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New-to-Minnesota bat found in Arden Hills


An evening bat was caught and studied in Arden Hills by researchers in July. This was the first time this species of bat has been confirmed to be found in Minnesota.

Discovered by team working against bat-killing disease

many people, they’re little fury balls of flying fright. That’s not, however, the case for everyone, every time.

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Aug

New playground structure planned for Northwood Park


The Northwood Park playground is already being removed to make way for a new play structure.

The removal of the playground structure at Northwood Park, located at the corner of First Street North and Northwood Drive in North St. Paul, began Aug. 1. The playground is being removed to make room for a new structure.

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Aug

Volunteers sought for five Ramsey County committees

The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking individuals to serve on the following boards and committees:

• Capital Improvement Program Citizens Advisory Committee

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Aug

School of Music & Mayhem goes solar

On May 16, the School of Music & Mayhem flipped the switch and is now powered 100 percent by solar energy, becoming the first music school in the Midwest to be powered entirely by the sun.

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Aug

Washington County Board reviews future need for library facilities, considers replacing 2 libraries

Recent County Board direction to begin planning to replace two existing Washington County libraries and make an upgrade to a third reflects the ongoing value of libraries to communities and county residents. 

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10
Aug

Great-grandchild of early Maplewood settler turns 95


Harold Carver dances with Viktoria, his youngest daughter, at his 95th birthday celebration.

On Saturday, July 30, Harold Lee Carver celebrated his 95th birthday. He is the last remaining great-grandchild of Thomas Carver, one of the first settlers of south Maplewood and the namesake for Carver Lake. 

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Aug

Mounds View Festival in the Park 2016


Families gather together along the parade route in Mounds View.

Summer may be zooming by, but it’s not over yet, and neither is all its fun. Mounds View’s Festival in the Park, for example, is just around the corner and is sure to bring smiles to faces in the community.

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Aug

St. Anthony closes down municipal liquor stores ahead of protests

Nearly 75 protesters gathered outside St. Anthony City Hall Saturday, July 30, and began their march toward the first of two city-owned liquor stores.

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Aug

Lowry Grove residents gain strong ally


A group of Lowry Grove residents gather together in support of keeping their homes.

State attorney general’s office picks side in legal fight

The battle continues for residents of the Lowry Grove manufactured housing community in St. Anthony, who want their homes to remain their homes.

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Aug

FUN IN THE SUN


The Lake Elmo Park Reserve swim pond reopened Aug. 1 after a $1.4 million renovation. Aging infrastructure (liner, pipes, skimmers, inlets, outlets, and drain bottom) was replaced, the pond regraded to a maximum depth of 4-feet, and amenities and accessibility improved. Officials held a ribbon cutting, celebrating the jewel within a jewel that same Monday.

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