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‘Our Potter Potential’ goes live tonight: Millennial’s speech tries to dispel generation’s stereotype

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — What was first a persuasive speech by a local high school student has gotten a cinematic makeover that will premiere this weekend on YouTube.
“Our Potter Potential,” written by Matthew Johnson, is a piece directed toward his fe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Food companies find going ‘non-GMO’ is no easy feat

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

U.S. food companies are rushing to offer consumers thousands of products free of genetically modified ingredients but are finding the effort costly and cumbersome in a landscape dominated by the controversial biotech crops.
The hurdles are so high t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Food companies find going ‘non-GMO’ is no easy feat

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

U.S. food companies are rushing to offer consumers thousands of products free of genetically modified ingredients but are finding the effort costly and cumbersome in a landscape dominated by the controversial biotech crops.
The hurdles are so high t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

3 children among 5 dead in Minneapolis fire

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Paul Cox woke up around 4:45 a.m. Friday when he and his family smelled smoke. They ran outside and saw their upstairs neighbor leaning out a back window of their burning North Minneapolis duplex, screaming. Cox asked the man what was…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Five deaths in Minneapolis blaze apparently all children

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By JOSEPH LINDBERG AND TAD VEZNER, St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS — Paul Cox woke up around 4:45 a.m. Friday when he and his family smelled smoke. They ran outside and saw their upstairs neighbor leaning out a back window of their burni…continue reading on dglobe.com

Five deaths in Minneapolis blaze apparently all children

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By JOSEPH LINDBERG AND TAD VEZNER, St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS — Paul Cox woke up around 4:45 a.m. Friday when he and his family smelled smoke. They ran outside and saw their upstairs neighbor leaning out a back window of their burni…continue reading on dglobe.com

Police ID 2 killed in high-speed chase

February 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — The two people killed after a 20-mile hit-and-run police pursuit Friday morning on U.S. Highway 212 were identified Saturday afternoon by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Dawn Marie Pfister, 34, and Matthew Vincent Se…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Metrodome roof sinks into history

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Don Davis

MINNEAPOLIS — The famous, and at times infamous, Metrodome roof is no more.

Construction workers on Sunday set off a series of explosive charges to sever cables attaching the roof to the oval downtown Minneapolis landmark’s wal…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Joan Mondale dies at 83

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Joan Mondale, wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale, died Monday at age 83.
Her death came a day after the Mondales’ church announced she had entered hospice care.
“With the death of Joan Mondale, the Minnesota Democratic…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Joan Mondale dies at 83

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Joan Mondale, wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale, died Monday at age 83.
Her death came a day after the Mondales’ church announced she had entered hospice care.
“With the death of Joan Mondale, the Minnesota Democratic…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com