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Teaching art on a shoestring budget

Area schools turn to their communities to help keep art programs alive

On a sunny Saturday in February, about 300 people packed the Eagles Club, 2507 E. 25th St., for the second annual “Bands for Band,” a rock ’n’ roll fundraiser for the music program at Anne Sullivan Communication Center. The event brought in ...

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A view from the Bridge

April 2007 photo gallery

To view photos collected for the April 2007 edition of The Bridge, click on www.readthebridge.info/image/tid/88.

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Mysteries of the Washburn ‘A’ Mill

Mill City Museum tours offer a look behind the doors of history

Thirty-two sets of train tracks lined the area between Washington Avenue and the Mississippi River. Workers risked their lives daily to cross them. Giant turbines churned water from a diverted canal off of St. Anthony Falls, making use of a ...

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A time to grow

Bridgeland community gardeners welcome the arrival of spring

In 1991, Bok Kang wanted a garden, so she dug out a plot on the lawn of the Cedar-Riverside public housing complex in which she lives. “The property manager complained and complained and finally gave up,” said Kwanja Kwan, who, 16 years later, ...

Anne Sullivan to participate in mental health project

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gives $300,000 grant to Minneapolis schools

Thanks to a $300,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, children from immigrant and refugee communities will receive improved mental health services through a new national program, Caring Across Communities: Addressing Mental Health ...