Courtney Gibson and Westin, her service dog, have been together for four years. Westin is her part-time service companion at school. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Little Canada teen supported by service dog
The bond between a pet and its owner is usually strong. The bond between a service dog and the human it cares for, however, is even stronger.
Courtney Gibson, 17, of Little Canada knows this firsthand, thanks to the support from her service dog, a lab/retriever mix named Westin.
Roseville has begun efforts to remove invasive plant species in 22 of the city’s 30 parks. Acorn Park, pictured here, hosted an informational meeting last weekend about the city’s $1.5 million Natural Resources Renewal program. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
As part of Roseville's far-reaching Parks Renewal program, the city's parks and recreation department has undertaken a project aimed at eliminating invasive plant species at the majority of municipal parks.
A 25-year-old woman is facing a felony for allegedly beating her boss with a metal plate after he threatened to fire her for being late to her job at a Mendota Heights plant that develops metal and plastic coating.
Lucian "Lu" Vorpahl, left, and Jerry Kyser, right, at The Legacy of St. Anthony Nov. 7. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Lucian "Lu" Vorpahl, at 103, is, according to Honor Flight Twin Cities executive director and friend Jerry Kyser, the oldest living World War II veteran in the state, the oldest living graduate of the University of Minnesota's ROTC program and a f
Open houses previously scheduled in November for the Rush Line Corridor Pre-Project Development Study have been postponed until early January 2015. The new dates for the open houses will be forthcoming.
Staff at Convent of the Visitation School in Mendota Heights dug up this photo of students in the early 1900s acting out a Greek myth. In the 1890s, mythology was apparently part of gym class at the Catholic private school. (Submitted photo)
When Nicole Sutton inherited a project involving students acting out Greek myths, the freshman English teacher decided to find out how long the tradition has existed.
A rendering of the structure imagined for the Chinese garden at Phalen Regional Park would feature southern-style Chinese architecture with sweeping eaves on the roofline. (submitted graphic)
Will hold community meeting Nov. 18
Linda Mealey-Lohmann has for years imagined putting in a Chinese garden in a St. Paul park.
Founder of the Minnesota-China Friendship Group, she’s been advocating for introducing Chinese gardens into the Twin Cities for well over a decade.