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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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WI Teen Couple Died Leaping From Mpls’ Stone Arch Bridge

Authorities are still searching the Mississippi River Tuesday after two people were reportedly spotted jumping into the river from the Stone Arch Bridge earlier in the morning. Crews responded to the scene in Minneapolis at about 4:30 a.m.

05/14/2013

“The car is spoiled. It has yet to spend time outside during the winter.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Susette At Stone Arch Bridge

“Where there are fun roads, this is the car we’ll take.” – Susette and her Acura

09/04/2012

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Twin Cities ‘SlutWalk’ Protests Sexual Violence Against Women

Organized walks are usually meant to promote a charity, but that’s not the plan for a walk this weekend in the Twin Cities. In fact this walk has some controversy, which includes its name: “SlutWalk.”

09/29/2011

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Twin Cities To Become All-Night Arts Event

Northern Spark is billed as Minnesota’s first “nuit blanche,” or “white night” event. It kicks off at sundown Saturday and runs until dawn Sunday.

06/04/2011