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6th annual car show planned by SCABA June 7

Posted on 27 May 2015

The South Chicago Avenue Business Alliance (SCABA) has announced that its 6th Annual Classic Car Show will be held on Sun., June 7, from 10am-4pm at the intersection of 48th St. and Chicago Ave. As in other years, the car show will feature a wide variety of classic cars and trucks from the 1940’s through […] Continue Reading

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Resident leads Healing Waters Qigong group at Lake Hiawatha

Posted on 27 May 2015

By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN When Standish-Ericsson resident Emily Jarrett Hughes was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in 2006, she turned to Spring Forest Qigong to complement her doctor’s treatments. “I was willing to try anything,” recalled Jarrett Hughes. The meditation practices she learned helped her sleep and relax. After treatment, she went into remission. When she […] Continue Reading

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2015 Longfellow Roots, Rock & Deep-Blues Festival takes shape

Posted on 27 May 2015

The 2015 Roots, Rock & Deep-Blues Festival, presented by Patrick’s Cabaret, has been renamed The Longfellow Roots, Rock & Deep-Blues Festival. The 2014 ‘Best of Twin Cities’ (City Pages) and 2014 ‘Best of Minnesota’ (StarTribune) summer music, arts and cultural event is back on Sat., July 18, from noon to 10pm. The most ambitious and […] Continue Reading

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Local lake grades reflect little change

Posted on 27 May 2015

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) has released the 2014 Lake Grades, an annual snapshot of the condition of the lakes and bays within the District. The grade for Lake Hiawatha stayed the same at B-, while the grade for Lake Nokomis went from C+ to B-. The 2014 grade is the first time that […] Continue Reading

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Businesses feed each other and the neighborhood with new spaces

Posted on 27 May 2015

Reporting and photos by LOREN GREEN In 1986, Tom and Rita Magnuson opened Carbone’s Pizza near Cedar Ave. and Minnehaha Pkwy., just north of Lake Nokomis. The pizza joint has been a neighborhood institution ever since, offering in-house, take-out, and delivery options for pieces of four decades. Back in 2012, Tom and Rita retired and […] Continue Reading

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Midtown Farmers Market welcomes new partners during construction

Posted on 27 May 2015

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN PHOTO: YWCA fitness instructor Teresa Currie leads a morning session of R.I.P.P.E.D., with the sights and sounds of the market behind her. (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin) The Midtown Farmers Market had humble beginnings back in 2003. The small but mighty Corcoran Neighborhood Organization (CNO), whose mission is to “unite neighbors to strengthen […] Continue Reading

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Teen honored with performing arts award

Posted on 27 May 2015

Helen Ruble, daughter of Barb and Dan Ruble of the Nokomis neighborhood, and a senior at Visitation School (Mendota Heights), has been recognized for her achievements in the study of the performing arts during her four years at Visitation. Helen was honored in an awards assembly at the school on May 11. The Sister Marie […] Continue Reading

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Hot batting leads to winningest season for Minnehaha softball in over a decade

Posted on 27 May 2015

By MATTHEW DAVIS Whether baseball of softball, getting a hit on three of ten at-bats means a successful hitter. How about if your team had a few hitters who could get at least five out of ten? That’s how well Minnehaha Academy’s softball team has batted this season with three batters who finished regular season […] Continue Reading

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Four join NENA Board at annual meeting

Posted on 27 May 2015

Nokomis East Neighborhood Association accepting applications for new executive director By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN There are four new members on the Nokomis East Neighborhood Board. Larry Ouellet (Keewaydin), Mark Keeler (at-large), Steve Larmon (at-large) and Marian ­Streitz (Morris Park) were elected during the annual meeting on Apr. 28. Reelected were current board members Maribel Osorio […] Continue Reading

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Himalayan Restaurant hosts fundraiser

Posted on 27 May 2015

$33,000 raised to support earthquake victims in Nepal By JAN WILLMS PHOTO: Pravin Shrestha (left), co-owner of the Himalayan Restaurant, presents a check to the Red Cross for earthquake relief in Nepal.  (Photo courtesy of the Lake Street Council) Victims of the recent devastating earthquake in Nepal received some financial assistance recently from the Himalayan […] Continue Reading

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