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Why college reform will promote racial equality

I was very active politically in the 1960s, 70s, and the early 80s. Life became more difficult in the late 1980s with the arrival of a third child, and as I focused to publish enough to get tenure in a large Midwestern university. Today, as I look back on that time, I struggle with two perspectives about current anti-racist activism and about a continued anti-racist struggle in the academy. One of them is to believe that the current political reckoning over racism in the United States is differe...
Tags: Books, Featured, California, College, US, Blog, Atlanta, History, United States, Ferguson, Black, Social Sciences, Board of Education, Shaw, Cheyney, Wisconsin Minnesota


Pence Deleted Social Media Posts That Misattributed Swing State PPE Deliveries

The Washington Post has a deep look out today at Project Airbridge, the Trump administration’s effort to quickly airlift huge amounts of PPE from foreign manufacturers into the United States. It’s an informative telling of what’s been a murky, complicated and, as the story convincingly suggests, failed effort to end chronic shortages in protective equipment supply around the country. The Federal Emergency Management Agency maintains a national stockpile for distribution of critical items like...
Tags: News, Instagram, Minnesota, Washington Post, Indiana, United States, Fema, Wisconsin, Trump, Mike Pence, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Pence, Instagram and Twitter, Wisconsin Minnesota, Jared Kushner, Muckraker


Series of the Weekend: Minnesota at Wisconsin

Photo by M. Anthony Nesmith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Parity continues to grow every year in women’s college hockey. Northeastern, Ohio State, and Cornell have emerged as legitimate Frozen Four contenders, fully capable of pulling off an upset and taking home their first national title. But at least for the time being, the world still revolves around the two Goliaths in the women’s game: Minnesota and Wisconsin. And this weekend at Madison’s LaBahn Arena, they will face-off for the...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Wisconsin, Hockey, Ohio State, Madison, Cornell, Badgers, WCHA, Wisconsin Minnesota, Bemidji State, Chris Dilks, LaBahn Arena, Amy Potomak, Abby Roque, Anthony Nesmith Icon Sportswire


Sorry, Ohio St-Michigan, Wisconsin-Minnesota is biggest game

No conference loves a good rivalry more than the Big Ten. There are 17 trophy games recognized by the conference, after all. No trophy is necessary for the biggest rivalry: Ohio State-Michigan is just known as “The Game.” This year, however, Wisconsin-Minnesota takes center stage. The game for Paul Bunyan’s Axe on Saturday in Minneapolis […]
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Sports, College sports, Paul Bunyan, Ohio State Michigan, Wisconsin Minnesota, Ohio St Michigan Wisconsin Minnesota


Goodbye Columbus: Superior celebrates first Indigenous Peoples Day

Wisconsin, Minnesota among several states that now recognize the holiday.
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Women’s WCHA Playoff Picture

This coming weekend is the final weekend of the regular season in the women’s WCHA, and while the league standings may have solidified into three distinct tiers, there are some very intriguing battles within those tiers that should make for an exciting final weekend both on the ice, and in watching scoreboards. Here’s how the league standings look, as of today: A couple quick reminders at the beginning. A league win is worth three points in regulation/OT, and two points fo...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Wisconsin, Hockey, Ohio State, Huskies, Badgers, Gophers, Mavericks, Bulldogs, Minnesota Duluth, St Cloud State, Minnesota State, WCHA, Wisconsin Minnesota, Fewest


The Latest: Wisconsin, Minnesota see more than foot of snow

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on a major snowstorm and the expected frigid weather in the Midwest (all times local):
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Boy rescued from drain as floods slam Wisconsin, Minnesota

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An 11-year-old boy who nearly lost his life in a waterlogged drainage ditch in eastern Wisconsin was pulled to safety by an eagle-eyed firefighter, officials said, following another round of storms that pounded Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. The damaging storms Tuesday brought heavy rain, hail and powerful winds to a region already […]
Tags: Weather, News, Minnesota, Milwaukee, Ap, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Minnesota, Nation & World


