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Local News

February 16, 2009 Lakeshore Weekly News
Hennepin County picks homegrown talent to lead libraries
Lois Langer Thompson named new director
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February 9, 2009 Lakeshore Weekly News
My goal is to inspire students
Retired Congressman, Jim Ramstad, takes to teaching
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January 26, 2009 Lakeshore Weekly News
Bittersweet Movements
Local seventh grader wins song-writing contest
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January 12, 2009 Lakeshore Weekly News
Shedding light on teen struggles
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December 2, 2008 Lakeshore Weekly News
Finding Perfect Pitch
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November 10, 2008 Lakeshore Weekly News
Learning to Sell
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November 3, 2008 Lakeshore Weekly News
Presidential Candidates Debate in Wayzata
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October 27, 2008 Lakeshore Weekly News
Bushaway’s Birthday
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October 20, 2008 Lakeshore Weekly News
Fund-raising Fair-Trade Style
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October 6, 2008 Lakeshore Weekly News
Wayzata Students Ace ACT and PSAT
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April 21, 2008 Lakeshore Weekly News
Hopkins culinary team heats up
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March 24, 2008 Lakeshore Weekly News
Students Look at Africa in Depth
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March 3, 2008 Lakeshore Weekly News
A Rat Teaches Students to Blog
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December 10, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Seeking the Write Help
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November 12, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
The Advantages of Dining at Home
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October 30, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Teaching the Economics of Minimum Wage
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October 2, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Planting Seeds of Knowledge
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September 18, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
To Pledge or not to Pledge
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August 13, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Rummage Sale with Departments
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July 17, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Importing Trouble
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June 19, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
History Lives at the Burwell House
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June 29, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Looking for ways to say goodbye
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May 1, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Hopkins Looks at Racial Achievement Gap
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April 24, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Books on Wheels
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April 17, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Ketchup packet is out of this world
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March 27, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Books of Hope
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May 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Dia de Festa
Add some heat to Cinco de Mayo with a traditional Mexican spread
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January 30, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Pushing the envelope
Mail art show in Hopkins required creative thinkers and willing postal carriers
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January 30, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
High-tech biology in high school
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November/December 2006 Lake Minnetonka Living
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 Lake Minnetonka Living
A Lofty Expansion
The Loft will offer programming at three west metro locations this fall
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November 28, 2006 Lakeshore Weekly News
Chinese language education expands in western suburbs
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October 24, 2006 Lakeshore Weekly News
Orono event celebrates community’s diversity
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September 19, 2006 Lakeshore Weekly News
Hopkins district considers closing Curren school

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September 12, 2006 Lakeshore Weekly News
A Look at What’s New in Schools
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August 1, 2006 Lakeshore Weekly News
Westonka voters will consider referendum in November
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July/August 2006 Lake Minnetonka Living
A big idea for Big Island Park
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July 11, 2006 Lakeshore Weekly News
Will the lake area go wireless?
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June 19, 2006 Lakeshore Weekly News
Community helps find solutions for Blake corridor kids
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June 6, 2006 Lakeshore Weekly News
Children of Wayzata meet Children of Uganda
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May 23, 2006 Lakeshore Weekly News
Is there a place for religion at the board room table?
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Fall 2008 GoNOMAD Travel
Rolf Potts Talks

His old notes, his new book, and his future career
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May 2008 Huffington Post
My Travel, My God

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August 2008 GoNOMAD Travel
Donaldsonville, Louisiana

A road trip back in time
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Wanderlust and Lipstick
On Guard Against Giardia
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Wanderlust and Lipstick
What we leave behind
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May 2008 GoNOMAD Travel
Visiting Ensenada

A bus trip to Mexico’s wine country

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April 2008 GoNOMAD Travel
Pack your lipstick

New guidebooks target women travelers

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February 2008 GoNOMAD Travel
Minne-Apple No More

