Members of the New Brighton City Council and the Parks and Recreation Department, along with some kids, were on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 22 at Totem Pole Park to open the city's newest playground.
The Irondale High School Robotics team demonstrated their basketball gadget while at the Minnesota State Fair on Aug. 27. The 3M sponsored STEM event brought out the area’s best technology to entertain and inform kids and families. (Linda E.
Kate Schaefers, left, represented AARP with other executive members at this year’s Pride festival in Minneapolis. (Submitted photo)
Shoreview's Kate Schaefers specializes in midlife transitions
As most people near the middle of their lives, they begin to think about retirement.
But for an increasing number of them, attitudes about work and retirement during the second half of their lives are changing.
Blake Huffman (second from left) and Alan Duff (far right) join other members of the SAHI build for Thomas and Sonja Koop at the site of the couple’s future home. The group ceremoniously shoveled dirt at a celebration July 6 to ark the start of the house’s construction, which will begin July 13. (photo courtesy of Blake Huffman)
For many military veterans in the United States, it can be difficult to adjust back into society after their service because of physical injuries and mental health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder.