Posts Categorized: Alerts

February Message from the President

I hope everyone is having a great start to 2015 and finding ways to enjoy another Minnesota winter, be it indoors or out. Also, a big thank you, to all who came out for our LCC Winter Warming Party! As our community continues to develop and change, the Longfellow Community Council Board felt it was… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up January 30-February 5

General Information Sign up for Organic Recycling Pick Up today! The City of Minneapolis will start picking up organic waste separately from recycling and trash starting in August if homes opt-in to the program. Learn more here. Alternately, organics drop off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm…. Read more »

Urban Scholars seeking applicants

Future leaders are currently being sought for employment in a leadership development summer internship program for college students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds called Urban Scholars. The 12-week program is a partnership between the City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Public Schools, Metropolitan Council, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, State of Minnesota, PCL Construction, and Greater… Read more »

Free Radon Testing Kits from Minneapolis

This post was taken from The City of Minneapolis. If you have questions about this program please contact the departments listed below. The City of Minneapolis is giving away 200 radon test kits to increase awareness of the cancer risks of radon and to encourage people to test their homes for it. The Environmental Protection… Read more »

Minnehaha Avenue Reconstruction Update

This was taken from the Hennepin County website and was not written by LCC. Any questions regarding the reconstruction should go to the Hennepin County Planner, Kristy Morter (kristy.morter@hennepin.us; 612-596-0384) The Hennepin County Transportation Department in partnership with the City of Minneapolis has developed a detail design plan for the reconstruction of Minnehaha Avenue from 46th Street to… Read more »

Junket: Tossed & Found announces expanded offering of January Classes

For Immediate Release: December 29, 2014 Contact            Julie Kearns; Direct: (612) 309-0524; Julie@shopjunket.com Introduction of skilled art and small business classes a new offering for the shop. Local art-meets-reuse retailer Junket: Tossed & Found is pleased to introduce two new class offerings to take place at its Minneapolis shop during the month of January.  Junket, known for… Read more »

Babies on Board at LCC!

Fall of 2014 was a very “productive” time for the LCC Board of Directors.  Three of LCC’s Board members welcomed new babies into the neighborhood.  If you are involved with the LCC you will be seeing these adorable little faces all over the place. Introducing: Stella Lynn Marlo-Triemstra.  Stella was born on September 23rd to… Read more »

Congratulations to the Minnehaha Mile!

On Friday, December 12 Mayor Betsy Hodges formally announced the recognition of The Minnehaha Mile! Below is the article from the City of Minneapolis*. Congratulations to the shops along the Minnehaha Mile, this is a huge accomplishment! LCC is proud to have such innovators in the neighborhood. City declares portion of Minnehaha Avenue “Minnehaha Mile”… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up December 12-18

General Information Organics Drop Off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here. Become a Master Water Steward in 2015! Master Water Stewards build projects in their… Read more »

MPRB Seeks Citizens to Serve on Advisory Committee

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is “embarking on an ambitious and critical effort to master plan every neighborhood park in the south service area – and all the outdoor park assets that lie within them. These master plans will guide system-wide capital improvements, management, program and operations.” This includes the 33 park proprieties… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 12/5-11

General Information Organics Drop Off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is now open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here. Hennepin County and Three Rivers Park District have released a draft version of… Read more »

Scam using Minneapolis Police Department Number

The MPD has received reports from people who said that they were contacted by someone who claimed to be with the IRS. The caller ID showed the Fifth Precinct’s main number (612) 673-5705. This is a scam. No government agency will ever call you asking for personal information like credit card numbers, bank account numbers, social… Read more »

Minneapolis tops in the nation in National Night Out Participation

December 1, 2014 (MINNEAPOLIS) Thanks to incredible community support and an increase in community policing, Minneapolis has once again grabbed the trophy for top National Night Out (NNO) city in the country. It is the city’s 3rd year in a row topping the charts nationwide. 1,484 events were registered for NNO in 2014, setting a… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 11/28-12/4

General Information Eat Lake Street ends on Monday, December 1. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 to receive a free t-shirt. Spend at least $100 to be entered to win a prize pack worth $250. For full details, rules and participating locations visit here. Prizes can be redeemed at Zeke’s Unchained Animal. Organics Drop… Read more »

Preventing Winter Time Auto Theft

During the colder months, car thieves take advantage of residents who leave their cars running unattended. The temptation to start the car and let it warm up while you stay warm inside or leaving it running while doing a short errand could be a costly mistake! Officers may issue tickets (with fines of $34) to… Read more »

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