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Mon
15
May

New roundabout coming to Inver Grove Heights next year


The roundabout at Highway 3 and 70th Street will shift the intersection slightly from where it currently sits. Work is slated to begin in a year.

 

Though sometimes a hot-button traffic control issue, no residents spoke for or against a proposed roundabout in Inver Grove Heights at the city council’s May 8 meeting. 

Mon
15
May

Orchard planted at Village on Rivoli funded by $50,000 Super Bowl grant


Volunteers from Pentair, Urban Roots and City Academy planted some 60 fruit trees May 9, creating an orchard at the Village on Rivoli housing development. The orchard was paid for with a $50,000 grant from the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee.

 

The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee awarded Dayton’s Bluff Neighborhood Housing Services a $50,000 grant to create a long-dreamed-about orchard at the Village on Rivoli housing development.

Thu
11
May

Volunteers build dressers for those in need


Comcast volunteers partnered with Bridging, Inc. to build dressers for families transitioning out of homelessness as a part the 16th annual Comcast Cares Day, held Saturday, April 22. Volunteers worked on a variety of projects at 14 different sites across the Twin Cities, including Oakdale. In total, more than 100,000 volunteers participated across the country and around the world during the nation’s largest single-day volunteer event. 
Thu
11
May

Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce scholarship winners


From left to right, Dariah Muhammad from Tartan, Samantha Cortes from Tartan, Abigail Schouvieller from North, Jaime Bonilla from Tartan, Samuel Rosemark from Tartan and Megan Williams from North.
Thu
11
May

I scream for kids’ art at LUV Ice Cream Café


Aria, 4.5, of Oakdale and her mom, Olivia, attended the Art Opening at North St. Paul’s LUV Ice Cream Café April 29. The scoop shop features different artists monthly, and this May the students involved with the Tree-of-Life Home-school Cooperative are displaying their work. This is Aria’s first art show and her piece depicts Rapunzel in bright pink and yellow. The children’s art will be on display through the rest of May.
Tue
09
May

New Brighton seminary gets approval to rent out space for K-8 school


United Theological Seminary in New Brighton has received permission from the city to lease space out to be used as a K-8 school, though as of yet UTS does not have a tenant.

Seminary campuses are typically home to calm, studious adults working towards a master’s of divinity — many aiming to become church leaders.

Tue
09
May

Roseville names assistant city manager


Rebecca Olson

Roseville has named its first assistant city manager in some 15 years. 

Rebecca Olson started in the position May 8. The position was recreated in order to take over some of City Manager Pat Trudgeon’s day-to-day managerial duties.

Tue
09
May

Roseville to take up ‘separation ordinance’ in coming months


Imagine Roseville panelist, immigration attorney and Lauderdale City Council member Kelly Dolphin discussed cities’ roles in immigration enforcement and “separation ordinances” at the May 3 event. A separation ordinance puts into city code a city’s policy of not assisting the federal government in enforcing immigration policy.

Move follows dual events on immigration policy

Does the Roseville Police Department concern itself with peoples’ immigration status? And does Roseville need a “separation ordinance?”

Tue
09
May

Lowry Grove vigil

Some 200 people showed up in intervals during a 24-hour vigil that started at Nativity Lutheran Church in support of the Lowry Grove manufactured housing community in St. Anthony Village.

Mon
08
May

The prevailing Windigos


The Windigos wind energy team from Farnsworth 5-8 school is currently raising funds for a trip to Anaheim, California, to compete in the National Renewable Energy KidWind Challenge at the American Wind Energy Association’s conference at the end of the month.

Farnsworth team invited to national wind turbine competition

 

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