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Letter to the Editor: Thanks to community for life celebration of “Mr. Phil”

Posted on 08 August 2016

Dear Editor: I would like to thank everyone who came out to celebrate the life of Philando “Mr. Phil” Castile with the J.J. Hill Community. It was an event for families and students to grieve and comfort each other, and it was also a place to talk to our children about the issues we face […] Continue Reading

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We heard them, they heard us

Posted on 08 August 2016

By MICHAEL KUCHTA A “comprehensive sound abatement program,’’ including giving Fairgrounds management ultimate control over the soundboard, is one of the conditions the Soundset music festival must meet if it returns in 2017, State Fair management says. That’s the result of the excessive noise and other problems that spilled into the neighborhood on May 29 […] Continue Reading

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Taylor keeps continuity for Hamline football

Posted on 08 August 2016

COLLEGE SPORTS NOTEBOOK by MATTHEW DAVIS More local college football teams than just the University Minnesota kept continuity in recent coaching changes. While Gophers defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys taking over at mid-season for Jerry Kill made the major headlines, Hamline University made a similar move later in the off=season. Pipers defensive coordinator Chip Taylor officially […] Continue Reading

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Como students travel the country to enrich experiences

Posted on 08 August 2016

Compiled by ERIC ERICKSON, Social Studies Teacher • Como Academy of Finance (AOF) students John Barton (right in photo) and Greg Murphy (left in photo) were selected to attend the Youth Career Connect (YCC) National Conference in Washington D.C. from July 20-22.  The two students, who will both be seniors this fall, produced a video […] Continue Reading

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Hamline Midway Coalition at low-power state during transition

Posted on 08 August 2016

Office being staffed one day a week for the rest of the summer; board hopes to have full-time staff back in September By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN The Hamline Midway Coalition (HMC) has suspended most functions for the time being due to staffing challenges. The Board of Directors is currently working on a transition plan and […] Continue Reading

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Monitor In A Minute

Posted on 08 August 2016

By JANE MCCLURE Polar bears see needed repairs The Como Zoo polar bears, like many of us, like to swim. But a substantial leak in the bears’ large pool has forced emergency repairs recently. The St. Paul City Council July 20 unanimously approved the allocation of $79,607 of available Long-Range Capital Improvement Budget (CIB) Contingency […] Continue Reading

St. Paul Ballet consolidates operations to Midway location

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St. Paul Ballet consolidates operations to Midway location

Posted on 08 August 2016

St. Paul Ballet (SPB) has begun the process of consolidating its operations at a single studio at 655 Fairview Ave. N. “In late May we learned that the owners of the building in which our Grand Ave. studio is located had plans to sell the building and close the dance studio,” said Lori Gleason, SPB […] Continue Reading

The next month offers storytimes, movies and more!

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The next month offers storytimes, movies and more!

Posted on 08 August 2016

Walk into the Hamline Midway Library, 1558 W. Minnehaha Ave., to stock up on books, CDs, and DVDs, hop on the Internet, and connect with your neighbors. August and September features many great programs, including storytimes, movies, and more! The library offers two great storytimes every week in August. Evening/Pajama Storytimes in English happen on […] Continue Reading

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Compost those food scraps!

Posted on 08 August 2016

By TRUDY DUNHAM Corn on the cob. Watermelon. Zucchini. Eggplant. Summer’s bounty makes for great eating. But what do you do with the remains? The corn cobs and husks, melon rinds and seeds, all the stems, leaves and peels from your veggies? Compost! That should be your go-to strategy. Tossing them into the trash is […] Continue Reading

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Fall registration begins at rec centers

Posted on 08 August 2016

Registration for Fall Classes/Activities begins Sept. 15 at stpaul.gov/activityregistration. For questions or help with registration call the individual Recreation Center. (The numbers in parenthesis after the event is the activity number to sign up for. Special Events will have *** in front of them.) Northwest Como Recreation Center, 1550 Hamline Ave. N., 651-298-5813 —Knitting for […] Continue Reading

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