Minneapolis steps into the spotlight
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January 2008 GoNOMAD Travel
Girls on the Go
More books by women with wanderlust
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December 2007 GoNOMAD Travel
Remember your Roam
Tips and techniques to bring your travel journal alive
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December 2007 GoNOMAD Travel
Money, Money, Money
How much does it cost to travel the world?
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Fall/Winter 2007 Minnesota Bride
A Gift of Memories
How a honeymoon registry can send you packing
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March 2007 GoNOMAD Travel
Packing for a long jouney
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GoNOMAD Travel
Latin America Photo Gallery
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GoNOMAD Travel
Cabo Polonio Photo Gallery
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December 2005 GoNOMAD Travel
Cabo Polonio, Uruguay: In Search of the Fabled Ombu Tree
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November 2005 Plymouth Magazine
A Global Roam
Plymouth residents hit the world—running
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November 16, 2005 Minnesota Women’s Press
A life on the road
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October 30, 2005 Star Tribune
A Cuban in a Dunn Bros T-shirt sparks more questions than just, ‘Where did he get it?’
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October/Novmeber, 2005 InsideOut Magazine
Tom Swick: Expat Turned Travel Editor
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Fall 2005 Abroad View Magazine
When you can’t hit the road, hit the books
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September/October 2005 Transitions Abroad Magazine
When you can’t hit the road, hit the books
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October 20, 2005 Minnesota Women’s Press
The world is a dangerous place, but…
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May/June 2005 InsideOut Travel
Chichicastenango’s Sunday Market
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Thanks GoNOMAD!

Kelly won a $500 grant from GoNOMAD to travel to Cabo Polonia, Uruguay. Read her article about the trip.

May 2005 GoNOMAD Travel
Ten women with wanderlust
Female travelers recount their adventures, mishaps, loves and successes
on the road of life
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May/June 2004 InsideOut Travel
On guard against giardia
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Food & Drink

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January/February 2009 The Mix
Alter Eco
Building communities one bag of rice at a time
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June 2007 Plymouth Magazine
Patio Season
Enjoy summer while you can—and check out a few of Plymouth’s newest restaurants—by dining al fresco
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May/June 2007 The Mix
Fresh Fish is Zen with Lucia Watson
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May 2007 Midwest Home Magazine
Dia de Festa
Add some heat to Cinco de Mayo with a traditional Mexican spread
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January 2005 Minnesota Palate
The Bar Rail—Exotic Azia…it’s closer than you think
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November 2004 Minnesota Palate
The Bar Rail—A drink menu to drool over
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October 2004 Minnesota Palate
The Bar Rail—Behold the beauty
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August-September 2004 Minnesota Palate
The Bar Rail—Something’s fishy about these cocktails
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April 2004 Minnesota Palate
Visible Difference
Hispanic restaurant workers transform Minnesota’s food scene
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April 2004 Minnesota Palate
The Bar Rail—Drink like a tsar, or commissar
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March 2004 Minnesota Palate
The Bar Rail—A kick and a kiss
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January-February 2004 Minnesota Palate
The Bar Rail—Warmed from within
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November-December 2004 Minnesota Palate
The Bar Rail—Jolly quenchers
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September-October 2004 Minnesota Palate
The Bar Rail—Citrus Sensation
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July/August 2003 The Mix
An affair with yerba maté
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September/October 2003 The Mix
Blue Nile
Kicky Ethiopian cuisine
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Home & Garden

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June 2008 Window Fashions Magazine
Showcase Your Designer Skills with Wallcoverings
Today’s wallpapers convey richness, depth, and confidence
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May/June 2007 The Mix
Urban Earth Sprouts in Minneapolis
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June-July 2005 Midwest Home and Garden
Living Jewels
Vibrant koi attract dreamers and gardeners alike
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May/June 2005 The Mix
Mistress Mary, How does your green grass grow?
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April 2005 Plymouth Magazine
Paradise in Plymouth
Stunning landscape designs from area gardens
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Family

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Spring 2008 Lake Minnetonka Living
Local authors highlight diversity, personal health in children’s books
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May 2005 Minnesota Parent
Mommy’s matinee
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January 2005 Minnesota Parent
Knitting—not just for grandmothers anymore
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Sustainable & Organic Lifestyles

