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Jun

East Side Freedom Library co-founder to be celebrated in symposium


file photo • The former students and mentees of Peter Rachleff, one of the co-founders of the East Side Freedom Library, have organized a symposium in his honor, which will take place June 8 and 9. The event is open to the public and will take place at the library.

A tradition in academia follows that when a professor retires or reaches a milestone, his or her mentees or former students often come together to share their own academic work in celebration of their mentor. 

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04
Jun

SNAPSHOTS: Winter worries abandoned in favor of summer fun

When seeds from a nearby cottonwood tree came to rest in the grass May 23 at North St. Paul’s Dorothy Park, they looked like a light accumulation of snow flurries.

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04
Jun

Legal battles over White Bear Lake water level ruling continue


file photo • North St. Paul is one of ten cities with groundwater wells within a five-mile radius of White Bear Lake, a region determined by a Ramsey County judge to be influencing the lake’s chronically low water contitions. The city and others are fighting elements of the judge’s ruling that would mean costly changes to the way they deliver water to residents and business.

Legislature, DNR and North St. Paul resist water-use changes.

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04
Jun

New nature center opens in Lake Elmo June 2


Aundrea Kinney/Review • Construction is winding down at the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center as volunteers from the Friends of Lake Elmo’s Sunfish Lake Park prepare for the center’s grand opening on Saturday, June 2.

The Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center, named in memory of a Lake Elmo resident, will open to the public on Saturday, June 2, during a grand opening event.

Fri
01
Jun

Local emergency agencies hold active shooter training


Solomon Gustavo photo • First responders from around the region — including the New Brighton Department of Public Safety, Roseville and St. Anthony fire departments, the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office and Allina paramedics, among others — participated in active shooter training at the former Korean United Methodist Church in New Brighton in late May.

The condemned building of the former Korean United Methodist Church in New Brighton has proven an apt site for Ramsey County and local emergency agencies to train for an active shooter in a big, public place. 

Fri
01
Jun

I-35W repaving south out of Roseville is on the horizon


Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation • The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin four months of repaving work July 13 on Interstate 35W between County Road C in Roseville and Fourth Street in Minneapolis. The $17 million project includes five planned weekend closures of the freeway.

Though construction season came in with a whimper for most of the north suburban area this spring, roadwork just south of the area on one of its major thoroughfares is coming up this summer.

Tue
29
May

New Doc at St. Francis Animal and Bird Hospital


Dr. Jessica Lewis

St. Francis Animal and Bird Hospital announced the addition of Dr. Jessica Lewis to its team. Lewis initially began working at the hospital in the spring of 2011 as a veterinary assistant.

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29
May

Area watershed district breaks ground on new HQ


submitted photo • Capitol Region Watershed District staffers broke ground on the organization’s new headquarters in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul on May 22. The district covers parts of Falcon Heights, Lauderdale and Roseville, among other places.

The Capitol Region Watershed District broke ground on a new headquarters May 22 in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul. 

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29
May

Remembering David Olson


David Olson

Longtime Roseville resident David Olson passed away unexpectedly in the early hours of May 13. He was 55. He is survived by his wife Margaret and daughter Vivian, as well as his twin sister Jenni and many nieces and nephews. 

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28
May

SNAPSHOT: A quacking good time

Hannah Burlingame/Review • Warmer temps aren’t the only sign that summer is here to stay. Celebrate West St. Paul Days ran May 16-20, meaning summer festival season is here. For those five days, West St.

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