The St. Anthony Village Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2nd annual Touch-a-Truck event on Sept. 13. Families got to meet local police officers and fire fighters along with many other neighborhood groups. Above, Ethan Abrahamson, 3, manned the controls of the back hoe as his cousin, Cole Severson, 3, observed. Operating Engineers Local 49 provided the back hoe.
Paramedics Kenny DeRosier and Albert Reiff receive cards from twins Etta and Elsie Slabiak, now 3, with their mother Becky, Aug. 28 during a paramedic recognition event. DeRosier and Reiff drove Becky to the hospital while she was in labor with the twins and had the complication of a prolapsed umbilical cord. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
The Allina Medical Transportation center in Mounds View is a state-of-the-art staging area for paramedics and the ambulances and high-tech equipment they field in to medical emergencies.
On Aug. 28, the center served another function: the site of reunion for twin girls and the paramedics who helped ensure their safe delivery one morning three years ago.
Three Bulletin-area kayakers from the Rice Creek Boat Club, Cassie Rogers and Sarah Tokos of New Brighton and Ina Poecher of Shorevew (pictured left to right), medaled in the USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint National Championship held in early August in Lak
Sometimes a cowboy’s gotta look tough, like this mean-mugging wrangler did during the New Brighton Stockyard Days kiddie parade Aug. 6 at Vets Park. Kids of all ages walked, biked, scooted or were pushed in strollers along the two-loop route before settling down to watch a movie in the park at dusk.
Back row, from left to right: Coach Joe Fast, Michael DeGroot (MV), Matthew Baker (MV), Ben Wetermeyer (RV), Nick Squire (Irondale), Garrett Hanson (Centennial), Gunnar Eastep (RV). Middle row: Jordan Van Berkel (RV), Ryan Yoch (MV), Aaron Zerfas (MV), Connor Barrett (RV), Peder Ericson (RV), Jake Dingman (MV). Front row: Holden Tranquillo (Centennial), Tom Bombeck (Centennial), Ben Kottke (MV), Connor Stamper (MV), Andrew McGregor (RV), Klimba Dyauli (RV), Connor Nelson (MV).
Not pictured: Brock Fitzpatrick (Centennial). (submitted photo)
The North Suburban Soccer Association’s U17 C1 boys team brought home a state championship last month.
This Arden Hills home was one of two painted by teams from Land O'Lakes, Inc. during the Metro Paint-A-Thon. Paint team leader Vern Pearson estimates it took about 75 volunteer hours to prep and paint the home. The second home, located in Roseville, took an estimated 90 hours over two weekends to complete. (submitted photos)
Teams paint homes in Arden Hills and Roseville
Over one of the best weekends of summer for city festivals, trips to the cabin and hanging out at the pool, 18 volunteers took on a task only Tom Sawyer could convince someone is fun: painting a house.
Evelyn Kleine; Margaret Feng-Ling Johnson; Grace Johnson; Joseph Morey; Christian Oswood; Army Pvt. Jesse A. Schloesser; Sierra Ahlers-Moore; Patrick “Pat” Weber; State Rep. Alice Hausman; Thomas Gilligan, Jr.; Michael Burgoyne; Stacy Doepner-Hove
Shoreview's annual summer celebration took place July 25-27 with many fun events and activities for the whole family, such as the parade that traveled down Victoria Street and ended at Island Lake Park.
Photos by Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin