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Holiday lights and song

Shoreview's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony took place on Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Shoreview Community Center. Turtle Lake Elementary students sang Christmas carols and entertained folks as holiday lights glowed brightly all around to start the holiday season with cheer.
Shoreview's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony took place on Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Shoreview Community Center. Turtle Lake Elementary students sang Christmas carols and entertained folks as holiday lights glowed brightly all around to start the holiday season with cheer.
 
Photos by Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin
11/26/2014 - 11:52am
Holiday trimmings

The Falcon Heights-Lauderdale Lions Club and Roseville Area High School boys hockey team worked on unloading and setting up a truckload of fresh evergreens at Falcon Heights Community Park Nov. 22. For the 30th year in a row, the Lions Club will be selling Christmas trees on the corner of Fairview and Roselawn avenues starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 28.

Photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review

11/25/2014 - 1:34pm
New fire station open in Maplewood

A grand unveiling

The Maplewood Fire and Police Department South Station held an open house Nov. 15. The new 26,000-square-foot structure houses four apparatus bays for emergency vehicles. At left, Fire Chief Steve Lukin spoke at the Maplewood Fire Department’s ribbon-cutting. At his left is his grandson, attired in Maplewood Fire Department garb.
Eight dorm rooms house on-call firefighters at the new station. It also offers staff offices and a police substation. and it’s the first Minnesota building constructed under the International Green Construction Code adopted and amended by the City of Maplewood.
Visitors could also tour the facility, seeing the kitchen, dining and living room area, above right, as well as offices, dispatch, and exercise room. The new four-bay fire station is located on the 3M campus east of McKnight and south of Minnehaha Avenue. It replaces the old station No.1 at 1177 Century Ave. N.

11/19/2014 - 8:58pm
Little Canada Veterans Memorial Park Dedication Ceremony

Despite the cold weather and fresh snow, the dedication ceremony for the Little Canada Veterans Memorial was held at the site of the memorial on Little Canada Road near Round Lake on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11. Veterans Memorial Committee Chair Rocky Waite, who has been responsible for overseeing the project, spoke at the ceremony, as well as a representative of U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum's office. Many other local veterans and officials were in attendance.
The Veterans Memorial in Little Canada features three flag poles, benches along a nearby path and dedicated paver bricks.
photos by Linda E. Andersen

11/18/2014 - 9:30pm
Inver Grove Heights welcomes veterans, dignitaries, new enlistees - photos 11/17/2014 - 3:24pm
Sun Ray Library reopens - photos

The Sun Ray Library at 2105 Wilson Ave. reopened Saturday, Nov. 8 after undergoing a $5.5 million renovation the past 11 months.
Kicking off the festivities were the Harding High Drum Line members, who joined dignitaries and patrons for the first glimpses of the remodeled space.
The renovated building has more windows, an extra 2,500 square feet of indoor space for the public, an outdoor reading garden, a quiet reading room, study and meeting rooms, and a 900 square-foot community room with after-hours access.
photos by Linda Baumeister/Review

11/16/2014 - 10:27pm
Capitol Christmas Tree stops in West St. Paul - photos

West St. Paul was one stop along the route of a 100-foot long truck lugging a white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest to Washington, D.C. For 50 years, a Christmas tree has been erected on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol. This year, the U.S. Forest Service, Choose Outdoors and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe are providing the evergreen. Garlough Environmental Magnet School in West St. Paul hosted the event Nov. 6 where kids could see the tree in the truck and write a message to the Capitol. photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review

11/16/2014 - 8:50am
Rose Ovalumination - photos

The Roseville Oval, the largest sheet of refrigerated ice in North America, held a grand opening lighting ceremony for OVALumination on Friday, Nov. 7. The 2nd annual OVALumination kicked off with the lighting of 106 arborvitae and evergreen trees decorated with 66,000 lights. Skaters of all ages and abilities had a grand time enjoying the outdoors, marveling at the holiday lights and listening to Ralphie, a character from the Ordway's production of "A Christmas Story," sing songs from the show.

11/11/2014 - 5:04pm
Launching pumpkins in South St. Paul - photos

The South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force ended this year’s Halloween festivities with a special pumpkin recycling event, where jack-o’-lanterns were launched from a catapult to their demise on the South St. Paul High School football practice field on Nov. 1.
 

11/10/2014 - 4:33pm
Gordy Carlson - photo gallery

photo by Linda Baumeister/Review

Gordy Carlson, a World War II veteran and Oakdale resident, was one of a group to receive a Fort Snelling National Cemetery Memorial Rifle Squad Lifetime Achievement award. Carlson has volunteered 9,000 hours over 30 years with the rifle squad. Carlson has also volunteered 60 years at the VA Hospital, 22 years as representative, and and has helped with recreation programs from Bingo to bowling. (submitted photos

11/06/2014 - 9:03pm

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