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Tuttle supporters state their case against closure

March 28 meeting featured district’s reasoning and community’s testimonies

One week after learning that their school might be closed this fall, parents, staff and supporters at Tuttle Community School packed the school’s theater to hear why Minneapolis Public School (MPS) staff made the recommendation and to lobby School ...

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Crime in the neighborhoods

Looking back at 5-year trends — and forward to the future

In recent years, there’s been a familiar back-and-forth between the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) and the neighborhoods: police encourage residents, organizations and businesses to take an active role in safety while the community sings a ...

Tuttle/Pratt merger mobilizes Southeast parents and school supporters

Tuttle supporters to meet tonight at 7 p.m., Tuttle School

At a March 20 meeting, along with the expected move to close five North Side schools, Minneapolis Schools (MPS) staff recommended that Tuttle and Pratt community schools merge in the Pratt building to form a single K–5 program — and that ...

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Bunge Tower redevelopment to begin this month

Developer to discuss impact of demolition at March 28 public meeting at Van Cleve Community Center

The building boom that has brought so many new residents and businesses into other Southeast neighborhoods is about to move into Como with the start of work on the Van Cleve project, also known as the Bunge Tower redevelopment project.

On March ...

Como residents invited to discuss Tuttle merger on Wednesday, March 28

Residents of the Como community and families of Tuttle students are invited to meet with Principal Ellen Murphy to share their questions and concerns about the Minneapolis school district's recommendation that the Tuttle Middle School be closed and that the Tuttle and Pratt K-5 programs should be merged and housed in the Pratt building in Prospect Park.