A retired detective planted the seeds for former WCCO journalist Ron Handberg’s fifth novel.
The 33-year-old Twin Cities rapper, working now to get his high school diploma, is helping the Minneapolis school district reach out to dropouts with its new “We Want You Back” campaign.
NEW YORK —Artistic Director Oskar Eustis talks of this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park — and remembers a mind-blowing ‘West Side Story’ and many second acts at the Guthrie during his youth in Minnesota.
Because of the political violence on Bangkok’s streets, a trip by 19 U of M students to a seminar in Thailand was canceled. Their professor provides context.
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If you’re under 25 or over 40, these words might not mean anything to you, but to those of us in between who grew up watching “Mystery Science Theater 3000” on Comedy Central, news of Hodgson’s return is nothing short of a miracle.
On the day President Obama was elected, Hampton, Minn., resident Paye Flomo also made history as the nation’s first Liberian-American mayor. He talked about his experiences.
NEW YORK — The New York Times media critic, former crack addict, cancer survivor and best-selling author, discusses his complicated relationship with the Twin Cities, why he relates to Sarah Palin and his latest addiction, the iPad.
Homeland Security has granted $20 million to the University of Minnesota’s center for food protection. We talked to the center’s director about risks to our food supply.
Roy Magnuson is well known at Como High School in St. Paul as a longtime social studies teacher and coach. He’s also known for his political activity. We talked about how he got involved in politics and how it influences his classroom work.
The same concerns that propelled her professional passions, including issues of diversity and racism, drive her recent endeavors.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl predicts local, chef-made frozen takeout — and recalls a ‘Fawlty Towers’ moment.
For Boehlke, who thought of starting the theater while on a Mexico beach in ’86, a lot of work is yet to be done.
“I no longer think that competition is appropriate for many reasons,” he says. “The most compelling one is that education is not necessarily a market. A business must concentrate on its most profitable customers.