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Mon
09
Apr

Walking the river, missions and rain in San Antonio


Pamela O’Meara photos/Review • The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, was founded 300 years ago by Franciscan monks from Spain to increase the power of priests and the Spanish Empire.

Late last year, my daughter had a three-day weekend so we pondered where to go. It had to be someplace new, warm, historic and fun, and serviced by a nonstop flight — San Antonio, Texas, fit the bill.

Wed
04
Apr

Lake Elmo shuts down contaminated well and water tower


submitted photo • Lake Elmo took a well and a water tower offline March 28 following a recommendation from the Minnesota Department of Health, which discovered a perflurochemical concentration above its health-based advisory level. The affected well primarily served the Old Village area, providing water to properties south of the railroad tracks, along Lake Elmo Avenue South to Fifth Street. Properties in this area now are receiving clean water from two of the city’s other wells.

Lake Elmo shut down a city well and water tower March 28 due to contamination from perflurochemicals, often referred to as PFCs, which are man-made chemicals developed by 3M Company.

Wed
04
Apr

SNAPSHOT: Oakdale mayor proclaims April 1 Oak Meadows Senior Living Day

submitted rendering • Staff and residents of Oak Meadows, a not-for-profit senior living facility in Oakdale, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary April 2, and on June 14 the facility will be hosting a community-wide celebration that w

Wed
04
Apr

SNAPSHOTS: Wakefield Park warming house demolished

submitted rendering • The warming house at Maplewood’s Wakefield Park, 590 Frost Ave., was demolished to clear the way for a new park building on March 22.

Tue
03
Apr

SNAPSHOTS: Month of meals

submitted photos • March was Meals on Wheels Month and the Roseville program marked it with special guest deliveries.

Tue
03
Apr

St. Anthony approves Lowry Grove plans for redevelopment


courtesy of The Village, LLC • A site map of the planned redevelopment of the former Lowry Grove site, which was approved by the St. Anthony City Council at its March 27 meeting. Initial plans for the site boasted more than 700 housing units, but were shot down over concerns of density. The just-approved plans include 414 units.

The St. Anthony City Council approved the latest redevelopment plans for the former Lowry Grove, now being called the Kenzie Terrace & Stinson Parkway development, at its March 27 meeting. 

Tue
03
Apr

Mounds View sewer has ‘flushable’ wipes build up


courtesy of City of Mounds View • Mounds View said it found a build up of so-called “flushable” wipes in its sewer system March 20.

The City of Mounds View said one of its sewers had significant build up due to so-called “flushable’ wet wipes and asked residents to stop flushing such wipes down the toilet.

Mon
02
Apr

SNAPSHOTS: A hopping good time

photos courtesy of Jen Graham • Around 250 people showed up to Rich Valley Park March 24 for one of three Easter egg hunts that took place in Inver Grove Heights the weekend ahead of the holiday.

Mon
02
Apr

Sen. Smith goes to the East Side


Marjorie Otto/Review • U.S. Sen. Tina Smith took a tour of Payne Avenue with state Sen. Foung Hawj on March 27. The pair stopped at Plaza del Sol and were given a brief tour by building owner Sonia Ortega.

During a break from her Washington, D.C., duties, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith took a tour of Payne Avenue with state Sen. Foung Hawj on March 27. 

Wed
28
Mar

Local youth to compete at Augusta National Golf Club


submitted photo • From left, Sam Udovich, Isabella McCauley and Andrew Ramos are three young golfers from the metro area who met through the sport and often practice together. This year all three qualified for the National Finals held Sunday, April 1, at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

A group of local student golfers has qualified to compete at the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals on Sunday, April 1, in Augusta, Georgia. 

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