Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, signs a dollar bill at a caucus site Tuesday night in Coon Rapids, Minn. Anthony Kwan

 

University student teacher Amanda Borgardt exchanges high-fives with her third grade students after class Feb. 2 at Earle Brown Elementary IB World School in Brooklyn Center. Mark Vancleave

 

Mike Griffin, candidate for state representative in District 59B, makes the rounds for a "dorm storm" in Middlebrook Hall on Wednesday night. Griffin, running against DFL incumbent Rep. Phyllis Kahn, has been active engaging students on campus. Marisa Wojcik

 

Nick Hanson launches over a mulch pile near the East River Parkway on Monday. Hanson said he wanted to take advantage of the warm weather and lack of snow while it lasts.  Marisa Wojcik

 

Rich Lewis and his son George work Wednesday afternoon at Lewis Pipe & Tobacco shop.  Lewis has been making pipes for 40 years and has studied the art in both Italy and England. Satchell Mische-Richter

 

Minnesota guard Kiara Buford charges down the court Sunday at Williams Arena. Minnesota lost to Penn State 68-65.  Marisa Wojcik