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Essentia Health cancer patients benefit from generous partnership with the University of Minnesota

By Maureen Talarico Nearly half of all Minnesotans will be diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening cancer during their lifetime. Essentia Health patients will soon have better access to new cancer treatments and enhanced care thanks to a new state-funded partnership between University of Minnesota and the state’s major health systems, including Essentia Health. As part of the Minnesota Discovery Research and InnoVation (MnDRIVE) partnership with the State of Minnesota, the University is launching the Minnesota…

UW-Superior Theatre to present musical ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

University of Wisconsin-Superior Theatre will present the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in the Manion Theatre located in the Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center on the UW-Superior campus. Performances, directed by Jeffrey Madison, will take place April 27 – 28, and May 4 – 5 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 and May 6 at 2 p.m. Written by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”…

MCCU Advice: 7 money-saving tips for garage sales

It’s that time of year… the time of year you start to see those handmade fluorescent signs steaked to every corner that read an assortment of phrases like: “RUMMAGE SALE”, “GARAGE SALE”, “YARD SALE”, “HUGE SALE”, etc. For some people, there is nothing more exciting than driving around the neighborhood and catching sight of those fluorescent signs and a lawn full of multicolored clothing, furniture, and trinkets. Though most garage sales are full of great…

Retiring St. Scholastica professor to give talk on “Lessons Learned”

The College of St. Scholastica will host a special retirement lecture for longtime professor Dr. Tony Barrett next week. The College’s Alumni Association and School of Business and Technology are hosting a retirement lecture for Barrett at 5 p.m. April 13 in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. The lecture, “Lessons Learned,” will be followed by a reception. Economics professor Barrett is frequently quoted by media across the region as an expert source on everything from…

FDLTCC to host 2018 Fine Arts Week

The Fine Arts departments at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College are presenting a schedule of activities on campus to celebrate Fine Arts Week during April 9 through April 12, 2018. The events include music, art exhibits, literary performances and other art activities. All activities are free and open to the public. Fine Arts Week begins on Monday, April 9, with Open Studio in Art Studio Room 167 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., followed…

Bulldogs vs. Notre Dame Watch Parties

Pre-Game Event in St. Paul Tom Reid’s (St. Paul), 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Watch Parties in Duluth Bulldog Pizza Dubh Linn’s Irish Brew Pub Grandma’s Sports Garden (Official Watch Party) Green Mill Grizzlys Hoops Brewing Outback Steakhouse Silos (Pier B) Tavern on the Hill (UMD Alumni Office) The Other Place Bar and Grill (Duluth) 310 Pub Lyric Kitchen & Bar Kirby Student Center