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In search of the ‘supertankers’ of Lake Mille Lacs

On a recent November weekend, we set out upon the looming gray waters of Lake Mille Lacs to find Minnesota’s own version of Nessie. With us were two directors of the International Game Fish Association, Chris Hess and Jason Schratwieser.

UMN News: Beyond blue eyes

Associate professor Monika Zagar studies two faces of the Scandinavian experience: multicultural adoption and the life of a Nobel-winning novelist turned Nazi.FROM UMN NEWS

Minnesota Monitor: The Rape of Nanking

Eric Black writes about the upcoming local premiere of a film on the Rape of Nanking, the history behind it, and the question of why the Minnesota Historical Society isn’t hosting it.FROM MINNESOTA MONITOR

Daily Planet: Recycling rules!

Susan Hubbard, who heads the nonprofit Eureka!Recycling, says waste is a choice, and so is recycling. An interview with reporter Pam Taylor of Minnesota Women’s Press.FROM TWIN CITIES DAILY PLANET

Minnesota Magazine: Immigration Conflagration

History professor Donna Gabaccia says immigrants have never been regarded positively in the U.S. So what’s the urgent problem with immigration today?
From MINNESOTA, the magazine of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association