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Tue
05
Sep

SNAPSHOT: Weather can’t stop the beat


Though 7th Street Live, the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood music and street festival planned for Aug. 26, was cancelled due to storms, the planned breakdance battles were moved to the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center. The event was hosted by Cypher Side, an organization that teaches hip hop and breakdance. In addition to the dance battles, there were food trucks, art, and free school supplies available for visitors. photo courtesy of Cypher Side

SNAPSHOT - because sometimes all you need is a great photo and a few words. (photos courtesy of Linda Baumeister)

Fri
01
Sep

This year’s Harvest Festival to include new medallion hunt


submitted photo/image

The hunt runs Sept. 9-19

It’s September — fall already, if you can believe it — and that means the Payne-Arcade Harvest Festival is right around the corner, the weekend of Sept. 23. 

Fri
01
Sep

‘I shouldn’t be here’


Photos courtesy of Kasey Kringen

(Warning: some photos may be disturbing)

Tue
29
Aug

Construction completed in downtown Lake Elmo


Lake Elmo City Council member Christine Nelson, left center; Mayor Mike Pearson, center; and Washington County Commissioner Gary Kriesel, right center, cut the ribbon for a revitalized downtown area Aug. 21, while John and Chris Schilitz, owners of Lake Elmo Inn & Event Center held the left side of the ribbon and Wayne Sandberg, Washington County engineer and deputy public works director, held the right side. photo courtesy of the Washington County public works department

A ribbon cutting was held in downtown Lake Elmo the morning of Aug. 21 to mark the end of a five-year construction project to revitalize the downtown area. 

Tue
29
Aug

Oakdale company aims to keep kids safe with reflective strips


Reflective material can be applied to items children already wear to school, helping them be seen more easily by motorists. Halloween presents an opportunity for parents to get creative with how they incorporate reflective material on their children’s clothes. Submitted photos

As summer comes to a close and excitement builds for the coming school year, parents and children are making back-to-school shopping lists and planning their trips to the store. In addition to the No.

Tue
29
Aug

SNAPSHOT: Somewhere over the rainbow

SNAPSHOT - because sometimes all you need is a great photo and a few words. (photos courtesy of Linda Baumeister)

Mon
28
Aug

SNAPSHOT: Festival in the Park


The area around Mounds View City Hall saw plenty of visitors on Saturday, Aug. 19 for the city’s annual Festival in the Park. From the parade, on a new route, to games and food, there was no shortage of entertainment ... or candy.

SNAPSHOT - because sometimes all you need is a great photo and a few words.

Mon
28
Aug

New Brighton considers police body-worn cameras


An August survey put out by the City of New Brighton and its department of public safety found strong public support for the city’s police officers to wear body-worn cameras. The city’s Public Safety Commission is set to discuss body cameras next month, and the commission’s findings will be sent on to the city council. file photo

Strapping body-worn cameras to police officers has been contemplated, studied and debated by many. Minneapolis is just one of hundreds of cities around the nation — from Alaska to Florida — that has already implemented such a program.

Sun
27
Aug

Dispatch from the dark side

A pilgrimage to view the total solar eclipse

 

Sun
27
Aug

Johnson High School students take on menthol tobacco


Johnson High School students PaChia Xiong, PaDer Yang, Nouchi Vang, Xai Sarah Lee, Shaun Vang and group leader Tou Thai Lee have been going out into the community this summer to educate people about the dangers of menthol cigarettes. submitted photo

A group of Johnson High School students has been busy this summer. They’ve been going out into their community to educate neighbors about the dangers of menthol cigarettes.

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