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3 hrs ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

Minneapolis works to keep landlords in check

Richard Eischens recently had conditions placed on his rental license because of unpermitted work and code violations on his 8th Street Southeast property, pictured here on Monday afternoon.


7 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times

Ag tour

Kim Jo Bliss, research technician at the Emo Agricultural Research Station, led a walking tour through various experimental crops yesterday evening.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

11 hrs ago |

Money Magazine Ranks Penn State 177th on 'Best Colleges for Your Money'

To find out which of the nation's 1,500 four-year colleges provide the best bang for your buck, Money screened out those with a below-average graduation rate and then ranked the remaining 665.


Related Topix: University-Park, PA, Temple University, Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

University of Minnesota rises 435 spots on "Best Colleges" list

The University of Minnesota has had a spectacular five years, at least according to Forbes - its ranking of best colleges in the nation puts the school at No.


18 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Advanced care decision aids underutilized

Decision aids are underutilized for advanced care planning and their effectiveness is not well documented, according to a review published online July 29 in the Annals of Internal Medicine .


Thu Jul 31, 2014

Scott Brown's Shot at History: No Senate Candidate Has Ever Lost Twice to Women

With a loss to incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen, Brown could be the first candidate to lose two senate races to women.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US House of Representatives, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican, John Sununu

Government Executive

She Never Stopped Working to Make Government Better

Sometimes in life, you're lucky enough to encounter people who are willing to take the time to help you learn how to do your job better.


Related Topix: Journalism, George Washington University

CBS Local

Forbes: 'U Of M' Tops List Of Most Improved Colleges Since 2009

According to the business magazine, University of Minnesota tops the list of most improved schools since 2009 in its America's Best Colleges rankings.


Related Topix: Forbes, MN, Weird


10 questions with Jeff D. Larson, Minnesota Fringe executive director

Perhaps understandably, Jeff D. Larson is reluctant to pick shows he is most looking forward to in the Minnesota Fringe Festival.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Entertainment

Bellingham Herald

Five tips help kick-start your gardening therapy

Anyone who gardens regularly can tell you the psychological, physical and social benefits they gain from the experience.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Chanhassen, MN


Preserve Your Harvest workshops scheduled at Willmar Communia

Do you want a cupboard full of home-canned fruit and vegetables? Do you want to freeze vegetables from your garden? Whether you're growing them or buying them, come learn how to can, freeze, or pickle them safely.


Related Topix: Willmar, MN, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Scientists discover more about the battle in your belly

There's a complex ecosystem deep inside your gut, home to trillions of bacteria armed with the power to help - or harm - you.


Related Topix: Food Poisoning, Health

Twin Cities Daily Planet

University of Minnesota combats food supply issues with MnDRIVE

College of Veterinary Medicine assistant professor Nicholas Phelps explains aquaponic farming in a greenhouse in St. Paul on July 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Agriculture, Science

Twin Cities Daily Planet

$7.9 million purchase expands University of Minnesota behind TCF Bank Stadium

Some of the unused land behind TCF Bank Stadium could sprout more research buildings as the University of Minnesota continues a slow expansion beyond the eastern confines of its Minneapolis campus.


Timberjay Newspapers Online

Big device examines tiniest known particles

The $270-million neutrino detector completed this month at Ash River is the world's largest free-standing PVC structure, consisting of 10,782 modules assembled by a team of University of Minnesota students over four years.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Cameras

Chris Kyle trial: Did defense attorneys make a strategic error in...

Did defense attorneys for the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle make a strategic error in the final days of the Jesse Ventura defamation trial? That's a question some court observers are asking after a split jury in St. Paul, Minn., awarded $1.8 million to the former Minnesota governor.


Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Hamline University

CBS Local

Expert: 'Reasonable Chance' Person Infected With Ebola Could Come To US

With more than 600 people dead from the Ebola virus in West Africa, fears are running rampant of the virus spreading globally since this is the worst outbreak of the deadly disease in history.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Chemical & Engineering News

More details on the University of Minnesota explosion and response

On June 17, an explosion in a chemistry lab at the University of Minnesota injured graduate student Walter Partlo.


Related Topix: Explosion, Chemistry

Minnesota Medical Association Online

Honoring Choices Minnesota Updates Advance Care Planning Forms

The new updates are designed to help physicians and other healthcare providers meet their patients' needs in advance care planning, said HCM Medical Director Ken Kephart, M.D., medical director for Senior Services at Fairview and adjunct professor for the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Minnesota.


Agri Marketing

So. Dakota State, Univ Of MN To Host Dairy Heat Stress Workshops



Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture