This panorama shows the stretch of soil from St. Paul that was placed in the median on Highway 52, near Highway 55 in Inver Grove Heights. (Jesse Poole/Review)
This panorama shows the stretch of soil from St. Paul that was placed in the median on Highway 52, near Highway 55 in Inver Grove Heights. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Sunday, July 26, 2015
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‘Mystery dirt’ in IGH saves state $2 million Area residents who drive on Highway 52 may have noticed an elongated mound of dirt in the median near Highway 55. Those who have spotted it have been trying to figure out what it’s doing there. According to the Minnesota Department... + continue reading
Payne Phalen’s Lockwood Park will be getting some modest upgrades before early next year. St. Paul Parks and Recreation staff are in the planning process for the upgrades, and are reaching out to community members for input. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Payne Phalen’s Lockwood Park will be getting some modest upgrades before early next year. St. Paul Parks and Recreation staff are in the planning process for the upgrades, and are reaching out to community members for input. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Planning is underway to upgrade Lockwood Park, the small, square park located at the corner of Cook Avenue and Mendota Street, not far from the Church of St. Casimir in the Payne Phalen neighborhood. Thanks to city Community Improvement Budget funds, the park will get a new playground, and some... + continue reading
A major construction project that Canadian Pacific Railway is doing at its St. Paul switching yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and grading work has been completed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A major construction project that Canadian Pacific Railway is doing at its St. Paul switching yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and grading work has been completed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Filling in wetlands 90 percent complete According to Canadian Pacific Railway spokesperson Andy Cummings, the large expansion of the rail company's Dunn Yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and grading... + continue reading
Entrepreneur Dimitri Hatzigeorgiou stands inside of 871 Payne Ave., which he hopes to turn into a concept restaurant. He decided to invest in Payne Avenue after reading news articles about the commercial corridor’s restaurant happenings. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Entrepreneur Dimitri Hatzigeorgiou stands inside of 871 Payne Ave., which he hopes to turn into a concept restaurant. He decided to invest in Payne Avenue after reading news articles about the commercial corridor’s restaurant happenings. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Sunday, July 26, 2015
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Picks up two buildings, hopes to open new businesses ASAP It seems trend-piece articles about Payne Avenue have paid off, at least for two vacant buildings on the commercial corridor. For it was after Dimitri Hatzigeorgiou heard the buzz about restaurants popping up on Payne from a radio news... + continue reading
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy.  (Jesse Poole/Review)
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)
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Administrators addressing accusations of ties to former TiZA charter school On Wednesday, students enrolled at Summit Charter School — the new K-5 charter school set to open in Inver Grove Heights — found out they’ll have to go elsewhere for the upcoming school year.... + continue reading
This panorama shows the stretch of soil from St. Paul that was placed in the median on Highway 52, near Highway 55 in Inver Grove Heights. (Jesse Poole/Review)
This panorama shows the stretch of soil from St. Paul that was placed in the median on Highway 52, near Highway 55 in Inver Grove Heights. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Payne Phalen’s Lockwood Park will be getting some modest upgrades before early next year. St. Paul Parks and Recreation staff are in the planning process for the upgrades, and are reaching out to community members for input. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Payne Phalen’s Lockwood Park will be getting some modest upgrades before early next year. St. Paul Parks and Recreation staff are in the planning process for the upgrades, and are reaching out to community members for input. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A major construction project that Canadian Pacific Railway is doing at its St. Paul switching yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and grading work has been completed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A major construction project that Canadian Pacific Railway is doing at its St. Paul switching yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and grading work has been completed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Entrepreneur Dimitri Hatzigeorgiou stands inside of 871 Payne Ave., which he hopes to turn into a concept restaurant. He decided to invest in Payne Avenue after reading news articles about the commercial corridor’s restaurant happenings. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Entrepreneur Dimitri Hatzigeorgiou stands inside of 871 Payne Ave., which he hopes to turn into a concept restaurant. He decided to invest in Payne Avenue after reading news articles about the commercial corridor’s restaurant happenings. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy.  (Jesse Poole/Review)
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)

