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Mounds View considers housing, perhaps gas station, at Crossroads Pointe


file photo • A proposed gas station included with apartments at the city-owned Crossroads Pointe in Mounds View, at the intersection of Mounds View Boulevard and County Road H2, has been met with a chilly reception.

Back in February, the Mounds View City Council shot down a firearm ordinance amendment necessary for a gun range to be built in the city. 

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Roseville, genetic mystery, underpin ‘Summer’s Complaint’


Laura Kieger

It was an event that Laura Kieger says effectively ended her childhood: her 3-year-old nephew, Markie, died from a rare form of cancer the summer after she’d finished fourth grade.

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SNAPSHOTS: Summer farmers’ market returns to New Brighton

The New Brighton Farmers’ Market returned June 27 and will be held every Wednesday through Sept. 27. The market runs between 3 and 7 p.m. at 3000 Fifth St.

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Renovations could be coming to decades-old Mendota Heights fire house


submitted graphic • The renovated Mendota Heights fire station will include a 14,000 square foot expansion, including an expanded apparatus bay and training area.

The Mendota Heights City Council took the first steps July 2 of lining up funding for a remodel of the city’s fire station.

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Tiny East Side gift shop closing after more than 60 years


file photo • Sandeen describes the items at the shop as things you’d find at “grandma’s house” — traditional decorations and gifts.

Sandeen’s Scandinavian Gifts will close at the end of August

 

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South St. Paul city administrator prepares to say goodbye


courtesy of Steve King • Steve King, left, is wrapping up a 15-year career in South St. Paul, and more than 30 years as a city administrator, at the end of the month. His replacement is Joel Hanson, who most recently served as city administrator of Little Canada.

After 30 years in public service, South St. Paul City Administrator Steve King is looking to the next chapter of his life — retirement. The 67-year-old, who has worked for South St.

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Cruising Alaska — glacier flights and Russian history


Pamela O’Meara photos/Review • Tarr Inlet, a geological feature of Glacier Bay National Park, as seen from from a sea plane. Glacier Bay National Park features glaciers and mountains and is the largest UNESCO-protected biosphere in the world.

Bang, crash, rock and roll, rise and fall with the waves — these were sensations at the beginning of my first Alaskan cruise. 

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04
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SNAPSHOTS: Oakdale’s Summerfest, a blast

For the past several years, Oakdale has moved its Fourth of July fireworks up a weekend, celebrating the nation and city during its annual Summerfest. This year the pyrotechnic display was fired off on June 23.

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Summerfest medallion found in Powerline Park


Aundrea Kinney/Review • Anders Spike and Ian Morrow found the 2018 Summerfest medallion on the south side of Powerline Park on June 21. Together they received the $1,000 prize.

Two microbiologists from St. Paul, who work at Pace Analytical in Oakdale, were rewarded June 21 after sneaking out of the building on their lunch breaks throughout the week to look for the 2018 Summerfest medallion. 

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Updates planned for Interstate 94


courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation • The interchange where interstates 94, 694 and 494 meet will be under construction in 2019 and 2020. The map at right shows the flow of traffic during the first phase of construction in 2019.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be renovating a major interchange in 2019 and 2020, affecting east metro commuters and area residents alike. 

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