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Wed
01
Aug

42nd annual Huff n’ Puff Days swings into town


file photo • During the 2017 Lake Elmo Huff n’ Puff weekend, the Lake Elmo Fire Department hosted an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast complete with sausage patties, orange juice and coffee. A pancake breakfast will be offered again this year on Sunday, Aug. 12, from 8 a.m. to noon at Fire Station No. 1, across from Lions Park.

Lake Elmo is the place to be Aug. 9 to 12 for the annual Huff n’ Puff Days, which includes a four-day softball tournament, medallion hunt, pancake breakfast, children’s games and more. 

Tue
31
Jul

Solemn procession

A Ramsey County Sheriff’s deputy stood next to her parked squad SUV blocking traffic on Highway 96 in Arden Hills as law enforcement officials and others arrived for Joseph Gomm’s visitation at North Heights Lutheran Church July 25.

Tue
31
Jul

St. Anthony police body cams could be recording this fall


file photo • St. Anthony police officers could begin wearing and using body-worn cameras as soon as this fall, according to Chief Jon Mangseth.

At the July 24 St. Anthony City Council Meeting, St. Anthony Police Chief Jon Mangseth said that police-worn body cameras had been ordered and were on their way. 

Tue
31
Jul

Lauderdale looks to upping tobacco purchase age

Many of Lauderdale’s neighbors have recently turned the city into an island when it comes to tobacco policy.

Tue
31
Jul

New Brighton OKs Pike Lake Kindergarten construction


Solomon Gustavo • At its July 24 meeting, the New Brighton City Council approved construction at the Pike Lake Kindergarten Center on 14th Street in New Brighton. Construction of two classrooms on the back of the building along the parking lot, the area seen above, is set to begin this fall and finish next summer. The project is funded by the $165 million Mounds View School District building bond referendum that passed in November.

Many New Brighton school-aged residents are funneled into the growing Mounds View School District.

Tue
31
Jul

Roseville adopts Rice/Larpenteur vision plan


courtesy of City of Roseville • On July 23 the Roseville City Council adopted the Rice Street/Larpenteur Avenue vision plan, which calls for completely updating and revitalizing the area.

Though it gave it good reviews in March, on July 23 the Roseville City Council officially adopted the Rice Street/Larpenteur Avenue vision plan that will be used to help guide redevelopment in the area.

Sun
29
Jul

Raising the curtains on a new community theater


Hannah Burlingame/Review • The new Inver Grove Heights Community Theatre will be performing “Little Shop of Horrors” starting Aug. 3 and running through Aug. 12 at the Simley Performing Arts Center.

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ coming to Simley

 

Sun
29
Jul

Affordable housing building slated for vacant Payne Avenue lot


file photo • The lot between Kendall’s Ace Hardware and the former Ward 6 restaurant building, 848 Payne Ave., is currently being developed by Schafer Richardson to become a 99-unit affordable housing apartment building, which will include street-level retail space.

The empty lot between Kendall’s Ace Hardware and the now-closed Ward 6 restaurant has been vacant for more than a decade, but that’s about to change in less than a year. 

Sun
29
Jul

SNAPSHOTS: Just hanging out

East Side neighbors gathered for the 2nd annual East Side Peace Celebration on July 21. The celebration, held at Battle Creek Recreation Center, was intended as an event for neighbors to gather to get to know each other.

Sun
29
Jul

SNAPSHOTS: Taking a trip around the world

From July 20 to 22, attendees of the St. George Middle Eastern Festival in West St. Paul got the chance to experience a whole new — or old — world and culture. Some decided to take a different kind of ride in the form of a camel.

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