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Kids get their own night out at Lake Hiawatha Park

Posted on 25 March 2019

Inexpensive kids program each Friday night gives parents a break for less than the cost of a babysitter By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Give your kids a night out and give yourself time for a date. Each Friday night, the Lake Hiawatha Recreation Center hosts Kids Night Out from 6-9pm, the only regular program like it […] Continue Reading

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Launch Party thrown for youth-designed coloring book

Posted on 25 March 2019

A launch party for “Color Me Courageous,” a coloring book that highlights some of the most beloved Twin Cities landmarks and locations, was held Mar. 9. The book was created by Minneapolis youth in support of courageous heARTS (2235 E. 38th St.)—a youth-led nonprofit art studio fueled by the transformative power of art. Photo right: […] Continue Reading

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Is Hiawatha Golf Course making, or losing, money?

Posted on 25 March 2019

By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Is Hiawatha Golf Course losing money or making money? Both options are asserted during community meetings. The confusion lies in whether people are looking at the audited or unaudited figures, according to Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board (MPRB) Assistant Superintendent Michael Schroeder. It gets even more confusing because of the flooding […] Continue Reading

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“Write to the River” project seeks spring submissions

Posted on 25 March 2019

The spring photo prompt was taken at the Pine Bends Scientific and Natural Scenic Area by photographer Tom Reiter. By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN If you’ve ever wanted to submit a piece of writing for publication but have felt intimidated, now is your chance. The online journal “Write to the River” (WTTR) just opened its spring submission […] Continue Reading

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Mississippi River Gorge neighborhood cleanup scheduled Apr. 20

Posted on 25 March 2019

Join your neighbors to celebrate Earth Day and clean up our local stretch of the Mississippi River Gorge, Sat., Apr. 20, 9:30am to noon. Friends of the Mississippi River will be hosting clean-ups at two sites in Longfellow, one at E. 36th St. and one at E. 44th St. along West River Pkwy, Photo right: […] Continue Reading

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Longfellow resident named Bush Fellow

Posted on 25 March 2019

Longfellow resident Heather Cusick (photo right provided) has been named a 2019 Bush Fellow, one of the 24 visionary leaders who is thinking big about how to invest in their leadership to creatively solve problems in their communities. The Bush Foundation’s Fellows hail from communities in Minnesota, N. Dakota, S. Dakota and the 23 Native […] Continue Reading

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Polar Vortex may have slowed Emerald Ash Borer infestation

Posted on 25 March 2019

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN If you’ve struggled to stay positive through this year’s long winter, take heart. “The Polar Vortex of February may have killed up to 75% of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) population in the Twin Cities, and up to 95% in northern parts of the state,” said Jonathan Osthus, an Emerald Ash Borer […] Continue Reading

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NENA Notes Apr. 2019

Posted on 25 March 2019

Annual Meeting NENA members will elect Board of Directors members at its Annual Election and Community Meal on Thur., April 25, at Crosstown Covenant Church (5540 30th Ave. S.). Dinner will be served at 5:30pm, and the event will formally begin at 6pm. Each year neighbors from all over East Nokomis gather at this annual […] Continue Reading

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Transition Longfellow: Chard Your Yard and Veggie Basics classes herald spring

Posted on 25 March 2019

For the past several years, Transition Longfellow (a community-led group focused on building sustainable communities to address climate change) has partnered with the Longfellow Community Council and Hennepin County Master Gardeners to offer two exciting programs. Veggie Basics Led by Hennepin County Master Gardeners, a 4-session Veggie Basics class provides all the information you need […] Continue Reading

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2019 Try It! Program for Entrepreneurs

Posted on 25 March 2019

Are you a small business owner looking to get into vending at farmers markets? The “Try It! Program” seeks to give small businesses an opportunity to try a farmer’s market experience at the Midtown Farmers Market with limited financial investment. The goal of the program is to help emerging entrepreneurs explore whether or not becoming […] Continue Reading

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