Wisconsin, Minnesota primaries to gauge strength of opposition to Trump

Voters were going to the polls in those states for party primaries, and Democrats will have a chance to show they can mobilize voters for Nov. 6’s congressional elections and perhaps the 2020 presidential race as well. Trump was the first Republican presidential candidate to win Wisconsin in 32 years, and he narrowly lost to Democrat Hillary Clinton in Minnesota. Trump’s consistently low approval ratings and his trade policies, however, may have given Democrats renewed life.
Tags: News, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Wisconsin, Trump, Wisconsin Minnesota, Minnesota Trump


Democrats' bid to save the Midwest shifts to Wisconsin, Minnesota primaries

For the fourth time, Democrats in Wisconsin believe they have a chance to finally defeat Gov. Scott Walker and steer the state back to the left after eight years of Republican rule.
Tags: Cnn, Wisconsin, Scott Walker, Midwest, Wisconsin Minnesota


Pavement pounding: Record high temps lead to buckling roads

MILWAUKEE (AP) — It has been a hot holiday weekend across areas of the Upper Midwest. Record high temperatures were recorded Sunday across Wisconsin, Minnesota and the Dakotas, where authorities have reported concrete roads buckling from the heat. Several cities reported highs in the mid- to upper-90s. The heat took its toll on many roads. […]
Tags: News, Milwaukee, Ap, Dakotas, Wisconsin Minnesota, Nation & World, Upper Midwest Record


Consumer watchdog group warns about snowplow company

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A consumer protection group is warning about a snowplowing company after customers in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois say they didn’t receive services they paid for. Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin issued a warning Wednesday after customers pre-paid $350 to $625 for unmet services. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Snow Angels LLC told […]
Tags: Business, News, Milwaukee, Ap, Illinois, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin Minnesota, Nation & World, Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin


Comment on strawberry-rhubarb crumble by Lisa

I live in military town in TN and attend a church that is full of people from Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Germany. I’ve tripled the recipe and brought this to church several times. I’m lucky if I have any left over to take home. Everyone LOVES your strawberry-rhubarb crumble!’
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2016-17 Big Ten Hockey Award Winners

Minnesota’s Tyler Sheehy was named Player of the Year while Wisconsin head coach Tony Granato earned Big Ten Coach of the Year in his first season coaching the Badgers. On Friday, Minnesota won its fourth straight Big Ten regular season championship. On Monday, the Gophers had four of the six spots on the All-Big Ten First Team, led by Big Ten Player of the Year Tyler Sheehy. Sheehy, senior forward Justin Kloos, senior defenseman Jake Bischoff (New York Islanders) and sophomore goaltender ...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan, Hockey, Ohio State, New York Islanders, Penn, Penn State, Gophers, Frey, Eric, Tony Granato, Eric Schierhorn, Peyton Jones


funny things non-preppers do to prep

If you all didn"t hear, we've had a little bit of a flooding problem up here in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. As flooding has slowly become the norm around here it is one of the things that we are prepared for. So, after making sure family, friends and some neighbors were ready, after filling hundreds of sandbags to help those less fortunate, and after some friends came over to stay and help with chore and drinking my wine we settled in for the joys of not being able to leave until the water ...
Tags: Iowa, Wisconsin, Weapon, Disaster Preparedness General Discussion, Wisconsin Minnesota


"Professor" Damrel's Wolf Cart

"Prof. J.A. Damrel & Five Timber Wolves pulled wagon for "CREAM of RYE", Minneapolis Cereal Co, Minnesota, 1912" This is a promotion wagon and card for "Cream of Rye" cereal from 1912.The Minneapolis Cereal Company (now called General Mills) employed "Professor" J.A. Damrel and his team of canids, sometimes listed as "five timber wolves," to go "coast to coast" advertising their product. The story has a few holes, however, as Mace Loftus notes over at The Wolf Crossing. For one thing,...
Tags: Pets, New York City, Illinois, General Mills, Seattle Washington, Wisconsin Minnesota, Decatur Illinois, RACINE WISCONSIN, Racine, PBurns


