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Elections, events, and programs highlight LCC annual meeting

Posted on 23 May 2016

By JAN WILLMS Photos courtesy of the Longfellow Community Council “There are some really interesting projects in the works this year,” said Executive Director Melanie Majors regarding the Longfellow Community Council (LCC). The organization held its annual “No Pie Charts—Only Pies” meeting Apr. 26, one of two membership meetings held per year. The other membership […] Continue Reading

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NENA acknowledges end of ‘transitional year’ with new plan

Posted on 23 May 2016

Six new members elected to board at annual meeting; residents briefed on NENA’s new strategic plan and goals By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Nearly half of the Nokomis East Neighborhood Association Board members are new this year. At the annual meeting on Thur., Apr. 28, residents elected Marcelina Torres Ramos and Jenna Carter for Wenonah; Carrie […] Continue Reading

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Five teachers retire from Hiawatha/Howe schools

Posted on 23 May 2016

By KELLEY MCMURCHI and TANI LANGREE This spring, Hiawatha/Howe schools are losing five teachers to retirement. The five veteran teachers have over 150 years of experience between them. Banlang Phommasouvanh worked for seven years at Hiawatha/Howe as an English as a Second Language teacher. She’s been teaching in Minneapolis for 29 years. One of the […] Continue Reading

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Sounds of music fill Minnehaha Park in June

Posted on 23 May 2016

Music in the Parks released its 2016 schedule. Locally, there are concerts planned every Wed. through Fri. at 7pm at Minnehaha Regional Park, 4801 S. Minnehaha Dr. June’s schedule includes: • June 1, 7pm: South High Community Band (concert band & big band repertoire) • June 2, 7pm: Compost Sleeping Bag (folk, bluegrass, rock, singer, […] Continue Reading

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Earth Day 2016: Mississippi River Gorge Clean-up

Posted on 23 May 2016

Photos and article by MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Photo left: Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) recently screened their film “Rebirth: The Mississippi’s National Park” at the Guthrie and Riverview theaters and on Twin Cities Public Television. The film tells the story of Tom Kelley and his quest to designate a 72-mile stretch of the river from […] Continue Reading

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Spring into summer with exciting events at East Lake Library

Posted on 23 May 2016

The following events are planned during the month of June at the East Lake Library, 2727 E. Lake St. Childcare Group Storytime will meet Wed., June 1, 10:15am. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for the children in your care. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. The Biography Adult […] Continue Reading

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Refectory wins rehabilitation award

Posted on 23 May 2016

The Minnehaha Refectory Rehabilitation project was honored recently with a 2016 Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Award. In 2015, the 111-year-old building at Minnehaha Falls Park completed a round of upgrades that improved its roof, interior and restrooms and made the entire site more accessible and easier to navigate while preserving its stunning historic character. Sea Salt […] Continue Reading

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Base Camp is located in our backyard

Posted on 23 May 2016

Driving down Highway 55 between Fort Snelling and the airport, it was always intriguing to see giant climbing walls with a Boy Scout symbol on them. Is it a secret training facility for government agents? Or, some rarely used activity center? Neither. Base Camp is a unique urban program center of the Northern Star Council, […] Continue Reading

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Annual Garage Sale Day set for June 18

Posted on 23 May 2016

100+ sales sites expected It’s time to clean out the garage, the basement, and the house, and make a little money at the same time. The annual NENA garage sale brings buyers and sellers together for a neighborhood-wide event. This year the sale will take place on Sat., June 18. Plan your garage sale and […] Continue Reading

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Peppers & Fries brings home firstplace at Burger Battle

Posted on 23 May 2016

The Bangkok Burger won Twin Cities Burger Battle People’s Choice award Peppers & Fries Burger & Burrito Grill took home the Twin Cities Burger Battle People’s Choice award on Saturday, May 21. Peppers served up 1,300 Bangkok burgers in the span of three hours at the event, held at Harriet Island in St. Paul this […] Continue Reading

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