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Mayor Melvin Carter III

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Mosaic speaks volumes of how new Mayor sees St. Paul

Posted on 09 April 2018

By JAN WILLMS In the mayor’s office newly occupied by Melvin Carter III (photo right by Jan Willms), a circular mosaic is soon going to find a home on one of its walls. Sent over by Mosaic on a Stick, a local business in the Hamline-Midway neighborhood, the mosaic spells out a message, “St. Paul […] Continue Reading

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Vertical Endeavors opens bouldering site in new Midway location

Posted on 09 April 2018

Head climb team coach Alexandra “Alex” Johnson is a Hudson, WI native who has made numerous first female ascents. She is a five-time United States National Bouldering Champion and two-time Bouldering World Cup gold medalist. Johnson has been climbing professionally for more than a decade and will lead the Climbing Fitness Training and Competitive Team […] Continue Reading

Karmit Bulman

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One organization helps those who recruit and manage volunteer staff

Posted on 09 April 2018

By STEPHANIE FOX There was a time when charitable organizations could count on volunteers to put in long hours and stay at their posts for years. But, societal changes—women in the workplace, the increasing demands on time for families and for both young and older people—have drastically changed the face of reuniting volunteers. For people […] Continue Reading

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District Council News

Posted on 09 April 2018

Hamline Midway Council – District 11 By MELISSA CORTES, Community Organizer A new Community Engagement Committee Are you passionate about Outreach and Community Engagement? Do you feel that we can do more as a community? Then, this may be the spot for you! Hamline Midway Coalition is looking for people with a passion for the […] Continue Reading

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Hamline Midway Library mosaic mural is made by many hands

Posted on 09 April 2018

More than 100 participants helped build the mosaic one tile at a time, over the course of three workshop days. (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin) By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN More than 100 people gathered at the Hamline Midway Library, 1558 W Minnehaha Ave., Mar. 22-24 to create a colorful tile mural designed by community mosaic artist Lori […] Continue Reading

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Stop for Me campaign finds only 31% stop for pedestrians!

Posted on 09 April 2018

By JANE MCCLURE Stop for Me, St. Paul’s annual pedestrian safety campaign, is on the move. The 2018 effort gets underway in April, with events in neighborhoods around the city through the summer and fall. This year’s work will not only include the familiar banners and community activists promoting pedestrian safety awareness, but it will […] Continue Reading

Como High School Senator Klobuchar with Como

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Econ Challenge, JROTC, Washington D.C., and AP Exams

Posted on 09 April 2018

Compiled by ERIC ERICKSON, Social Studies Teacher • Eight Como AP Macroeconomics students spent Mar. 13 at the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis. Two teams of four students each represented Como in the Urban Regional Invitational Econ Challenge. Participants worked both individually and collaboratively to demonstrate their knowledge of economic concepts and theories, culminating with […] Continue Reading

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St. Paul Art Crawl announces Midway/Como artist locations

Posted on 09 April 2018

The 2018 Spring St. Paul Art Crawl takes place throughout the city on Fri., Apr. 27, 6-10pm; Sat., Apr. 28, 12-8pm; and Sun., Apr. 29, 12-5pm. This is the 27th year for the Art Crawl, and over 400 artists are showing in 34 locations. Here is a list of artists showing, and their locations, in […] Continue Reading

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April 2018 Development Notes

Posted on 09 April 2018

By JANE MCCLURE Three Midway-area redevelopment projects eyed It’s an all-Monitor area agenda at the St. Paul Planning Commission zoning committee at 3:30pm, Thur., Apr. 12 at City Hall. A rezoning from traditional neighborhoods (TN) 2 to TN3 is eyed for 2330 Long Ave., at the southwest corner of Long and Bradford avenues, in South […] Continue Reading

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April 2018 Monitor In A Minute

Posted on 09 April 2018

Compiled by JANE MCCLURE Midway Peace Park is the park’s new name It’s official—Midway Peace Park is the name of the new park in the Lexington-Hamline neighborhood. On Mar. 21, the St. Paul City Council adopted the name for the park on Bigelow Ave. between Griggs and Dunlap streets. The naming is a key step […] Continue Reading