REBUILD REPAIR RECYCLE

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Posted on 10 January 2020

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FEATURED, VOICES AGAINST VIOLENCE

‘It should never have happened’

Posted on 29 December 2019

Mother warned officials ex-husband was dangerous before he killed child and himself By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Mikayla Olson Tester might be a happy 21-year-old woman today if the family court system had listened to the warnings of her mother. Instead, it’s been 15 years since she was murdered by her own father, and the weight […] Continue Reading

FEATURED, HEALTH AND WELLNESS, LONGFELLOW

Isuroon: A portal to better health

Posted on 29 December 2019

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Isuroon is a robust word in the Somali language. According to Isuroon Executive Director Fartun Weli, it can be used as a verb, a noun, or an adjective. It is also the name of the organization she leads. She said, “Somali words are conceptual. While the short translation of Isuroon is ‘a […] Continue Reading

HEALTH AND WELLNESS, IN OUR COMMUNITY, LONGFELLOW

Use Enneagram as tool for self-discovery this year

Posted on 29 December 2019

HEALTH AND WELLNESS Workshop host Holly Johnson shares why she values it and how it is helpful By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Holly Johnson is committed to helping people better understand themselves and others through the Enneagram. She offers regular workshops on this tool. The next is slated for Feb. 11, 2020 from 6-9 p.m. at […] Continue Reading

IN OUR COMMUNITY, LONGFELLOW, SCHOOL

Inside schooling decisions

Posted on 29 December 2019

Get a glimpse into the lives of local families who are navigating through the many educational choices available today, and forging a path that fits their families. HOMESCHOOL Meet Longfellow resident Julianne Hide, parent of Landon (age 10), Holden (7), and Isla (3). She’s married to Phil. Why did you select this school? We began […] Continue Reading

OPINION

Meet Our Staff: Asking questions, talking about interests and events

Posted on 29 December 2019

By JANE McCLURE A little bit about me… I grew up on a cattle and crop farm in north central Iowa. With no brothers, every day was “Take Your Daughter to Work” day. I have vivid dreams every fall about helping with the harvest. My father and I both loved horses and ranch rodeos, and […] Continue Reading

OPINION

Too Much Coffee: Shovel the sidewalks, say hi to your newspaper carriers

Posted on 29 December 2019

By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN, Tesha@LongfellowNokomisMessenger.com Let’s give a hand to our newspaper carriers, those wonderful people who are out delivering the news before many of us wake up. As winter sets in, give your newspaper and mail carriers a hand. Keep sidewalks shoveled and ice-free, and make sure there’s a clear pathway to your front […] Continue Reading

IN OUR COMMUNITY, LONGFELLOW, NOKOMIS

In Our Community Events January 2019

Posted on 29 December 2019

Art inspired by music Vine Arts Center, a nonprofit, volunteer-run art gallery located at 2637 27th Ave. S. is inviting all artists to submit their work for the Creation by Sound – Art Inspired by Music exhibit. The show will run Feb. 8-28. Submission are due Jan. 15 and can be in a variety of […] Continue Reading

IN OUR COMMUNITY, LONGFELLOW

New CEO of VOA from Longfellow

Posted on 29 December 2019

Volunteers of America Minnesota and Wisconsin (VOA MN/WI) is pleased to announce that Longfellow resident Julie Manworren has been named its new President and CEO. Manworren will start work with VOA MN/WI on Feb. 28. VOA MN/WI serves more than 25,000 people in over 110 neighborhoods and communities across Minnesota and Wisconsin with 800 employees […] Continue Reading

IN OUR COMMUNITY, LONGFELLOW

B Line route may extend to St. Paul

Posted on 29 December 2019

By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN After hearing from community members, planners now recommend extending the B Line to downtown St. Paul. The B Line will run along Lake St., Marshall Ave. and Selby Ave. Initial plans called for the B Line to only go as far east as Snelling Ave. Planners recommend that the existing Route […] Continue Reading

April 2019 Messenger PDF

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