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Dalai Lama Visits Minneapolis For Nobel Peace Prize Forum, Tibetan New Year

One of the most respected people in the world is spending time in Minnesota. The Dalai Lama was in Minneapolis Saturday for a Nobel Peace Prize Forum hosted by Augsburg College.

03/01/2014

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Cedar To Hold Benefit For Mpls. Fire Victims

The Cedar Cultural Center will hold a benefit concert to raise money for victims of a fatal apartment building fire near downtown Minneapolis. The concert takes place Jan. 24 at The Cedar, located on the Minneapolis West Bank. The Cedar is just down the street from where the New Year’s Day fire and explosion killed three people. The fire also destroyed a grocery store on the ground level and displaced tenants in 10 apartments.

01/11/2014

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Best College Productions To See This Year In Minnesota

Catch a budding thespian on the rise at a Minnesota college theater production.

10/14/2013

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Good Question: Why Are Traumatic Memories So Vivid?

Almost all of us remember where we were and what we were doing when we heard terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center 12 years ago. “I remember thinking, is this really happening, it’s like an out of body experience,” said Kristin Witte of Minneapolis.

09/11/2013

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Hamline, Carleton Ranked Among Minnesota’s Top Universities

If you’re looking to get a degree in Minnesota, Hamline University and Carleton College should be at the top of your list, according to the latest college rankings from U.S. News & World Report. The magazine ranks America’s best colleges annually.

09/10/2013

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Sudanese-Minnesotan Juggles College, Hollywood

As Kuoth Wiel wore her Augsburg College robe, she looked antsy like many grads. Her graduation day emotions may seem typical, but what’s going on in her life right now is not – nor is her past. “Because of the war, we went to Ethiopia,” Wiel said. She was born in the Sudan, and her parents made it out with her from a civil war.

05/25/2013

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UAA Suspends Search For Head Hockey Coach

The University of Alaska Anchorage is suspending its search for a head hockey coach in hopes of getting a more “robust” pool of candidates.

05/03/2013

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UAA Names 4 Finalists For Hockey Coaching Job

The University of Alaska Anchorage has named four finalists for its vacant head men’s hockey coach position.

04/17/2013

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Bon Jovi Giving 6 Augsburg Students The Rock-Star Treatment

Next Sunday, Bon Jovi will be rocking the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

03/29/2013

Junior Dan Kornbaum, a UMD transfer, has Augsburg sitting pretty in second place in the MIAC. He's also one of the league's top scorers (18.8 ppg) and rebounders (7.9 rpg). (credit: Kelly Anderson Diercks, Augsburg College)

Beyond Bounds: 9 Things You Need To Know About Dan Kornbaum

At your family reunion, Dan Kornbaum’s basketball resume would be marquee material. But in his own family tree, Augsburg’s rising star is third on the clan totem pole.

01/25/2013

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Good Question: Are We Buying More Than We Used To?

In the next couple of days, many of us will be crowded into stores to finish buying gifts for our loved ones.

12/20/2012

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Ayrton Scott Is Augsburg’s Playmaker

Augsburg College freshman quarterback Ayrton Scott makes plays, and in the process, he makes highlights.

11/05/2012

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Patrol: Unlicensed Drivers 2x More Likely To Be Involved In Deadly Crashes

Unsettling statistics involving unlicensed drivers have been released by the Minnesota State Patrol. The release comes in the wake of two deadly crashes involving drivers with revoked licenses.

10/31/2012

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Woman Charged In Minneapolis Fatal Hit-And-Run

A St. Paul woman charged in a weekend hit-and-run that killed a college freshman struck the victim twice, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday, first sending him flying into the air and then hitting him after he landed on the ground.

10/30/2012

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Augsburg College Opposes Gay Marriage Amendment

Augsburg College is publicly opposing the amendment to ban gay marriage in Minnesota’s constitution.

08/22/2012

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