February 2018

Wed
28
Feb

Get information on being a licensed child care provider

Washington County residents interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider in the county may take the first step and attend an orientation from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8.

Wed
28
Feb

Lakeshore Goes Down a ‘Rabbit Hole’ for the final time on Stewart Avenue

“Rabbit Hole” is a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama which deals with a family surviving a major loss. The different ways of dealing with grief lead to dramatic — and sometimes humorous — confrontations.

Wed
28
Feb

Guided morning bird hikes continue

A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks will continue with a hike 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at Big Marine Park Reserve.

Tue
27
Feb

Trailer home fire kills two people in Inver Grove Heights

Inver Grove Heights first responders were called to a manufactered home fire the night of Feb. 25 in which two people died from the injuries they sustained in the blaze.

Tue
27
Feb

As membership triples, Roseville Police Explorers Post seeks public’s support


Mike Munzenrider • Roseville Police Explorer Dawson Fischer conducts a simulated traffic stop during a recent Explorers meeting in a garage beneath the Roseville Police Department. The Explorer post’s membership has nearly tripled since last year, and the police department is seeking the public’s support for the program, which teaches young people about law enforcement, ahead of a state competition.

Post teaches young people about law enforcement during time of need.

All kinds of meetings are commonplace at Roseville City Hall, but few include simulated police traffic stops or controlled bomb scares.

Tue
27
Feb

New Marion Street park to bring more green play space for Roseville families


courtesy of City of Roseville • A new green-space park has been approved for 1716 Marion St. in southeast Roseville. With a public and privately funded $250,000 budget, the lot will include a wide open field, playground and a hill slide.

The Roseville City Council unanimously approved the master plan for a new park to be built in the southeast corner of the city. 

Tue
27
Feb

‘We must do better’


Solomon Gustavo • A St. Anthony resident and a St. Anthony police officer talk before the Feb. 22 open house on the Department of Justice’s review of the St. Anthony Police Department, at St. Anthony City Hall.

St. Anthony PD holds department review open house.

St. Anthony police Chief Jon Mangseth lead an open house introducing a department reform work plan at St. Anthony City Hall Feb. 22. 

Tue
27
Feb

SNAPSHOT: Balancing tastes

Solomon Gustavo • The Taste of Shoreview, the fundraiser kick-off to Slice Season and the countdown to Slice of Shoreview Days in July — and eating al fresco, once again — was held at Shoreview City Hall Feb. 22.

Tue
27
Feb

MN Dept. of Health: New survey shows Minnesota youth tobacco use rising for the first time in 17 years

Minnesota Department of Health


Youth e-cigarette use up 50 percent since 2014.

Tue
27
Feb

LETTER: Yes, let’s raise the tobacco sales age

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