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27
Aug

SNAPSHOTS: Dog days of summer


courtesy of Brightondale Assisted Living

Small but mighty dachshunds were off to the races on Aug. 17 at Brightondale Senior Campus in New Brighton.

Tue
27
Aug

Zebra mussels found in Roseville’s Lake McCarrons


Zebra mussels, an invasive species that can cause a number of issues in Minnesota lakes, were found in Lake McCarrons as announced Aug. 22. (courtesy of Creative Commons)

The Capitol Region Watershed District on Aug. 22 said zebra mussels had been discovered in Lake McCarrons in Roseville.

Tue
27
Aug

Former New Brighton school demolished to make way for housing


Construction crews began demolishing the former New Brighton Elementary School on Aug. 14, in order to get the city-owned land ready for sale to Pulte and Dominium. The developers will then build 411 affordable and market-rate units on the 12-acre site, which spans Old Highway 8 where the road jogs east toward City Hall. (Bridget Kranz)

Midtown Village development moves forward, traffic changes to come

 

Tue
27
Aug

Presenting Roseville’s old and now — ‘A Sense of Place’

Update: Organizers as of Sept. 3 said this event is full. 

Roseville mixed-media artist Bob Murphy is again showing photographs and other work about Roseville’s past and how it connects to now.

Tue
27
Aug

Boy Scout Troop 9626


Shoreview Boy Scout Troop 9626 celebrated five of its members attaining the rank of Eagle Scout at a joint ceremony on Aug. 6. From left, Matthew Kolasa (previous Eagle Scout award recipient) and awardees Kellen O’Connor, Joseph Nussbaum, Noah Peirson, Zachary Sommerfeld and Michael Hannon. (courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 9626)

While Boy Scout troops traditionally have only one or two members attain the rank of Eagle Scout each year, Shoreview-based Troop 9626 recently celebrated five newly minted Eagle Scouts with a joint ceremony on Aug. 6. 

Tue
27
Aug

NEWSBRIEF: Roseville names new school liaison officer


The new Roseville Area High School liaison officer, Erin Reski (courtesy of City of Roseville)

Beginning this fall, officer Erin Reski will be Roseville Area High School’s new school liaison officer. She replaces Crystal Jones, who held the position for two years.

Tue
27
Aug

Wayne Jennings


Wayne Jennings

Wayne Jennings lives at Applewood Pointe of Roseville at Langton Lake, though instead of finding a life of leisure he’s kept on working into his golden years.

Tue
27
Aug

Fair’s Giant Slide, run by a Roseville family, turns 50


More than 9 million fairgoers have traversed down the slide’s 5 valleys since its debut in the 1960s, Giant Slide officials say. (Amy Felegy photos)

The iconic Minnesota State Fair attraction boasts local roots 

 

The Minnesota State Fair is in full swing, but one fair attraction is in full slide. 

Tue
27
Aug

SNAPSHOTS: A walk in the ‘Park’

Mon
26
Aug

SNAPSHOTS: Let the good times roll


courtesy of Dakota County

On Aug. 15, 33 bicyclists of all ages rode their way from Pine Bend Elementary School to the new Pine Bend Bluffs Trailhead in Inver Grove Heights.

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