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News from Como Park High School

Posted on 05 June 2017

Technovation Challenge winners, ceremonies and honors close out year Compiled by ERIC ERICKSON, Social Studies Teacher • A mobile app development team from Como Park was one of two high school teams to win the Minnesota Technovation Challenge at the Minneapolis Convention Center last month. Technovation annually invites teams of girls from all over the […] Continue Reading

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Midway police, Russ Stark, discuss crime trends with residents

Posted on 05 June 2017

By JANE MCCLURE With summer’s start comes the potential for an uptick in crime. More than three dozen Midway area residents met May 24 with Ward Four Council Member Russ Stark and members of the St. Paul Police Department Western District staff to discuss crime trends and ways the public can be proactive in deterring […] Continue Reading

Dennis Boom spent life believing in power of community

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Dennis Boom spent life believing in power of community

Posted on 05 June 2017

By JANE MCCLURE Dennis Boom will be remembered in the Midway area as someone who was always smiling, who took an active role in his community and who helped families in their time of need. He was the longtime owner of what is now Holcomb-Henry-Boom-Purcell Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, which has facilities in Hamline-Midway […] Continue Reading

City Council restores funds for ash stump removal

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City Council restores funds for ash stump removal

Posted on 05 June 2017

By JANE MCCLURE Residents of streets where ash trees were removed won’t have to look at stumps too much longer. On a 5-1 vote May 17, the St. Paul City Council approved transferring $450,000 from contingency funds to chip out boulevard stumps and replace trees. That money partially restores emerald ash borer mitigation funding for […] Continue Reading

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Students discover their inner baker with community oven

Posted on 05 June 2017

By JESSICA KOPP Recently Hamline Elementary students had the opportunity to discover their inner baker, courtesy of an experience created by Amy Schroeder-Ireland and a team of volunteers at Hamline Church United Methodist. Ongoing conversations between the school and the church, and aligned missions to discover and develop meaningful community partnerships, created a wonderful opportunity […] Continue Reading

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Monitor In A Minute

Posted on 05 June 2017

By JANE MCCLURE One more year for preschool Children’s Center Montessori, which has served Hamline Midway families for 45 years, won’t have to move this fall after all. The school has been given a one-year lease extension by its landlord. That is welcome news for school leaders, staff, and families. The school has been housed […] Continue Reading

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Como Community Council Corner

Posted on 05 June 2017

By MICHAEL KUCHTA, Executive Director Working together to improve Como Lake Runoff from local streets and landscapes carries leaves, grass clippings, soil, salt, and pet waste to Como Lake. Find out what the latest research tells us about the lake’s water quality and overall health, the challenges a shallow lake like Como faces—and how we, […] Continue Reading

Special emphasis on kids programming the for summer

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Special emphasis on kids programming the for summer

Posted on 05 June 2017

By CARRIE POMEROY This June and July, the Hamline Midway Library, 1558 W. Minnehaha Ave. is serving up a wide range of programming, with special emphasis on programming for kids. Preschool Storytimes in English happen Fridays from 10:30-11am, with upcoming storytimes on June 9, 16, 23, and 30 and July 7, 14, and 21. These […] Continue Reading

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After 115 years, Dickerman Park finally to take shape?

Posted on 08 May 2017

First phase construction of Dickerman Park may actually begin soon. The space that will be known as Dickerman Park was originally donated to St. Paul in 1910, but never functioned as a viable public space. In fact, some businesses used the designated park land in front of their buildings as their own, including parking spaces […] Continue Reading

Hamline Elementary Kindergartners with HU student

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Hamline Elementary and HU team up for math literacy project

Posted on 08 May 2017

By JESSICA KOPP The partnership between Hamline Elementary and Hamline University brings an abundance of opportunities for learning and connection. One of the newest additions to the partnership is the Math and Coding Literacy Project—a weekly program serving approximately 30 students, grades K-5, with lessons designed by Hamline University faculty and taught by Hamline University […] Continue Reading

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