Marjorie Otto

Marjorie Otto can be reached at motto@lillienews.com, or at 651-748-7816.

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A life-changing social club


The new East Side-grown social club, the TAP, provides a space for those with disability labels to shed those labels and socialize in an environment without judgement. The group meets monthly at Woodland Hills Church in Maplewood, and it’s various guilds meet at Sojourner’s Cafe. courtesy of the TAP

The TAP provides a social outlet without judgement

 

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Cookie Cart plans to open new bakery in early 2018


A June 29 groundbreaking ceremony celebrated the upcoming Cookie Cart location, at 946 Payne Ave. The new bakery is planned to open in February 2018. Marjorie Otto/Review

Johnson teens already benefitting from organization

 

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Development ‘pioneer’ given tentative rights to Payne Avenue lot


The lot at 848 Payne Ave. has been vacant for about 10 years. Schafer Richardson, a seasoned Twin Cities development company, has been given tentative developing rights to the property. courtesy of Google Maps

Development of the empty lot between Ward 6 restaurant and Kendall’s Ace Hardware store, at 848 Payne Ave., is moving along. 

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Metro State greenhouse receives $400,000 in state funding


Metropolitan State University’s greenhouse, located off Maria Avenue in Dayton’s Bluff, has received $400,000 towards renovating and expanding the space. This rendering shows how the greenhouse would look after the expansion and renovation. courtesy of Metropolitan State University

University looks to partner with community on urban agriculture
 

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Homeless veteran transition home going up off Minnehaha


Construction on a new transition house for homeless veterans and their families began June 26 with a groundbreaking ceremony. The plan is the finish the home in time for the fall Parade of Homes, which begins Sept. 9. courtesy of Builders Association of the Twin Cities Foundation

Home will help veterans and families get a leg up

 

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Minnesota State Fair to host job fair June 28

The Minnesota State Fair, along with several of its vendors, will host a State Fair Job Fair from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, in the Progress Center on the fairgrounds. That evening, more than 600 fair-time positions will be available.

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Mother strikes and kills 3-year-old

A 3-year-old was hit by a car driven by his mother on Saturday, June 17., in the parking lot of Harding Senior High School.  

The boy, Hsa Kpaw Moo Ku, later died from his injuries. 

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Dayton’s Bluff arts community awarded $100,000 NEA grant

Collective seeks art and culture addendum to city’s comprehensive plan

 

The Dayton’s Bluff community has been awarded a $100,000 National Endowment for the Arts Our Town grant.

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Smaller homes trying to be big on the East Side


A new development, a tiny home community called The East Yard, will be located at 627 Bush Ave., on a strip of land between Bush Avenue and the railroad tracks in the Railroad Island neighborhood. Marjorie Otto/Review

The East Side appears to be a popular spot for small-to-tiny home developments.

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Tuskegee Airman’s legacy lives on at Farnsworth Aerospace


After hearing about the Col. Kenneth Wofford mural at Farnsworth Upper Campus, LaVone Kay, center, from the CAF Red Tail Squadron, contacted upper campus Principal Hamilton Bell, left, about donating Wofford’s uniform to be on display at the school. Keith Baker, right, was a family friend of Wofford’s and took care of the uniform after the Wofford family donated it to the CAF Red Tail Squadron. Wofford was a Tuskegee Airman who flew missions in the Korean and Vietnam wars; in his post-U.S. Airforce life he visited Farnsworth many times and interacted with students. Marjorie Otto/Review

Uniform donated to honor late pilot

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