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RR crossing at 35th finally fixed

Posted on 17 September 2019

The notoriously bad railroad track crossings off of 35th St.and Hiawatha have finally been fixed. “It took a lot of effort, but I was able to get this moved up by several years,” remarked Ward 12 Council Member Andrew Johnson. What was the initial schedule for this project? Johnson: When I first came into office, […] Continue Reading

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Rebuilding Together, Every Third Saturday partner to renovate Veterans Center

Posted on 17 September 2019

Every Third Saturday, a nonprofit organization benefitting homeless and struggling Vetera ns, has a shiny, new space – inside and out – thanks to volunteers from Rebuilding Together Twin Cities and other partners. More than two dozen volunteers pitched in on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 to build a community garden, paint the fence and the […] Continue Reading

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Minnehaha Academy’s rebuilt Upper School opens doors

Posted on 17 September 2019

On Aug. 21, 2019, Minnehaha Academy opened its doors to students of its newly rebuilt Upper School for the start of the 2019-20 school year. Along with incoming freshmen, it will be the first time sophomores and juniors will experience student life at Minnehaha Academy’s historic campus at 3100 West River Parkway in Minneapolis. It […] Continue Reading

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Sign missing

Posted on 17 September 2019

The front sign for the Danish American Center at 3030 W. River Pkwy. is missing. At left is Bent Paulsen, who hand made the sign. It was revealed to the DAC community at Danish Day, June 7, 2009. “It is still missing and we have no clue where it could be,” remarked Diane Graves. “We […] Continue Reading

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View from the Messenger: Make your neighborhood your brand

Posted on 17 September 2019

By DENIS WOULFE, Denis@LongfellowNokomisMessenger.com We were vacationing up along the North Shore last month and it was a great time of the year to see those iconic spots that make Minnesota the great state it is: the views at Gooseberry Falls, the crafts of Grand Marais, ships pulling into the Duluth harbor, the sea gulls […] Continue Reading

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Meet Our Staff: Writing about environmental issues

Posted on 17 September 2019

by Margie O’Loughlin I’ve worked as a reporter for the Longfellow Nokomis Messenger and Midway Como Monitor since 2015. I came into the job with a fledgling interest in community activism, a 20+ year career as a photographer, and a life-long love affair with newspapers. As the years have passed, one topic has grown in […] Continue Reading

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Nokomis business owner levels the playing field for people of color with mental health and addiction issues

Posted on 17 September 2019

Matching clients of color with therapists of color By JAN WILLMS Nokomis resident Katy Armendariz wanted to start an agency that would level the playing field for people of color seeking help with mental health issues, and diminish the disparities between them and the dominant culture. And so she did. She started Minnesota CarePartner, located […] Continue Reading

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Shared mobility changing how people get around

Posted on 17 September 2019

Nice Ride/Lyft now offers two types of bicycles, scooters and Ebikes in rapidly shifting market By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Nice Ride planned to offer 3,000 Ebikes this summer in Minneapolis, but in such a rapidly changing market they weren’t able to deliver. It’s both frustrating and exciting for Nice Ride’s Bill Dossett, who has been […] Continue Reading

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MPRB shuts down Nokomis Beach for summer after confirmed cases of E. coli

Posted on 17 September 2019

Disease investigators at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) have identified a total of 49 people so far who became ill with diarrhea after swimming at Lake Nokomis. The total includes the three initial lab-confirmed cases of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) announced Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. The cases include both children and adults, with […] Continue Reading

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Go your own way on LoLa Art Crawl, Sept. 21 & 22

Posted on 17 September 2019

Here comes LoLa! Sept. 21–22, 10 a.m.–5p.m. both days. The LoLa Art Crawl is a friendly neighborhood art tour among the bungalows, gardens, and small indie businesses of the Longfellow neighborhood. A total of 116 artists and makers will be showing and selling their work at homes and businesses throughout Greater Longfellow, with most of […] Continue Reading

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