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Coldwater is a national treasure

Posted on 23 August 2016

GUEST OPNION by SUSU JEFFREY The National Trust for Historic Preservation has recognized Coldwater Springs as part of the “National Treasure” that is “Bdote Fort Snelling.” Bdote, Dakota for the meeting of waters, is defined as including “the entire area known as Fort Snelling: the Upper Post, Historic Fort Snelling State Park, Fort Snelling National […] Continue Reading

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Hook and Ladder Theater to open in Cabaret’s old location

Posted on 23 August 2016

South Minneapolis will have its own destination live music, performance, and entertainment venue this fall. The Hook and Ladder Theater formally opens its doors in the rehabilitated, historic firehouse at 3010 Minnehaha Ave. S., just off Lake St. in Longfellow. The Hook is operated by a newly-formed nonprofit arts organization, Firehouse Performing Arts Center (FPAC), […] Continue Reading

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NEBA Block Party scheduled Sept. 11

Posted on 23 August 2016

The 7th annual Nokomis East Business Association (NEBA) Neighborhood Block Party will be held on Sun., Sept. 11, from 11am-3pm. Sponsors for the event will take place on the front lawn at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, and in the parking lots of Oxendale’s Market and MacDonald’s Liquor Store, 34th Ave. S. and E. 51st St. […] Continue Reading

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Giantvalley completes encore run on the diamond

Posted on 23 August 2016

IN THE ZONE by MATTHEW DAVIS Similar to Minnehaha Academy’s state baseball title run, Giantvalley Legion (3751 Minnehaha Ave. S.) baseball finished its mission too. Giantvalley (16-9) captured the state Division II title on July 31 in a comeback victory over Glenwood in Le Sueur, 3-2. The Legion team associated with Minnehaha Academy came close […] Continue Reading

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County looking for some tenants for East Lake service center

Posted on 23 August 2016

In the spring of 2017, Hennepin County will open a new service center with 8,000 square feet of available retail space along E. Lake St. adjacent to the Blue Line light rail station. Recruiting local businesses to fill that new retail spaces at E. Lake and Hiawatha is currently underway. The County has committed to […] Continue Reading

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Monarch Festival – Festival de la Monarca 2016

Posted on 23 August 2016

This year’s Monarch Festival will occur on Sat., Sept. 10, from 10am to 4pm. The Festival celebrates the monarch butterfly’s amazing 2300-mile migration from Minnesota to Mexico with music, food, dance, hands-on art, native plant sales, and plenty of opportunities to get up-close with monarch butterflies, learn about their habitats, and what you can do […] Continue Reading

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Tapestry introduces global dance to new audiences

Posted on 23 August 2016

If you’ve ever wanted to explore the dances of other countries and cultures, but haven’t known where to start, the new Global Dance program at Tapestry Folkdance Center is for you. Beginning Sept. 17, global dance lessons will be taught on the 1st Wednesday of the month, 7:30 to 9:30pm, and on the 3rd Saturday […] Continue Reading

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Gardening with wildlife in the city

Posted on 23 August 2016

Are you experiencing garden visits from wildlife visitors—four-legged, two-legged and/or winged? City gardeners may see more species as wildlife return to improved urban habitats with fewer pollutants, cleaner lakes—and larger vegetable gardens! Co-existing with them involves how to balance the delight we feel in seeing a black squirrel or blue jay with our dismay at […] Continue Reading

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Healthy Seniors posts upcoming events

Posted on 23 August 2016

“Strategies for Memory Improvement” will be the topic at the Sept. 20 Senior Social/Health Talk which starts at 10:30am and meets at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 E. 31st St. Two fall Yoga for Seniors classes will be held on Mondays starting Sept. 19 and meet at Bethlehem Covenant Church, 3141 43rd Ave. S. Gentle […] Continue Reading

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Wellington buys former store site

Posted on 23 August 2016

The former Rainbow Foods grocery store at 2919 26th Ave. S. has been sold to be redeveloped into possible new retail and office space. Photo right: file photo of the old rainbow store in October of 2014. Wellington Management plans to develop the site in the Longfellow neighborhood after it purchased the lot for $5.35 […] Continue Reading

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