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Hamline U. joins Circle of Peace with “What Would Justice Look Like?”

Posted on 07 March 2017

By JAN WILLMS During some of the protests this past year after the shootings of black men in the community, Dr. Fayneese  Miller (photo right), president of Hamline University, was an eyewitness observer. “I live on Summit Ave., across from the governor’s mansion, and I started talking to the protestors,” Miller said. “They were carrying […] Continue Reading

Monitor in a Minute by Jane McClure

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Monitor in a Minute by Jane McClure

Posted on 07 March 2017

Arnellia’s gets 10-day closure The St. Paul City Council, on Mar. 1, smacked Arnellia’s with a $500 fine and a 10-day liquor license suspension, because the bar/restaurant failed to provide St. Paul Police videotapes promptly. The suspension stems from an assault outside of the club at 1182 W. University Ave. after a Nov. 4, 2016 […] Continue Reading

Como API Day

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Como High students experience wide range of activities

Posted on 07 March 2017

By ERIC ERICKSON • The Como Park Asian American Club (CPAAC) and Annie Strupeck’s English Language class attended the annual Asian Pacific Islander (API) Day at the State Capitol on Feb. 8 (photo right). The event was sponsored and hosted by the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans. With a focus on the academic achievement gap […] Continue Reading

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Development Notes

Posted on 07 March 2017

Compiled by JANE MCCLURE Building behind Bandana Square changes hands The Chimneys at Energy Park, 1217 Bandana Blvd., has been sold. The old railroad building, which is behind Bandana Square, was sold recently. The Falls Event Center, a Utah company, paid $1.75 million for the site, according to real estate records. The Falls plans to […] Continue Reading

Rainbow Foods building among first to be torn down for stadium

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Rainbow Foods building among first to be torn down for stadium

Posted on 07 March 2017

Site-work for soccer stadium to kick off in mid-May; Big Top, McDonald’s, Perkins to remain as stadium is built By JANE MCCLURE Development of a Major League Soccer stadium on Midway Center and former Metro Transit Snelling bus garage properties is expected to kick off in mid-May with initial site work. Representatives of more than […] Continue Reading

Extent of superblock contamination unknown

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Extent of superblock contamination unknown

Posted on 07 March 2017

Cleanup will also include 51.2 million pounds of building materials By JANE MCCLURE A site with more than a century of different land uses, some of them messy, can mean a big cleanup day. Pollution cleanup is a major part of work to develop a Major League Soccer stadium in the Midway. Cleanup is being […] Continue Reading

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Bridges series event scheduled Mar. 16

Posted on 07 March 2017

“I think we are starting to create a vibe in the writing community,” said poet/host and Como resident Stan Kusunoki about the “Bridges” reading at Barnes & Noble HarMar (2100 N. Snelling Ave.) 7pm, Thur., Mar. 16. “Now, I hope we can draw out the larger neighborhood.” “This month is a good test of the […] Continue Reading

Valentines to episcopal homes

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Valentines brought to Episcopal Homes

Posted on 07 March 2017

The Friendship Club, started in 1965 by Gary and Jean Ales, again brought flowers to Little Sisters of the Poor, Episcopal Homes, Humboldt High School and the Midway YMCA. The Friendship Club collected flowers from Sam’s Club in Eagan to be shared with seniors and other community groups. Jerry Quinn organized a group of residents, […] Continue Reading

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Como Council Corner

Posted on 07 March 2017

You, too, can join the District 10 Board Nine positions on the Como Community Council Board will be up for election at District 10’s annual meeting on Tue., Apr. 18. The positions: • Chair • Secretary • One representative from each of the four geographic sub-districts • Three at-large representatives Any resident of District 10 […] Continue Reading

“Wo Ai Ni (I Love You), Mommy” by filmmaker Stephanie Wang-Breal

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Spring into a new season with activities at the library

Posted on 07 March 2017

As we move from winter into spring, the Hamline Midway Library, 1558 W. Minnehaha Ave., is your go-to place for arts and education activities for all ages, storytimes, movies, book clubs, and more. Preschool Storytimes in English happen Fridays from 10:30-11am. Upcoming storytimes are on Mar. 10, 17, 24, and 31 and Apr. 7 and […] Continue Reading

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