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27
Feb

‘We must do better’


Solomon Gustavo • A St. Anthony resident and a St. Anthony police officer talk before the Feb. 22 open house on the Department of Justice’s review of the St. Anthony Police Department, at St. Anthony City Hall.

St. Anthony PD holds department review open house.

St. Anthony police Chief Jon Mangseth lead an open house introducing a department reform work plan at St. Anthony City Hall Feb. 22. 

Tue
27
Feb

SNAPSHOT: Balancing tastes

Solomon Gustavo • The Taste of Shoreview, the fundraiser kick-off to Slice Season and the countdown to Slice of Shoreview Days in July — and eating al fresco, once again — was held at Shoreview City Hall Feb. 22.

Tue
27
Feb

Ramsey County Sheriff holds award ceremony


Solomon Gustavo photo • Ramsey County Sheriff Jack Serier adorns deputy Long Yang with the Lifesaving Award medal next to fellow award-winning correctional officer Alex Grundhofer. Yang and Grundhofer were honored for rescuing the life of an inmate who was attempting suicide.

For their work serving the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office employees are treated to the offices Employee Recognition Ceremony each year. This year’s event was held at North Heights Lutheran Church in Arden Hills Feb. 21 during the lunch hour.

Mon
26
Feb

Henry Sibley’s ‘Little Marching Band That Could’ finds excellence in being small


Katie Lauer/Review • Members of the Henry Sibley Marching Band’s color guard took to the auditorium stage to work on flag-handling techniques and skills in preparation for the band’s trip to Washington, D.C., this summer. The band, successful in competitions despite its small size, was invited by Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Amy Klobuchar to represent Minnesota in the Independence Day Parade and is working to raise money to make the trip happen.

Band seeks help for trip to Washington, D.C., for July 4 parade.

 

Marching in sync to the beat of the center snare drum, last year you couldn’t tell which Henry Sibley Marching Band members were rookies or vets.

Mon
26
Feb

SNAPSHOTS: A balmy Freeze Fest

Marjorie Otto photos/Review • It was a mild day, at least by Minnesota standards, during the annual Lake Phalen Freeze Fest on Feb. 17.

Mon
26
Feb

Totem Town discussion kick-starts evaluation of juvenile corrections in Ramsey County


file photo • Discussions about Boys Totem Town’s ageing facilities have turned to conversations about Ramsey County’s juvenile corrections system and changes the county could make with the goal to better serve youth.

What started as a conversation about Boys Totem Town’s ageing facilities has now turned into an evaluation of Ramsey County’s juvenile correction programming and how to better serve youth.

Mon
26
Feb

Planning moves ahead on West St. Paul trail projects


submitted graphic • Trail and sidewalk work is proposed to take place on both Oakdale Avenue and Marie Avenue in West St. Paul in 2019. Both stretches of roadway are listed as high priority on the city’s bike/pedestrian plan.

Marie and Oakdale avenues set to become more pedestrian friendly.

On Feb. 20, residents of West St. Paul had a chance to look at the proposed plans that will make two busy sections of town more walkable. 

Mon
26
Feb

Eggroll Queen’s trailer burns, neighborhood rallies to to get it rolling again


file photo • Mai Vang and her son Kevin made and sold egg rolls during the 7th Street Live festival in 2016. Vang’s food trailer was destroyed by a fire on Jan. 14 and friends have set up a GoFundMe fundraiser webpage to help get her mobile businesses back up and running.

Many East Side neighbors know Mai Vang as the Eggroll Queen. She and her family park their food trailer at various sites across the East Side, selling her locally-famous egg rolls. 

Mon
26
Feb

River Heights area Chamber awards Rep. Rick Hansen Excellence Award


submitted photo • Rep Rick Hansen was awarded Forrest Glewwe Visions of Excellence

The River Heights area Chamber of Commerce recently awarded Rep. Rick Hansen its 2017 Forrest Glewwe Visions of Excellence Award.

Mon
26
Feb

Visitation fifth-graders attend annual Hubb’s Children’s Literature Conference


submitted photo • Left to right from back: fifth-grade teacher Steve Wright and author Matt de la Pena, Liam Edel, Ian Lloyd, Charlie Schubert. Gabi Leon, Marin Kinsella, and Eleanor

Visitation fifth-graders Liam Edel, Ian Lloyd, Charlie Schubert, Gabi Leon, Marin Kinsella, and Eleanor DuBois attended the 26th annual Hubb’s Ch

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