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Some charge school district isn’t communicating with South High

Posted on 24 April 2017

Many stunned to learn about new ABE/T+ building along Lake St. instead of expansion of Barnard Field By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN The question for some neighborhood residents isn’t whether Adult Basic Education and Transition Plus (ABE/T+) need space, but whether they need a new facility next to South High’s athletic fields. Before they commit to […] Continue Reading

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Bicycle Benefits connects cyclists with local businesses

Posted on 24 April 2017

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Everyone knows the health benefits of riding a bicycle instead of driving a car, but did you know biking can save you money on coffee, beer, and even garden supplies? Bicycle Benefits is a national program that’s gaining traction in the Twin Cities, thanks to the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition (MBC). Alex Tsatsoulis […] Continue Reading

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First spring pruning occurs at Adams Grove Community Orchard

Posted on 24 April 2017

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN A spring pruning day was held on Sun., Mar. 26 at Adams Grove Community Orchard. The orchard was planted by community members last year and is located in the Adams Triangle Park at 4101 Minnehaha Ave. S. Neighborhood resident Trevor Russell lives just down the street from the new orchard. “I had […] Continue Reading

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Basketball champion Minnehaha Academy more than Suggs and Bickham

Posted on 24 April 2017

IN THE ZONE by MATTHEW DAVIS Minnehaha Academy stars Jalen Suggs and JaVonni Bickham have the highlight-reel plays, stats, and NCAA Division I offers to garner the boy’s basketball spotlight in the state. With all those accolades, they still needed three other players on the court and more off the bench in March to help […] Continue Reading

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Cinco de Mayo celebration May 7

Posted on 24 April 2017

On Sun. May 7, the community is invited to celebrate the Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on E. Lake St. (between 27th and 29th avenues). This event is hosted by El Nuevo Rodeo, La Raza 95.7 FM & 1400 & 1470 AM, and Telemundo MN, Hispanic TV Network. During this festival, the Mexican Community remembers […] Continue Reading

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Living Table slates speaker series

Posted on 24 April 2017

Living Table United Church of Christ, 3805 E. 40th St., is hosting a series of talks about how different cultures and religions inform people about seeking justice for all, titled “Loving Our Neighbors: A Speaker Series on Faith, Culture, and Justice.” The speaker series began in April and continues in May and June with the […] Continue Reading

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Spring heralds Chard Your Yard installations of 24 new beds

Posted on 24 April 2017

Transition Longfellow by By LESLIE MACKENZIE Transition Longfellow is an all-volunteer group of neighbors who host several activities with the goal of engaging the community in a positive, local response to climate change. Their activities focus on reducing energy use, promoting more food growing, and creating a more socially connected and resilient community. Anyone can […] Continue Reading

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Reuse, Recycle and… Rescue!

Posted on 24 April 2017

Photo collage by JILL BOOGREN Photo right: For one day in April, Junket: Tossed & Found (4049 Minnehaha Ave.) extended its mission from reuse and recycle to include rescue, as it hosted Safe Hands Rescue’s meet and greet. Two dozen dogs, most of them puppies, drew a crowd of humans many times that number—some taking […] Continue Reading

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Monthly Night Out With NENA is scheduled for May 23

Posted on 24 April 2017

With the new property tax statements out, residents have been asking questions about the change in taxes and values. Get your questions answered by a City of Minneapolis representative at this Night Out With NENA, hosted at the Lake Nokomis Community Center (2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy.) on Tues., May 23, from 6:30–8pm. The Curb Appeal […] Continue Reading

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Rules on having outdoor fires

Posted on 24 April 2017

With the warmer weather, some are spending more time outside and enjoying outdoor fires. Following these Minneapolis laws will help keep our neighborhoods safe and livable: • Outdoor fires are permitted between 9am and 10pm. • Keep the fire small—less than three feet in diameter and two feet high. • Postpone a fire when Minneapolis […] Continue Reading

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