Local news round-up – February 11


The Daily Planet can’t cover all the neighborhood news in the Twin Cities, but we publish a lot of neighborhood stories. Here’s a sampling of recent, locally-focused articles:

The Northeaster reports on several developments changing the Columbia Heights landscape, including a city/school two-gymnasium project and the city’s public safety building. Northeast residents are also proud of recent student achievements at Northeast Middle School. The Audubon Neighborhood Association offers grants to business owners on Johnson Street for façade improvements. Helping residents buy affordable houses in the Hawthorne neighborhood will be his priority, said Hawthorne Neighborhood Community (HNC) Executive Director Laban Ohito in North News. Over in St. Paul, St. Anthony Park neighbors are preparing for an annual progressive dinner than includes “more than 100 happy souls.” The Park Bugle also reports on plans for closing Raymond Avenue for railroad construction work.

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