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Jan

Christmas in Botswana


Marjorie Otto/Review Chobe National Park, located in northern Botswana, has the largest elephant population in the world, an estimated 50,000.

I have to admit, I didn’t know much about Botswana or southern Africa until one of my best friends told me two years ago she was thinking about serving in the Peace Corps, and ended up being assigned there.

Mon
07
Jan

South-West year in review


file photos 2018 saw students raising their voices for safer schools. Students from both Henry Sibley High School, below, and Simley High School, above, participated in a nationwide walkout on March 14. The walkout came in response to the February 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Florida. From this, a group of Henry Sibley students formed MNeverAgain, which traveled to the March For Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C., and wants to work toward what it terms as sensible, comprehensive gun control laws.

The calendar flipping to 2019 means another year has come and gone in the South-West Review coverage area. This past year saw new ordinances and bonds passed, furthering of public safety and changes to school times.

Mon
07
Jan

Insurance tips to survive the Minnesota winter

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Every winter, deep-freeze temperatures, snowstorms and ice cause plenty of headaches, and worse, for Minnesotans.

Wed
26
Dec

Roseville holding event on human trafficking

The City of Roseville and its Human Rights, Inclusion and Engagement Commission are holding a presentation on human trafficking in the city on Jan. 17.

Wed
26
Dec

Sounds of the season

I was never one for Christmas music.

Wed
26
Dec

Allowing a little enchantment

The difference between most things, even those that seem really far away, like sorrow and joy, or a really good mood and a really bad mood, is little. 

Wed
26
Dec

RASP club receives $500 grant

Jen Aspengren, center left, a representative from ChangeX, presented Karen Schaub, center right, director of Roseville Area Community Education, a $500 check for the Roseville Area Men’s Shed on Dec. 13. 

Wed
26
Dec

Arden Hills businessman will lead TCAAP development board


Matt Hudson photos Northern Soda co-founder Jesse Hopkins stands in the company’s tasting room. He and three others founded the Arden Hills-based craft soda pop business in the summer of 2018 to create their own flavors based on classic recipes.

A businessman specializing in real estate will lead the Joint Development Authority, which is tasked with coordinating a massive north metro development but recently cancelled meetings due to disagreements.

Wed
26
Dec

Arden Hills craft soda company reaching shelves across Twin Cities


Matt Hudson photos Northern Soda co-founder Jesse Hopkins stands in the company’s tasting room. He and three others founded the Arden Hills-based craft soda pop business in the summer of 2018 to create their own flavors based on classic recipes.

As a kid, Jesse Hopkins liked going over to the Pop Shop in Inver Grove Heights to mix and match soda pop flavors.

Wed
26
Dec

Brooklyn Park man arrested in connection with New Brighton death

A Brooklyn Park man is in custody on suspicion of third-degree murder in the death of a New Brighton woman.

Authorities arrested the 28-year-old on Dec. 17 after a brief chase, according to the New Brighton Department of Public Safety.

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