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Posted on 13 May 2020

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Q&A: Resiliency at St. Paul College

IN OUR COMMUNITY, SCHOOL

Q&A: Resiliency at St. Paul College

Posted on 13 May 2020

All courses at Saint Paul College (235 Marshall Ave.) moved to remote delivery approaches in response to the COVID-19 situation. Some of the technical, service and health sciences programs require face-to-face instruction, which may resume later this summer, according to St. Paul College Interim President Deidra Peaslee. Almost all of the students returned to class […] Continue Reading

Q&A with Defining You Pilates and Fitness

HAMLINE-MIDWAY, HEALTH & FITNESS, IN OUR COMMUNITY

Q&A with Defining You Pilates and Fitness

Posted on 13 May 2020

Defining You Pilates and Fitness (550 Vandalia St.) quickly transitioned to a virtual studio format in March, pointed out owner Suzy Levi. The studio is offering 3-4 live group classes daily (mat pilates, yoga, barre, strength and HIIT formats), and has a Zoom library for members. Memberships and class sampler packs are available at several […] Continue Reading

Q&A with Lula Vintage: ‘Shop small for real’

HAMLINE-MIDWAY, IN OUR COMMUNITY

Q&A with Lula Vintage: ‘Shop small for real’

Posted on 13 May 2020

Lula Vintage (1587 Selby Ave.), has been shut down since the Stay at Home order, losing the majority of its income. Owner Hayley Bush, who operates the shop by herself, is selling items online, through an Etsy shop called LULAVINTAGEMN, and off an Instagram account. She is planning to reopen the shop as soon as […] Continue Reading

EDIBLE GARDENING IN SMALL (OR NO) SPACES

HOME & GARDEN, IN OUR COMMUNITY

EDIBLE GARDENING IN SMALL (OR NO) SPACES

Posted on 13 May 2020

Home & Garden By Jennifer Porwit, master gardener Many of us live where our yards are small or we don’t even have a yard of our own at all. How can we grow our own food under those conditions? That situation requires thinking out of the box (or the garden). There are many tactics that […] Continue Reading

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FROGTOWN, IN OUR COMMUNITY, SCHOOL

School spreads message of joy during distance learning

Posted on 13 May 2020

St. Paul City School District has a message for its 540 students: “We miss you and we are here for you!” St. Paul City School staff is putting some heart into their distance learning plans by visiting individual students at home to post a message of joy and support in front lawns. “We want our […] Continue Reading

Frog Food by Z Akhmetova May 2020

FROGTOWN, OPINION

Frog Food by Z Akhmetova May 2020

Posted on 13 May 2020

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FROGTOWN, IN OUR COMMUNITY

Food program reopens

Posted on 13 May 2020

Feeding Frogtown reopens Friday, May 15 at St. Paul City School after shutting down in March. It will no longer offer walk-up distribution. Folks must drive up or call 612-440-8570 for delivery in Frogtown, Rondo or the North End. Beginning Friday, May 22, two satellite sites will open: at Frogtown Farm (bottom of the hill […] Continue Reading

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OPINION

Letters to the Editor May 2020

Posted on 13 May 2020

Teen supports Tobacco 21 Dear Editor: The COVID-19 pandemic is alarming for all of us, including young people. I’m worried about my health, as well as my parents, grandparents and neighbors. I’m glad to see Minnesota leaders stepping up to address the pandemic. We can’t forget other important ways to keep my generation healthy. There […] Continue Reading

Wondering why virtual socializing is so tiring?

OPINION

Wondering why virtual socializing is so tiring?

Posted on 13 May 2020

Have a little grace By Amy Pass Sometime last month I started feeling disenchanted with video chat. At first I thought video chat was amazing. It was heartening to see the faces of my friends and family in the midst of so much upheaval. With the steady stream of news and the constant background of […] Continue Reading

Working together in Minnesota

OPINION

Working together in Minnesota

Posted on 13 May 2020

Building a Stronger Midway By CHAD KULAS, Midway Chamber of Commerce & Doug Loon, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Every employer and employee feels the historic impact of COVID-19. Those of us in the network of state and local chambers would like to thank employers and employees throughout Minnesota for navigating this crisis to mitigate the […] Continue Reading

Is Facebook your best friend?

OPINION

Is Facebook your best friend?

Posted on 13 May 2020

Stop the presses! By DENIS WOULFE, Denis@MonitorSaintPaul.com, 651-917-4183 I’ve seen the world of marketing dramatically change during my years with the Monitor working to help businesses develop the most effective marketing plan. My clients today have many more options to get their messaging about products and services to their client base than they did 20 […] Continue Reading

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Development Roundup, HAMLINE-MIDWAY, IN OUR COMMUNITY

{ Development Roundup } May 2020

Posted on 13 May 2020

By JANE McCLURE University and Fairview plan Plans for a 146-apartment, five-story mixed-use building near University and Fairview avenues met resistance from the Union Park District Council (UPDC) land use committee. On split votes in March, the committee recommended denial of developer LIG Investments’ requests for a conditional use permit and density variance for the […] Continue Reading

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COMO, SCHOOL

Graduation goes virtual, celebrate with lawn signs

Posted on 13 May 2020

Como Park Senior High School By Eric Erickson Social studies teacher With schools closed through the remainder of the school year, spring of 2020 will certainly be unforgettable. The harsh loss of shared celebrations for graduating seniors will guarantee that. Rites of passage including final concerts, awards ceremonies, prom, graduation, the all-night senior party, and […] Continue Reading





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