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City proposes $22 million in projects

City proposes $22 million in projects

Maggie Klaers and Dani Orloff

March 16, 2019


Filed under News

Split Rock Studios exhibit designer Amanda Wambach said the Westwood Hills Nature Center renovations are intended to expand the capabilities of what they can do for the community. “Westwood Hills has been working on a new building,” Wambach said. “They’re really excited to create something for...

Student Election Program to engage teens

Student Election Program to engage teens

Talia Lissauer

February 20, 2019


Filed under News

As sophomore Dahlia Krebs looked for ways to make a difference in her community, she discovered a program designed to incorporate students in the election process. “The (Student Election Program) run by the city of St. Louis Park asking (high schoolers) to be a part of the election,” Krebs said....

Rainwater management program revitalized

Rainwater management program revitalized

Grace Farley

December 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

During the surface water plan meeting, senior engineering project manager Phillip Elkin said the plan is a required 10-year checkup and revitalization of the city’s rainwater management program. “We analyze (the watersheds) for flooding as far as water quality coming into and leaving the city....

Mental Health exhibit educates in a new way

Mental Health exhibit educates in a new way

Tamar Gewirtz

October 15, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

Affecting over 450 million people worldwide (Minnesota Science Museum), mental illness is an ongoing struggle experienced by many. Few, however, have been successful in their attempts to discover fun and effective ways to educate others about this topic.   The Minnesota Science Museum, attended by...

City receives Minnesota Forestry Outstanding Project Award

City receives Minnesota Forestry Outstanding Project Award

Eli Curran-Moore

May 2, 2018


Filed under News

According to the city of St. Louis Park, the city received the Minnesota Community Forestry Outstanding Project Award for the ‘Plant the Park’ project in October 2017. The annual award is given by the Minnesota Society of Arboriculture and Minnesota’s Urban Forest Council. Jim Vaughan, St. Lo...

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden to reopen early June

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden to reopen early June

D’aviyan Robinson

May 23, 2017


Filed under City Entertainment

After hearing about the changes made to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, junior Veda Cole said she anticipates visiting for the first time since it closed for renovations in 2015. “I’m excited about seeing what they changed, how they’re going to rearrange it, how many of the old (sculptures) th...

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