Lucian "Lu" Vorpahl, left, and Jerry Kyser, right, at The Legacy of St. Anthony Nov. 7. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Lucian "Lu" Vorpahl, at 103, is, according to Honor Flight Twin Cities executive director and friend Jerry Kyser, the oldest living World War II veteran in the state, the oldest living graduate of the University of Minnesota's ROTC program and a f
Silverwood Park located on County Road E in St. Anthony Village has walking trails, a comfortable main building and art to check out while walking around the grounds. There will be many winter activities happening at Silverwood Park in upcoming months. Visit www.threeriversparks.org for more information. Photos by Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin
The Halloween spirit is in full swing at the haunted graveyard at 4445 Snail Lake Blvd. in Shoreview. Kids out trick-or-treating on Friday will need to muster up a great amount of courage to brave the skeletons, zombies and giant spiders hiding behind the headstones at this address.
Christ the Servant Lutheran Church in Vadnais Heights is hosting its annual pumpkin patch sale until Oct. 31; proceeds from which will benefit the church, located on Centerville Road. Anthony Miller, 3, looked for that
Apple season is well underway, and the Victoria Valley Orchard, located at 4304 Victoria St. in Shoreview, is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. this time of year. There are many varieties of delicious apples grown at the local orchard, such as the sweet and tangy Zestar!, juicy and flavorful SweeTango, aromatic and tart State Fair and well-balanced and versatile Red Baron, to name just a few. Families enjoyed walking through the orchard and were serenaded by a Dixieland band on Sunday, Sept. 21. Photos by Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
Tom Reynen of Shoreview took the winning photograph that will be featured on posters for the St. Paul Fall Art Crawl, which will take place Oct. 10-12 throughout St. Paul. Reynen's photo is called "New Day in Lowertown." Over 80 images were submitted for consideration.