Edison High School will temporarily move to distance learning beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 through Tuesday, October 5, 2021. The shift to distance learning is due to a significant number of Edison students being exposed to other students who have tested positive for COVID-19. Students will return to in-person […]
When Beverly Tipton Hammond, dance instructor at Pure Water School of Dance, talks about her art, she tells mesmerizing stories, each with significance. Starting ballet at the age of five, she was already exposed to her family who sang, danced, played instruments, and often listened to music. Tipton Hammond believes she was “born to dance.”
If you’ve put mustard on a hot dog – or on anything else for that matter – that mustard could have had origins in Northeast’s Viterra plant. You probably have noticed the Viterra structures – two rows of nine brick 80-foot silos topped by a blue-green tower, located just off of California Street, near the BNSF railroad yards – but have you ever wondered what goes on in there?
Back-to-school season is upon us once again in this, the age of COVID. Guidance on reopening schools is mixed, but Northeast-area schools all hold a common commitment to coming back to in-person education this fall, if certain requirements are met.
A few old buildings remain along Main Street to recall the hustle of the 19th century. The oldest commercial building on Main Street is the home of the Aster Café at 125 Main. The Pracna building at 117, built in 1890 by Frank Pracna, once laid claim to being the “oldest bar on the oldest street in the city.” It was vacant during the tour, but there appeared to be some renovations going on inside. The Salisbury & Satterlee Mattress Company, 201-219, manufactured mattresses at until 1977. The building most recently housed Vic’s Restaurant and Tugg’s Tavern; both businesses succumbed to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stuck at home in spring 2020 due to the pandemic, Lynn Nodgaard and a few of her Sullivan Drive neighbors decided to revamp the strip that borders their properties and the path at Sullivan Lake Park. For several years, the townhome association had tried to naturalize it with native grasses, but over time it had turned into a weed bed. They planted native flowers like coneflowers, black-eyed susans, goldenrod and blazing star, as well as non-native daffodils and lilies. Some were offered by passers-by and neighbors; some they bought at garden stores that specialize in native plants.
In Minneapolis, there are 16 candidates vying for the seat held by Jacob Frey, who is seeking a second term. They include Nate “Honey Badger” Atkins, AJ Awed, Troy Benjegerdes, Bob “Again” Carney, Jr., Clint Conner, Christopher W. David, Mark Globus, Marcus Harcus, Kate Knuth, Paul E. Johnson, Doug Nelson, Shelia Nezhad, Jerrell Perry, Laverne Turner, Kevin “No Body” Ward and Mike Winter.
Columbia Heights High School Principal Todd Wynne said he came into education by accident. “I really didn’t have a career path until someone saw me interacting with kids and told me that they could see me being a great teacher someday.” He loved athletics and wanted to coach and reflected on the importance of his schooling as a child and how the school basically raised him. He said, “I took the advice and never turned back.”
As the drought deepens, the City of Minneapolis has asked citizens to conserve water. Sprinkling restrictions start today. The restrictions are in place until further notice. These restrictions also apply to Columbia Heights, which buys its water from Minneapolis. Sprinkling restrictions Sprinkling lawns is NOT allowed from noon to 6 […]