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Carp being removed at Nokomis

Posted on 11 August 2019

In July, Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) contractors began the process of removing carp from Lake Nokomis, using box nets that were tested at the site last fall. This work is part of MPRB’s Lake Nokomis Carp Management Research project, whose goal is to develop a long-term plan to manage invasive carp at Lake […] Continue Reading

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Minnehaha Parkway project paused, CAC takes medians at Lyndale and Nicollet off table

Posted on 11 August 2019

During the Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail Master Plan Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, the CAC recommended several next steps for the project based on extensive community feedback on the preferred concepts. Most notably, the project conversation about the parkway road will pause while more traffic data is collected. Here are […] Continue Reading

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Over the years in Longfellow & Nokomis neighborhoods

Posted on 11 August 2019

by Iric Nathanson    During its nearly 40-year history, the Messenger has chronicled the major events in Longfellow and Nokomis. Here are some of the highlights during those years. January 1983 A newspaper for Longfellow A newspaper is being developed to serve the people, institutions and business enterprises of the Longfellow neighborhood. This introduces the […] Continue Reading

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Messenger launches Voluntary Pay program

Posted on 11 August 2019

Why do we matter? Why does a small neighborhood newspaper still exist in the days of Facebook and instant online news? What sets the Messenger apart from these other news sources? We’re Relevant. The simple answer is we’re your local news source. There’s not another publication that covers the Longfellow and Nokomis neighborhoods like we […] Continue Reading

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Photos: SUMMER DAY ON LAKE + MINNEHAHA

Posted on 11 August 2019

Open Streets Minneapolis invites people to be curious about their city as they use active transportation, view live performances, create art, and make new connections with their neighbors. The Watson Family brought son Miles in his red Radio Flyer wagon, complete with bubble blower. Since 2011, Open Streets Minneapolis has turned more than 20 streets into […] Continue Reading

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Summer reading: new novels by local authors

Posted on 11 August 2019

By JILL BOOGREN Girl Gone Missing Marcie R. Rendon Cash Blackbear is back in Marcie R. Rendon’s second crime novel, “Girl Gone Missing.” Still driving trucks and running pool tables for money, Cash is now navigating campus life at Moorhead State University. She’s feeling a little like a fish out of water when reports of […] Continue Reading

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NENA August 2019

Posted on 11 August 2019

2nd Annual Neighborhood Jam Saturday, Sept. 28, 4–7:00 p.m., Wold Chamberlain American Legion Post 99, 5600 S 34th Ave. Good news, the Neighborhood Jam is back for another year! Enjoy bands, beer, and shop for a bargain at our silent auction table. The silent auction features gift cards and other offerings from local businesses and […] Continue Reading

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Local students perform in ‘TWISTED’

Posted on 11 August 2019

Local students are performing in in Circus Juventas’ dazzling summer show, TWISTED, July 26 through Aug. 11. This year’s jaw-dropping performance is a celebratory spectacle for Circus Juventas’ 25th anniversary season. The summer show will emphasize the artistic beauty of cirque nouveau in an eye-catching blend of circus, dance and theater. There are nearly 1,000 […] Continue Reading

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Community August 2019

Posted on 11 August 2019

Longfellow Garden potluck supper The Longfellow Garden Club invites all to a potluck supper on Wednesday Aug. 14 at 6:30 pm. for a late summer evening outdoors talking – and eating – all things garden. Share pictures and stories of pesky garden invaders, sluggish tomatoes or bumper crops. The event will be held in a […] Continue Reading

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Little Brothers mural celebrates elders

Posted on 01 July 2019

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter of Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly (LBFE) dedicating its newly installed exterior mural on Thursday, June 20 at its offices at 1845 E. Lake St. in Minneapolis. The three-part mural, which was funded by a Great Streets grant through the Lake Street Council, celebrates elders and the importance of […] Continue Reading

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