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Spring 2008 Lake Minnetonka Living
Father Nature
Peter Lytle is the founder of Live Green, Live Smart
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January/February 2008 The Mix
Zenn and the Art of Zero Emissions
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November/December 2007 The Mix
Sustainable Shea
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September/October 2007 The Mix
A Menu of Local Choices
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July/August 2007 The Mix
Feeding Fido
Sojos Makes Local, Healthy, Alternative Pet Food
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September/October 2006 The Mix
Green Routes charts a sustainable course through Outstate Minnesota
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September/October 2005 The Mix
Helping birds in your backyard and beyond
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July/August 2005 The Mix
Drycleaning—can it be green?
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July/August 2005 The Mix
Forging strong roots: Farm Beginnings helps new farmers grow
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November 17, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
East moves West
A career in alternative medicine isn’t so alternative anymore
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October 20, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
It’s hot, hot, hot
Minnesotans are going solar and getting off the grid
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January 28, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
A home by many other names
Women find new ways of living to save money, create community
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Women in Business

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May 2008 Plymouth Magazine
Walking with Dogs
Around the block with a Plymouth pet sitter
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August 25, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
Serendipity
Go to seminary or open a bar? Tara Yule’s choice
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May 2, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
The Bookkeeper
Carol Erdahl turned her passion for children’s literature into the Red Balloon Bookshop
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March 20, 2007 Minnesota Womens Press
Walk a mile in her shoes
Fourth-generation shoe seller Stephanie Green sells comfortable, fashionable footwear
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February 21, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
Maureen Haggerty’s career has gone to the dogs
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February 7, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
There’s nothing tired about Sleepyheads.com
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March 9, 2005 Minnesota Women’s Press
Translation: success
Betmar Languages’ mother-daughter team
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February 9, 2005 Minnesota Women’s Press
Small store, big dreams
After four years in the United States, boutique owner Suad Mohamed is well on the way to achieving success
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January 26, 2005 Minnesota Women’s Press
From single mom to CEO
Val Vargas’ ambition and vision fuel success at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
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December 2004 Plymouth Magazine
Chocolate Dreams
Local pastry chef bakes sweet success
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October 20, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
The art of retail
Wet Paint owner stocks her neighborhood with creative supplies
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September 8, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
Don’t talk to the patients
And other tales from Minnesota’s working women
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December 3, 2003 Minnesota Women’s Press
A soapmaker’s story
Store owner finds patience, peace in creating beauty products
fountain
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Feature Stories

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February 2009 Maple Grove Magazine
Wellness Guide

Tag along with Maple Grove Magazine as we explore local wellness options

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January 2009 Maple Grove Magazine
High Kicks

Maple Grove’s very own dance line lights up winter nights

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January 2009 Plymouth Magazine
Flocking to Neighborhood

Plymouth newcomers find community, advice and fun through SWAN

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Spring/Summer 2009 Minnesota Bride
Unveiled

News and Notes for Nearly Wed
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March 2009 Minnesota Women’s Press
Mercado Mentality

Midtown Global market businesswomen share their stories
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February 2009 Minnesota Women’s Press
Grrrls who rock

