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Chauntyll Allen

NEWS, SCHOOL

Chauntyll Allen’s big work

Posted on 15 July 2020

School board member and activist strives to create a village to support families By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN What is our collective responsibility of ending gun violence? That’s a driving question for Chauntyll Allen, who joined the St. Paul School Board in January 2020. And it’s a question she challenges others with. “It’s about creating a […] Continue Reading

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FROGTOWN

Frog Food by Z Akhmetova July 2020

Posted on 15 July 2020

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A lovely justice day  at 6 feet apart

FROGTOWN

A lovely justice day at 6 feet apart

Posted on 15 July 2020

Peace bubbles By Melvin Giles peacebubbles@q.com These lyrics were jointly written by Megan P, Deon H. and Melvin G. The song is a tribute to Bill Withers. When I wake up in the morning light I think about my day. Two pandemics on my mind, I start to lose my way! Particularly, at 6 Ft. […] Continue Reading

Ryan Vernosh

Education, FROGTOWN, NEWS, SCHOOL, Uprising

Maxfield students, teachers wrestle with COVID-19, George Floyd’s murder

Posted on 15 July 2020

I Am Somebody By CHLOE PETER School happening remotely has impacted students and families with more than just technical problems. Maxfield Elementary School, 380 N Victoria St. in St. Paul, has a food pantry on site for students and families in need. They collaborate with Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood, an organization that works with families […] Continue Reading

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FROGTOWN, NEWS

Fireworks complaints rise sharply

Posted on 15 July 2020

If it makes noise or flies, it is illegal in Minnesota By CHLOE PETER With COVID-19 still prevalent in Minnesota, most community fireworks were cancelled throughout the Twin Cities. However, fireworks have still been lighting up the skies with loud booms and cracks echoing off of neighborhood houses. Nationwide, illegal firework use went up 11 […] Continue Reading

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HAMLINE-MIDWAY, NEWS

Uncertain futures

Posted on 15 July 2020

By JANE McCLURE Midway area business continue to sort out their futures in the wake of late May 2020 unrest after George Floyd was killed. While many business have reopened and others are pulling construction permits, some still face an uncertain future. That’s especially true for small business that leased storefronts and didn’t own their […] Continue Reading

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HAMLINE-MIDWAY, NEWS

Ax-Man Surplus reopens in Midway

Posted on 15 July 2020

By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN It’s been a tough few months for Ax-Man Surplus, but the longtime University Ave. business is back up and running. “We’re excited to be reopen,” said Ax-Man Surplus Store owner Jim Segal. “We’re seeing familiar faces coming back. The boards are coming off.” He added, “Hopefully people come back to the […] Continue Reading

#PressIsNotTheEnemy – so why are the police acting like it?

OPINION

#PressIsNotTheEnemy – so why are the police acting like it?

Posted on 15 July 2020

Too much coffee By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN, Owner & Editor Tesha@MonitorSaintPaul.com Over 148 journalists were attacked by police in the United States between May 28 and June 4, 2020. Yes. I said 148. Yes, by the police. Yes, in the United States. Over 100 of those attacks happened between May 28 and June 1 as […] Continue Reading

Reopening the Midway

HAMLINE-MIDWAY, OPINION

Reopening the Midway

Posted on 15 July 2020

Building a stronger Midway By CHAD KULAS, Midway Chamber of Commerce Executive Director chad@midwaychamber.com Over the past month you have probably noticed more businesses reopening, leading to more cars on the road and fewer people staying at home. In the Midway, particularly along University Ave., businesses are reopening due to fewer restrictions for COVID-19 and […] Continue Reading

We can feel both-and: Support protests and grieve loss of local businesses

OPINION

We can feel both-and: Support protests and grieve loss of local businesses

Posted on 15 July 2020

Have a little grace By Amy Pass There was a saying that was repeated so often when I was in graduate school that we all used to groan when our professors would say it. It was a deceptively simple phrase that went like this: “It’s a Both-And.” We used this phrase to refer to situations […] Continue Reading

I can’t breathe

HAMLINE-MIDWAY, OPINION

I can’t breathe

Posted on 15 July 2020

Capturing moments By Abha Karnick I watched his last breath. Millions of people soon would as well. I can’t breathe. He was murdered on my block next to the bus I ride, in front of my children, in front of the world. I can’t breathe. Crowds gathered and my eyes glistened. Glistened with tears, glistened […] Continue Reading

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FROGTOWN, HAMLINE-MIDWAY

Help an older neighbor

Posted on 15 July 2020

Hamline Midway Elders By Monica Gallagher monica@HMelders.org 651-209-6542 So many have asked us recently in light of Covid 19, and then neighborhood unrest, “How can I help seniors in areas affected?” The outpouring of generosity and community concern has been deeply moving. Our older neighbors are proving themselves to be resilient and resourceful, yet again. […] Continue Reading

NEWS

Vote in party primary election Aug. 11

Posted on 15 July 2020

Absentee voting is available through Aug. 7 in the party primary elections. To vote in person: • Weekdays 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the county elections office, 90 W. Plato Blvd. • Weekdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Ramsey County Library in Roseville, 2180 Hamline Ave. N.; or at the New Brighton Community Center, 400 10th […] Continue Reading

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Uncategorized

JAUM welcomes new leader

Posted on 15 July 2020

Gina Blayney retired on June 30, after a 30-year career with Junior Achievement (1745 University Ave. W.), 15 of those years as President & CEO of Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest (JAUM). Blayney’s successor, Sara Dziuk, assumed the role of President & CEO of JAUM on July 1, 2020. Blayney and her husband will […] Continue Reading




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