Gerry Sande collects produce at the Catholic Church of Corpus Christi farmers’ market that he donates to Keystone Community Services’ food shelf. Although he has family and normal obligations, he says he always makes sure his Tuesday mornings are free so he can man his donation truck at the market. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
A truck and the spare time are all one man says he needs to help
It was just after 9:15 a.m. on Oct. 27, a couple hours into the final farmers market of the year at the Catholic Church of Corpus Christi in Roseville, and Gerry Sande was confident he'd met his goal.
"Beautifully," Sande said when asked how the day was going, as he stood in front of his red pickup truck that sported a sign listing the total pounds of donated food he'd collected from customers and vendors at the seasonal market this year.
This swirl of glass full of small flowers inside is called Garden Memories, created in 2009 by Rick Ayotte. This modern piece is on display at the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)
The Fox Cities area is full of surprises
Who would have thought that in 1882, the beautiful Victorian Hearthstone home overlooking the Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin, would be the first home in the world to be lighted by hydroelectricity from a central station using the Thomas Edison system?
The event put the area on the map and launched unimaginable changes in how people cooked, cleaned, lived and entertained themselves in their homes.
Twenty-one-year-old Nicholas Anthony Indehar of Inver Grove Heights has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in connection with a fatal car crash that took place in Inver Grove Heights on Saturday, Oct.
Wearing her school colors, Pam O’Meara stands in front of her former sorority house, now privately owned. It overlooks Lake Michigan just off the Northwestern University campus. (Pam O’Meara/Review)
I searched my closet for anything purple — my school color — and came up with a few shirts, a jacket, socks and even shoes to wear for my 50th college reunion at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois — the first reunion I’ve ever attended.
Trash hauling is most contentious topic
Moderator Linda McLoon set the collegial tone that the Falcon Heights City Council candidates maintained throughout a candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters Monday, Oct. 19.
"We don't want any personal or hostile attacks, because I'll have to take off my shoe and bang on the table," McLoon, a Roseville-Maplewood-Falcon Heights LWV representative, said, prompting giggles in the room at City Hall. "I know, in Falcon Heights, nobody does that anyway, so we're good."
Drew volunteered at New Life Presbyterian Church in Roseville located on Larpenteur Avenue and arranged pumpkins that were on sale on Oct. 24. The church has pumpkins for sale that help raise funds for the youth mission trips through the church.
Andrew Stoup and Derek Bartholomay in the “infested area” room at Alameda Estate; the chainsaw will be used as a prop in the haunted house. (photo courtesy of Alameda Estate)
Neighborhood teens bring the terror
For Derek Bartholomay and Andrew Stoup, the pair of 14-year-olds who run the Alameda Estate, Roseville's do it yourself haunted house, preparations for the horror business begin earlier and earlier every year.
In 2014, they began getting things together two months before the big show — Halloween.
Firefighters responded to a fire at a group home in the 2900 block of Woodbridge Street Oct. 22. All its residents were evacuated safely. (courtesy of Roseville Fire Department)
The Roseville Fire Department responded to two mid-morning fires Thursday, Oct. 22, one at a group home in the 2900 block of Woodbridge Street and another, some three miles away, at an apartment in the 2900 block of Woodbridge Court.