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  Why get excited about warblers? They’re incredibly diverse, colorful, and beautiful. They’re great singers too: a delight to the eye and the ear. They are passing through the … more
Gypsy moth caterpillars are voracious eaters, and can strip entire trees of their leaves.As an invasive species, they have few natural predators in Minnesota. Repeated defoliation can kill trees, … more
Coronavirus Pandemic Neighbors got outside and built community near Brackett Park on Sunday, March 22, 2020 for the Corona-Cautious Classic biking extravaganza. Above, Hans, Ann, and Eve Thorkelson … more
  Michelle Hoaglund, owner of St. Paul’s Treadle Yard Goods, handed out the first of 50 free fabric kits last weekend. Her store made the kits available for people to sew facemasks for … more
Minneapolis schools propose major overhaul Minneapolis Public Schools has proposed some sweeping changes that would affect where 63% of its students attend school beginning in fall 2021. Parents … more
Sweep up, rake up, pick up! (L>R) City Council Member Andrew Johnson with drain adopters Mandy LaBreche and Jillian Kaster are joined by Minneapolis Public Works Engineer Bryan Dodds at the … more
By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Quilt Shop Co-op board members (left to right) Steve Budas, Jennie Baltutis, and Amy Swanson. The empty shelves will soon be stocked when the first ever, consumer-owned fabric … more
‘The time is now’ for solar power, according to co-owner Michael Allen By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Richard Franco has an exterior Smart Meter that measures his home energy use in 15 minute increments. … more
Area C (background), as photographed from the opposite bank of the Mississippi River, is just south of the Ford Bridge. The Ford Motor Company dumped unknown quantities of industrial waste, including … more
2020: GET TO KNOW YOUR OPTIONS By Jill Boogren With longtime Rep. Jean Wagenius’s announcement last November that she would not be seeking reelection in 2020 to her seat in the Minnesota State … more
  Joe Hayes was working as an elementary school teacher in 2009, when he bought his first home. A classic South Minneapolis bungalow, the house had one major problem – its … more
Patrons clink glasses in a toast. (Left to right) Bill and Lyn Hamlin; Dave Hoppenrath and Anna Sower; and Jan and Scott Lysen-Anton. (Photos by Terry Faust)[/caption] Garden Igloos proving to be … more
SELF International founder aims to close achievement gap by organizing hands-on science programs By STEPHANIE FOX When Bonnie Everets was only four years old, her family bought a vineyard and fruit … more
Wonder where your waste ends up? A standing room crowd gathered at the Matthews Park Rec Center on Feb. 3, 2020 to hear about the changing world of waste creation and waste management from Kellie … more
Master plan revised after public outcry about closing some sections to vehicles By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Drivers will be able to travel the length of Minnehaha Parkway in Minneapolis after all. … more
By Kim JAKUS, kim@ longfellowbusinessassociation.org Longfellow Businesses: LBA wants to hear from you This March the LBA is hosting four focus groups to learn how to support our … more
By LAUREN HAZENSON, Project & Communications Manager lauren.hazenson@nokomiseast.org Staying-in-Place grants NENA is pleased to announce the launch of its Staying-in-Place grant … more
Classes and groups for seniors offered Longfellow/Seward Healthy Seniors holds several classes for seniors including Tai Chi exercise, art classes, technology assistance and diabetes support … more
  Over the past 40-year history, the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women (MCBW) has witnessed huge changes in how society thinks about domestic violence but there is still more work to be … more
Create a cardboard castle, a cigar box guitar, or a Lego robot. Connect with long-time friends and make new ones while learning how to kayak, juggle or sew. Make a puppet, animated cartoon, … more
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