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Varsity Theatre’s Restroom Nominated As 1 Of Nation’s Top 10

When you think of where one of the best restrooms in the country might be, Dinkytown in Minneapolis might not come to mind. But, in a contest by the restroom services company Cintas, the Varsity Theater restroom has been nominated as one of the 10 best in the country.

11/01/2013

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Mpls. South High Senior Wins Nat’l Debate Competition

Minneapolis South High senior Lillie Ouellette-Howitz has been crowned a national debate champion after taking first in public speaking at the George W. Bush Institute’s annual national high school economic debate competition in Dallas, Texas.

10/23/2013

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DeRusha Eats: Kramarczuk’s Cookbook Shares Some Delicious Family Secrets

Kramarczuk’s was recently honored with one of the top prizes in the national food world, and now you can make their famous recipes at home. Jason DeRusha eats at the Nordeast sausage institution.

07/06/2013

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Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.

06/17/2013

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MN’s Signa Saunders Remembered On Nat’l Donut Day

Signa Saunders, of Brainerd, Minn., boarded a ship for France in 1918 alongside soldiers headed into battle with the goal of doling out donuts for those in the line of fire. She recalled in her memoir, “Soldiers, Sinkers and Pie,” what it was like to be on board.

06/07/2013

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Minn. House Passes Steep Bump To Minimum Wage

Minnesota’s lowest-wage workers are closing in on a government-mandated raise.

05/03/2013

Senior Dylan Thomas led the Tommies to a third-place finish at nationals last year, hoping to make it a D-III title this season. (credit: Mike Ekern/University of St. Thomas)

Beyond Bounds: UST’s Ace Also Hits, Eyes The MLB Draft

What Dylan Thomas has – a right arm that throws 93 mph with more than enough control to be named the 2012 MIAC’s Pitcher of the Year.

04/05/2013

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Mpls’ Successful Cellular Amber Alert Was The Nation’s First

Wednesday’s quick and safe recovery of an abducted 8-month-old Minneapolis child was not only the first time an Amber Alert was sent to Minnesota cell phones, but it was the first time in the United States that a cell phone alert successfully helped recover a missing child.

02/21/2013

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Ritchie: Minnesota Officially No. 1 In Voting

Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie says Minnesota tops the nation when it comes to voters.

11/27/2012

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Minnetonka Wins National Cheer Championship

A big congratulations to the new National Cheer Champions.

02/14/2012

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Minn. Gets $280M In National Mortgage Settlement

State officials say Minnesota mortgage borrowers will be eligible for a total of $280 million from a national settlement between states and the country’s biggest mortgage lenders.

02/09/2012

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National Test Shows Minn. Kids Still Above Average

New scores on a national test of math and reading skills show Minnesota students remain above average, but several other states are pulling ahead.

11/01/2011

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Rolling Twins Win National Wheelchair Softball Tourney

It may be too early to decide the fate of one local Twins team but for another, the victory has been sealed.

08/22/2011

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