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Local author Vince Wyckoff publishes North Shore mystery thriller

Posted on 26 April 2016

By JILL BOOGREN When Abby Simon and her brother Ben play hooky from school to go fishing on a northern lake, they expect a day of reeling in rainbow trout. Not so much, witnessing the cover up to murder. So begins the story in “Black Otter Bay,” a new mystery thriller being released in May […] Continue Reading

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Break Free Midwest launches new environmental initiative

Posted on 26 April 2016

Article and photos by MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Break Free Midwest is a new environmental initiative launched in mid-April by MN350.org, in the community room at Gandhi Mahal Restaurant. Photo right: Andy Pearson, a coordinator for Break Free Midwest, addressed supporters of the launch of Break Free Midwest’s new environmental initiative at Gandhi Mahal earlier this month. […] Continue Reading

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Letter to the Editor: Park commissioner decries biased, incomplete Messenger article

Posted on 26 April 2016

To the Editor, I’d like to add additional information to the story “Local residents push Minneapolis Parks to ban use of pesticides” so that readers have a more accurate viewpoint of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s (MPRB) use of herbicides. Over the years, I’ve appreciated the fine coverage of park issues provided by the […] Continue Reading

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Longfellow artist opens NuHeroes exhibit

Posted on 26 April 2016

(Images courtesy of the artist) NuCubism: NuHeroes—An Exploration of the Iconic, by Longfellow artist Barry McMahon, will open at the Vine Art Center Gallery, 2637 27th Ave. S., May 14, 6-9pm. The exhibition runs through June 11. Journey inside the development of an artistic approach that spans over 25 years. NuCubism is an approach created […] Continue Reading

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Longfellow artist named a finalist in the 26th Annual Midwest Book Awards

Posted on 26 April 2016

The 26th Annual Book Awards has recognized Longfellow artist Kim Gordon as a finalist in the category of cover design for her cover for the novel “The Ephesian Artifacts.” Gordon designed the cover after reading the manuscript and then developing a cover, which captures the essence of the novel written by Brooklyn Park author Patrick […] Continue Reading

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10th Annual Grow Monarch Habitat Workshop planned May 14

Posted on 26 April 2016

Deadline for workshop registration is May 8 if you want the Monarch garden kit “Without milkweed, there can be no monarchs.” – Douglas Tallamy Nokomis East Neighborhood Association (NENA) is offering its 10th Annual Grow Monarch Habitat Workshop on Sat., May 14, 10am -12noon at the Nokomis Community Center, 2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy. This presentation […] Continue Reading

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Godfrey Pkwy. Bridge to be replaced; info meeting set May 3

Posted on 26 April 2016

Hennepin County invites the public to attend an open house for the Godfrey Pkwy. Bridge project. The County is planning to replace the bridge in 2017. The bridge carries traffic from County Road 46 (E. 46th St.) over Godfrey Pkwy. in Minnehaha Park. The open house meeting will be held on Tue., May 3, 6:30-8:30pm […] Continue Reading

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Habitat ReStore to open on Minnehaha

Posted on 26 April 2016

A Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore will open later this summer in South Minneapolis at 2700 Minnehaha Ave. The ReStore is a home improvement outlet that sells donated new and used building materials to the public at deep discounts. Twin Cities Habitat’s first ReStore in New Brighton, 510 County Rd. D W., has seen […] Continue Reading

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Chard Your Yard volunteers to install 24 gardens on May 14

Posted on 26 April 2016

Transition Longfellow provides sustainability activities and education for people in greater Longfellow and throughout the Twin Cities. Anyone can participate; everyone is welcome. For more information about the group and its activities, visit www.transitionlongfellow.org. Chard Your Yard Transition Longfellow helps neighbors get started growing food with its Chard Your Yard program. Using a “garden mob” […] Continue Reading

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Book clubs, Teen Geekery and Writers’ Workshop planned for May

Posted on 26 April 2016

The following events are planned during the month of May at the East Lake Library, 2727 E. Lake St. The Adult Nonfiction Book Club will meet Tues., May 3, 6:30-7:30pm. Join our discussion of new and interesting nonfiction titles. May’s title is “Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void” by Mary […] Continue Reading

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