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A universal connection


Marjorie Otto photos/Review

As a way to share a community meal, and to share in the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with non-Muslim neighbors, a community iftar dinner was served May 28 at Highwood Hills Elementary School.

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Boys Totem Town to close, many details yet to be worked out


Boys Totem Town, the juvenile detention facility in the Highwood Hills neighborhood of St. Paul, will close Aug. 1, as announced in late May by Ramsey County officials. The 36-bed facility currently has five residents, the last of which is set to finish his programming July 27. (file graphic)

Boys Totem Town will be closing Aug. 1, as announced by Ramsey County Director of Community Corrections John Klavins last month.

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End of session brings benefits to local communities

When this year’s legislative session wrapped in the early hours of May 25, local communities benefitted from some of the work that had been done. 

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Jun

Multi-year cleanup of West St. Paul lake now complete


A forebay was created to collect contaminated sediment before it goes into Thompson Lake. The forebay was part of a roughly $2.6 million restoration project aiming to improve water quality at the lake in Thompson County Park. (courtesy of Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization)

A June 9 celebration marks the completion of a multi-year project to clean up Thompson Lake in West St. Paul. 

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03
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Work continues on Swede Hollow Master Plan


The City of St. Paul held a community meeting May 22 to gather feedback for a master plan it’s creating for Swede Hollow Park. Some attendees said they want an urban park with extra trail infrastructure and open spaces, while others said they prefer a nature sanctuary that serves as a break from busy city life. (file photo)

Building off themes collected from surveys and an initial community meeting, work on the Swede Hollow Master Plan continues. 

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03
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BBB tip: Buying tickets

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03
Jun

Another session in the books

With the completion of a one-day special session on May 25, the Minnesota Legislature has adjourned. Gov. Tim Walz deserves high praise for uniting the Republican Senate and the DFL House of Representatives on a budget for the next two years.

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03
Jun

10 movies that connect generations

Movies bridge generational divides. Great movies also shape a generation, creating a common experience. 

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03
Jun

Ask the expert: Oral health as you age

It’s known brushing your teeth twice a day is crucial to keeping your smile bright, but most probably don’t understand how dental hygiene can impact your overall health, especially as you age.

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$2.7 million and 180 acres: Lake Elmo settles with 3M


Lake Jane in Lake Elmo. The city announced it reached a settlement to end its lawsuit against 3M over pollutants the company made that were found in Lake Elmo groundwater. (file photo)

After decades of contamination findings, lawsuits and finger-pointing, Lake Elmo and 3M have reached a resolution. 

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