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HMML highlighted around the world

From InfoDocket to MPR, the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library (HMML) has been getting a lot of attention recently. And from the amount of work they’ve been doing its well warranted. 78 more words


Bass getting fat on invasive fish

Our friends at Michigan Public Radio last year featured an interesting report about bass feeding on invasive fish. A fishing guide reported:

“They’re getting fat… we caught one the other day that was 21 inches long and had a 20 inch girth.

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Bass Fishing


April is National Poetry Month and while listening to the Takeaway on Minnesota Public Radio, I heard about a contest where people are writing poems based on their zip code. 139 more words

Michigan native competes in World Ice Fishing Championship in Finland

As we’ve been watching the ice make its slow retreat from our shores (looking out your kitchen windows, passing notes to other lunkers at the coffee shop, going out of your way to drive past your favorite lake several times a day, etc…) … 156 more words

In The Media

Deadly bird flu strikes 5th Minnesota turkey farm

A deadly avian flu has struck a fifth Minnesota commercial turkey operation.

The St Cloud Times notes the most recent confirmed outbreak is the second case of bird flu to strike in Stearns County. 320 more words


Bruce Kramer, former St. Thomas dean who chronicled his battle with ALS, dies

Bruce Kramer’s journey with ALS reaches its end: http://t.co/uUVEaT7dIY pic.twitter.com/DWGgWc5sXe

— MPR News (@MPRnews) March 23, 2015

Former St. Thomas dean Bruce Kramer died Monday at his home in Hopkins, surrounded by family after a four-year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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Social Media, meet PR

Why is social media relevant to PR?

PR involves many different aspects, among which one is very key: two-way communication. Social media is exactly that: two-way communication plus it is free. 906 more words