Summer is here, and while water enthusiasts and pets enjoy swimming and boating when the weather is calm and sunny, these conditions are also perfect for growing blue-green algae. This can be harmful to both people and animals.
When deputies responded to a Shoreview address on a report of suspicious activity May 31, they probably weren’t expecting they’d be led on a stop-and-go, slow-speed car chase that ended in the arrest of a middle-aged woman.
Not all local wild turkeys are as fortunate as Bessie, the turkey pictured above, who received acceptance and care from both staff and customers of Beisswenger’s Hardware and Garden Store in New Brighton in 2014. Area residents have been dealing with less-friendly wild turkeys over the last few weeks, as it has been breeding season for the birds.
Officials suggest standing up to local wild turkeys
This summer, Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin will expand her weekly “Talk with the Mayor” office hours with a health-conscious “Walk and Talk with the Mayor.” Everyone is invited to meet Mayor Martin and Rafa, her friendly Australian labradoodle, on