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New business sparks amendment conversation in Inver Grove Heights

The Inver Grove Heights City Council on June 10 unanimously voted to approve the first reading of an ordinance amendment that would allow for sampling premium cigars in stores, a move that allows for a new business to come to town.

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17
Jun

Village on Rivoli development will continue to grow


Dayton’s Bluff Neighborhood Housing Services, which has been leading development at the Village on Rivoli site, plans to construct nine new homes this summer. They will be the seven labeled “A” at the end of Rivoli Street and the two marked “C” on the western side of Otsego Street. (courtesy of Dayton’s Bluff Neighborhood Housing Services)

Those behind the Village on Rivoli housing development in Railroad Island shared plans during the May 28 Payne-Phalen Community Council meeting for building nine more houses at the site this summer. 

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17
Jun

Fishing and learning


photos courtesy Dakota County

The annual Take a Kid Fishing event was at Thompson Park June 9, held in conjunction with the Thompson Lake Restoration Celebration. The West St.

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17
Jun

A reminder: We’re all terrible at driving and need to do better


courtesy of Washburn County Sheriff’s Office

When I came back from a week-long camping trip in Canada, I thought I would only be writing a fun personal piece about the vacation.  

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17
Jun

A week in the Canadian wilderness


The start of our trip on the Turtle River included a stop at White Otter Castle, a three-story log home built in the early 1900s by hermit Jimmy McOuat. (Marjorie Otto photos/Review)

A respite from modern society

I wouldn’t call myself a super experienced paddler and camper, but I’ve done enough Boundary Waters trips to have a pretty good feel for how it works. 

Wed
12
Jun

St. Paul man shot in chest in Maplewood

Around midnight on June 4, a man was accidentally shot in the chest in the 300 block of Larpenteur Avenue in Maplewood. 

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12
Jun

Author and memoirist mines tough reflection


Author and memoirist Gloria VanDemmeltraadt outside her Oakdale home with a title from her murder mystery fiction series. (Solomon Gustavo/Review)

Even when writing a memoir, there is a line. 

“I decided my kids didn’t need to know all of this,” says Gloria VanDemmeltraadt of her first book, “Musing and Munching,” a memoir on her life. 

Wed
12
Jun

Planting people


Solomon Gustavo/Review

People seed and tend to plants on 7th Avenue in North St. Paul.

Wed
12
Jun

Oakdale’s Summerfest is coming up


The Ted Bearth Grande Parade, named after the late Oakdale mayor and Washington County commissioner who helped found Summerfest, begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, at Geneva Avenue and 15th Street, traveling east on 15th and ending at City Hall, 1584 Hadley Ave. N. (submitted photo)

The weather is nice, schools are closed and Oakdale’s kickoff of summer is just around the corner.

Wed
12
Jun

Oakdale students explore engineering


submitted photos

Third graders from Eagle Point Elementary School on 15th Street in Oakdale learned about engineering at The Works Museum in Bloomington June 5.

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