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District Council border change request gets polite, but firm, ‘no’

Posted on 07 February 2017

By JANE MCCLURE A request from Hamline Midway Coalition to expand its southern boundary to take in Midway Center, Midway Marketplace and the planned Major League Soccer stadium met a pointed but polite “no” Jan. 4 from Union Park District Council (UPDC). Although UPDC did extend an invitation to HMC to discuss the matter further […] Continue Reading

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Monitor In A Minute

Posted on 07 February 2017

Compiled by JANE MCCLURE Rough start for recycling St. Paul’s recycling cart roll-out has had some glitches since it began in mid-January. Confusion over cart placement and missed pickups generated numerous complaints to city officials and contractor Eureka Recycling. The problems followed last-minute delivery of carts in parts of Hamline-Midway. Some area residents received tags […] Continue Reading

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Como Council Community Corner

Posted on 07 February 2017

By MICHAEL KUCHTA, Executive Director District 10 releases upcoming Sunday Series lineup District 10’s popular Sunday Series returns in 2017 with a free presentation every month this winter and spring. The series launches Sun., Feb 12, when Minnesota State Fair general manager Jerry Hammer—a longtime District 10 resident—gives a whirlwind tour of the history of […] Continue Reading

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News from Como High School

Posted on 06 February 2017

Compiled by ERIC ERICKSON • Two teams from the Como Park Debate program qualified for the Minnesota State Debate Tournament, held at the University of Minnesota on January 13-14. Juniors Jackson Kerr and Stephen Boler placed third in the section tournament to qualify. Sophomores Peter Schik and Henry Hansen placed fourth in sections to earn […] Continue Reading

Trips to the library can help cure the winter blues!

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Trips to the library can help cure the winter blues!

Posted on 06 February 2017

Feeling the winter blues? Cabin fever have you antsy? Come to the Hamline Midway Library, 1558 W. Minnehaha Ave., to find books, DVDs, CDs, free computer and Internet access, and lots of great programs for every age. The library hosts Chair Yoga with Nancy Giguere on Thursdays, 10:30-11:30am. Upcoming events are on Feb. 9, 16, […] Continue Reading

Rihm adds major acquisition to start its 85th year

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Rihm adds major acquisition to start its 85th year

Posted on 06 February 2017

Rihm Family Companies also building two new facilities and puts University Ave. property up for sale Rihm Family Companies, Inc. (RFC) – owner of one of the oldest Kenworth truck dealers in the world – kicked off its 85th anniversary by acquiring LTX, Inc. LTX owns Lawrence Leasing Inc., the operator of Lawrence NationaLease, a […] Continue Reading

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Thao honored for keeping kids from smoking

Posted on 06 February 2017

Ward 1 Council Member recognized for leadership at 2017 Tobacco Control Conference Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation (MSFG), a coalition of 50 organizations working to prevent youth smoking in our state, honored St. Paul Council Member Dai Thao (photo right) with the Inspiring Bold Action award at the 2017 Minnesota Tobacco Control Conference. The award […] Continue Reading

Hamline president named to Wilder Foundation Board

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Hamline president named to Wilder Foundation Board

Posted on 06 February 2017

Dr. Fayneese Miller (photo right), President of Hamline University (HU), has joined the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation’s Board of Directors. Dr. Miller joins 11 other Board members comprising the governing body of the Wilder Foundation. Miller joined HU July 1, 2015, becoming Hamline’s 20th president. She is the first African-American president in the history of […] Continue Reading

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Hamline Elementary News

Posted on 06 February 2017

Student art displayed in community settings If you’ve noticed more art in the Midway recently, it might be because the talented young artists at Hamline Elementary (photo right) have a champion in visual art teacher Katie Laubenstein. In just her second year at Hamline, she is building a meaningful, high-quality art program for students in […] Continue Reading

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CRWD Watershed Stewardship Awards note area leaders

Posted on 06 February 2017

Locals are the main recipients of Capitol Region Watershed District’s (CRWD) Watershed Stewardship Awards CRWD hosted its annual Watershed Stewardship Awards in December 2016. The awards honor individuals or organizations that exemplify watershed stewardship through activities, projects or policies, which demonstrate a commitment to protect, manage and improve water resources of the District. Each year, […] Continue Reading

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