It has been a year since the Michael Vick dogfighting scandal broke, and the public has demonstrated both its disdain for animal fighters and its support for strong, anti-animal-fighting laws. But are legislators listening? Read more…
Annie Griffiths Belt, a National Geographic Society photographer, recounts through stories and pictures three decades of traveling to nearly 100 countries, often with her two children in tow.FROM THE U OF M ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
I remember rushing home on Friday nights to see “The Brady Bunch” and “The Partridge Family” on ABC-TV, followed by “The Odd Couple” and “Love American Style.” This is the black experience in America. Read more…
Seth Eastman (1808-1875), an artist and a career soldier, was stationed at Fort Snelling twice, in 1830-31 and again in 1841-48 when he served as the fort’s commander. See some of his paintings from the fort that were exhibited in 2006.
In the late 1800s, the U.S. government claimed the land of Minnesota, and pushed the indigenous people onto reservations.
A team of about 30 U of M students has spent an estimated 30,000-45,000 hours working on Centaurus, a solar-powered car that will be one of 26 international entries in the 2008 North American Solar Challenge, a 2,400-mile race from Dallas to Calgary
Minnesota’s property tax is regressive, meaning that a disproportionate share of the property-tax burden falls upon those with the least ability to pay.
The Walker Art Center’s teen council has put together a Corruption Collection, ranging from an Enron award to a bag of Doritos. Tanya Bui reports.FROM THREESIXTY JOURNALISM
The merits of ethanol fueled a spate of recent comments, along with such topics as teen drivers, Iraq, department stores and Twins closer Joe Nathan. Here’s a selection from MinnPost readers…
Veteran bookseller and publisher David Unowsky offers no-nonsense advice on how to place your book on store shelves (and ensure that it doesn’t just sit there).FROM MNARTISTS.ORG
For more than 25 years, the Citizens League has pushed for market reform through meaningful competition and universal access in the delivery of medical care.
The first Jewelry Artists Mart is held at the Walker, and it’s captured on video.FROM WALKER ART CENTER
On Tuesday, April 22, in front of a House Taxes Committee hearing packed with onlookers, lobbyists and a clutch of the ever-available “down-on-their-luck construction workers,” legislators listened to yet another proposal to flush taxpayer money dow