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Students Learn Math, Science By Creating A Mini Golf Course

Just because school is out, doesn’t mean students have to stop learning. A first-of-its-kind camp wrapped up in North Minneapolis this week. The “Built By Best Camp” took middle school students out of the class room to see how math and science are everyday skills.

07/18/2014

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Minneapolis-St. Paul: 5 Free Things For Visitors

Like many places that endure long, difficult winters, Minnesota comes alive when the weather warms up. So many people from the Twin Cities — as Minneapolis and St. Paul are known — head to lakes in northern parts of the state that the city’s attractions truly open up to out-of-towners. And as in any urban area, some of the best are free.

07/03/2014

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Best Unique Father’s Day Gifts

If you are searching for a Father’s Day gift that can only be found in Minnesota, here are five unique venues that may stimulate your thoughts.

06/03/2014

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Top 5 Places To Instagram In The Twin Cities

There are plenty of beautiful places in the Twin Cities if you’re looking to for the perfect background to compliment your next selfie. But which locale will get you the most “likes” on Instagram?

05/02/2014

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ME: Acute Alcohol Intoxication Factor In U Student’s Hypothermia Death

The 19-year-old University of Minnesota student found dead near the Stone Arch Bridge in December died of hypothermia with acute alcohol intoxication contributing, officials say.

02/27/2014

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Record Warmth Makes For Some Winter Fun

For late December in Minnesota, it can’t get much better then Saturday’s weather. There was sunshine, and a high temperature that broke a 117-year-old record. Aaron Howe of Independence tried to fend off snowballs thrown by his two children. “It’s been fantastic. We grilled out last night, and it’s kind of a nice warm spell to have in Minnesota after the holidays,” Howe said.

12/28/2013

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Police Continue To Investigate After ‘U’ Student Found Dead

Police are still trying to figure out how a University of Minnesota student ended up dead outside over the weekend. The freshman’s body was discovered Sunday morning, just east of the Stone Arch Bridge, along Main Street in Minneapolis.

12/16/2013

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Body Found On Mpls. Riverbank Identified As ‘U’ Student

Minneapolis Police are investigating after a man’s body was found lying on the riverbank, just east of the Stone Arch Bridge. Authorities say they received a 911 call around 8:45 a.m. Sunday regarding an unresponsive person lying on the ground.

12/15/2013

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Best Places In Minnesota To Watch The Sunset

Take a stroll to one of these Minnesota points to enjoy a truly beautiful sunset.

10/26/2013

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News Study Paints Sweltering Picture Of Future Climate

On the Stone Arch Bridge spanning the Mississippi River, environmental studies students basked Thursday under a warm October sun. And for instructor Jean Unzicker, no topic was more controversial than debate over the science of climate change.

10/10/2013

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Best Places In Minnesota To Take Family Photos

The sky is the limit here in the state of Minnesota when it comes to snapping a priceless photograph.

09/13/2013

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Departed Pets To Be Remembered In Mpls.

Fido and Fluffy may be departed, but pet owners will have a chance to remember them at a pet memorial next month in Minneapolis. Two organizations that work with pets and pet owners will hold a Pet Memorial Day event on Sept. 8 at the Stone Arch Bridge/Father Hennepin Bluffs Park at St. Anthony Main.

08/17/2013

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College Student Dead After Car Plunges Into Mississippi River

Authorities said a body was pulled from the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis after a car driving recklessly in the area ended up in the water late Monday night. Police said the incident happened at about 9:40 p.m. Monday as a vehicle was driving wildly through downtown Minneapolis.

08/13/2013

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Bike The Mississippi With A Ranger Guide

Beginning this week — and every Saturday throughout the summer — park rangers will be hosting guided tours. You choose which route: Harriet Island, Stone Arch Bridge or Fort Snelling. We asked the rangers to give us a little sneak peak.

07/06/2013

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Authorities ID Body Found In Mississippi River Near Fort Snelling

Authorities have identified the body of a woman that was found earlier this week in the Mississippi River near Fort Snelling. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said Friday authorities recovered the body of 16-year-old Erika Renee Borgstrom of Roberts, Wis.

05/31/2013

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