Planned use development approved for Islamic center
The City of St. Anthony has held up its end of the settlement deal it brokered with the U.S. Department of Justice last year, with the city council voting to create special zoning that clears the way for an Islamic center in the city.
At its Feb. 10 meeting, the council voted unanimously to create a planned use development for 3055 Old Highway 8, the future home of the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center.
The recipients of Northeast Youth and Family Services 2015 Service to Youth Awards. From top left, Jack Marchiafava, Robert Madison, Aleksander Westlund, Dr. John Thein, Patricia Bentley, Marre Jo Sager, Cheryl Wason and Isaac Tuma. (photo courtesy of NYFS)
Each year, Northeast Youth and Family Services honors people in the area who demonstrate a commitment to the community and the young people who live within it with its Service to Youth Awards. NYFS President and CEO Jerry Hromatka says there's a simple reason why.
A late-2014 flyover of the most likely areas to find deer -- around the southern end of Lake Owasso, the neighborhood south of Lake Johanna and the Reservoir Woods open space -- revealed 61 deer in roughly three-quarters of a square mile of suitable habitat. (submitted graphic)
Roseville examines feeding ban, controlled hunt
At least one thing was agreed on at the Roseville Parks and Recreation Commission's Feb. 3 meeting on deer control: stop feeding them. Even one of the deer feeders was on board.
Inland Real Estate, which owns the building that formerly housed the Wal-Mart at 3800 Silver Lake Road at Silver Lake Village, is actively trying to fill the space. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
While the nearly 150,000 square feet of retail space that formerly housed St. Anthony's Wal-Mart continues to sit empty, Inland Real Estate, the group that owns the building, is confident it will soon be filled.
Ann Mlinar Milner, “The Dayton’s Lady,” worked at the store for 85 years. (submitted photos)
City fire department benefits eight months after initial donation
For the second time in less than a year, Roy Quady spoke before the St. Anthony City Council on behalf of his late aunts and mother, in order to present a generous donation in their names to a city institution.