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Five Myths about NENA’s Official Statements

Posted on 19 December 2014

It’s time to pull the Board’s official statement on staff firings. It has been on the website for nearly two months. It has shaped the same faulty logic from their lawyer, and now from the head of the City’s NCR department. But no matter how many times they repeat their chorus, it is still wrong. […] Continue Reading

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Senator Patricia Torres Ray – connect, learn, understand

Posted on 19 December 2014

Interview by MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN I came to Minneapolis when I was 22 years old, in 1987. I was born and raised in Pasto, Columbia, a city of half a million people near the southern border with Ecuador. Pasto sits at about 9,000’ elevation and is surrounded by lots of small villages. It’s a beautiful place. […] Continue Reading

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Standish woman pens novel about midwives

Posted on 19 December 2014

By TESHA M CHRISTENSEN It took 12 years for Standish resident Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew to write her first novel, “Hannah, Delivered,” which was released in 2014. It’s not because she’s a new writer. Andrew has written three memoirs and numerous essays, and teaches writing classes at The Loft Literary Center. She is a recipient of […] Continue Reading

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Area teams off to a good season start

Posted on 19 December 2014

By MATTHEW DAVIS High school and college basketball fans in the area will likely hear the name Javonni Bickham. Minnehaha Academy’s 6-6 center has appeared on Division I college programs’ recruiting radar despite being a freshman. Bickham already had one varsity season under his belt entering this season. As an eighth-grader, Bickham scored 7.2 points […] Continue Reading

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Chinese Dance Theater performs

Posted on 19 December 2014

Chinese Dance Theater (CDT) presents “Dances in Chinese Opera” on Sat., Jan. 31at 7pm, and Sun., Feb. 1, at 2pm. Performances will be held at O’Shaughnessy Auditorium, on the campus of St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul. Vibrant costumes, energetic agile movement and professional staging are hallmarks of CAAM Chinese Dance Theater’s Annual […] Continue Reading

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Made in MN Solar Rebate Program to open on Jan. 1

Posted on 19 December 2014

The 2nd year of the Minnesota Department of Commerce’s 10-year, $15-million-a-year Made in Minnesota (MiM) Solar Incentive Program will officially launch on Jan. 1, 2015. The MiM program is an incentive program available to residential, commercial, and non-profit customers of investor owned utilities such as Xcel Energy. The availability of these rebates means the cost […] Continue Reading

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Energy Fair planned for Feb. 7

Posted on 19 December 2014

On Sat., Feb. 7, 2015, the Environment & Transportation Committee of the Longfellow Community Council will host a day-long Energy Fair at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 E. 31st St. (behind the Lake St. Library). The event will feature more than a dozen speakers in workshops for homeowners, business owners, and congregations on topics related […] Continue Reading

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Transition Longfellow celebrates its fourth anniversary

Posted on 19 December 2014

Transition Longfellow, the neighborhood sustainability group, will celebrate its fourth year of community building, food growing, and energy saving activities with a Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction on Sat., Jan. 17, 9-11am, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 3901 36th Ave. S. Everyone in the community is invited to attend. The cost is $6 for a hearty, […] Continue Reading

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Is a gluten free diet for me?

Posted on 19 December 2014

Join Longfellow/Seward Healthy Seniors and Minneapolis Commu­nity Education for a presentation on gluten free diets on Tue., Jan. 20 at 10:30am at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 E. 31st St. What is all the fuss about not eating gluten? What foods contain gluten, and how much is too much to consume? Join Patrick Somsen, exercise […] Continue Reading

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City declares the “Minnehaha Mile”

Posted on 19 December 2014

Mayor Betsy Hodges and the Minneapolis City Council approved a resolution Dec. 12 declaring Minnehaha Ave., from Lake St. to Minnehaha Falls, as the “Minnehaha Mile.” This street contains nine antique, vintage, retro, and secondhand shops, more than any other commercial corridor in the state of Minnesota. The declaration was made in recognition of the […] Continue Reading

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