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07
May

Aldi likely moving into House of Wong space


Per building permits filed with the City of Roseville, discount grocer Aldi is planning to move into the former House of Wong space at Roseville Center on Larpenteur Avenue. (Mike Munzenrider)

Though Aldi corporate is officially mum on it, the grocer has filed for building permits with the City of Roseville and looks to be moving into the former House of Wong space off Larpenteur Avenue.

Tue
07
May

Irondale’s KnightKrawler Robotics team places 5th at international competition


KnightKrawler Robotics team members are broken into sub-teams that are responsible for different aspects of planning and competition; here, members from the drive team and pit crew evaluate their robot mid-tournament. The Irondale High School robotics team placed fifth in an international robotics competition in Detroit on April 27. (photos courtesy of Rebecca Young/Mounds View Public Schools)

In the heart of Irondale High School’s basement, students on the KnightKrawler Robotics team shoot videos, create websites, craft fundraising applications and, of course, build robots. 

Tue
07
May

Roseville woman helps those escaping from brutal North Korean regime


Casey Lartique and Hyon Kim. (Pamela O’Meara)

The well-fed, rotund leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, who travels on his own train, stands in sharp contrast to his starving citizens, who have a hard time scraping out a living in the extremely poor country. 

Mon
06
May

Look for new public art, immigrant stories, on East Seventh Street


Carryon Homes, a public art installation that made its debut in Minneapolis last summer, will spend its summer and fall in Hamm Park off East Seventh Street in Dayton’s Bluff. (photos courtesy of Carryon Homes)

A new public art installation is coming to Hamm Park May 9 and 10. 

The park, which has undergone some recent “reactivating” by the City of St. Paul, will house the Carryon Homes art installation this summer and fall. 

Mon
06
May

Let the work begin


Hannah Burlingame/Review

Despite rain that forced a change of venue, ground was broken April 30 at Garlough Environmental Magnet School, 1740 Charlton St., in West. St. Paul.

Mon
06
May

St. Thomas Academy teacher surprised with award


Hannah Burlingame photos/Review On May 1, Caroline Little, a French teacher at St. Thomas Academy, was named a recipient of the 2019 WEM Outstanding Educator Award for Teacher Achievement, during a surprise assembly.

A St. Thomas Academy teacher was in for a surprise May 1 during a school assembly. 

Wed
01
May

Good Samaritans: Mounds View names citizen, coach of the year


Mounds View Mayor Carol Mueller presented Penny Howard with the 2018 Citizen of the Year award during the city’s April 15 town hall meeting. The award came as a surprise to Howard, who was unanimously selected by the city council out of a pool of fellow nominees. (Bridget Kranz)

Capping some three decades of service in the Mounds View Public School District, retiring Edgewood Middle School Principal Penny Howard was named the 2018 Mounds View Citizen of the Year at the city’s annual town hall meeting. 

Tue
30
Apr

Invasive species in for a shock in New Brighton


During recent common carp removal from Long Lake carried out by the Rice Creek Watershed District and researchers from the University of Minnesota, trapped carp were sent through the Whooshh system, which rapidly transported the fish out of the water and into tubs, by suctioning them through a tube. (Bridget Kranz photos)

Conservation experts are hoping to make common carp a little more rare in the Rice Creek Watershed District. 

Tue
30
Apr

Lake Elmo sues neighborhood for use of trails


Hamlet on Sunfish Lake, a neighborhood in Lake Elmo, is at odds with the city over the public use of its trails. (Solomon Gustavo)

The City of Lake Elmo sued the Hamlet on Sunfish Lake neighborhood on Kindred Way for public use of the neighborhood’s trails. 

Tue
30
Apr

Bear shot to death in North St. Paul


A bear found in North St. Paul was deemed an immediate threat and was shot and killed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources April 25. (submitted photo)

After determining a bear that had wandered into North St. Paul to be an immediate safety threat, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shot and killed the animal April 25. 

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