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A major construction project that Canadian Pacific Railway is doing at its St. Paul switching yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and grading work has been completed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A major construction project that Canadian Pacific Railway is doing at its St. Paul switching yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and grading work has been completed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Sunday, 07/26/15
Filling in wetlands 90 percent complete According to Canadian Pacific Railway spokesperson Andy Cummings, the large expansion of the rail company's Dunn Yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and... + continue reading
Sunday, 07/26/15
Simple act of kindness on a hot summer day Joyce Norbury, 90, was driving her 1997 Crown Victoria to get groceries, a car that she describes as "this massive ancient Crown Victoria," when something went amiss. Her brakes seemed to be acting up. So, being a prudent... + continue reading
This panorama shows the stretch of soil from St. Paul that was placed in the median on Highway 52, near Highway 55 in Inver Grove Heights. (Jesse Poole/Review)
This panorama shows the stretch of soil from St. Paul that was placed in the median on Highway 52, near Highway 55 in Inver Grove Heights. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Sunday, 07/26/15
‘Mystery dirt’ in IGH saves state $2 million Area residents who drive on Highway 52 may have noticed an elongated mound of dirt in the median near Highway 55. Those who have spotted it have been trying to figure out what it’s doing there. According to the Minnesota... + continue reading
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy.  (Jesse Poole/Review)
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Sunday, 07/26/15
Administrators addressing accusations of ties to former TiZA charter school On Wednesday, students enrolled at Summit Charter School — the new K-5 charter school set to open in Inver Grove Heights — found out they’ll have to go elsewhere for the upcoming school year... + continue reading
Entrepreneur Dimitri Hatzigeorgiou stands inside of 871 Payne Ave., which he hopes to turn into a concept restaurant. He decided to invest in Payne Avenue after reading news articles about the commercial corridor’s restaurant happenings. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Entrepreneur Dimitri Hatzigeorgiou stands inside of 871 Payne Ave., which he hopes to turn into a concept restaurant. He decided to invest in Payne Avenue after reading news articles about the commercial corridor’s restaurant happenings. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Sunday, 07/26/15
Picks up two buildings, hopes to open new businesses ASAP It seems trend-piece articles about Payne Avenue have paid off, at least for two vacant buildings on the commercial corridor. For it was after Dimitri Hatzigeorgiou heard the buzz about restaurants popping up on Payne from a... + continue reading

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Sunday, 07/26/15
Thursday, July 9 — Wednesday, July 15, 2015 District 1 District 2 District 4 District 5... + continue reading
Payne Phalen’s Lockwood Park will be getting some modest upgrades before early next year. St. Paul Parks and Recreation staff are in the planning process for the upgrades, and are reaching out to community members for input. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Payne Phalen’s Lockwood Park will be getting some modest upgrades before early next year. St. Paul Parks and Recreation staff are in the planning process for the upgrades, and are reaching out to community members for input. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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A major construction project that Canadian Pacific Railway is doing at its St. Paul switching yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and grading work has been completed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A major construction project that Canadian Pacific Railway is doing at its St. Paul switching yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and grading work has been completed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
07/26/15 -

South West Review

Sunday, 07/26/15
This summer area school districts, including 197, 199, and 6, are participating in the Minnesota Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program. These districts are providing free,... + continue reading

Roseville - Little Canada

Chef Earl’s son, Jordan Walston, offers a sample of his father’s barbecue sauce to Judy Sceehan at the weekly Roseville Farmers Market.
Chef Earl’s son, Jordan Walston, offers a sample of his father’s barbecue sauce to Judy Sceehan at the weekly Roseville Farmers Market.
Saturday, 07/25/15
The Roseville Farmers Market is in full swing with plants, vegetables and much more to be found. The market is open Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to noon through Sept. 1 and is located at the corner of... + continue reading
Fireworks over the midway.
Fireworks over the midway.
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There were draws for “kids of all ages” included the merry-go-round, where Lynn Dale and her sister Judi Bolger took a spin.
There were draws for “kids of all ages” included the merry-go-round, where Lynn Dale and her sister Judi Bolger took a spin.
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There were two sets of big eyes fixed on each other at the Ramsey County Fair as young AJ Waldon, at right, spotted this Zebu calf. Zebus, a cattle breed native to southeast Asia, were on display at the exotic petting zoo Friday, “Kids’ Day.”
There were two sets of big eyes fixed on each other at the Ramsey County Fair as young AJ Waldon, at right, spotted this Zebu calf. Zebus, a cattle breed native to southeast Asia, were on display at the exotic petting zoo Friday, “Kids’ Day.”
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Grand Champion honors at the Ramsey County Fair went to Nancy Boulay of Maplewood for her homegrown cucumbers.
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Young Rose helps out at the “Thank a Farmer” Show, assisting in a disappearing magic trick involving sugar. Youngsters and their folks were encouraged to thank a farmer for what they eat, wear and even materials that comprise their homes.
Young Rose helps out at the “Thank a Farmer” Show, assisting in a disappearing magic trick involving sugar. Youngsters and their folks were encouraged to thank a farmer for what they eat, wear and even materials that comprise their homes.
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A youngster dressed as a Girl Scout cookie waves to the White Bear Avenue parade-goers.
A youngster dressed as a Girl Scout cookie waves to the White Bear Avenue parade-goers.
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St. Paul Winter Carnival former East Winds greet parade-goers at the White Bear Avenue Parade July 15.
St. Paul Winter Carnival former East Winds greet parade-goers at the White Bear Avenue Parade July 15.
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The Oakdale Summerfest Royalty took part in the White Bear Ave. Parade aboard a landscaped float July 15. Besides parades, the young ladies take part in a variety of service projects.
The Oakdale Summerfest Royalty took part in the White Bear Ave. Parade aboard a landscaped float July 15. Besides parades, the young ladies take part in a variety of service projects.
07/21/15 -

