The next meeting of the Ramsey County Library Board will be held on Jan. 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the administrative conference room in the lower level of the Ramsey County Library in Shoreview, 4570 N. Victoria St.
Vineyards at Maryhill Winery overlook the Columbia River with the more rocky south side of the river in the background. Lewis and Clark and their expedition camped right in this area in 1805. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)
Exploring Oregon’s ring of fire — Mount St. Helens & Crater Lake
When Mount St. Helens in Washington exploded in 1980, the world watched on TV and saw lava and steam pouring out from the northern slope of the mountain. Viewers also saw devastation - the majestic peak in the Cascades was partially collapsed and covered with charred remains of trees and volcanic ash.
Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office K9 Duke poses with a ballistic vest from Vested Interest in K9s, along with his partner Deputy Doug Haider at the September fundraising event at Cajah Salon in St. Paul. (submitted photo)
Kody, Rocky, Callahan, Laser. These are the names of law enforcement dogs who've died in the line of duty in Minnesota over the last 20 or so years.
Police recovered a vehicle with a body inside it from under the ice of Roseville's Lake Josephine Sunday, Dec. 20. Police said the vehicle matches the description of a missing Shoreview woman's silver-gray 2002 Saturn SL2 sedan.
Tom Bethke of Lake Elmo first jumped into the Santa role as a student at Hill-Murray High School 40 years ago. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Tom Bethke knows holiday cheer best
Few know Santa Claus better than the white-beard-clad Lake Elmo resident Tom Bethke, who has dedicated the last 40 years to spreading holiday cheer while dressed in full costume. He’s a celebrity in downtown Hudson, Wisconsin, along with area hospitals, holiday parties and other events.