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GUEST OPINION: German Immersion School expansion absent collaboration with community

Posted on 11 February 2019

An expansion of choice would burden the surrounding neighborhood with consequences By Kevin Anderson, Teri Alberico, Anna Mosser, Bonnie Youngquist —for Friends of Warrendale, Save Historic St. Andrew’s LLC. “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” —Jane Jacobs, from her classic The Death […] Continue Reading

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Hamline Midway Coalition plans upcoming strategy meetings

Posted on 11 February 2019

By JAN WILLMS The city’s 17 district councils have found it challenging over the years to rely on consistent city support. St. Paul started its district council program in 1975 as an innovative means of citizen participation. A 2018 report that looked at the district council system and compared it to citizen participation programs in […] Continue Reading

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Dale Street bridge reconstruction plans unveiled

Posted on 11 February 2019

By JANE MCCLURE Area travelers who use the Dale St. bridge over I-94 to get around will look forward to its replacement. Plans unveiled in January to a packed room show a new bridge with 16 feet of pedestrian, bike and plaza space on either side, as well as public art elements commemorating the Rondo […] Continue Reading

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Development Roundup Feb. 2019

Posted on 11 February 2019

By JANE MCCLURE Large Midway building complex to be renovated A longtime Midway industrial/commercial property has a new owner. Minneapolis developer Hillcrest Development has purchased 641-655 Fairview Ave. The large complex has Prior and Fairview avenues as its west and east boundaries, and is two blocks north of the University-Prior intersection. Work has already gotten […] Continue Reading

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Chain of serendipity leads to publication of co-author’s first book

Posted on 11 February 2019

Como Park residents, and sisters, Jennifer Victor-Larsen (left) and Katy Korby (right) participated in a panel discussion at the St. Anthony Park Library. The event was called “Stories: the Door to Compassion, and also featured local author William Kent Krueger. (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin) By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Writers sometimes have a flash of inspiration—but last […] Continue Reading

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Elementary School News Feb. 2019

Posted on 11 February 2019

Hamline Elementary School By JESSICA KOPP One of the very best things about Hamline Elementary is its educators—their experience, talent, and whole-hearted love for their school keep the students learning and growing as human beings, scholars, and future leaders in our community. Photo right: Hamline Elementary kindergarten teachers Kathleen Walsh (left), and Carol Schjei have […] Continue Reading

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State Fair approves $16.3 million for new exhibit complex

Posted on 11 February 2019

Nearly $20 million in improvements and maintenance projects for the Minnesota State Fairgrounds were approved by the Fair’s board of managers during meetings in January. The board approved $16.3 million in capital work—$16 million of which is earmarked for a major new exhibit complex on the North End of the fairgrounds, as well as $3.4 […] Continue Reading

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Three HU faculty win book awards at ALA Midwinter Conference

Posted on 11 February 2019

Three Hamline University Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults (MFAC) faculty members won national book awards for their works of fiction at the recent American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Conference in Seattle. Meg Medina won the 2019 John Newbery Medal for her novel “Merci Suárez Changes Gears.” The John […] Continue Reading

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Hamline Midway Coalition News Feb. 2019

Posted on 11 February 2019

By MELISSA CORTES, Community Organizer We win an award! Hamline Midway Coalition is proud to be awarded the Watershed Project Award from Capitol Region Watershed District! This award recognizes an organization, group or individual for a project that demonstrates an innovative and effective solution for protecting, managing and improving water resources of the CRWD. Hamline […] Continue Reading

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Como High School News Feb. 2019

Posted on 11 February 2019

Booster Club fundraiser, community events, field experiences Compiled by ERIC ERICKSON, Social Studies Teacher • The Como Park Booster Club is hosting its 5th annual fundraiser at the Urban Growler on Sun., Mar. 3, from 4-8pm. Como parents, alumni and community members are all invited to be part of the fun at a great event […] Continue Reading

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