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Bringing a community together through storytelling


Emma Melling

Local student’s podcast recognized by The New York Times

 

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Ground broken for China garden at Lake Phalen


file image • Construction of a replica of the famous Aiwan Pavilion, in Changsha, China, will begin in the next few weeks at Lake Phalen Regional Park, following a July 14 groundbreaking ceremony.

Visitors will be able to watch Chinese craftsmen work in next few weeks

 

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SNAPSHOTS: Growing veggies, growing minds

Marjorie Otto photos/Review • Urban Roots, the East Side urban agriculture nonprofit that employs local high school students, held a grand opening event for its new high tunnel grow house at its Rivoli Bluff Farm site.

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Family of man killed in IGH crash awarded more than $2 million

After more than a year in court, the family of a Cottage Grove man killed in a 2016 Inver Grove Heights crash has been awarded a settlement worth more than $2 million in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the other driver.

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SNAPSHOT: Quiet sanctuary, big heart

submitted photo • A small event was held to dedicate a new pench in Poetry Park July 18. The bench was commissioned by the East Side Arts Council to honor one of the council’s founders, 90-year-old Kitty Anderson, who is pictured above.

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Fire destroys part of Mendakota Country Club


Hannah Burlingame/Review • A July 13 fire destroyed a storage space next to the clubhouse at the Mendakota Country Club, located at 2075 Mendakota Drive in Mendota Heights. Even though the fire damage to the clubhouse was minimal, it’s closed for repairs due to damage from smoke and water.

A fire broke out in the early morning hours of July 13 at the Mendakota Country Club, destroying a storage space off its clubhouse.

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East Side Review - Police Reports • June 28 - July 4 • 2018

Thursday, June 28 — Wednesday, July 4 • Police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

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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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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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