June 2009

Anishinabe Academy prepares for move to Sullivan

Programs will share Longfellow campus, merge middle schools

Farmers’ market hopes to keep its home

Safe for this season, the Midtown Farmers’ Market hopes to stay planted next to LRT

Going underground

Prospect Park residents add geothermal to ambitious renovation

A look back at 40 years of neighborhood news

In this — the first of a week-long series, beginning Monday, of remembrances of The Bridge and its predecessor newspapers — Editor Jeremy Stratton tours the archives, speaks with former Southeast editor Ted Tucker and finds some constants in the changing landscape over the past 40 years. Monday: Publisher Becky Clawson

Neighborhoods to elect community engagement representatives June 16

Candidiate forums precede vote; full commission will meet June 23

Crime reports, May 31–June 5

Prostitution/narcotics/weapons bust; robberies of person, thefts at U of M; underage liquor sting in Seward

'Things do change'

In our second look back at 40 years of neighborhood news, Bridgeland News Publisher Becky Clawson reflects on change and how important it is to record and remember.

Bridgeland Angler

June 2009

Drop-ins and run-downs

In our third look back, former Seward Profile editors Todd Melby and sue rich recall keeping in contact — almost literally — with the community.

From community journalist to Council member

Former City Council member Paul Zerby recalls the headline issues that followed him to City Hall, as well as a constant connection from the past to the present.

Charges dropped in murder of Ahmednur Ali

After cooperation between police and Somali community, witnesses recant and leave country

Profile, Boogie and The Bridge

Former reporter Cindy Collins recalls how her coverage of the rich West Bank music scene for the Seward Profile and The Bridge became the award-nominated book, West Bank Boogie.

Marcy landlords seek representation and challenge MHNA

Stakeholders show support for addressing housing issues and improvements

Clockwork remakes Rayvic garage

Just a year after the 76-year-old service garage closed its doors, Clockwork has transformed the site into its new headquarters

An exchange of ideas

Swedish, Minneapolis teachers share educational experiences

A board member looks back

Katie Fournier — Southeast Como resident, longtime Southeast Publications board member and former reporter — runs down the lineage of Southeast newspapers and the folks who made them possible.

South by Southeast — remembering the Angle, Profile and Bridge

When The Bridge newspaper came into being in 2005, it brought together the Seward Profile and Southeast Angle, connecting two areas of the city that were distinct yet had much in common. A reader, writer and board member share memories of all three papers.
Tomorrow: last installment — Former editor Chris Steller.

The demise of the Twin Cities’ streetcar system

County presents scenarios for Franklin/East River Parkway remake

Roundabouts, signals among alternatives

From delivery boy to editor

Chris Steller recollects his meteoric rise from delivering the Southeast newspaper to becoming editor of the Angle, Profile and Bridge. With his lifelong history in the neighborhood, Steller brought institutional knowledge and expertise to community news. He also visited a lot of porches.

Marcy resident Heacock charged with burglary

Police requesting statements from residents

South High graduates return for encore of Wilde’s 'Earnest'

Artistic director takes stage as she passes torch to former student

Take a hike

Local authors share their favorite riverfront walk

Southeast Como residents Holly Day and Sherman Wicks hoofed it around the cities for their new book Walking Twin Cities, due out this month from Wilderness Press. It’s no surprise some of their favorite walks are right here in Bridgeland.

Bridgeland Angler, June 24, 2009 (UPDATED)

Health and hospital awards; graduations; KSTP a 'landmark'

News briefs, June 24, 2009 UPDATED

2nd Precinct's Skomra retires; Longfellow history; Lake Street ambbassadors, restaurant news

Construction of ‘green’ Public Works facility under way

Building will be the “most efficient” the city operates

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