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Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013

Thomas Maltman’s meditation on small town tragedy

 Tragically, shootings in small town America have become all too frequent. Author Thomas Maltman chronicles one community’s reaction to a deadly shooting in his new book Little Wolves. This meditation on violence centers
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

"Hard to Go Quietly"

 Minnesota-based Milwaukee expatriate Scott Wooldridge prepares for a solo album with this single, a peaceable piece of folk rock protest against fractious political invective. Facebook discussion threads and partisan divides inform
Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012
 Set along the shores of Lake Superior in Duluth, Minn., The Lighthouse Road by Peter Geye recreates life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as it tells the tale of backwoods logging and bootlegging through tragic characters...
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012
 Born in a German basement during an air raid in 1942, artist Derk Hansen later immigrated to America. His art has evolved from his diverse life experiences: window stylist, art restorer, art gallery owner, photographer...
03.18.2012 | | Posted at 03:43 PM
By Nicole
The Badger womens hockey team was dominant in the National Semifinal Friday night as they beat Boston College 6-2 to advance to the National Championship game Sunday at 5 pm. The National Championship game will be available via webcast on NCAA.com. Hilary Knight stepped her game, scoring two goals, as did Britanny Ammerman. The BC Eagles scored within the first minute of the game, making many fans...
11.08.2011 | | Posted at 08:48 PM
By Nicole
It was going to be a rough weekend for the Badgers with the Gophers coming to town, but now there's added pressure because Minnesota is ranked #1 in both the USCHO.com poll and the USA Today/US Hockey poll. The Border Battle always brings added pressure and the Gophers were doing well while the Badgers have struggled. There's speculation that goalie John Rumpel, who's been regularly playing on Sat...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Nicole
As if Wisconsin fans needed another reason to dislike the Gophers - but this one was too great to pass up and not share.Over at SportsbyBrooks, there's a link to a video tour of Minnesota football's new digs at TCF Field from EveryDayShouldBeSaturday. When you watch it, you see a giant, tacky flashing M on the ceiling, but really, on first viewing, it's nothing exciting.But Brooks points out that ...

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