Oakdale - Lake Elmo

Wednesday, 07/22/15
Maplewood detectives urge caution Scam artists have long preyed on the elderly — threatening legal action for tax evasion, promising lotteries worth millions of dollars, and posing as... + continue reading
A group of friends and family greeted Pete Mogren (wearing the helmet) in downtown Stillwater July 2 to celebrate him reaching the halfway point of a planned 4,250-mile fundraiser. Mogren, of Oakdale, took a few days to rest before continuing his journey. (Submitted photo)
A group of friends and family greeted Pete Mogren (wearing the helmet) in downtown Stillwater July 2 to celebrate him reaching the halfway point of a planned 4,250-mile fundraiser. Mogren, of Oakdale, took a few days to rest before continuing his journey. (Submitted photo)
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Pete Mogren, accompanied by his wife, Angel, and a group of supporters, arrived in downtown Stillwater July 2. The group joined him at Pine Point Regional Park and rode with him on the new Brown’s Creek State Trail to the St. Croix River. Mogren had already biked some 2,100 miles since leaving Anacortes, WA, in June on his cross-country fundraiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.  (Submitted photo)
Pete Mogren, accompanied by his wife, Angel, and a group of supporters, arrived in downtown Stillwater July 2. The group joined him at Pine Point Regional Park and rode with him on the new Brown’s Creek State Trail to the St. Croix River. Mogren had already biked some 2,100 miles since leaving Anacortes, WA, in June on his cross-country fundraiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. (Submitted photo)
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Pete and Angel Mogren take a breather and check out the scenery in Sandpoint, Idaho. (Submitted photo)
Pete and Angel Mogren take a breather and check out the scenery in Sandpoint, Idaho. (Submitted photo)
07/22/15
The League of Minnesota Cities honored the city of Oakdale with the 2015 Sustainable Cities Award at its annual conference June 26. Oakdale’s senior community development specialist Jennifer Hassebroek presented the award to the city council July 14. Pictured from left, Council member Paul Reinke, council member Lori Pulkrabek, Jennifer Hassebroek, mayor Stan Karwoski, council member Krinten Cici and council member Bill Rasmussen. (Submitted photo)
The League of Minnesota Cities honored the city of Oakdale with the 2015 Sustainable Cities Award at its annual conference June 26. Oakdale’s senior community development specialist Jennifer Hassebroek presented the award to the city council July 14. Pictured from left, Council member Paul Reinke, council member Lori Pulkrabek, Jennifer Hassebroek, mayor Stan Karwoski, council member Krinten Cici and council member Bill Rasmussen. (Submitted photo)
07/22/15

Ramsey Co. - Maplewood

Wednesday, 07/22/15
North St. Paul residents recently received a pamphlet in the mail summarizing the 2014 Drinking Water Quality Report, which is annually published and distributed by the city's public works... + continue reading
Whether attendees wanted to run, splash, float, color or just relax on the beach to enjoy the action, there was plenty going on at 2014’s Silver Lake Splash. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Whether attendees wanted to run, splash, float, color or just relax on the beach to enjoy the action, there was plenty going on at 2014’s Silver Lake Splash. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
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07/15/15 -
Bikers congregate outside Neumann’s for Rick’s Ride in 2013. This year’s memorial run will take place on Saturday, July 18. (submitted photo)
Bikers congregate outside Neumann’s for Rick’s Ride in 2013. This year’s memorial run will take place on Saturday, July 18. (submitted photo)
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Sean Keatts participates in a moment of silence at a prior Crittenden memorial run. (submitted photo)
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Escorted by area police, more than 140 bikers rode to Prescott, Wisconsin, to honor slain North St. Paul Officer Richard Crittenden. (submitted photo)
Escorted by area police, more than 140 bikers rode to Prescott, Wisconsin, to honor slain North St. Paul Officer Richard Crittenden. (submitted photo)
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07/15/15 -

Bulletin Area

07/22/2015
After several years spent developing a plan for the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site, now known as the Rice Creek Commons, the Arden Hills City Council gave shakey approval to the site... + continue reading
Shoreview resident Jeanne Minder received her triathlon gold medal in the National Senior Games with silver medalist Randeen Torvik Ragan, of Texas, and bronze medalist Deborah Ellis, of Ohio.
Shoreview resident Jeanne Minder received her triathlon gold medal in the National Senior Games with silver medalist Randeen Torvik Ragan, of Texas, and bronze medalist Deborah Ellis, of Ohio.
07/21/2015
Glass and wood dominate the design of the planned new Ramsey County Regional Library in Shoreview. If plans go smoothly, the library could be open by early 2017. (courtesy of Ramsey County Libraries)
Glass and wood dominate the design of the planned new Ramsey County Regional Library in Shoreview. If plans go smoothly, the library could be open by early 2017. (courtesy of Ramsey County Libraries)
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The new library will be located closer to Highway 96 than the former library building, which could be taken over by Mounds View Public Schools’ administrative offices. (courtesy of Ramsey County Libraries)
The new library will be located closer to Highway 96 than the former library building, which could be taken over by Mounds View Public Schools’ administrative offices. (courtesy of Ramsey County Libraries)
07/21/2015
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