Manitou Messenger - 1 hour 23 min ago
On Tuesday, Nov. 24, St. Olaf student activists gathered in the quad to demonstrate their support for the Minneapolis Black Lives Matter movement. Amid the popular chants of “Black Lives Matter” and “
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Lutheran center proposed

Manitou Messenger - 1 hour 23 min ago
In early November, all faculty and staff received an email that proposed establishing “an infrastructure to enhance both internal and external engagement with the distinctive mission and vision of the
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Bird Run Over by a Car

Manitou Messenger - 1 hour 23 min ago
Feathers flattened and flaking away, Blood turned black as tar, Beak cracked, Legs broken, Wings splayed sideways Like two quotation marks Around an ironic phrase.
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Exhaustion Can

Manitou Messenger - 1 hour 23 min ago
Exhaustion can creep up on you When you stand by your window late at night Staring into the black softness of the sky When the light pollution from these city streets Punched black eyes on stars,
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Humans of St. Olaf

Manitou Messenger - 1 hour 23 min ago
“I like radio as a means of communication. For me, it’s a two way street kind of thing, with listeners being able to call in and everything. I feel you get this insight into how people are thinking, w
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Knights Finish Fourth at Meet of the Hearts

Carleton Sports - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 11:25pm

The Carleton College men’s track and field team won five events en route to a fourth-place finish at the Knights’ lone home meet of the regular season, the Kelly Family Meet of the Hearts.

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Knights Win Meet of the Hearts

Carleton Sports - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 11:12pm

Competing at home for the first time this season, the Carleton College women’s track and field team won five events and turned in eight more top-3 results as the Knights won the team competition at the Kelly Family Meet of the Hearts. Carleton finished the meet with 130.5 points to edge Hamline (124) and St. Olaf (120) and five other squads.

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Knights Handle Grinnell, 7-2

Carleton Sports - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 10:08pm

Kevin Mei, Jordon O'Kelly, and Andrew Qi each posted victories in both singles and doubles as the Carleton College men’s tennis team posted a 7-2 victory over Grinnell College in another early season match up of regionally-ranked squads.

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Augsburg Spoils Knights’ Senior Day

Carleton Sports - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 5:53pm

Caroline Hull led all scorers with a career-best 12 points, but cold shooting early on doomed the Carleton College women’s basketball team (3-20, 1-15 MIAC) as they dropped a contest with visiting Augsburg College (13-10, 8-8 MIAC) by a final tally of 68-42.

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Furious Comeback Falls Short Versus Augsburg

Carleton Sports - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 3:38pm

Tianen Chen poured in a game-high 24 points and Mitchell Biewen added a career-high 22 points, but the Carleton College men’s basketball team dropped an 80-72 Senior Day result against visiting Augsburg College.

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GALLERY: St. Olaf College art exhibit asks patrons to 'Look Again'

Northfield News - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 2:25pm
Having opened on Tuesday and running through March 6, St. Olaf College's Groot Gallery presents the new exhibit "Look Again" — the culmination of a semester-long independent research project by student Taylor Davis, with faculty supervision from Christopher Tradowsky.
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Postcard: February 14, 2016

Winona Media (Leslie Schultz) - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 10:53am

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HELP! I have forgotten my PIN!

Northfield Public Library - Kids Info - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 9:41am
SELCO is happy to announcement a new feature in the catalog. Borrowers will be able to request that their PIN be sent to the email address they have on file with the library.

When selecting the My Account or Log In of the catalog, under the Barcode and PIN fields there is now a link titled "Forgot your PIN?" Clicking on the link causes the window to update and ask for their barcode. Provided they have an email address set up with the library the system will send an email from containing their PIN.
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Ruth Steinke and Hart Hornor Race at UST Showcase

Carleton Sports - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:46pm

Two members of the Carleton College track and field community took part in the University of St. Thomas Showcase meet on Friday evening. Ruth Steinke finished third overall in the women’s 3000-meter run, while Hart Hornor placed 11th in the men’s 5000-meter run.

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New DHS commissioner pitches collaboration at Security Hospital, MSOP

Northfield News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 6:15pm
Faced with mounting safety concerns and a difficult battle for bonding dollars, state Department of Human Services Commissioner Emily Johnson Piper is optimistic positive change is ahead for the Minnesota Security Hospital and Minnesota Sex Offender Program.
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Oh, Xcel, this is long overdue!

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 5:47pm

Look what just appeared in the inbox:

20162-118280-01_OAH_Letter to Chamber of Commerce

And here’s what the ALJ in the Xcel Energy rate  (PUC Docket GR-15-826) had to say to the Chamber:

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The privilege paradox

Carletonian - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 4:56pm

I hope that we can take more time to listen to each other rather than bicker over who has the right to speak.

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Area Girl Scout looks to crumble her own cookie sale record

Northfield News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 3:57pm
For area Girl Scouts, this time of year means one thing — Girl Scout Cookie sales.
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Northfield council vote on new administrator contract, among other items, Tuesday

Northfield News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 3:37pm
The Northfield Council will see a full agenda on Tuesday, including a draft contract with the council’s preferred city administrator candidate Ben Martig.
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River Bend Nature Center hosts meditative snowshoe hiking event on Feb. 20

Northfield News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 1:45pm
Aspiring writers and outdoor enthusiasts alike are invited to join in a guided meditation writing experience and snowshoe trek through the woods of River Bend Nature Center beginning at 3 p.m. on Feb. 20.
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