorney and chief prosecutor John Choi speaks to several ex-offenders, their families, and supporters at “Second Chance Day on the Hill,” on Monday at the State Capitol.  Among other restorative justice programs represented, the Second Chance Coalition seeks to help ex-offenders become productive members of their community.

[Photo] Justice reformers gather at Capitol

February 22, 2010

St. Paul attorney and chief prosecutor John Choi speaks to several ex-offenders, their families, and supporters at “Second Chance Day on the Hill,” on Monday at the State Capitol. Among other restorative...

A participant in Phi Beta Sigma’s Hoops for Haiti basketball tournament runs down the court at a YMCA rec. center in North Minneapolis on Saturday. The basketball tournament raised money for the victims of the Haiti earthquake.

[Photo] Phi Beta Sigma hosts Hoops 4 Haiti

February 21, 2010

A participant in Phi Beta Sigma’s Hoops for Haiti basketball tournament runs down the court at a YMCA rec. center in North Minneapolis on Saturday. The basketball tournament raised money for the victims...

Minnesota sophomore guard Kiara Buford drives against Ohio State freshman guard Tayler Hill on Sunday at Williams Arena.  The Gopher’s lost against the Big Ten’s leading team 59-64.

[Photo] Buckeyes outlast struggling Gophers at the Barn

February 14, 2010

Minnesota sophomore guard Kiara Buford drives against Ohio State freshman guard Tayler Hill on Sunday at Williams Arena. The Gopher’s lost against the Big Ten’s leading team 59-64.

Minnesota’s Lacey Middlebrooks pitches against Arkansas on Saturday at the Metrodome Softball Classic. The Gophers softball team beat Arkansas 4-1.

[Photo] Minn. opens year with mixed results

February 14, 2010

Minnesota’s Lacey Middlebrooks pitches against Arkansas on Saturday at the Metrodome Softball Classic. The Gophers softball team beat Arkansas 4-1.

University Police Chief Greg Hestness discusses details of the shooting outside Centennial Hall during a press conference Thursday at Morill Hall. Minneapolis police have arrested two men connected to the shooting.

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February 14, 2010

University Police Chief Greg Hestness discusses details of the shooting outside Centennial Hall during a press conference Thursday at Morill Hall. Minneapolis police have arrested two men connected to...

Paul Scheurer passes a resolution at the DFL caucus in Coffman Memorial Union on Tuesday that would give University of Minnesota Police more incentive to live on campus in order to increase their presence in the community.

[Photo] Local caucuses see low turnout

February 3, 2010

Paul Scheurer passes a resolution at the DFL caucus in Coffman Memorial Union on Tuesday that would give University of Minnesota Police more incentive to live on campus in order to increase their presence...

Sophomores Brenden Gerber and Elsabet Roth watch a video at the faculty exhibition in the Katherine E. Nash Gallery on Tuesday.  Faculty work will be shown at the Regis Center for art through February 18th.

[Photo] How far away is ‘almos(t)here?’

January 28, 2010

Sophomores Brenden Gerber and Elsabet Roth watch a video at the faculty exhibition in the Katherine E. Nash Gallery on Tuesday. Faculty work will be shown at the Regis Center for art through February...

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January 28, 2010

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The Southeast Como Improvement Association sent a letter signed by 100 residents to University President Bob Bruininks’ office complaining about the negative impact of students on the neighborhood.

[Photo] Letter discusses resident complaints

January 19, 2010

The Southeast Como Improvement Association sent a letter signed by 100 residents to University President Bob Bruininks’ office complaining about the negative impact of students on the neighborhood.