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US Pond Hockey Tournament

Posted on 20 February 2017

Photos by MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Photo right: A record 275 teams entered the 12th annual LaBott Blue US Pond Hockey Tournament this year. The event was held on Lake Nokomis Jan. 26-29. Considered the greatest pond hockey tournament in the country, the event has been covered variously by the Today Show, Good Morning America, the NY […] Continue Reading

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Bridge project closes Godfrey Pkwy.

Posted on 20 February 2017

Godfrey Pkwy. is now closed to all motorized through traffic for a Hennepin County project that will replace the 46th Street bridge (sometimes referred to as the Godfrey Bridge) over the parkway. The closure will continue through fall 2017. There may be temporary re-openings, including for special events. The parking lots located on Godfrey Parkway […] Continue Reading

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State of the River talk set Mar. 28

Posted on 20 February 2017

So, how is the Mississippi River? Can you swim in it? Is water pollution improving? Can you eat the fish you catch? A public presentation on the “State of the River” will answer such questions. The talk by Longfellow resident Trevor Russell will be held at Minnehaha Academy North Campus Chapel, Tues., Mar. 28, 7-8pm. […] Continue Reading

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Dowling principal asks for help with dog problem

Posted on 20 February 2017

Dear Neighbors: As the new principal of Dowling Urban Environmental Elementary School, I am honored to be here. Since my arrival in mid-October, I continue to learn many things about our students, their parents, and this vibrant community. Unfortunately, I’ve also learned about issues that need to be resolved. We have a problem with unleashed […] Continue Reading

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Friends of Lake Hiawatha formed to protect clean water

Posted on 20 February 2017

The Friends of Lake Hiawatha was formed in 2016 and became one of the 30 citizen-led lake associations formed in the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) and part of the Watershed Association Initiative (WAI). Friends of Lake Hiawatha formed, in part, to respond to concerns about trash flowing into the lake from local streets during […] Continue Reading

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Native alternatives for popular plants

Posted on 20 February 2017

Are you looking for ways to make your yard more bee and butterfly friendly? Come to the Longfellow Garden Club Mar. 8 meeting and learn how to transition your yard to attract and nurture not only pollinators and butterflies, but birds, too! Master Gardener Ruth Peterson will talk about her experiences learning about the many […] Continue Reading

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LCC: 46th and Snelling Development Proposal conversation planned Feb. 23

Posted on 20 February 2017

46th and Snelling Development Proposal The Longfellow Community Council is hosting its “Open House and Conversation: 46th and Snelling Development Proposal” meeting from 6:30-8:30pm, Thur., Feb. 23 at Hiawatha School Recreation Center, 4305 E. 42nd St. City staff from Community Planning and Economic Development, along with Steffanie Musich, District 5 Park Board Commissioner and Project […] Continue Reading

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NENA plans for the future; you can be a part of the good work

Posted on 20 February 2017

Neighborhood Revitalization Program plan modification It’s been a busy time at NENA, and it is only going to be more active in 2017 and beyond. You are invited to be a part of the planning and implementing of new projects. Come to the General Membership Meeting on Mon., Mar. 6, to learn more about the […] Continue Reading

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Healthy Seniors plan March events

Posted on 20 February 2017

“Financial Fitness” will be the topic of the Tues., Mar. 21 Senior Social/Health Talk which starts at 10:30am at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 E. 31st St. Learn how to prevent financial scams and ID theft, live within your means, and stay out of debt. Presented by Suzy Wheeler from Family Means, a consumer credit […] Continue Reading

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Schuttinga named CCS president

Posted on 20 February 2017

Calvin Christian School (CCS) has announced that Dr. Bethany Schuttinga has accepted the appointment to serve as the school’s next president. Schuttinga brings to CCS a 17-year career in education, having served in administrative leadership at Dordt College (Iowa) and Iowa State University before her most recent role building a platform for Christian education in […] Continue Reading

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