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Here's a roundup of recent stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.
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“Shooter,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 25, 2004. Sports columnist Charley “Shooter” Walters writes, “
A little birdie says the North Central Conference is interested in trying to lure the University of St. Thomas out of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference to compete at the higher level.” https://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/sports/8032897.htm
“Former St. Thomas president dies at 83,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 25, 2004.
“ Monsignor Terrence Murphy, former St. Thomas president, dies at 83,” Associated Press, Feb. 25, 2004. https://www.startribune.com/stories/468/4629900.html
“Former St. Thomas University president Rev. Murphy dies,” Star Tribune, Feb. 26, 2004.
The Rev. Terrence Murphy,” Star Tribune, Feb. 26, 2004.
“Msgr. Terrence Murphy 1920-2004: St. Thomas loses its ‘second founder,’” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 26, 2004.
“Class AA: Prolific scorers face top defense,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 26, 2004. North St. Paul High School’s first-year girls’ hockey coach is Brad Marshall. “Marshall, who was an assistant coach at the University of St. Thomas the past two years, has his team peaking and hopes to extend a nine-game winning streak. Marshall installed a system like that of Terry Skrypek's St. Thomas men's team this season, making a significant change to North's style of play.”
“Bishops cared more about scandal than victims, Minneapolis attorney says,” Star Tribune, Feb. 27, 2004. “Patrick Schiltz, who handled more than 500 cases of clergy abuse while an attorney with the Minneapolis law firm of Faegre and Benson, was interviewed for the report on the root causes of clergy sex abuse. He has defended the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in numerous cases and is a professor of law at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.”
“Murphy funeral set for Monday,” Star Tribune, Feb. 27, 2004.
“Murphy funeral Monday,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 27, 2004.
“Monsignor Terrence Murphy: St. Thomas ‘founder’ leaves lasting legacy,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 27, 2004. Here’s a nice editorial about Monsignor Terrence Murphy’s many contributions to St. Thomas.
“Review: Great World Buffet’s an eastern star,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 27, 2004. “The owner, Yu Fong Zhong, has four buffets in Wisconsin. She opened this place because she wanted to be near her two daughters, who are attending the University of St. Thomas. She plans to put the girls to work at the restaurant during summer break.”
“Area update,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 27, 2004. “MIAC hockey: Dan Krmpotich and Anthony Blumer scored third-period goals as St. Thomas snapped a 1-1 tie and beat visiting Gustavus Adolphus 3-1 in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's game. Zach Sikich made 35 saves for the Tommies (14-7-3, 12-2-1), who clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the conference playoffs.”