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Local authors create writing workshop for trauma survivors


Aundrea Kinney/Review • Authors Alex Acker-Halbur, left, and Meg Blaine Corrigan, right, both said that writing about the traumas they’ve experienced helped them to heal. Now they aim to help others who have experienced trauma. Acker-Halbur and Blaine Corrigan have designed two writing workshops, which will next be offered Aug. 4 and Aug. 18 in Lake Elmo.

While in the hospital for stage 4 colon cancer surgery, Alexis Acker-Halbur, a copywriter from Shoreview, prayed to the Great Spirit, asking “How do I live?” It was in that spiritual moment she had an epiphany.

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Kuenkel Field press box named after retiring coach


Ron Adams

The Kuenkel Field press box was officially named after coach Ron Adams on June 29 for his 32 years of serving the community as a baseball coach. 

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Lake Elmo to purchase new fire engine

The Lake Elmo City Council approved the purchase of a new fire engine and some updated rescue equipment at its July 3 meeting.

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09
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I-35W closures out of Roseville set to begin


courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation • The first of five planned closures of Interstate 35W south of Roseville, beginning at County Road C and going down to Fourth Street in Minneapolis, is scheduled to take place the night of Friday, July 13, through the early morning of Monday, July 16. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is repaving the roadway. The rest of the closures, weather permitting, will take place through August.

Weekend closures of Interstate 35W in south Minneapolis through the early summer have made latitudinal travel to parts of the Twin Cities a bit more complicated.

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Mounds View considers housing, perhaps gas station, at Crossroads Pointe


file photo • A proposed gas station included with apartments at the city-owned Crossroads Pointe in Mounds View, at the intersection of Mounds View Boulevard and County Road H2, has been met with a chilly reception.

Back in February, the Mounds View City Council shot down a firearm ordinance amendment necessary for a gun range to be built in the city. 

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St. Anthony releases Castile phone messages

In response to a data request from public records researcher Tony Webster, St. Anthony released voicemails left for the police department following the killing of Philando Castile in July 2016. 

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Roseville, genetic mystery, underpin ‘Summer’s Complaint’


Laura Kieger

It was an event that Laura Kieger says effectively ended her childhood: her 3-year-old nephew, Markie, died from a rare form of cancer the summer after she’d finished fourth grade.

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09
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Shoreview switches recycling carriers

Shoreview switched its recycling provider as of July 1. The city delivered new recycling carts to residents in late June for new provider Eureka Collection, according to a city update. 

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Renovations could be coming to decades-old Mendota Heights fire house


submitted graphic • The renovated Mendota Heights fire station will include a 14,000 square foot expansion, including an expanded apparatus bay and training area.

The Mendota Heights City Council took the first steps July 2 of lining up funding for a remodel of the city’s fire station.

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Tiny East Side gift shop closing after more than 60 years


file photo • Sandeen describes the items at the shop as things you’d find at “grandma’s house” — traditional decorations and gifts.

Sandeen’s Scandinavian Gifts will close at the end of August

 

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