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Wed
06
Jun

School District 622’s business director received Official of the Year Award


submitted photo • Randy Anderson, center, was recognized at the May 22 School Board meeting for his work as School District 622’s business director. He recently received School Business Official of the Year Award.

Randy Anderson, School District 622’s business director, recently received the 2018 Minnesota Association of School Business Officials (MASBO) School Business Official of the Year Award.

Tue
05
Jun

House of Wong founder looks back as beloved Roseville restaurant nears 60


photo courtesy of Renee Proue • House of Wong founder Teddy Wong, center right, with his wife Laura and children Renee and John in 2003. Wong, 94 and a World War II vet, founded the beloved Roseville restaurant 60 years ago.

Teddy Wong downplays his legacy.

“I did OK,” he says, sitting at the dining room table of his Roseville home on a recent May afternoon with his wife, Laura, and daughter, Renee. “We opened a couple of restaurants.”

Tue
05
Jun

SNAPSHOT: Here comes the graduate

Ragnar, the Roseville Police Department’s newest K9 officer, finished three months of intensive training at the St. Paul Police K9 School on May 24. The Dutch shepherd is seen with his handler, officer Kyle Eckert.

Tue
05
Jun

Falcon Heights remembers Philando Castile with Restoration and Unity days


Mike Munzenrider • A memorial to Philando Castile stands near the spot on Larpenteur Avenue in Falcon Heights where he was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in 2016. The Falcon Heights City Council passed a proclamation May 23 designating two July days in his memory.

Nearly two years after Philando Castile was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, the Falcon Heights City Council voted unanimously to designate two July days in his memory.

Tue
05
Jun

Mounds View ALDI to repoen


Solomon Gustavo • The Mounds View ALDI has been remodeled and will reopen June 7.

After a remodel, ALDI is reopening its Mounds View store, located at 2537 County Highway 10 NE, on June 7, according to a press release. 

Tue
05
Jun

Huskies baseball coach notches 300th win


Solomon Gustavo photo • St. Anthony Village High School baseball coach Troy Urdahl recorded his 300th career win at Palm Field May 31, when the Huskies beat St. Paul Como Park 10-0.

On a picturesque day at St. Anthony Village High School’s Palm Field, the weather finally delivered summer heat like a rusty pitcher, and the only clouds in the blue sky were fluffy, and the varsity baseball team beat St. Paul Como Park 10-0.

Mon
04
Jun

Metzen honored with memorial at Swing Bridge Park


Hannah Burlingame/Review • A new memorial is in place at Rock Island Swing Bridge Park. It honors the late Jim Metzen, who served Inver Grove Heights during his time as a state senator. Metzen is credited with helping save the bridge from demolition.

Jim Metzen

Those walking the pier at Rock Island Swing Bridge Park in Inver Grove Heights will notice a new memorial bench at the end in honor of someone who helped keep the bridge alive. 

Mon
04
Jun

Bringing shock and surprise, Ward 6 restaurant closes


Marjorie Otto/Review • During the afternoon of May 30, a line of people waited to be seated at Ward 6 restaurant for what could be their last meal there. The restaurant announced May 28 that it would be shutting its doors, serving its last meals during brunch on June 3.

After five and half years of calling Payne Avenue home and becoming a staple of the neighborhood, Ward 6 restaurant announced May 28 that the eatery would serve its last meals during brunch on Sunday, June 3. 

Mon
04
Jun

SNAPSHOTS: New career paths

Hannah Burlingame photos/Review • Inver Grove Heights Police Chief Paul Schnell, right, and West St. Paul Police Chief Bud Shaver, left, traded their vests for aprons May 29 and worked at the White Castle on Robert Trail.

Mon
04
Jun

West St. Paul approves land use change for possible new senior facility


courtesy of City of West St. Paul • The proposed location of a new independent senior living building at Wentworth Avenue and Marthaler Lane is by Walmart in West St. Paul. The area was classified for industrial use but will be reclassified to mixed-use should plans for the development proceed.

Project raises questions about accessibility in the city.

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