Alex Friedrich Feature Archive

Demographics at the University of Minnesota's agriculture school are changing. A different breed of student is filling the classroom. (04/17/2012)
The items come from the donated collection of the late Minnesota businessman Allyn K. Ford. Most are letters and documents related to the Revolutionary War period. (04/17/2012)
Police and firefighters called upon a half-dozen semi drivers Monday morning to help save a man from jumping off a bridge onto Interstate 94 near downtown Minneapolis. (04/16/2012)
A team of Mayo Clinic physiologists is traveling to Mount Everest Monday to monitor a group of climbers. (04/16/2012)
The Governor's Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying is holding its second meeting Monday. (04/16/2012)
State officials are urging families to make sure they have a plan if severe weather happens. (04/16/2012)
The University of Minnesota administration and the group trying to form a graduate-assistant union each claim the other acted unfairly during the unionization campaign. Now unionization supporters are claiming that the U has been trying to silence talk of a union on campus and have filed a charge of unfair election practices. (04/12/2012)
Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken said today that the federal government should boost financial aid for college students to make college more affordable. (04/09/2012)
A Tom Devine will replace former legislator Steve Sviggum as University of Minnesota regent. (04/04/2012)
A joint legislative committee on higher education has failed to recommend a candidate to replace former University of Minnesota regent Steve Sviggum. (04/04/2012)
Transitioning to a year-round academic calendar could add millions of dollars to the University of Minnesota's bottom line. (04/03/2012)
Three people are expected to be nominated tomorrow evening at the Minnesota joint House-Senate hearing to recommend a replacement for former regent Steve Sviggum. (04/02/2012)
Results released Monday show University of Minnesota graduate assistants have voted down an attempt to unionize over pay and working conditions. (03/26/2012)
University of Minnesota graduate assistants are wrapping up week-long voting on whether to unionize. The students cast their votes today. The results could come as soon as Monday. (03/23/2012)
Some state senators want to add high school sophomores to the list of students who can attend vocational and technical courses at local colleges. (03/19/2012)