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Hill-Murray gradutes return from Winter Olympics as hockey heros


Solomon Gustavo photos/Review • Olympic hockey players Marissa and Hannah Brandt got quite the welcome during their homecoming event at the Vadnais Heights Commons March 8. The sisters returned from Pyeongchang, South Korea, and competing in the Winter Olympics for two different teams, a story that got international attention. Area hockey fans held “Welcome Home Brandt Sisters” signs, fire trucks were on display in the parking lot and hundreds of people lined up for pictures. Marissa, 25, played for South Korea and Hannah, 24, played for the U.S. Both were raised in Vadnais Heights and graduated from Hill-Murray School.
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Mar

U of M researchers studying Lowry Grove closure


file photo • The Lowry Grove manufactured housing park in St. Anthony was closed last year for redevelopment, displacing the hundreds of people who lived there. Now, a University of Minnesota researcher is working to document what happened to them.

University of Minnesota researchers are working on a study about the impact of the Lowry Grove manufactured housing park’s sale and closure on displaced residents.  

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Mar

Gun scare in Falcon Heights ends peacefully


screenshot • Ramsey County Sheriff’s deputy Sam Loe responded to apartments at 1550 Larpenteur Ave. in Falcon Heights Feb. 23 on a weapons call, and eventually arrested a 14-year-old boy who’d been playing with a replica sniper rifle. The incident prompted community discussion about policing.

Continues community discussion of policing.

 

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Mar

SNAPSHOTS: Wrapped up in books for ‘I Love to Read Month’

photos courtesy of Roseville Area Schools

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Mar

South St. Paul applies for grants to help with park updates


courtesy of South St. Paul • South St. Paul submitted an application for a Dakota County Environmental Legacy Fund grant that could help pay for phase two at Kaposia Landing, which would include a play area and group picnic shelter.

The South St. Paul City Council passed a resolution March 5 in support of the city’s application for Dakota County Environmental Legacy Fund grants, which would be used for park improvements.

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Mar

SNAPSHOT: From myth to mush

(Before) courtesy of City of West St. Paul / (After) Hannah Burlingame/Review • Someone who lives near Haskell Park in West St. Paul recently constructed a 12-foot tall snow centaur ...

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Mar

Payne Avenue’s Caydence Records wins business award, turns to events


Abby Grosse/Review • Caydence Records offers a comfortable space for coffee and conversation, as well as a newly renovated event space that will host the the first-ever Caydence Fest two-day event starting on March 23.

Just a year and a half into its existence, Caydence Records received the East Side Area Business Association’s 2017 “Business of the Year” award on Feb. 8 at ESABA’s annual meeting.

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12
Mar

Cretin-Derham Hall Raider junior scored her 1,000th point on Feb. 28


courtesy of Brock Beithon Photography • Frannie Hottinger

Frannie Hottinger of Inver Grove Heights  scored her 1,000th point as Cretin-Derham Hall junior on Feb. 28, when the Raiders defeated the North St. Paul Polars by a score of 93 to 33 in the first round of Section 4AAAA play.

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Mar

SNAPSHOT: Christian Cupboard Community Food Shelf’s new building opens

submitted photo • The Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf held a ribbon cutting event at its new Oakdale location Feb. 27. The new building is located at 8260 Fourth St. N.

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Weaver Elementary School’s music teacher named a semifinalist for Teacher of the Year


Shaylee McComb

One teacher from School District 622 was recently named a semifinalist in this year’s Minnesota Teacher of the Year award, which is presented by Education Minnesota, the state’s teachers’ union.

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