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(photo courtesy Manuel Alanis)
Monday, 08/19/19
Despite some drizzly weather Aug. 10, the annual Fiesta Latina returned to Dayton’s Bluff, this year taking over East Seventh Street for the day. Organized by CLUES — Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio — the event featured a number of cultural and dance performances, as well as food,... + continue reading

Boys Totem Town, the all-male juvenile detention facility located in the Battle Creek neighborhood, was closed by Ramsey County on Aug. 1. (Marjorie Otto photo/Review)
Monday, 08/19/19
Marjorie Otto news editor Boys Totem Town has been a major part of the East Side community for more than 100 years. Community members touched by the juvenile detention facility came together Aug. 14 to commemorate its closing. The event served as a reunion of sorts for current... + continue reading

The Croatian Hall, 445 Second Ave. S. in South St. Paul, will celebrate its 100th anniversary Aug. 23-25 with a three-day music and food festival. (Hannah Burlingame photo/Review)
Monday, 08/19/19
Hannah Burlingame Review staff Birthdays and anniversaries are always special occasions, but when that special occasion is to celebrate turning 100, only a big party will do.  That’s exactly what the people behind the Hrvatski Dom, or Croatian Hall, have in mind. The hall’s... + continue reading

JoAnne Ellingboe will display some of her colored pencil drawings at the Rooting for the Arts show on Aug. 28. The show will display the work of those who take part in art community classes. (courtesy of JoAnne Ellingboe)
Monday, 08/19/19
Hannah Burlingame Review staff The Thompson Park Activity Center in West St. Paul will turn into a gallery on Aug. 28 as it hosts the Rooting for the Arts show. The show will feature artwork done both in and outside classes by members of the center’s “no experience necessary” art... + continue reading

Dennis Al, right, was awarded the Outstanding Service Award at this year’s Minnesota Trucking Association conference. (submitted photo)
Monday, 08/19/19
Dennis Alm, sales manager at North American Trailer in Inver Grove Heights, MN was presented the Outstanding Service Award at the annual conference of the Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) on July 31, 2019.  “Dennis is one of a kind,” said John Hausladen, MTA president and CEO... + continue reading

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Boys Totem Town, the all-male juvenile detention facility located in the Battle Creek neighborhood, was closed by Ramsey County on Aug. 1. (Marjorie Otto photo/Review)

The Croatian Hall, 445 Second Ave. S. in South St. Paul, will celebrate its 100th anniversary Aug. 23-25 with a three-day music and food festival. (Hannah Burlingame photo/Review)

JoAnne Ellingboe will display some of her colored pencil drawings at the Rooting for the Arts show on Aug. 28. The show will display the work of those who take part in art community classes. (courtesy of JoAnne Ellingboe)

Dennis Al, right, was awarded the Outstanding Service Award at this year’s Minnesota Trucking Association conference. (submitted photo)

East Side Review

Monday, 06/26/17
Thursday, June 1 — Wednesday, June 7, 2017 District 1 District 2 District 4 District 5 About the blotter The... + continue reading

Boys Totem Town, the all-male juvenile detention facility located in the Battle Creek neighborhood, was closed by Ramsey County on Aug. 1. (Marjorie Otto photo/Review)
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A commemorative event was held Aug. 14 for former residents, staff and community members to say goodbye to Boys Totem Town. (Marjorie Otto photos/Review)
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The Croatian Hall, 445 Second Ave. S. in South St. Paul, will celebrate its 100th anniversary Aug. 23-25 with a three-day music and food festival. (Hannah Burlingame photo/Review)
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Memorabilia and antiques, like the flag made when the hall first opened, traditional outfits worn for special events and other personal items like immigrants’ bank statements and wills, will be on display to celebrate the centennial of Hrvatski Dom, or Croatian Hall, which opened in 1919. (Hannah Burlingame photo/Review)
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(Hannah Burlingame photo/Review)
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(Hannah Burlingame photo/Review)
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JoAnne Ellingboe will display some of her colored pencil drawings at the Rooting for the Arts show on Aug. 28. The show will display the work of those who take part in art community classes. (courtesy of JoAnne Ellingboe)
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Kate Kleiter will display some of her colored pencil drawings at the Rooting for the Arts show on Aug. 28. The show will display the work of those who take part in art community classes. (courtesy of Kate Kleiter)
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South West Review


