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11
Sep

Meet South St. Paul Library’s newest addition: Bobski


The South St. Paul Library’s Honora Rodriguez, an adult services librarian, is also the Librarian On Wheels and can be found at the local farmers’ market. Her pull-behind cart was made possible by donations in honor of former library volunteer-turned-employee Bob Meehl. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)

New library tool is in memory of beloved employee

 

When the sun is shining and the weather is nice, it’s not uncommon to see people around riding their bikes. 

Tue
11
Sep

Once-denied Mendota Heights development gets the green light


A year and a lawsuit after the process started, Marilyn and David Olin, along with Royal Oaks Reality, are able to move forward with transforming a 13.5-acre former orchard into 18 single-family home lots at 1136 and 1140 Orchard Place in Mendota Heights. (file graphic)

The Mendota Heights City Council unanimously granted approval Sept. 4 for the final plat of “The Orchard” development, and also approved a developer agreement with Orchard Heights, LLC. 

Tue
11
Sep

South St. Paul VFW building sold, will close soon

Terry Pieper, senior vice commander of the South St. Paul VFW Post 295, addressed rumors and gave an update on the future of the almost 100-year-old Veterans of Foreign War hall at the Sept. 4 South St. Paul City Council meeting.

Tue
04
Sep

Photo installation inspired by ‘The Giver’ urges viewers to see beyond


“Polar Bear Paws” is the most popular piece in Lilja’s show, “Seeing Beyond.” It was photographed in 2013 at St. Paul’s Como Zoo. Photo courtesy of Sarah Lilja

Through photography, Sarah Lilja, an emerging artist from Maplewood, tries to capture the beauty in the world that many times others pass by without noticing. 

Tue
04
Sep

17-year-old shot in Maplewood during drug deal

A 17-year-old boy was shot during a struggle with another person over a handgun during an alleged Aug. 26 drug deal in the 100 block of Mount Vernon Avenue E., according to police.

Tue
04
Sep

School District 622 Community Education receives grant from USA Swimming Foundation

​School ​District 622 Community Education was chosen as one of 151 Make a Splash Local Partner programs in the U.S. to receive grant funding from the USA Swimming Foundation in 2018.

Tue
04
Sep

Mounds View mayor running unopposed for second term


Carol Mueller

Mounds View Mayor Carol Mueller was the last to speak before the festivities could begin — food and a climbing wall and more — at the Aug. 21 ribbon cutting for Ralph Reeder Food Shelf’s new location in Mounds View. 

Tue
04
Sep

Arden Hills says Ramsey County 'bullying' city to rush Rice Creek Commons development


Arden Hills convened an Aug. 27 city council work session to draft a letter asking Ramsey County to slow the pace of work on the Rice Creek Commons development, which is in Arden Hills on land owned by Ramsey County. The two entities are heading the redevelopment together. Specifically, the city wanted to delay a Sept. 4 vote on the development's master plan, but the county said Aug. 28 it's moving forward as planned. (file photo)

The Arden Hills City Council said Ramsey County -- its partner in the massive Rice Creek Commons development -- is pushing the city to rush the project. 

Tue
04
Sep

Program offers tips for dementia caregivers planning trips, holidays


Some of the documents included in the Memory Minder Travel Kit. Copies will be available free at the Sept. 13 Dementia Caring & Coping program at the Roseville Library. The kit was developed by the Roseville Alzheimer's and Dementia Community Action Team and also will be available online and at the library. submitted photo

When caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease, even normal family holidays or birthday gatherings can be difficult.

Tue
04
Sep

St. Anthony council questioned about Lowry Grove suit

Some St. Anthony residents and some former residents forced out of the city when the Lowry Grove mobile home park closed last year were in vocal attendance at the Aug. 28 St. Anthony City Council meeting. 

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