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News from Como Park High School

Posted on 11 April 2015

• 21 AP U.S. Government and History students spent the first week of March in Washington D.C. participating in the national Close Up program. The Como students had meetings to discuss public policy with both of their U.S. Senators and their Congresswoman during their visit to Capitol Hill. The students also participated in study visits […] Continue Reading

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Monitor In A Minute

Posted on 11 April 2015

Compiled by Jane McClure Green Line access still a concern Green Line light rail is a welcome transportation option for people with disabilities, with easy boarding of trains and space for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. But cracked and pothole-ridden sidewalks, steep slopes, views blocked by tall plantings and gaps between rails and concrete make getting […] Continue Reading

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Local students hit Wolf Ridge

Posted on 11 April 2015

Four Como students tried their hand at being student counselors at Wolf Ridge a late weekend in March. They went up to Wolf Ridge ELC with the Murray Environmental Inquiry Immersion class to help teacher Tim Chase and the Wolf Ridge staff. The Murray students and the Como counselors went on a backpacking trip, cooked […] Continue Reading

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Front Avenue Pottery again joins Crawl

Posted on 11 April 2015

South Como artists Mary Jo Schmith, owner of Front Avenue Pottery, Jason Trebs of Jason Trebs Pottery and Jim Gindorff of Gindorff Landscape Photography, will host a studio event, sale and free workshops as part of this year’s St. Paul Art Crawl, Apr. 24-26. Six other local artists will also exhibit with them at Front […] Continue Reading

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Interact opens first performance Apr. 23

Posted on 10 April 2015

Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, 1860 Minnehaha Ave. W., will welcome audiences to its new home in the St. Paul Midway neighborhood with “Plotholes: A Fool’s Foibles,” a new ensemble-created Bouffon Clown piece (with songs) directed by Jon Ferguson, with music and lyrics by Aaron Gabriel. This inaugural performance in this new […] Continue Reading

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Calling gardners for 2015 Como tour

Posted on 10 April 2015

The Como Park Neighborhood Garden Tour is looking for gardeners of all abilities interested in sharing their hard work with the neighborhood during the annual garden tour on Sat., June 20. Each year, 12-15 gardens are featured on the tour, which attracts over 200 people from across the area. If you’re interested in participating, or […] Continue Reading

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Worst-to-first turnaround makes for dream season at Hamline

Posted on 10 April 2015

Reporting and photo by MATTHEW DAVIS It suffices to say Cinderella on Ice came to Hamline University this winter. The Pipers men’s hockey team turned around a program that had three wins since the 2012-2013 season to knock on the door of the NCAA Division III Frozen Four in March. Only eventual national runner-up Wisconsin-Stevens […] Continue Reading

Zoning study of Hamline University campus expansion undertaken

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Zoning study of Hamline University campus expansion undertaken

Posted on 10 April 2015

By JANE MCCLURE Some Hamline University neighbors have been concerned about the university’s purchase of properties outside of its city-set boundaries, and the demolition of homes. City officials have taken note. How college, university and seminary campuses in St. Paul expand in the future could be affected by the results of a study launched Mar. […] Continue Reading

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Como continues recent baby boom

Posted on 10 April 2015

Como Zoo is continuing its recent baby boom announced the addition of a baby western lowland gorilla to its troop. The female gorilla was born in late February to first-time mother Dara inside the day room of the Gorilla Forest exhibit. It is extremely important for mom and baby to bond shortly after birth and […] Continue Reading

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St. Paul biking resources abound

Posted on 10 April 2015

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN The City of St. Paul is currently designated as a bronze level “bicycle friendly community” by the Bicycle Alliance of America. With the recent adoption of the St. Paul Bicycle Plan (SPBP), that designation may well rise to silver—or maybe even gold. In a recent press release, Mayor Chris Colemen said, “This […] Continue Reading


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