(photo courtesy Manuel Alanis)
Monday, 08/19/19
Despite some drizzly weather Aug. 10, the annual Fiesta Latina returned to Dayton’s Bluff, this year taking over East Seventh Street for the day. Organized by CLUES — Comunidades Latinas Unidas en... + continue reading

Boys Totem Town, the all-male juvenile detention facility located in the Battle Creek neighborhood, was closed by Ramsey County on Aug. 1. (Marjorie Otto photo/Review)
08/19/19

The Croatian Hall, 445 Second Ave. S. in South St. Paul, will celebrate its 100th anniversary Aug. 23-25 with a three-day music and food festival. (Hannah Burlingame photo/Review)
08/19/19

JoAnne Ellingboe will display some of her colored pencil drawings at the Rooting for the Arts show on Aug. 28. The show will display the work of those who take part in art community classes. (courtesy of JoAnne Ellingboe)
08/19/19

Roseville - Little Canada


Amy Felegy
Wednesday, 08/14/19
Amy Felegy is the newest addition to the Lillie News staff. This week’s paper marks her fifth week with the Review, so it’s probably time readers got to know the woman behind the words. Felegy... + continue reading

New Brighton artist Sherry Paulendeick creates paintings and mixed media art, often centered on women. A series of narrative works, in addition to self-portraits, will be on view at the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts in Fridley, from Aug. 22 through Sept. 21. (courtesy of Sherry Paulendeick)
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Paulendeick grew up in New Brighton and went to Mounds View Public Schools from kindergarten through high school. She still lives in the area today, and says art centers like Banfill-Locke helped her continue her own artistic practice while working as a teacher. (Bridget Kranz)
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Kids of all ages ran wild with cows, goats and sheep at the petting zoo; for the more adventurous, pony rides were also available.
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On Aug. 3, the heat was on at VillageFest’s annual bags tournament; competitors had plenty of room to practice their arc on the festival grounds at Central Park. Left, Papa John Kolstad and his band played folk music for the crowd — most folks were huddled under the shade of a nearby beer tent.
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photos courtesy of the Community Support Center
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photos courtesy of the Community Support Center
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Oakdale - Lake Elmo


Boys Totem Town, the all-male juvenile detention facility located in the Battle Creek neighborhood, was closed by Ramsey County on Aug. 1. (Marjorie Otto photo/Review)
Monday, 08/19/19
Marjorie Otto news editor Boys Totem Town has been a major part of the East Side community for more than 100 years. Community members touched by the juvenile detention facility came together... + continue reading

Volunteers wrapped up a labor-heavy and time-consuming rain garden system installation after receiving a watershed district grant and material donations from the community (Amy Felegy/Review)
08/14/19

The new Community Outreach Office, located at the southeast corner of Rice and Sycamore streets in St. Paul, is now open to Ramsey County youth to get help and resources to deter violence. (courtesy of Ramsey County Sheriffís Office)
08/14/19

Ramsey Co. - Maplewood


Boys Totem Town, the all-male juvenile detention facility located in the Battle Creek neighborhood, was closed by Ramsey County on Aug. 1. (Marjorie Otto photo/Review)
Monday, 08/19/19
Marjorie Otto news editor Boys Totem Town has been a major part of the East Side community for more than 100 years. Community members touched by the juvenile detention facility came together... + continue reading
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Volunteers wrapped up a labor-heavy and time-consuming rain garden system installation after receiving a watershed district grant and material donations from the community (Amy Felegy/Review)
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Bulletin Area


Amy Felegy
08/14/2019
Amy Felegy is the newest addition to the Lillie News staff. This week’s paper marks her fifth week with the Review, so it’s probably time readers got to know the woman behind the words. Felegy... + continue reading

The City of Mounds View opened its new splash pad with a special ceremony on Aug. 2. The assortment of fountains and other aquatic play features will be open through Labor Day weekend at City Hall Park, before shutting down for the fall and winter. (Bridget Kranz)
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Bridget Kranz
08/13/2019

New Brighton artist Sherry Paulendeick creates paintings and mixed media art, often centered on women. A series of narrative works, in addition to self-portraits, will be on view at the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts in Fridley, from Aug. 22 through Sept. 21. (courtesy of Sherry Paulendeick)
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Paulendeick grew up in New Brighton and went to Mounds View Public Schools from kindergarten through high school. She still lives in the area today, and says art centers like Banfill-Locke helped her continue her own artistic practice while working as a teacher. (Bridget Kranz)
08/13/2019
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