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Huffington Post

InsideOut Travel

Abroad View Magazine

Transitions Abroad Magazine

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnesota Parent

Lakeshore Weekly News

Lake Minnetonka Living

Wanderlust and Lipstick

 

Huffington Post

May 2008
My Travel, My God

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InsideOut Travel

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October/Novmeber, 2005

Tom Swick: Expat Turned Travel Editor

 

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May/June 2005

 

Chichicastenango’s Sunday Market

 

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May/June 2004

 

On guard against giardia

 

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Abroad View Magazine

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Fall 2005

 

When you can’t hit the road, hit the books

 

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Transitions Abroad Magazine

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September/October 2005

 

When you can’t hit the road, hit the books

 

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Minneapolis Star Tribune

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October 30, 2005

 

A Cuban in a Dunn Bros T-shirt sparks more questions than just, ‘Where did he get it?’

 

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Minnesota Parent

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May 2005

 

Mommy’s matinee

 

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January 2005

 

Knitting—not just for grandmothers anymore

 

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Lakeshore Weekly News

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February 16, 2009

 

Hennepin County picks homegrown talent to lead libraries

Lois Langer Thompson named new director

 

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February 9, 2009

 

My goal is to inspire students

Retired Congressman, Jim Ramstad, takes to teaching

 

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January 26, 2009

 

Bittersweet Movements

Local seventh grader wins song-writing contest

 

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January 12, 2009

 

Shedding light on teen struggles

 

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December 2, 2008

 

Finding Perfect Pitch

 

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November 10, 2008

 

Learning to Sell

 

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November 3, 2008

 

Presidential Candidates Debate in Wayzata

 

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October 27, 2008

 

Bushaway’s Birthday

 

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October 20, 2008

 

Fund-raising Fair-Trade Style

 

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October 6, 2008

 

Wayzata Students Ace ACT and PSAT

 

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September 9, 2008

 

Experimenting with Faith

Terry Esau wants to be surprised by God

 

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August 8, 2008

 

Capturing Nostalgia

Brian Jensen’s Lake Minnetonka

 

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April 21, 2008

 

Hopkins culinary team heats up

 

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March 24, 2008

 

Students Look at Africa in Depth

 

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March 3, 2008

 

A Rat Teaches Students to Blog

 

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December 10, 2007

 

Seeking the Write Help

 

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November 12, 2007

 

The Advantages of Dining at Home

 

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October 30, 2007

 

Teaching the Economics of Minimum Wage

 

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October 2, 2007

 

Planting Seeds of Knowledge

 

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September 18, 2007

 

To Pledge or not to Pledge

 

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August 22, 2007

Building the Stage

Getting a non-profit theater company off the ground

 

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August 13, 2007

 

Rummage Sale with Departments

 

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July 17, 2007

 

Importing Trouble

 

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June 29, 2007

 

Looking for ways to say goodbye

 

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June 19, 2007

 

History Lives at the Burwell House

 

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May 1, 2007

 

Hopkins Looks at Racial Achievement Gap

 

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April 24, 2007

 

Books on Wheels

 

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April 17, 2007

 

Ketchup packet is out of this world

 

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March 27, 2007

 

Books of Hope

 

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February 27, 2007

 

Making healthful choices

 

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January 30, 2007

 

Pushing the envelope

Mail art show in Hopkins required creative thinkers and willing postal carriers

 

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January 30, 2007

 

High-tech biology in high school

 

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November 28, 2006

 

Chinese language education expands in western suburbs

 

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October 24, 2006

 

Orono event celebrates community’s diversity

 

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September 19, 2006

 

Hopkins district considers closing Curren school

 

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September 12, 2006

 

A Look at What’s New in Schools

 

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September 5, 2006

 

Celebrating a sailor’s adventurous spirit

 

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August 1, 2006

 

Westonka voters will consider referendum in November

 

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July 11, 2006

 

Will the lake area go wireless?

 

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June 19, 2006

 

Community helps find solutions for Blake corridor kids

 

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June 6, 2006

 

Children of Wayzata meet Children of Uganda

 

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May 23, 2006

 

Is there a place for religion at the board room table?

 

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Lake Minnetonka Living

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Spring 2008

 

Local authors highlight diversity, personal health in children’s books

 

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Spring 2008

Father Nature

Peter Lytle is the founder of Live Green, Live Smart

 

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January/February 2008

 

Football + Family = Fahnhorsts

For one Plymouth clan, football is a family affair

 

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November/December 2007

 

The Gift of Giving

Three humanitarians unwrap the secret of volunteering

 

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September/October 2007

 

A Crowing Achievement

Mrs. Excelsior rallies for a drug-free world

 

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July/August 2007

 

John Puckett Weighs in on Passion, Pizza and Punch

 

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May/June 2007

 

Mr. Wine

Haskell’s John Farrell uncorks the mystery behind fine wines

 

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January/February 2007

 

Committing to Getting Fit

Lake Minnetonka area offers many opportunities for people to exercise

 

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November/December 2006

 

The Community’s Sleep Out

What began with Bob Fisher raising money for Thanksgiving dinners has grown into a community-wide endeavor

 

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September/October 2006

 

A Family-Friendly Fund-Raiser

Colleen Needles’ company helps schools raise money—it also helps families find appropriate films

 

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September/October 2006

 

A Lofty Expansion

The Loft will offer programming at three west metro locations this fall

 

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July/August 2006

 

A big idea for Big Island Park

 

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Wanderlust and Lipstick

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What we leave behind

 

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On guard against Giardia

 

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