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Sun
29
Jul

Raising the curtains on a new community theater


Hannah Burlingame/Review • The new Inver Grove Heights Community Theatre will be performing “Little Shop of Horrors” starting Aug. 3 and running through Aug. 12 at the Simley Performing Arts Center.

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ coming to Simley

 

Sun
29
Jul

Affordable housing building slated for vacant Payne Avenue lot


file photo • The lot between Kendall’s Ace Hardware and the former Ward 6 restaurant building, 848 Payne Ave., is currently being developed by Schafer Richardson to become a 99-unit affordable housing apartment building, which will include street-level retail space.

The empty lot between Kendall’s Ace Hardware and the now-closed Ward 6 restaurant has been vacant for more than a decade, but that’s about to change in less than a year. 

Sun
29
Jul

Woman found dead, teen sexually assaulted on East Side


Ivan Dan Walker

A 33-year-old man was charged July 25 with kidnapping and sexual assault and is a suspect in a woman’s death following events that unfolded two days prior at an East Side residence.

Sun
29
Jul

Swinging for the fences to cure ALS


courtesy of John Cronin • Last year’s ALS Wiffleball Tournament raised just over $3,100 for the ALS Association. West St. Paul resident John Cronin took a backyard favorite and turned it into a tournament to raise funds and awareness for the disease.

What started off with four teams in a backyard has turned into an all-day, annual wiffleball tournament, but the goal has remained the same: to raise money to help find a cure for ALS.

Fri
27
Jul

Filing opens for non-primary races

Candidate filing for non-primary races opens July 31 at 8 a.m., and closes Aug. 14 at 6 p.m.

Wed
25
Jul

Free shuttles offered at Washington County Fair


submitted photo • Lake Elmo Rotarians Jackie and Ray Marshall posed by the club’s free shuttles before a volunteer shift at a past Washington County Fair. This year the shuttles will be offered from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, through Sunday, Aug 5.

For the past eight years or so, the Lake Elmo Rotary Club has provided a free shuttle service at the Washington County Fair for those with mobility issues. 

Wed
25
Jul

New business opening in former Stargate space


Marjorie Otto/Review • Grocery & Nepali Kitchen, a family restaurant/grocery store, will soon open for business in the former location of Stargate Bar & Nightclub, near the corner of Rice Street and Larpenteur Avenue in Maplewood. The building has been vacant since the city closed the nightclub in February 2017 after a chaotic shooting at the bar that injured five people.

Grocery & Nepali Kitchen setting up shop at Rice and Larpenteur 

 

Tue
24
Jul

Ralph Reeder Food Shelf moves


Solomon Gustavo • Ralph Reeder Food Shelf volunteers Carol Leighow, Mary Farquhar and Roger Fisher — all of Shoreview — took a break from stocking shelves July 16 at the new home of the food shelf on Mounds View Boulevard in Mounds View.

After years of using extra space at Pike Lake Kindergarten in New Brighton, Ralph Reeder Food Shelf has moved to a place of its own. 

Tue
24
Jul

Falcon Heights will appoint to fill council vacancy


Joe Brown Thunder

The Falcon Heights City Council set a course July 18 for filling the council vacancy created by council member Joe Brown Thunder’s resignation.

Tue
24
Jul

Shoreview mother, daughter killed after boulder falls from truck


Joseph Paul Czeck

A half-ton boulder that fell off a commercial truck in Rosemount July 9 killed a mother and daughter from Shoreview when it landed on their car.

Karen Christiansen, 67, and Jena Christiansen, 32, were pronounced dead at the scene. 

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