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District-wide meeting for immigrant families held at South High

Posted on 27 March 2017

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) held a meeting at South High School on March 1 to address the concerns of immigrant and refugee students and their families. According to MPS Superintendent Ed Graff, the district began making plans for the meeting when President Trump’s executive order/travel ban was first announced. “We want students […] Continue Reading

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Under helm of SENA resident, company knits community together

Posted on 27 March 2017

GetKnit supports local businesses while drawing people together for pub crawls, terrarium making, and more By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Four years ago, Stand­ish-Ericsson resident Nick Blake (photo right) wanted to meld together his desire to support local businesses and bring together friends for fun gatherings, and to turn that into something bigger than himself. GetKnit […] Continue Reading

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Corcoran architect proposes radical changes at South High

Posted on 27 March 2017

By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN A new design for the South High School campus has people talking. Created by Corcoran resident and architect Phillip Koski, the plan shifts the entire campus around, placing the school facility on the north side of 31st and the athletic fields on the south side. No one asked Koski to fashion […] Continue Reading

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Lake Hiawatha Park hosts Arbor Day Celebration on April 28

Posted on 27 March 2017

Join the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) and tree lovers of all ages for the 2017 Minneapolis Arbor Day Celebration at Lake Hiawatha Park on Apr. 28, 4-8pm. This year’s event will be a festival-style celebration full of tree-themed activities and educational opportunities, music, food, beer and, of course, new trees! Anyone can help […] Continue Reading

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Annual Meeting and NENA Board elections scheduled Apr. 27

Posted on 27 March 2017

At the NENA Annual Meeting on Thur., Apr. 27 (see below for time and place), NENA will hold elections for the Board of Directors for one seat each for the Minnehaha, Morris Park, and Wenonah neighborhoods; three seats for the Keewaydin neighborhood; and three at-large seats. Residents (homeowners and renters), property owners and businesses (owners […] Continue Reading

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Nokomis Healthy Seniors plan April events

Posted on 27 March 2017

Nokomis Healthy Seniors Book Club will meet on Thur., Apr. 6, 11am-12:30pm, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 4120 17th Ave. S., to discuss the book “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Then join them the following Thursday (Apr. 13) for lunch and a movie at 11:15am-1:30pm, to share a meal and conversation, then enjoy the classic movie “To […] Continue Reading

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Hook and Ladder continues outstanding lineup of performances

Posted on 27 March 2017

There are a lot of fabulous concerts planned at the Hook and Ladder Theater Lounge in downtown Longfellow, 3010 Minnehaha Ave. All of these performances are for adults (21+). Tickets for all shows are available via Ticketfly. Some of the upcoming shows to watch for: Teague Alexy Band The Circuit Sessions CD Release Party with […] Continue Reading

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Longfellow/Seward Healthy Seniors plan events for April

Posted on 27 March 2017

“Enhancing Eye Health & Vision” will be the topic of the Apr. 18 Senior Social/Health Talk which starts at 10:30am and meets at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 E. 31st St. Dr. Josh Hanen will discuss common eye diseases, early detection, and proper treatment. A new “Tai Chi Easy” exercise/movement class will be held on […] Continue Reading

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Building a more connected and resilient community since 2011

Posted on 27 March 2017

By LESLIE MACKENZIE Transition Longfellow is organized by an all-volunteer group of neighbors from Greater Longfellow (and Powderhorn) who care about climate change and climate impacts on people and the environment. They have been meeting since January 2011 to learn and engage the community in activities that reduce energy use, increase urban food growing, lower […] Continue Reading

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Letters to the Editor

Posted on 27 March 2017

Article missed what it means to be real neighbor To the Editor: I am writing to you about your article in the March edition of the Longfellow Nokomis Messenger by Stephanie Fox titled “Got lots of stuff in your garage? You can now rent it out.” I am appalled and disgusted with the attitude of […] Continue Reading

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