Half Demon Doll heats up

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Summer 2008 Hamline Magazine
Living with Autism
Two alumnae share their stories, and what Hamline is doing to help
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Spring 2008 Hamline Magazine
Remembering Norman Twetten
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Premier issue 2008 Global Roan Ink.
A journey to the Subcontient marks one woman forever
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January/February 2008 Lake Minnetonka Living Magazine
Football + Family = Fahnhorsts
For one Plymouth clan, football is a family affair
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January 2008 Plymouth Magazine
The Long Way Home
12 men run 208 miles across 2 states
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Spring/Summer 2008 Minnesota Bride
Toasting to Love
Minnesota wineries offer charming event spaces for pre-wedding festivities and the big “I do”
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November/December 2007 Lake Minnetonka Living Magazine
The Gift of Giving
Three humanitarians unwrap the secret of volunteering
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December 2007 Plymouth Magazine
Family Game Night
Spend qualityn time around the kitchen table
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September 19, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
Feel-good Goods
Minnesota women bring fair trade home
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September 2007 Window Fashions Magazine
Smart Shades
Empowered with Universal Design in the Windy City
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September/October 2007 Lake Minnetonka Living
A Crowing Achievement
Mrs. Excelsior rallies for a drug-free world
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August 22, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Building the Stage
Getting a non-profit theater company off the ground
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July/August 2007 Lake Minnetonka Living
John Puckett Weighs in on Passion, Pizza and Punch
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Summer 2007 Hamline Magazine
The Newest Threat to Minnesota Lakes
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July 25, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
Small Towns, BIG Opportunities
Women-owned businesses are flourishing in Ely and Owatonna
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June 12, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
Finding chemistry while facing gender bias
Women in science feature: strength in numbers
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May/June 2007 Lake Minnetonka Living
Mr. Wine
Haskell’s John Farrell uncorks the mystery behind fine wines
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Spring 2007 Hamline Magazine
Relevant, real and reaffirming
Undergraduate research, thanks to the Carol Young Anderson Endowed Fund

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April 18, 2007 Minnesota Womens Press
Water, wind and chi
Feng shui—why the buz—and can it really improve your life?
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February 27, 2007 Lakeshore Weekly News
Making healthful choices
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February 7, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
Why do women have a harder time joing the ranks of ex-smokers?
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Spring/Summer 2007 Minnesota Bride
Swept Away
Event cruises and styled gardens surround wedding guests with subtle scenery and romantic surprises
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January/February 2007 Lake Minnetonka Living
Committing to Getting Fit
Lake Minnetonka area offers many opportunities for people to exercise
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January 24, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
Do the Math
Women dominate K-12 teaching. Why?

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December 13, 2006 Minnesota Women’s Press
New Year, New Money
Do women handle money differently?

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November 14, 2006 Minnesota Women’s Press
History, herstory, whose story?
What today’s girls are reading in school—and books we think they should be reading.

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October 4, 2006 Minnesota Women’s Press
Destiny? Fate? When you have the breast cancer gene
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September/October 2006 Lake Minnetonka Living
A Family-Friendly Fund-Raiser
Colleen Needles’ company helps schools raise money—it also helps families find appropriate films
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August 22, 2006 Minnesota Women’s Press
Open Minds
Mid-life learners hit the books, tackle technology and juggle responsibilities
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September 5, 2006 Minnesota Women’s Press
Kitchen-table Activism
The Women’s Environmental Institute hopes to educate, mobilize and effect change with pointed questions about toxins in our neighborhoods, homes and food
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August 8, 2006 Minnesota Women’s Press
The Giving Gene
Philanthropy passed down from mother to daughter
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April 20, 2005 Minnesota Women’s Press
Girl World
Walker’s Women with Vision film festival gives girls a place to be seen and heard
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March 23, 2005 Minnesota Women’s Press
Second class citizens
Minnesota’s women of color are being left behind
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February 9, 2005 Minnesota Women’s Press
Home is where the art is
Arab-American artists explore their longing for home
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December 15, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
Hell on wheels
Minnesota RollerGirls are part of a roller derby revival
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December 1, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
Pumps at the pulpit
Women spiritual leaders reshape the divine and the day-to-day, but some find their rise to the top stops at the stained-glass ceiling
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November 3, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
Beyond the blues Minnesota Women’s Press
One out of eight women will suffer from clinical depression in her lifetime
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Fall/Winter 2004 Minnesota Bride
The language of love
Bilingual wedding invitations reflect a couple’s dual heritage
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July 28, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
A break from tradition
Girl Scouts reach out to girls in Minneapolis’ Hmong, Latino and Somali communities
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November 19, 2003 Minnesota Women’s Press
Immerse yourself
Learn another language as an adult
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Personal Profiles

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February 2009 Plymouth Magazine
Birthday Bashes

