Martha Lueders

Martha Lueders

Freelance journalist

National Newspaper Association contest winner. Journalism alum of the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities. Full-time avid Peanuts fan, blogger of Twin Cities Peanuts blog.

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Minneapolis fresh produce campaign needs to grow

This spring the City of Minneapolis again is struggling to get its Plant an Extra Row campaign started for its second year.

The campaign was implemented last year when the Minneapolis Health Department’s Healthy Food Shelf Network ....

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Murphy News Service | Food modification bill introduced in state House

Murphy News Service | Food modification bill introd...

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Nonprofit has girls running toward bright futures

“[This spring] I was expecting to be running in daffodils and tulips,” Kris Miner, a coach for the organization Girls on the Run, said. “I don’t know what I was thinking! I live in Minnesota.”...

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Renovated Walker Library Opens in Uptown

Residents of the Uptown area impatiently waited for the doors of the Walker Library to re-open Saturday morning.

After being under construction since 2012, residents were restless to see the final results...

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Pastry chef challenge celebrates power of bees

Video story created for Murphy News Service.

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Murphy News Service | The Ultimate Trickster

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Murphy News Service | Art unites breast cancer survivors

A superhero should be easy to spot with the colorful tights and capes they wear, but in real life superheroes may seem ordinary without the Hollywood glamour. ...

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A pop-up gallery inspired by 'Peter and the Starcatcher'

By Martha Lueders Murphy News Service  Two large banks of windows look onto Hennepin Avenue. Three windows side-by-side create the first bank. A large moon, 10 feet in diameter and covered in scrap......

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Unmasking Eating Disorder Awareness

By Martha Lueders Murphy News Service  Eating disorders develop to fulfill something; they’re a coping mechanism. That’s what 30-year-old Jeanne Sause says. And she should know, having dealt for 20......

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Flappy Bird: An Addiction Gone Viral

By Martha Lueders Murphy News Service Players stare at their smartphone screens not daring to blink. They frantically press the screen as they attempt to navigate a small bird with big lips safely ......

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Etsy: fueling the American Dream

By Martha Lueders Murphy News Service Americans have been forced to become savvier with their money and find other areas for revenue due to hard economic times. There has been a rise and fall since......