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Mon
22
Oct

SNAPSHOTS: Local oddity, mummified squirrel

Photos by Aundrea Kinney 

Fri
19
Oct

SNAPSHOTS: A long time coming

On Oct. 17, ground officially broke in Inver Grove Heights for the new Fire Station 2, which will be located near Courthouse Boulevard and Highway 52/55.

Mon
08
Oct

SNAPSHOT: Fun at the Fall Round-Up Parade

North St. Paul celebrated the beginning of the fall season with its Fall Round-Up Parade Sept. 14, which made its way through the city’s downtown. One of the groups included the St. Paul Clown Club, seen above.

Tue
02
Oct

Roseville slows 3 alleged mail thieves, charges to follow

Three alleged mail thieves were caught in the act and arrested during a Sept. 6 plainclothes detail in southeast Roseville, an area that’s seen a summer-long uptick in many types of theft.

Tue
02
Oct

Look, in Long Lake: ‘Goldzilla’


Owners of golden retrievers — and other breeds too — gathered at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton Sept. 9 for Goldzilla, a golden retriever festival and walk for rescues. photo: Solomon Gustavo

Right around the bathroom and shower building, about 60 yards from the beach at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton, the ground slopes down toward the water. 

Tue
02
Oct

Gallery 96 going strong 20 years on


Gretchen and George Robinson in their Shoreview home with George’s self portrait, “Second Anniversary.” Both are charter members of the north suburban art group Gallery 96, which meets monthly at the Shoreview Community Center. photo Solomon Gustavo

In a room on the second floor of the Shoreview Community Center above the bustle of the pool and concessions area below, members of the art collective Gallery 96 gathered Sept. 11 to hold a meeting.

Tue
02
Oct

Work underway on ISD 623 building improvements


Little Canada Mayor John Keis discussed his city’s relationship with Little Canada Elementary School Sept. 12, where students performed a ceremonial groundbreaking on an addition to their school. The event marked the start of construction on a Roseville Area Schools district-wide building improvement plan, made possible by a $144 million bond approved by voters in November 2017. photo: Mike Munzenrider

Summer stuck around just long enough for students to break ground on an addition to Little Canada Elementary School on a warm Sept. 12 afternoon.

Tue
02
Oct

SNAPSHOT: St. Charles school honored for work against bullying


St. Anthony’s St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School was honored Sept. 9 at Target Field prior to the Twins playing the Kansas City Royals with three other schools. St. Charles received PeaceMaker Minnesota’s Commitment to Excellence Award for improving its score in the organization’s bullying survey. submitted photo
Mon
01
Oct

New sepak takraw courts open on the East Side, first in the U.S.


courtesy of Annie Huidekoper, St. Paul Parks Conservancy

The first sepak takraw courts in the U.S. opened at the Duluth and Case Recreation Center, 1020 Duluth St., on Sept. 8.

Mon
01
Oct

Cities begin approving preliminary budgets


The Inver Grove Heights City Council opted to go with a higher preliminary tax rate of 6.25 percent to give itself wiggle room while reworking the city budget before it gives final approval to it in December. graphic courtesy City of Inver Grove Heights

South St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights both set increase cap

 

Budget season has hit the South-West coverage area, and two cities have set their preliminary budgets and levies.

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