Plymouth worker, Nancy Donahue, throws parties for children in need

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Fall 2008 Hamline Magazine
A 26.2-mile story

Marathon man, Roger Houge, shares his love of running

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January 8, 2008 Minnesota Women’s Press
Safe Haven for Young Moms

Amee Wittbrodt went looking for her birth mother and discovered her life’s work

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September 2008 Plymouth Magazine
Dream Job
Plymouth author Lynne Jonell encourages kids to infuse imagination into everyday life
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September 9, 2008 Lakeshore Weekly News
Experimenting with Faith
Terry Esau wants to be surprised by God
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August 8, 2008 Lakeshore Weekly News
Capturing Nostalgia
Brian Jensen’s Lake Minnetonka
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February 2008 Plymouth Magazine
Good for Business
Plymouth’s Ron James develops ethical leaders
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October 17, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
Chocolate cravings
Shoma Hokanson’s love of chocolate has led to sweet success
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Fall 2007 Hamline Magazine
A Life from the Vine
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October 2007 Plymouth Magazine
History on Wheels
Gary Shiebe’s 1925 Model TT Ford truck has cruised through decades in Plymouth
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October 2007 Midwest Home
Beautiful Blades
The art of knife-making requires time and patience
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August 2007 Plymouth Magazine
The Pampered Pooch
Plymouth’s Kimberly Shubert-Theis crafts sweaters, scarves and jewelry for dogs
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June 2007 Plymouth Magazine
A Glass Half Full
One Plymouth cuople works to build wells and homes in Haiti
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May 30, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
Adventurous Entrepreneur
Luisa Fuentes-Tuel is an immigrant, mother and businesswoman who’s proud of her Peruvian roots

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June/July 2007 Midwest Home Magazine
Meet Mr. Rose
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February 21, 2007 Minnesota Women’s Press
From Shanghai to St. Paul
Lili Teng teaches Chinese dance and learns American ways
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January 2007 Plymouth Magazine
Coaches Who Care
Two brothers earn recognition for a coaching job well done
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December 2006 Plymouth Magazine
Heartfelt Art
Lisa Thomas’s hobby of beading silverware helps support an African village
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November 2006 Plymouth Magazine
Tea for You?
Cozy up to Gerry Schmitt, Plymouth’s very own Nancy Drew
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November 2006 Maple Grove Magazine
Going Glam
One Maple Grove mom turns Supermodel for a Day
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October 2006 Plymouth Magazine
Get Connected
Stephanie Hoffman has the hook up
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December 13, 2006 Minnesota Women’s Press
A Good Life
Amy King’s nearly 96 yearls old. Can you keep up with her?

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October 31, 2006 Minnesota Women’s Press
El Salvador: A waterfall of emotions and images
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September 20, 2006 Minnesota Women’s Press
Leaders not princesses
Building girls’ self-esteem is Amy Brenengen’s passion
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September 5, 2006 Lakeshore Weekly News
Celebrating a sailor’s adventurous spirit
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November/December 2005 Maple Grove Magazine
Here comes Santa Kroft
Spreading joy in Arbor Lakes all year-round
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November 2005 Plymouth Magazine
Local Production
Behind the scenes at WCCO radio with Jimmy Erickson
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November 3, 2005 Minnesota Women’s Press
The Midas touch
Play It Again Sports founder Martha Morris launches a new venture: YogaZoo
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November 3, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
A color-flow life
Chamindika Wanduragala’s vivid imagination streams with ideas, images and creative ways to connect artists and audiences of color
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August 25, 2005 Minnesota Women’s Press
When the bell rings
Middle school teacher Jennifer Hansen gets ready for the first day of school
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May 19, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
Neighborhood House gave activist wings
Apolionia Fay uses them to soar
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January 28, 2004 Minnesota Women’s Press
Create a kin connection
Mother and son find support and friendship through mentor program
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November 5, 2003 Minnesota Women’s Press
Criminal sketches
Forensic artist relies on talent, FBI techniques and a strong stomach
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