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A Circle of Grief: Wellstone and St Paul

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Minnesota, Paul Wellstone, St Paul | 1 comment

Paul Wellstone died Oct. 25, 2002, with his wife, daughter, and a handful of extraordinary people who were known and loved in his adopted...

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Hotter Than Blazes, With Snow

Posted by on Jun 7, 2011 in Meltdown, Minnesota | 1 comment

Video: The temperature reached 103 degrees in St Paul-Minneapolis on June 7, but that wasn’t enough completely to erase the Winter of...

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Minnesota’s 153rd Birthday: May We Shine Again, Brightly

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in Minnesota | 0 comments

The State Capitol crystal chandelier is not lit on this Statehood Day, as it would normally be on May 11. Instead, it is being...

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Life on the Edge: Spring?! in Minnesota

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in Minnesota | 0 comments

Spring and Minnesota are contradictions in terms. This photo was taken March 25 in Duluth, where an old herring boat called the Nels J...

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Slice of the City: Mohamed Gets His Man, and His Coffee

Posted by on Mar 18, 2011 in Citizens, Slice of the City | 4 comments

I was buying a book at the Highland Park Barnes & Noble in St Paul Wednesday, just after 6 p.m., when shouts and a loud commotion...

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