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Wed
06
Jun

Former Oakdale mayor passes away; leaves a legacy of community pride


Robert C. Hanson

Robert C. Hanson, a former Oakdale mayor and city council member, died May 21 due to a stroke.

Wed
06
Jun

Record-length sturgeon caught by retired Oakdale businessman


courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources • Jack Burke broke a Minnesota catch-and-release record for the longest lake sturgeon while fishing on the Rainy River with a neighbor May 4. The fish was 73 inches long with a 32-inch girth.

When Jack Burke got to a Rainy River boat landing around 6 a.m. May 4, he couldn’t have anticipated the success he would have fishing that day, but by 11 a.m.

Tue
05
Jun

House of Wong founder looks back as beloved Roseville restaurant nears 60


photo courtesy of Renee Proue • House of Wong founder Teddy Wong, center right, with his wife Laura and children Renee and John in 2003. Wong, 94 and a World War II vet, founded the beloved Roseville restaurant 60 years ago.

Teddy Wong downplays his legacy.

“I did OK,” he says, sitting at the dining room table of his Roseville home on a recent May afternoon with his wife, Laura, and daughter, Renee. “We opened a couple of restaurants.”

Tue
05
Jun

Falcon Heights remembers Philando Castile with Restoration and Unity days


Mike Munzenrider • A memorial to Philando Castile stands near the spot on Larpenteur Avenue in Falcon Heights where he was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in 2016. The Falcon Heights City Council passed a proclamation May 23 designating two July days in his memory.

Nearly two years after Philando Castile was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, the Falcon Heights City Council voted unanimously to designate two July days in his memory.

Tue
05
Jun

New Brighton petition looks to put election year change to a vote


Gina Bauman

Push goes all the way to state Capitol.

 

Tue
05
Jun

St. Anthony PD still learning what the community wants, and what to do about it

The shots that killed Philando Castile, fired by a St.

Tue
05
Jun

St. Anthony police arrest man for injuring four people

St. Anthony police officers arrested Raphael Simmons, 32, for injuring four people and holding them in a home in the 2600 block of 29th Avenue NE the morning of May 30. 

Tue
05
Jun

Mounds View ALDI to repoen


Solomon Gustavo • The Mounds View ALDI has been remodeled and will reopen June 7.

After a remodel, ALDI is reopening its Mounds View store, located at 2537 County Highway 10 NE, on June 7, according to a press release. 

Mon
04
Jun

Metzen honored with memorial at Swing Bridge Park


Hannah Burlingame/Review • A new memorial is in place at Rock Island Swing Bridge Park. It honors the late Jim Metzen, who served Inver Grove Heights during his time as a state senator. Metzen is credited with helping save the bridge from demolition.

Jim Metzen

Those walking the pier at Rock Island Swing Bridge Park in Inver Grove Heights will notice a new memorial bench at the end in honor of someone who helped keep the bridge alive. 

Mon
04
Jun

Bringing shock and surprise, Ward 6 restaurant closes


Marjorie Otto/Review • During the afternoon of May 30, a line of people waited to be seated at Ward 6 restaurant for what could be their last meal there. The restaurant announced May 28 that it would be shutting its doors, serving its last meals during brunch on June 3.

After five and half years of calling Payne Avenue home and becoming a staple of the neighborhood, Ward 6 restaurant announced May 28 that the eatery would serve its last meals during brunch on Sunday, June 3. 

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