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Three local restaurants to support during COVID-19

Mexico City Cafe has been doing takeout only since March 17 due to COVID-19. Executive Order 20-24 made all Minnesota restaurants close for in-person service through May 17.

Sam Swisher

May 1, 2020

We are all experiencing unprecedented change to our daily lives as COVID-19 continues to redefine how we interact with others. We have all been impacted in some way or another, but that does not mean we have completely given up all of our old habits. Growing up in St. Louis Park, my family and I ...

Free food made available by restaurants, organizations 

Junior Kate Gage packs food for students who need food while school is out of session because of the COVID-19 school cancelation and spring break. The Birdfeeder program collected food donations March 16. According to an announcement March 16, Park students can pick up a bag of groceries in the main office after school.

Talia Lissauer

March 16, 2020

Updated as of 11 a.m. March 16. In light of Governor Tim Walz closing all Minnesota schools March 18-27, many restaurants across Minnesota have announced they will be providing free lunches for students who qualify for free/reduced lunches, according to KSTP. The St. Louis Park Public Schools nutriti...

PCP: Impeachment of President Trump impacts national, local politics

PCP: Impeachment of President Trump impacts national, local politics

January 9, 2020

The House of Representatives impeached President Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of justice Dec. 18, the trial may go to the Senate, according to NBC News.

Local frozen yogurt shop closes

Sophomore Jackson Thoe gives change to a customer at Park Yogurt. The store was in business for four years before its closing.

Sophie Olmen and Amaia Barajas

October 20, 2018

According to former employee of Park Yogurt senior Greta Long, the closure of Park Yogurt means there will be fewer opportunities for fundraising for school activities. “Sadly there's not going to be frozen yogurt right next door and (the owner) was big into fundraising,” Long said. “Basket...

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