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Posted on 24 March 2020

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FEATURED, IN OUR COMMUNITY, LONGFELLOW, NOKOMIS

Community response to a global situation

Posted on 24 March 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN “We are continuing to bake bread because we believe in the power of such a basic food,” said Christopher MacLeod of Laune Bread, a microbakery and bread delivery service in South Minneapolis. “To our subscribers it carries a lot of meaning – it is a weekly ritual for many […] Continue Reading

FEATURED, IN OUR COMMUNITY, REBUILD REPAIR RECYCLE

If you can sew, you can help

Posted on 24 March 2020

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN One critical need that has emerged over the past several days is the need for more personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks and gowns, in hospitals and other health care settings. In recent days, doctors and nurses have warned that they are running out of equipment to stay safe as they […] Continue Reading

FEATURED, IN OUR COMMUNITY, SCHOOL

Schools revised?

Posted on 24 March 2020

Minneapolis schools propose major overhaul By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Here’s what you need to know about how the Minneapolis Public School Comprehensive District Design would affect high schools. • High school transition would begin with 2021-22 incoming ninth graders. • 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students would remain in current high schools until graduation. • […] Continue Reading

FEATURED, IN OUR COMMUNITY, LONGFELLOW, REBUILD REPAIR RECYCLE

Adopt-a-Drain: simple way to make a big difference and protect state waterways

Posted on 24 March 2020

Sweep up, rake up, pick up! By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Everyone knows that trash is no good for lakes, rivers, and streams. But do you know that natural debris such as leaves, grass clippings, and pet waste also pollute the waterways? When these natural pollutants are swept into the storm water system, they end up in […] Continue Reading

FEATURED, IN OUR COMMUNITY

Quilt Shop Co-op opening at former Glad Creations location

Posted on 24 March 2020

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN The storefront at 3400 Bloomington Ave. S. housed a beloved fabric store called Glad Creations for 43 years. When the owners retired last year, dedicated employees and customers weren’t willing to give up on their lively, well-established fabric arts community in the heart of the city. After months of preparation, they have […] Continue Reading

HOME & GARDEN, IN OUR COMMUNITY

All Energy Solar celebrates 10-year anniversary

Posted on 24 March 2020

‘The time is now’ for solar power, according to co-owner Michael Allen By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN The numbers are in. The U.S. Department of Labor’s statistics predict that over the next decade, solar installer jobs will grow more than any other occupation. All Energy Solar is a company in the Midway that designs, installs, and monitors […] Continue Reading

IN OUR COMMUNITY

River Adventure Program challenges kids to learn about nature and themselves

Posted on 24 March 2020

Adventuring outdoors   By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Winter River Adventure Challenge is a new field trip being piloted at Fort Snelling State Park for Minneapolis and St. Paul Public School students. It is a collaboration between the National Park Service (NPS) and their non-profit partner, Mississippi Park Connection. The program is designed to introduce fourth grade […] Continue Reading

IN OUR COMMUNITY, LONGFELLOW, REBUILD REPAIR RECYCLE

Area C not deemed emergency

Posted on 24 March 2020

But community members concerned By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Over 150 people turned out to hear the latest findings about Area C from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) in a packed meeting room at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church on Feb. 20, 2020. The topic of discussion, called Area C, is a dump site where the Ford […] Continue Reading

LONGFELLOW

CenterPoint completing work in Longfellow

Posted on 24 March 2020

CenterPoint Energy is completing work this spring in the Longfellow neighborhood as part of the utility’s pipeline modernization program. The work on natural gas lines is occurring along selected streets between Dorman Ave. and Lake St. and between 36th and 48th avenues. Last year crews from Michels Corporation, CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractor, began the replacement […] Continue Reading

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