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Apr

Temporary memorial to be made in honor of Scott Patrick


Hannah Burlingame/Review • The empty lot on the corner of Smith Avenue and Dodd Road just inside West St. Paul will be home to a temporary memorial to Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick, who was killed there while on duty in 2014.

Scott Patrick

WSP council split on right way to memorialize fallen officer.

Fri
27
Apr

SNAPSHOT: A budding spring

Hannah Burlingame/Review • As temperatures continue to climb, buds and birds are coming back, as seen here at Pine Bend Bluff Natural Area in Inver Grove Heights on April 25.

Fri
27
Apr

North High School robotics team to compete in championship for the first time


submitted photo • The North High School robotics team was one of three teams on the winning alliance at the Northern Lights Regional event held in Duluth in March, which secured its spot at the FIRST Championship to be held April 28 in Detroit, Michigan. The team also competed in the Medtronic Foundation Regional event in Minneapolis last month. It is common for teams to attend more than one regional event if they can afford to do so.

The North High School robotics team, the Bionic Polars, have qualified for the FIRST Robotics Championship tournament for the first time, following a successful regional competition in Duluth held in early March. 

Fri
27
Apr

Short-term mental health facility opens in Maplewood


Aundrea Kinney/Review • During an April 12 open house event, community members were welcomed into Afton Place to see the renovations HealthPartners did to the building and to learn more about the short-term residential mental health transitional support program that began there April 18. After touring the building, most in attendance gathered to chat in the dining area where patients eat family-style meals and learn nutritional and budgeting skills.

Despite a bump in the road just over a year ago, Afton Place, a short-term residential mental health transitional support facility in Maplewood, began taking in patients April 18 after hosting a successful public open house event the week before.

Tue
24
Apr

SNAPSHOT: Ringing in summer

Mike Munzenrider • Taking shape at the corner of Larpenteur and Cleveland avenues in Falcon Heights for the past two years, the new Bell Museum now has grand opening dates: July 13-15.

Tue
24
Apr

Ramsey County announces opioid crisis coalition


Solomon Gustavo • Nicholas Warnke, who is recovering from opioid addiction, spoke about the dangers of opioid use during an April 19 Ramsey County press conference announcing the creation of a coalition to address the opioid health crisis.

During an April 19 press conference at the Ramsey County Law Enforcement Center, Ramsey County officials announced a coalition with Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge, a drug and alcohol treatment and recovery program with locations throughout Min

Tue
24
Apr

Shoreview Community Center expansion halfway done


courtesy of City of Shoreview • The expansion of the Shoreview Community Center will include a 7,000-square-foot addition to the waterpark and a 15,000-square-foot expansion next to the current gym.

The roughly $15.6 million expansion of the Shoreview Community Center is nearing its halfway point. 

Tue
24
Apr

Roseville looks to remodel License Center, again


courtesy of City of Roseville • Now that Roseville owns the strip mall where its License Center is located, the city council is revisiting renovation plans that it put on hold last year. The council decided April 16 to work off existing plans to rework the space, but to rework the plans themselves to cut renovation costs.

City now owns strip mall that houses center.

Tue
24
Apr

Trio of Roseville churches come together for Gospel & Jazz Choir Festival


submitted photo • Calvary Church singers.

Next month, three Roseville congregations of different denominations are coming together for a musical celebration.

Mon
23
Apr

Minnesota Secretary of State speaks at district council meeting


Marjorie Otto/Review • Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon spoke at the District 2 Community Council meeting on April 18. Simon’s most well-known duty is managing the state’s election process, which Simon spoke about during the meeting.

While Election Day is still many months away, it’s never too early to talk about the process, which is what the District 2 Community Council did during its April 18 annual meeting.

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