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Governor’s Candidate Forum on the New Environment held at Hamline University

Posted on 06 February 2018

Article and photos by MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN The Minnesota Governor’s Candidate Forum on the New Environment was held Jan. 24, at Hamline University’s Anne Simley Theatre. The six leading Democratic candidates for governor took the stage on a Wednesday evening in a forum hosted by 25 of the state’s leading environmental and conservation groups. Regarding the […] Continue Reading

Park Names Jamie Tomlin

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Park names whittled down to three after community vote

Posted on 06 February 2018

Gordon Parks High School students play role in shaping and digging into park’s history by collecting votes   By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Again and again, students at Gordon Parks High School (GPHS) have worked to make sure citizens are involved in the journey to transform a vacant lot next to their school into a five-acre […] Continue Reading

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West Midway fire station to get redeployed ambulance and fire engine

Posted on 06 February 2018

By JANE MCCLURE As more housing developed along University Ave., and vacant industrial buildings are repurposed, St. Paul city leaders have called for more public safety resources for the West Midway area. More than a decade later, that request is becoming a reality. St. Paul Fire Station 20 (photo right), 2179 University Ave.—which serves parts […] Continue Reading

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Three-month schedule of Arab films underway at local colleges

Posted on 06 February 2018

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN The non-profit organization Mizna, located at 2644 University Ave. W., suite #115, is a forum for Arab-American film, literature, and art. Mizna will be screening films about Arab and Arab American culture in five different locations over the next three months. This film festival tour, as they’re calling it, is the first […] Continue Reading

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Stadium noise variance raises ire of residents on social media

Posted on 06 February 2018

By JANE MCCLURE A blanket sound level exemption for the new Allianz Field Major League Soccer stadium was set to return to the St. Paul City Council for a vote Feb. 7 at City Hall. If the exemption is adopted, home games, league events, exhibition games and city-sponsored events at the new stadium will not […] Continue Reading

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Two campuses, one community—one Midway family’s story

Posted on 06 February 2018

Hamline Elementary School Column By JESSICA KOPP Hamline Midway residents Wendy and Byron Kieser have had kids enrolled at Hamline Elementary (formerly Hancock) for seventeen years, and though the school’s name has changed, some teachers remain as does the same strong sense of community. Like many people choosing a school for the first time, they […] Continue Reading

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Como Community Council Corner

Posted on 06 February 2018

By MICHAEL KUCHTA, Executive Director How much state fair history do you remember? The ongoing history of the Minnesota State Fair kicks off District 10’s 2018 Sunday Series on Feb. 25. State Fair director Jerry Hammer picks up where he left off last year: He’ll share forgotten photos, facts, and stories about the Fair from […] Continue Reading

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Snowstorm left parents worried as their children got stranded

Posted on 06 February 2018

Ten buses were in minor accidents; 20 buses got stuck—some students ended up being ferried home in police vehicles By JANE MCCLURE St. Paul’s biggest snowstorm in several years has St. Paul Public Schools families fuming and school and city officials apologizing. Many students were affected by the Jan. 22 snowstorm, waiting at schools for […] Continue Reading

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Como Park HIgh School: Debate to State, Cadets in Service, fundraisers and Winter activities

Posted on 06 February 2018

Compiled by ERIC ERICKSON, Social Studies Teacher • For the second consecutive season, Como debate partners Stephen Boler and Jackson Kerr qualified for the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) State Debate Tournament. After placing second in the Section 4 meet during the first weekend of January, Boler and Kerr advanced to state competition at […] Continue Reading

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Development Roundup

Posted on 06 February 2018

By JANE MCCLURE Sign variance at the stadium? Minnesota United FC’s sign variance request for Allianz Field has been sidelined. The St. Paul Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) sent the matter back to the drawing board Jan. 29. The BZA was poised to act on more than 4,000 sq ft of temporary and permanent signage […] Continue Reading

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