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Tue
27
Aug

Boy Scout Troop 9626


Shoreview Boy Scout Troop 9626 celebrated five of its members attaining the rank of Eagle Scout at a joint ceremony on Aug. 6. From left, Matthew Kolasa (previous Eagle Scout award recipient) and awardees Kellen O’Connor, Joseph Nussbaum, Noah Peirson, Zachary Sommerfeld and Michael Hannon. (courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 9626)

While Boy Scout troops traditionally have only one or two members attain the rank of Eagle Scout each year, Shoreview-based Troop 9626 recently celebrated five newly minted Eagle Scouts with a joint ceremony on Aug. 6. 

Tue
27
Aug

NEWSBRIEF: Roseville names new school liaison officer


The new Roseville Area High School liaison officer, Erin Reski (courtesy of City of Roseville)

Beginning this fall, officer Erin Reski will be Roseville Area High School’s new school liaison officer. She replaces Crystal Jones, who held the position for two years.

Tue
27
Aug

Wayne Jennings


Wayne Jennings

Wayne Jennings lives at Applewood Pointe of Roseville at Langton Lake, though instead of finding a life of leisure he’s kept on working into his golden years.

Tue
27
Aug

Fair’s Giant Slide, run by a Roseville family, turns 50


More than 9 million fairgoers have traversed down the slide’s 5 valleys since its debut in the 1960s, Giant Slide officials say. (Amy Felegy photos)

The iconic Minnesota State Fair attraction boasts local roots 

 

The Minnesota State Fair is in full swing, but one fair attraction is in full slide. 

Tue
27
Aug

SNAPSHOTS: A walk in the ‘Park’

Mon
26
Aug

SNAPSHOTS: Let the good times roll


courtesy of Dakota County

On Aug. 15, 33 bicyclists of all ages rode their way from Pine Bend Elementary School to the new Pine Bend Bluffs Trailhead in Inver Grove Heights.

Mon
26
Aug

Mendota Heights OKs purchase agreement with senior housing developer


The Mendota Heights City Council on Aug. 20 approved a purchase agreement with a developer that plans to build senior housing and a restaurant on the city-owned land near the Village at Mendota Heights off Maple Street and Dodd Road. (courtesy of City of Mendota Heights)

The Mendota Heights City Council on Aug. 20 voted to approve a purchase agreement with a developer to buy the city-owned Village Lots off Maple Street and Dodd Road.

Mon
26
Aug

Developers looking to create affordable apartments at 520 Payne Ave.


Developers from JO Companies and Newport Midwest are proposing to build a 45- to 60-unit affordable apartment building on the vacant lot at 520 Payne Ave. During a recent community meeting to collect design feedback, neighbors turned the gathering into a discussion about affordable housing needs on the East Side and whether this specific lot would be an appropriate location for such housing. (file image)

Design discussion turns to larger issue of affordable housing

 

Mon
26
Aug

Mayor’s 2020 budget includes funds to rebuild Dayton’s Bluff fire station


St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter announced his 2020 budget proposal on Aug. 15 with an address at the Frogtown Recreation Center. He’s proposing a total budget of $622 million, broken down between the following departments as seen above. (courtesy of the City of St. Paul)

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter delivered his 2020 budget proposal on Aug. 15, announcing a total budget of $622 million.

Mon
26
Aug

In the battle against aquatic invasive species, key weapons include research, inspections & early detection


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

Last month, the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center announced nine new research projects scheduled to begin this summer. 

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