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Tue
04
Sep

SNAPSHOT: Flipped out

A driver turning onto Stinson Boulevard near The Unofficial bar and 37th Avenue struck a light pole and turned her car on its side the night of Aug. 13 in St. Anthony.

Sun
02
Sep

SNAPSHOT: Coming together

The replica Aiwan Pavilion, a gift from St. Paul’s sister city of Changsha, China, is coming along at Lake Phalen Regional Park. As seen on a rainy Aug.

Sun
02
Sep

The dirty work must be done


Sewer rehabilitation work will start this month in neighborhoods east of Johnson Parkway between Case Avenue and Beech Street. A second project area will be south of Interstate 94 along Highway 61 and Warner Road. The sewer lines will have a resin layer added to the inside to combat corrosion.

In a continuation of repairing and rehabilitating sewer lines in St. Paul, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services will be starting sewer work this month in neighborhoods near Interstate 94 on the East Side. 

Sun
02
Sep

Grocery store employee retires after 50 years of fun


Aundrea Kinney/Review • Dave Wachholz retired from Knowlan’s Fresh Foods grocery store Sept. 3, after 50 years with the company. Although he has worked at many of the Knowlan’s locations over the years, Wachholz retired from the South St. Paul store, located at 225 13th Ave. S.

When 26-year-old Dave Wachholz, who at the time was fresh out of the Navy, started working as a daytime stock boy for Knowlan’s Fresh Foods on Sept. 3, 1968, he had no way of knowing he would be with the company for the next 50 years.

Fri
31
Aug

North St. Paul council allows workgroup to explore saving Silver Lake trees


Aundrea Kinney/Review • At presstime, the 71 trees expected to be removed for North St. Paul’s 2018 Street and Utility Public Improvement Project had been reduced to about 50 trees, with city staff and a new resident workgroup examining other ways to try to save even more trees.

The North St. Paul City Council unanimously agreed Aug. 21 to allow a resident workgroup to research options to minimize the loss of trees to utility and road work that’s already underway near Silver Lake. 

Fri
31
Aug

Family-owned business buys out CVS in Oakdale


submitted • The Humphrey family purchased an Oakdale pharmacy, now called Mix Pharmacy, from CVS in July. Pictured from right to left is Jason, Nolan, Elodie and Alanna. Mix Pharmacy is a compounding pharmacy, meaning it creates custom medications for customers.

Specializes in custom meds.

 

Fri
31
Aug

New Brighton mechanics sniff out, save dogs from fire


Solomon Gustavo • Mechanics Paul Hetland and Justin Crow, who work at The Garage of New Brighton, followed smoke they saw coming into their shop on Aug. 20 to a burning house. Told there were two dogs trapped inside, they broke down a door and rescued the pets.

The New Brighton Department of Public Safety extinguished a city house fire the morning of Aug.

Fri
31
Aug

Lowry Grove developer scraps redevelopment, sues St. Anthony


file photo • With redevelopment plans on the skids, the owner of the Lowry Grove site in St. Anthony is suing the city for fraud, adding to the fallout of the sale of the former mobile home park.

The owner of the former Lowry Grove mobile home park in St. Anthony has scrapped planned redevelopment that’s been years in the making.

Fri
31
Aug

Roseville sex offender meeting called off

A week and a day after the Roseville Police Department announced an Aug. 23 community meeting to discuss a level-3 sex offender moving into the city, the meeting was canceled. 

Wed
29
Aug

SNAPSHOTS: A bicycle built for 2

“I never thought I would be able to ride a bike again” was one of the many joy-filled comments said by residents at Benedictine Health Center at Innsbruck Aug.

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