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The Center for Victims of Torture: “One of Minnesota’s best-kept secrets”

Posted on 10 May 2016

Story and photo by MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN According to executive director Curt Goering, the Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) is one of Minnesota’s best-kept secrets—and he and his staff are working hard to change that. With their international headquarters at 2356 University Ave. W. and offices in Atlanta, GA, Jordan, Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda, CVT […] Continue Reading

Public comment meetings planned on stadium and superblock

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Public comment meetings planned on stadium and superblock

Posted on 10 May 2016

Community advisory committee rushed, and unhappy, to give input on plans that are wholly fluid and hypothetical By JANE MCCLURE Plans for a Major League Soccer stadium and redeveloped Midway Center are poised for public comment after release Apr. 29 by the St. Paul Planning Commission. A community meeting is set for 7-8:30pm, Tue., June […] Continue Reading

Cruisin through Time on Univesity Ave – Giesla Hoelscher

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Collage honoring Porky’s and automotive influence unveiled

Posted on 10 May 2016

The Terrace at Iris Park, 502 E. Lynnhurst Ave., hosted a public unveiling Apr. 30 of a photographic collage commissioned to honor the legacy of Porky’s Drive-In Restaurant. Porky’s stood at the corner of University and Lynnhurst avenues. The project was supported by the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM).The public art concept involves a 45-foot-long […] Continue Reading

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Open House for proposed Hamline Ave. improvements slated May 26

Posted on 10 May 2016

News from District 11 Hamline Midway Community Council By KYLE MIANULLI, HMC Communications Coordinator (Photos submitted) The Hamline Midway community has an opportunity to help shape the future and safety of Hamline Ave. The City of St. Paul Department of Public Works will hold a public open house on Thur., May 26 from 6-7:30pm at […] Continue Reading

Rain garden

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Ready and Resilient

Posted on 10 May 2016

Patterns tend toward extreme rain events as the norm by 2025 By TRUDY DUNHAM Extreme rainfall. Kenny Blumenfield, a Senior Climatologist at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, told the recent Gov­ernor’s Water Summit that our MN rainfall pattern is beyond the range of historical probability. Annual precipitation increased 10-15 percent from 1985 to 2007. […] Continue Reading

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Como High School News

Posted on 10 May 2016

Compiled by ERIC ERICKSON, Social Studies Teacher • Como Park Robotics (aka BEASTbot Team 2855) participated in the 10,000 Lakes Regional Competition at the U of M’s Williams Arena over spring break, and advanced to the State Tournament! Out of 200 Robotics teams in the state, the top 30 qualify for the culminating state event […] Continue Reading

Renter workshop

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Workshops, block clubs, garage sales, and ComoFest all in play

Posted on 10 May 2016

Landlord or tenant workshops District 10 is partnering with HOME Line to offer tenant and landlord workshops in June. The workshops are free, but registration is required: sign up at www.district10comopark.org/rental_workshops.html. • The Tenant Workshop will focus on the three biggest sources of renter complaints: repairs, evictions, and security deposits. It takes place on Thur., […] Continue Reading

Beer brewery

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Posted on 10 May 2016

Brewery wins needed licenses Transformation of the former Silgan can factory at 755 N. Prior Ave. continues. Black Stack Brewing has been given licenses for a brewery taproom, malt off-sale, liquor on sale, Sunday liquor and Class A entertainment licenses by the St. Paul City Council. The owners went through a legislative hearing before winning […] Continue Reading

Spring events are flowering at the public library

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Spring events are flowering at the public library

Posted on 10 May 2016

Spring is a great time to stroll over to the Hamline Midway Library at 1558 West Minnehaha and check out a wide range of special programs for all ages. The library features Preschool Storytimes on Fridays from 10:30-11am, with upcoming storytimes on May 13, 20, and 27 and June 3 and 10. Storytimes include stories, […] Continue Reading

Earth Day

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Monitor In A Minute

Posted on 10 May 2016

Sustainable St. Paul honors given Area residents and groups are winners of the 2016 Sustainable St. Paul awards. Mayor Chris Coleman and City Council members presented the awards Apr. 20, just before Earth Day. This is the tenth year for the awards, which are given to salute energy efficiency, natural resource conservation, environmental education, beautification, […] Continue Reading

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