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Wed
19
Jul

Ducklings saved from Maplewood storm drain


Mama Duck stood nearby as her babies were saved from a storm drain near the Ramsey County Courthouse. photos courtesy of Maplewood Police Department

Thanks to some observant pedestrians and the Maplewood Police and Fire Departments, four ducklings were saved from a storm drain in Maplewood July 8.

Wed
19
Jul

Three Oakdale properties recognized for landscaping

City presents Acorn Awards

Wed
19
Jul

Submarines, sailboats and secret gardens in Door County


This old fireboat in Sturgeon Bay served the Chicago Fire Department for many years. photo: Pamela O'Meara

Who would have thought the nation’s most complete World War II submarine would be permanently docked in the Manitowoc River, just off Lake Michigan, in Wisconsin?

Wed
19
Jul

St. Anthony woman turns 110


St. Anthony resident Evelyn Kleine, 110, and her great-niece, Joanie Bixler Anderson, 60, share a special relationship. The two sing a song together whenever they see each other. It goes: “I don’t know why I love you like I do, I don’t know why I just do.” Kleine’s 110th birthday was July 11. Jesse Poole

Theodore Roosevelt was president. Oklahoma became a state. The Ford Motor Company was still a year away from producing its famous Model T. The earth had 5.75 billion fewer people. 

Wed
19
Jul

Roseville residents turn out to ‘Ask a Muslim Woman’


From left, Nyia Harris, spoken word artist Marie Chante, Farhiya Del, Haweya Farah and Huda Yusuf. Some 140 people packed the community room at the Roseville Library for the “Ask a Muslim Woman” panel discussion, hosted by Harris. Mike Munzenrider

Have you experienced overt racism? Does it bother you when women aren’t dressed modestly? As a man, may I introduce myself to you? Who owns you?

Wed
19
Jul

A YEAR AND A DAY: A Vigil for Philando

Hundreds of people showed up to a July 7 event in Falcon Heights to celebrate the life of Philando Castile, a year and a day after he was shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic stop just down the road, on Larpenteur Avenue.

Tue
18
Jul

Bike lanes: coming to an East Side street near you


The City of St. Paul is planning to add bike lanes to Stillwater Avenue following the resurfacing of the street late this summer or fall. Bike lanes will also be added to Hazel Street to provide a connection to the Furness Parkway trail. Stillwater Avenue and Hazel Street will have marked bike lanes and parking on one side of the street will be removed. On the connecting routes of Ruth Street, Algonquin and Case avenues, shared lane markings will be added with no loss of parking. courtesy of the City of St. Paul

The city of St. Paul is continuing to expand bike infrastructure and this time it’s in the greater East Side, specifically in the Beaver Lake neighborhoods.

Tue
18
Jul

Split Mendota Heights council denies land use change


At its July 5 meeting, the Mendota Heights City Council denied a request to change the land use of properties at the corner of Lexington Avenue and Sibley Memorial Highway. The property owners wished to have the use changed to medium-density residential to make future redevelopment easier, though approval required a four-fifths vote and too few council members supported the move without, a more concrete plan for the site. courtesy of City of Mendota Heights

Council member cites lack of a plan in denial

Tue
18
Jul

The journey of a lifetime

Mendota Heights woman returns from Peruvian charity trip


 

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