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Oakdale’s Acorn Award program grows


Aundrea Kinney photos/Review • The City of Oakdale recognizes its most beautifully landscaped properties through its annual Acorn Award program. Aundrea Kinney photos/Review

Four properties recognized for landscaping achievements

 

Acorn Awards were once again distributed in Oakdale to the most beautifully landscaped properties in the city. 

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SNAPSHOTS: Cool it down ...

Mike Munzenrider photos • As the heat index reached towards 100 degrees July 11, lots of folks and at least one golden retriever took to Lake Josephine and Lake Josephine County Park to keep more cool. 

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Defibrillator bought by residents saves resident’s life


Solomon Gustavo • Carol Mogren with a picture of her late husband Skip at Cub Foods in New Brighton July 12. Mogren and other New Brighton residents gathered to remember the time in 2006 when Skip was saved from sudden cardiac arrest by a defibrillator at Cub Foods.

New Brighton residents gathered at Cub Foods on Rice Creek Road on July 12, where a plaque commemorating the life, and life-saving event, of Skip Mogren was hung. 

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Swastika sprayed on New Brighton church’s shed


Solomon Gustavo • A swastika, washed off though still barely visible, was sprayed in fire extinguisher powder on a shed next to the community garden at Christ the King Lutheran Church in New Brighton sometime over the first weekend in July.

A congregant of Christ the King Lutheran Church in New Brighton reported to the New Brighton Department of Public Safety on July 8 that someone had broken into a shed next to the church’s community garden. 

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Roseville hits brakes on brewpub, zoning changes


Mike Munzenrider • The Roseville City Council blocked, for now, a proposed brewpub in a former service station at the corner of Fairview Avenue and County Road D.

The Roseville City Council said not so fast when it came to zoning changes needed to clear the way for a neighborhood brewpub.

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16
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Lake Elmo resident publishes historical Ojibwe novel


submitted photo • “The 13: Ashi-niswi,” by Lake Elmo author Lorin Robinson, is a historical fiction novel based on an old Ojibwe story about 13 teenagers seeking to restore the honor of their band after a devastating raid by their enemy, the Dakota. Robinson will read from his book on Thursday, July 19, at 7 p.m. at SubText Books, located at 6 West Fifth St., St. Paul.

Lorin Robinson

Reading to be held July 19

 

Lake Elmo author Lorin Robinson breathed new life into a historic Ojibwe tale in his recently published novel, “The 13: Ashi-niswi.”

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From homemade to community anchor


Marjorie Otto/Review • Mañana Restaurant’s new location more than doubles its seating — from 30 seats at the old restaurant to nearly 90 at the new spot, which includes an outdoor patio.

Mañana Restaurant makes the step to full ownership

 

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Dayton’s Bluff homeless shelter controversy far from over


file image • In April, First Lutheran Church, which houses Listening House homeless day shelter, sued the City of St. Paul in federal court over conditions imposed by the city on how the shelter can operate out of the church. The conditions followed months of complaints from First Lutheran neighbors about people who use the shelter defecating, urinating, and trespassing in the neighborhood, among other issues.

Federal judge eases restrictions on church that houses it

 

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West St. Paul begins conversation on upping tobacco purchase age


submitted graphic • Various Minnesota cities have put new restrictions on the sale of tobacco products, be it by raising the purchase age to 21 or limiting access to flavored and menthol tobacco products.

On July 9, the West St. Paul City Council joined a conversation that’s taking place in cities across the state on increasing the age at which people can purchase tobacco to 21.

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