DNR Ready to Help Evaluate Status of Moose in Michigan

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces initial finding that federal protections may be warranted A moose walks in a wetland area along U.S. 41 near Humboldt in Marquette County in May. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is evaluating whether the northwestern subspecies of moose found in Michigan and three other states warrants federal protections under the Endangered Species Act. Michigan Department of Natural Resources Lansing, MI -(AmmoLand.com)- The Michigan Department of Natural Res...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Earth, Service, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Moose, Wildlife Service, Mason, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Upper Peninsula, Humboldt, Lower Peninsula, Center for Biological Diversity, Ontario Canada


An Example of Comedy Gold

First, I am not a proponent of UND trying to join the Big Ten Conference in Hockey. I see it thrown around from time-to-time as mere speculation. I am of the mindset that it's a pipe dream of some and just not interesting to me. Not one bit. Outside of UND playing Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan two-to-four times a year, the thought of being a member of the B1G bores me. I wouldn't want to see UND playing MSU or OSU on a regular basis. The games this past year against MSU were at best boring...
Tags: Sport, North Dakota, Michigan, Hockey, Osu, ND, MSU, Wisconsin Minnesota, Eric Burton


As Establishment Flails, Trump Goes in for Kill

The GOP Establishment is in such a state of apoplectic panic over the rogue candidacy of real estate developer Donald J. Trump that on Thursday they sent out its feckless failed nominee Mitt Romney (who four years previous fulsomely praised Trump on jobs and trade) to verbally assassinate the party's own frontrunner. Even more dramatic, should Florida Senator Marco Rubio lose Florida's winner-take-all primary come March 15, some of these insiders are actually urging a vote for Democrat Hillary ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Obama, South Park, John Oliver, Senate, Virginia, Israel, America, Reagan, Gop, Hillary Clinton, New Hampshire


14-year-old boy leads police on chases in Wisconsin, Minnesota

A 14-year-old boy wanted in Wisconsin was caught Tuesday in Minnesota after leading police on chases on both sides of the border. The boy, subject of a manhunt that put western Wisconsin residents on high alert, was arrested Tuesday morning after police in Anoka County pursued him into Forest Lake, where he lost control of a stolen pickup.
Tags: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Forest Lake, Anoka County, Wisconsin Minnesota


7 killed in 2 small plane crashes in Wisconsin, Minnesota

Two small planes crashed within hours of one another in western Wisconsin and southwestern Minnesota, killing all seven people who were onboard the aircrafts, authorities said Tuesday. Four people died when a single-engine Beechcraft crashed and caught fire in a field near Amery, Wisconsin, about 50 miles northeast of Minneapolis, at about 5:30 p.m. Monday, Polk County sheriff's officials said.
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North Star Bicycle Festival rides this week in Wisconsin, Minnesota

It features six legs of bicycle races featuring some of the top professional competitors in the Upper Midwest -- plus family and children's cycling events live entertainment, food events, and more. The festival began Saturday with HillFest at Prescott on the Wisconsin side of the border in Pierce County.
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Judge orders wolves back on endangered species list in Wisconsin, Minnesota, ...

Wisconsin might not have another wolf hunt. That's because a Michigan judge reversed the ruling from President Barack Obama's administration which allowed grey wolves in the Great Lakes Region to be removed from the endangered species list.
Tags: Barack Obama, Wisconsin, Michigan, Great Lakes Region, Wisconsin Minnesota


10 best used vehicles for driving in snow

In the early days of November, more than two feet of snow have already been measured in parts of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan. For most of the country, the white stuff is on its way. [Link to media]
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News Wrap: South Korean ferry captain sentenced for deadly disaster

GWEN IFILL: This was a day of honor for military veterans in America and for many thousands more who served and died in Europe during World War I. That vast conflict began a century ago and ended on this day in 1918 and it served as the backdrop for today’s ceremonies. Under a bright autumn sky, Vice President Biden carried out a time-honored tradition, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. With President Obama in Asia, Mr. Biden addressed veterans and their...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, Bruce Springsteen, Ebola, London, Obama, Washington, France, China, New York City, Israel, America, Barack Obama, Beijing, Atlantic