Laurel Bauer, owner of the Dinkytown institution House of Hanson — which has been in her family for more than 80 years — tells the Star Tribune how she’s reacting to the impending closure of the grocery store:
“I cried my way to work this morning.”
The store will be demolished, possibly this week, to make way for a multiuse development.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.