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Public Input Meeting planned on 28th Ave. Bridge replacement

Posted on 20 February 2018

Minneapolis Public Works plans to replace the 28th Ave. Bridge over Minnehaha Creek in 2019. The bridge is between 48th St. E. and Minnehaha Creek Pkwy. within Minnehaha Creek Park. (Illustration right and photo below provided) This work will require detouring 28th Ave. at the bridge for the duration of construction. Public Works is seeking […] Continue Reading

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Minnesota winter curse: ice dams and attic frost illuminated

Posted on 20 February 2018

Graphic illustration of the anatomy of an ice dam. (Graphic provided by Steve Kuhl, Ice Dam Company) By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Steve Kuhl is the founder and owner of the Ice Dam Company and a nationally sought-after expert on ice dams for more than 20 years. A self-described serial entrepreneur, the Ice Dam Company is one […] Continue Reading

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NENA re-launches its popular home loan programs

Posted on 20 February 2018

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN The Nokomis East Neighborhood Association (NENA) continues its popular home loan programs with the assistance of a new partner: the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE). NENA is now offering both an Emergency Repair Loan and a Home Improvement Loan. Homes in the Keewaydin, Minnehaha, Morris Park and Wenonah neighborhoods are eligible. […] Continue Reading

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Movies, parents group, gardening classes all coming up

Posted on 20 February 2018

The volunteers with Transition Longfellow create opportunities for South Minneapolis neighbors to get to know one another while also learning how to live more sustainably and prepare for changes ahead. Visit www.transitionlongfellow.org for more details on these and other activities. Prepared Parents Prepared Parents will meet Sat., Mar. 3, 10am-noon. Transition Longfellow is starting a […] Continue Reading

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NENA News: Community Forum planned Mar. 6

Posted on 20 February 2018

What opportunities could NENA support? What partnerships could we strengthen? How can we better involve Nokomis East residents? We want to hear from you! Projects like the Nokomis Naturescape, Giving Garden, Nokomis Green Fair, Curb Appeal Matching Grants, and many others came from ideas generated by residents like you. Where should we head next? This […] Continue Reading

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Nine-year-old girl plays Santa to area older adults

Posted on 20 February 2018

Editor’s Note: Yes we know we have passed Valentines Day, but this story came to us last week about a gracious act of love during the past holiday season. It was too great to pass up despite the fact we are moving into March! And besides… my neighbor still has on their holiday yard lights, […] Continue Reading

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(Literally) paint the town at the new 38th Street Station

Posted on 20 February 2018

Aiming to help transform the blocks around 38th and Hiawatha into the Twin Cities’ next great neighborhood hub, the developers of 38th Street Station have issued a call to the community. “We know that the new places we love most build on community input, and reflect the context and character of the neighborhood. We hope […] Continue Reading

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Area CACs forming for master plans

Posted on 20 February 2018

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will launch three new park master planning projects: ­ —Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail Master Plan: Parkland along both sides Minnehaha Creek between Minnehaha Regional Park and the western city limit. — Mississippi Gorge Regional Park Master Plan: Parkland flanking both the east and west banks of the Mississippi […] Continue Reading

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SKOL Vikings!

Posted on 23 January 2018

Above: Greg Kelly, 5235 41st Ave. S., puts finishing touches on his model of the new U.S. Bank Stadium just in time for the playoffs. The model stands 13” high at the marquee and is 3’ wide and 4’ long—and made entirely out of toothpicks. Kelly reports that he used approximately 6400 toothpicks to construct […] Continue Reading

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What it looks like when youth become Agents of Change

Posted on 23 January 2018

By JAN WILLMS Youth helping youth. Sounds like a simple premise, but usually grants designed to assist young people are operated by adults. A Bush Foundation grant awarded to Urban Arts Academy is unusual in its direct involvement of youth in its planning and operation. “Originally youth organizations in South Side Minneapolis came together to […] Continue Reading

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