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Aug

SNAPSHOTS: Scouts provide community service, flag retirement

Boy Scout Troop 515 held its second annual flag retirement campout at House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Oakdale Aug. 17 and 18.

Fri
31
Aug

North St. Paul council allows workgroup to explore saving Silver Lake trees


Aundrea Kinney/Review • At presstime, the 71 trees expected to be removed for North St. Paul’s 2018 Street and Utility Public Improvement Project had been reduced to about 50 trees, with city staff and a new resident workgroup examining other ways to try to save even more trees.

The North St. Paul City Council unanimously agreed Aug. 21 to allow a resident workgroup to research options to minimize the loss of trees to utility and road work that’s already underway near Silver Lake. 

Fri
31
Aug

Family-owned business buys out CVS in Oakdale


submitted • The Humphrey family purchased an Oakdale pharmacy, now called Mix Pharmacy, from CVS in July. Pictured from right to left is Jason, Nolan, Elodie and Alanna. Mix Pharmacy is a compounding pharmacy, meaning it creates custom medications for customers.

Specializes in custom meds.

 

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31
Aug

New Brighton mechanics sniff out, save dogs from fire


Solomon Gustavo • Mechanics Paul Hetland and Justin Crow, who work at The Garage of New Brighton, followed smoke they saw coming into their shop on Aug. 20 to a burning house. Told there were two dogs trapped inside, they broke down a door and rescued the pets.

The New Brighton Department of Public Safety extinguished a city house fire the morning of Aug.

Fri
31
Aug

SNAPSHOT: Ralph Reeder starts new chapter

Ralph Reeder Food Shelf celebrated its move from Pike Lake Kindergarten in New Brighton to its new home at a storefront in the Silver View Plaza strip mall located at 2544 Mounds View Boulevard, in Mounds View, with an Aug.

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31
Aug

Lowry Grove developer scraps redevelopment, sues St. Anthony


file photo • With redevelopment plans on the skids, the owner of the Lowry Grove site in St. Anthony is suing the city for fraud, adding to the fallout of the sale of the former mobile home park.

The owner of the former Lowry Grove mobile home park in St. Anthony has scrapped planned redevelopment that’s been years in the making.

Fri
31
Aug

SNAPSHOT: Rotary’s Taste of the Hops was hoppin’

The Arden Hills/Shoreview Rotary Club hosted Taste of the Hops at Snail Lake Regional Park on Aug. 17. Visitors were treated to cold brews and warm conversation.

Wed
29
Aug

SNAPSHOTS: A bicycle built for 2

“I never thought I would be able to ride a bike again” was one of the many joy-filled comments said by residents at Benedictine Health Center at Innsbruck Aug.

Tue
28
Aug

Safety concerns call for railroad changes near Pig’s Eye Lake


courtesy of Google Maps • Neighbors and businesses near Pig’s Eye Lake and the Red Rock barge and railroad terminal are dealing with a complex problem involving worker safety and preserving natural resources caused by trains blocking access to the area for hours at a time.

Neighbors worry about maintaining access to natural resources

 

Tue
28
Aug

Local music education nonprofit eyeing Payne Avenue for new venue


file photo • The nonprofit Twin Cities Catalyst Music is looking to use the basement of the Old Swedish Bank building for a new all-ages and alcohol-free music venue. Twin Cities Catalyst Music teaches youth about various aspects of the music business — composing, recording, operating a venue and other skills.

Group plans to have after-school music programs.

 

Payne Avenue is being eyed up as a spot for a new all-ages and alcohol-free music venue. 

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