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Devon Olson and others with Minneapolis Bike Parks knew that kids wanted fun places to ride, but they had trouble convincing the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board and the general public at … more
Business owners who want to retire have two options. They can sell or just shut down.Christina Nicholson of Nexus Community Partners (2314 University Ave. Suite 18) told those gathered at a joint … more
As the criminal trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin begins, the Twin Cities will once again be front and center in confronting the trauma of racism, police brutality, and White supremacy.To … more
In the darkest time of the year, an ice carousel brought magic to Lake Nokomis.Fashioned by Ben Younan with help from others, the ice carousel was located just beyond the Little Free Ice Rink on the … more
Anyone who has ever owned a dog knows that training one is hard work. Most of us are satisfied with the basics – but Tom and Julie Coleman, co-founders of Pawsitivity Service Dogs in St. Paul, … more
The East Lake Library has reopened.The library had been closed since fires and unrest tore through the neighborhood during the last week of May 2020. Prior to that, the library had only been open for … more
When a child does not know where he or she is going to sleep at night, studying for that math test loses its importance. Having a roof over one’s head becomes more of a priority than acing the … more
Get a book in Spanish or English at the Little Free Library in front of Nokomis Tattoo (4933 S. 34th Ave.). It is now bilingual.Through an informal partnership with other local business owners, … more
Finding a medallion is something Roosevelt High School graduate Melissa Gross has always wanted to do. On Friday, Dec. 11, she crossed it off her bucket list. Gross discovered the Nokomis East … more
To a cross country skier, there are few sounds more magical than the swoosh of their skis on a freshly groomed trail – and Minnesota has no shortage of these.According to Gail Lundeen Brand, … more
Helping people let go of things to focus on a new season of life is what Blissworks is all about.Wendy Wolff launched Blissworks, Beautiful Living in Simplified Spaces, in 2019. The company merges … more
Ingrid Rasmussen and her six-week-old son Lars, carried through and delivered in the time of COVID. (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin)[/caption] Ingrid Rasmussen had everything … more
As COVID-19 forces educational changes, some parents are considering whether online schooling through their district or homeschooling on their own will work better for their families. Kathy … more
When Lake St. burned, Father Joe Gillespie gathered each night with others at the Church of St. Albert the Great in Longfellow. (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin)[/caption] Father … more
In touch through video calls, telephone, email, and postal mail By IRIC NATHANSON Joy and Randy Nelson keep in touch online with their fellow members at Holy Trinity Church. (Photo by Terry Faust) … more
“Keep that Hope Machine running strong,” urge The Okee Dokee … more
The Bodkin family at play. (Photo submitted) Standish resident Joel Bodkin has loved fish since he was three and won a goldfish at the state fair. That combined with a love of making things … more
14 species of raptors in the neighborhood A bald eagle surveyed the Mississippi River from high atop a white pine. There are at least 90 active bald eagle sites in the Twin Cities.(Photo by Margie … more
Kristi Anderson, at right holding Barney, appreciates seeing her neighbors at least once a day from a distance while they come together to sing. With her, from left to right, … more
While you’re at home during this extended break from school, try these ideas from Free Forest School By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Free Forest School Executive Director Anna Sharratt said, “This idea … more
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