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Applications being accepted for fellowship

The Minnesota Historical Society has opened up the fourth round of Gale Family Library Legacy Research Fellowships. Applications are due by Oct. 3, with Legacy Fellowship research to begin Jan. 1, 2017.

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Photo contest to focus on St. Paul park system

St. Paul Natural Resources is running a photo contest for the spring and summer that ends Sept. 30. Anyone visiting a St. Paul public park can take a photo and submit it. 

The photo can be entered into one of four categories:

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St. Paul to begin street sealcoating

St. Paul public works crews began their annual sealcoating work on July 28 in the Thomas-Dale, Frogtown, North End and Payne-Phalen neighborhoods.

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St. Paul Public Schools Student Placement Office extends its hours

The St. Paul Public Schools Student Placement Office, located at 2102 University Ave. W., will have extended hours during the month of August in an effort to give families more time to choose and enroll their children in St. Paul public schools.

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Midway YMCA Handball Club youth come out strong at National Handball Tournament

The kids of the Midway YMCA Handball Club in St. Paul had a great showing at this year’s National Handball Tournament played in Fridley on June 16 through 19. In the 15-and-under division, Isaac GebbenGreen took third place and Jose Flores (St.

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Dayton’s Bluff St. Paul Saloon to reopen under new ownership


The St. Paul Saloon, located at 1045 Hudson Road, was purchased by a new owner in the late spring and will open in late August or early September. Below, Alex Rivero, the new owner of St. Paul Saloon, made some cosmetic updates by replacing the carpet and painting. He also updated appliances and the food and drink menus.

The St. Paul Saloon, a small establishment with a checkered past located next to the Historic Mounds Theatre on Hudson Road, is now under new ownership. 

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Urban bee farm filling empty lots on the East Side


Teen volunteers work with Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit helping low-income homeowners and neighborhoods, to prepare the empty lot at 499 Minnehaha Avenue for the planting of a bee garden.

Pulling up to an empty lot along Minnehaha Avenue near the corner of Burr Street on a recent muggy morning, there was a group of about 10 volunteer, high-school boys cutting down brush, screwing fencing together and mixing concrete. 

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Bike lanes coming to Payne Avenue this fall


The Payne Avenue bike lanes will provide a north-south connection through the neighborhood, connecting to the Bruce Vento bike trail to the south and the Grand Rounds bike path along Wheelock Parkway, via Edgerton Street.

Bike lanes are a go for Payne Avenue after a St. Paul City Council vote on July 27. 

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A night out with neighbors

Many neighbors and organizations on the East Side had block parties for National Night Out on Aug. 2. The event is meant to strengthen communities by getting neighbors out and meeting each other. 

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Swap Spot established in Inver Grove Heights

Inver Grove Heights residents who exchange items bought or sold online now have a public location to make their legal transactions. 

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