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Mayor Jacob Frey touts his first-year-in-office accomplishments

Posted on 22 April 2019

By JAN WILLMS It has been a little over a year since Jacob Frey (photo right provided) took over the reins as mayor of Minneapolis. But in that year, Frey has made some incremental changes. Making affordable housing one of his priorities, he has worked on a new initiative, “Stable Homes, Stable Schools,” built on […] Continue Reading

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Longfellow resident wins prestigious 2019 Bush Fellowship grant

Posted on 22 April 2019

By JAN WILLMS Longfellow resident Heather Cusick engaged with the soil at a very early age. And today, as she has been named a 2019 Bush Fellow, she reflects on those early beginnings and how they have played a part in her life ever since. “I grew up on a farm in Kansas,” she said. […] Continue Reading

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Paddle Bridge brings kayak tours to the Mississippi River Gorge

Posted on 22 April 2019

Theo Byrnes is the owner of Paddle Bridge Guide Collective, a new service that brings people out on the Mississippi River Gorge in kayaks. (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin) By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Kayak enthusiast and Minneapolis native Theo Byrnes didn’t paddle the Mississippi River until he was almost 20 years old. Along with his family, Byrnes […] Continue Reading

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Longtime news hounds reflect on 44 years of neighborhood press

Posted on 22 April 2019

Newspapers have helped shape and form community identity within the two neighborhoods they serve By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN When 22-year-old Calvin deRuyter bought the Monitor in 1975 for $1 from a man who thought it had no future, he had no idea what he was getting himself into. Forty-four years later he’s perfected the art […] Continue Reading

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Tapestry Folkdance Center names new Executive Director

Posted on 22 April 2019

Tapestry Folkdance Center welcomes Ann Mosey as the new Executive Director. Stepping into leadership at Tapestry, Ann says, “I am honored to join this amazing dance organization. I look forward to working together to build upon its strong foundation as we (literally) move into the future.” Ann comes to Tapestry Folkdance Center with extensive credentials […] Continue Reading

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New memoir presented at the Hook

Posted on 22 April 2019

Cherríe Moraga will present her new memoir “Native Country of the Heart.” at the Mission Room at the Hook and Ladder Theater, 3010 Minnehaha Ave., on Thur., May 2, 7pm. The presentation is free and open to the public. The book is Moraga’s coming-of-age memoir. “Native Country of the Heart” is, at its core, a […] Continue Reading

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NENA News, May 2019

Posted on 22 April 2019

Mapping Prejudice: A History of Racial Covenants in the Nokomis area Although discriminatory racial practices in Minneapolis housing have been illegal for many years, the racial covenant language still exists in many Nokomis area deeds. Join Nokomis East Neighborhood Association and Hale Page Diamond Lake Association for an evening with Mapping Prejudice, University of Minnesota […] Continue Reading

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Academy students take part in Final Four

Posted on 22 April 2019

The first week in April Minnehaha Academy journalism students Jacob McCabe, Luke Von Arx, Annika Johnson, and Abigail Hobrough were selected to participate in “Full Court Press,” an intensive sports writing and photography seminar that covered the NCAA Final Four before the semifinal games on Apr. 5 at US Bank Stadium. Photo right: Students Luke […] Continue Reading

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Upcoming events at LS Healthy Seniors

Posted on 22 April 2019

Join Longfellow/Seward Healthy Seniors and Minneapolis Community Education for a monthly Senior Social/Health Talk on Tues., May 21, 2019, at 10:30am (doors open at 10am) at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 E. 31st St. The presentation is “Where Will You Live as You Age?” Where and how are you going to live as you get […] Continue Reading

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Nokomis Healthy Seniors plan events

Posted on 22 April 2019

Nokomis Healthy Seniors will host a Health and Enrichment program on “Health Benefits of Essential Oils” on Thur., May 2, 2019, at 11am. It will be held at Nokomis Healthy Seniors inside Bethel Lutheran Church, 4120-17th Ave. S. Free; all are welcome, and no reservation is required. A Health and Enrichment program, “The Aging Bladder: […] Continue Reading

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