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05
Jun

Huskies baseball coach notches 300th win


Solomon Gustavo photo • St. Anthony Village High School baseball coach Troy Urdahl recorded his 300th career win at Palm Field May 31, when the Huskies beat St. Paul Como Park 10-0.

On a picturesque day at St. Anthony Village High School’s Palm Field, the weather finally delivered summer heat like a rusty pitcher, and the only clouds in the blue sky were fluffy, and the varsity baseball team beat St. Paul Como Park 10-0.

Mon
04
Jun

Metzen honored with memorial at Swing Bridge Park


Hannah Burlingame/Review • A new memorial is in place at Rock Island Swing Bridge Park. It honors the late Jim Metzen, who served Inver Grove Heights during his time as a state senator. Metzen is credited with helping save the bridge from demolition.

Jim Metzen

Those walking the pier at Rock Island Swing Bridge Park in Inver Grove Heights will notice a new memorial bench at the end in honor of someone who helped keep the bridge alive. 

Mon
04
Jun

Bringing shock and surprise, Ward 6 restaurant closes


Marjorie Otto/Review • During the afternoon of May 30, a line of people waited to be seated at Ward 6 restaurant for what could be their last meal there. The restaurant announced May 28 that it would be shutting its doors, serving its last meals during brunch on June 3.

After five and half years of calling Payne Avenue home and becoming a staple of the neighborhood, Ward 6 restaurant announced May 28 that the eatery would serve its last meals during brunch on Sunday, June 3. 

Mon
04
Jun

SNAPSHOTS: New career paths

Hannah Burlingame photos/Review • Inver Grove Heights Police Chief Paul Schnell, right, and West St. Paul Police Chief Bud Shaver, left, traded their vests for aprons May 29 and worked at the White Castle on Robert Trail.

Mon
04
Jun

West St. Paul approves land use change for possible new senior facility


courtesy of City of West St. Paul • The proposed location of a new independent senior living building at Wentworth Avenue and Marthaler Lane is by Walmart in West St. Paul. The area was classified for industrial use but will be reclassified to mixed-use should plans for the development proceed.

Project raises questions about accessibility in the city.

Mon
04
Jun

East Side Freedom Library co-founder to be celebrated in symposium


file photo • The former students and mentees of Peter Rachleff, one of the co-founders of the East Side Freedom Library, have organized a symposium in his honor, which will take place June 8 and 9. The event is open to the public and will take place at the library.

A tradition in academia follows that when a professor retires or reaches a milestone, his or her mentees or former students often come together to share their own academic work in celebration of their mentor. 

Mon
04
Jun

SNAPSHOTS: Winter worries abandoned in favor of summer fun

When seeds from a nearby cottonwood tree came to rest in the grass May 23 at North St. Paul’s Dorothy Park, they looked like a light accumulation of snow flurries.

Mon
04
Jun

Legal battles over White Bear Lake water level ruling continue


file photo • North St. Paul is one of ten cities with groundwater wells within a five-mile radius of White Bear Lake, a region determined by a Ramsey County judge to be influencing the lake’s chronically low water contitions. The city and others are fighting elements of the judge’s ruling that would mean costly changes to the way they deliver water to residents and business.

Legislature, DNR and North St. Paul resist water-use changes.

Mon
04
Jun

New nature center opens in Lake Elmo June 2


Aundrea Kinney/Review • Construction is winding down at the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center as volunteers from the Friends of Lake Elmo’s Sunfish Lake Park prepare for the center’s grand opening on Saturday, June 2.

The Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center, named in memory of a Lake Elmo resident, will open to the public on Saturday, June 2, during a grand opening event.

Fri
01
Jun

Local emergency agencies hold active shooter training


Solomon Gustavo photo • First responders from around the region — including the New Brighton Department of Public Safety, Roseville and St. Anthony fire departments, the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office and Allina paramedics, among others — participated in active shooter training at the former Korean United Methodist Church in New Brighton in late May.

The condemned building of the former Korean United Methodist Church in New Brighton has proven an apt site for Ramsey County and local emergency agencies to train for an active shooter in a big, public place. 

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