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U of M gets major collection — of comic books

By Judith Yates Borger | Monday, March 3, 2008
The University of Minnesota Elmer Andersen Library is taking custody of a major comic book collection. There were about 130 boxes, each holding maybe 250 comics.

New fitness center draws community to nursing home

A new fitness center in Chisago City is a talker around town.        And not just because of the facility’s warm-water pool, coffee shop and juicing classes. The center opened in October with a name to match — Vitalize! Wellness Centre.

Keillor musical set to go; now sign up some celebrities

The winner of the competition for the Broadway musical based on the short-lived Garrison Keillor lawsuit (about a neighbor’s addition blocking his house’s access to light and air) is Tonya DePriest, for her touching, bittersweet “No Fiddling With t

Make your mark for the most memorable musical

Your genial host thought he might have been stepping out of the figurative Verse or Worse comfort zone in issuing the current challenge, which involved Garrison Keillor’s aborted lawsuit.

Political warfare: Looking back at early DFL caucuses

When upwards of 100,000 DFLers crowd into Minnesota’s 4,000 precinct caucuses Tuesday, they may find that their caucus experience will be brief and rather low-key.The evening’s high point — balloting for the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee —

What’s the best new book you read in 2007?

The editors at MinnPost have been too busy to shop for books, so we’re seeking tips on what to give to relatives and friends and even to read ourselves.

Coming to a pump near you

What is this world coming to?
Whatever it is, it’s likely coming to a TV screen near you.
A bank of monitors at the gym or the airport already is no big deal. Same goes for multiple plasma screens above the bar.