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Wed
23
May

Volunteers recognized with North St. Paul Community Service Awards

For the third year in a row, the North St. Paul City Council presented Community Service Awards to several standout volunteers in the community.

Wed
23
May

Summer ‘begins’ with a busy night in North St. Paul


file photo • The History Cruze Car Show will be rumbling into North St. Paul on Friday, June 1, for the first time this season and continue on Friday nights through mid September.

Car show, Relay For Life events are June 1

 

Although summer doesn’t officially start until June 21, North St. Paul will mark the first of the month as the unofficial start of the season. 

Wed
23
May

Middle-schoolers practice civic engagement


Students from three School District 622 middle schools who participated in Project Citizen, a bipartisan program to promote civic engagement, met with State Sen. Chuck Wiger on May 15 in the Capitol Rotunda. Pictured with Wiger are Skyview Middle School eighth-graders, from left, Gretchen Draves, Molly Holthe, Ashley Medina, Margaret Pawlenty, Olivia Meyer and Sydney Tiffany. Their project was about the use of road salt, and how it impacts the environment.
Tue
22
May

SNAPSHOT: Gone fishin’

Tue
22
May

‘Cops and Cones’ convened in Roseville following string of burglaries

On the hottest day of the year so far, the Roseville Police Department convened a “Cops and Cones” event at the Dairy Queen on Rice Street in response to a recent string of burglaries and thefts in the area.

Tue
22
May

‘Robin Watch:’ New Brighton resident finds bird’s nest, sets up camera to record eggs hatching


Solomon Gustavo • A resident talked about water softening services at the end of New Brighton City Manager Dean Lotter’s water update presentation during the New Brighton Community Open House at the New Brighton Community Center May 5. During Lotter’s presentation, he said the city found very low concentrations of lead in some of the city’s tap water.

After finding a robin’s nest in his New Brighton yard, Jesús Aguirre decided to put up a surveillance camera in order to observe the bird, the nest and, eventually, the hatching of the eggs. 

Tue
22
May

My 36th Governor’s Fishing Opener


courtesy of Trish Ejnik Photography • The Willmar Lakes Planning Committee was determined to rid Spicer’s Green Lake of 25 inches of late-staying ice ahead of the 2018 Governor’s Fishing Opener on May 12.

It was just a few weeks before the 2018 Governor’s Fishing Opener on Green Lake in Spicer when the Willmar Lakes Planning Committee came together with determination and equipment to rid the lake of 25 inches of ice in time for the big day. 

Tue
22
May

Dr. Michael Kurkowski of Shoreview received the Minnesota Dental Association’s Outstanding Service Award


Dr. Michael Kurkowski

Dr. Michael Kurkowski of Shoreview received the Minnesota Dental Association’s Outstanding Service Award. Kurkowski, retired since 2015, has been actively involved in organized dentistry.

Tue
22
May

North Suburban Gavel Association awarded the Distinguished Volunteer Leadership Award to nine very deserving recipients


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On May 16 the North Suburban Gavel Association awarded the Distinguished Volunteer Leadership Award to nine very deserving recipients.

Tue
22
May

SNAPSHOT: Double eagle

Courtesy of Mark Connolly • Roseville photographer Mark Connolly was once more at Keller Lake on May 13 to make photos of its bald eagles, catching some double eagle action that day.

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