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Mon
06
Nov

Highway 110 in Mendota Heights to get a new name


A well-traveled stretch of roadway between interstates 35W and 494 will be getting a single name come July. Highway 110 in Mendota Heights will be renamed to Highway 62. The goal is to help ease confusion for drivers traveling through the area. • courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Transportation

Next year, motorists driving down Highway 110 will notice something a little different: it was renamed Highway 62. 

Sat
04
Nov

A little bit of St. Paul halfway around the world


Marjorie Otto photos/Review • As a part of the sister city relationship St. Paul has with Changsha, China, five “Peanuts” sculptures will be sent to Changsha as a part of a gift exchange. The city of Changsha will give St. Paul a replica of its famous Aiwan Pavilion, to be installed at Lake Phalen Regional Park.

The “Peanuts” characters are going to China.

Fri
03
Nov

New St. Paul police training facility opens


The St. Paul Police Department opened its new Richard H. Rowan Public Training Center on Oct. 31 in the Railroad Island neighborhood.

Neighborhood puts mark on facility

 

The new St. Paul Police training facility opened on Oct. 31, a little more than a year after construction began. 

Fri
03
Nov

Telling their stories: Two Dakota County residents take part in Iron Curtain documentary


select artwork courtesy Twin Cities Public Television

On Nov. 5, a new documentary will premiere on TPT MN that will tell the stories of those who lived under communist rule in post-WWII Romania.

Fri
03
Nov

New pedestrian tunnel has snowy opening

A wintery Oct. 27 moved the ribbon cutting for the new pedestrian underpass at Highway 110 in Mendota Heights to an indoor space in the Village.

Thu
02
Nov

Submitting a 'Letter to the Editor' online is now a little easier

It's now easier than ever to submit a Letter to the Editor via our website. Just click the link at the very top of our page to access the webform.

Wed
01
Nov

Unconscious driver crashes into Hy-Vee on Halloween day 


An unconscious man experiencing medical issues crashed into Hy-Vee in Oakdale Oct. 31 and had to be transported to the hospital. After only a couple hours, almost all signs of the incident had been cleaned up. Aundrea Kinney/Review

A driver crashed his Chevy Tahoe into the Hy-Vee in Oakdale Oct. 31, striking the rental video dispenser, shelving and products displayed in the front of the grocery store. 

Tue
31
Oct

Amsterdam beyond the guidebook


Aundrea Kinney photos/Review Because Amsterdam is a flat city, the most popular mode of transportation is biking. Pedal bikes, motorized bikes and motorized scooters all travel in the bike lane, and pedestrians need to be careful not to get clipped when stepping off the sidewalk.

I first learned of the Netherlands during a first-grade career day presentation. The grandmother of one of my classmates was a flight attendant, and as we sat at our desks, she talked us through what it is like to fly in an airplane. 

Mon
30
Oct

Centenarian Roseville golfer honored with bench at Gross


Mike Munzenrider photos Peggy Doi showed her father, Bill Doi, a bench she and family members and the Minnesota Nikkei Project donated to Gross National Golf Course in his honor, on Oct. 24.

Roseville resident Bill Doi took up golfing at age 75. 

Now, 26 years later, a bench at Gross National Golf Course in Minneapolis honors his love for the game, as well as his devotion to family, friends and community service.

Mon
30
Oct

Shoreview’s $15 million community center expansion is underway


Shoreview City Council members Sue Denkinger, Cory Springhorn, Mayor Sandy Martin, Emy Johnson and Terry Quigley used gold shovels to toss some dirt Oct. 23, marking the beginning of construction on the city’s $15.6 million community center expansion. Mike Munzenrider

Though an October chill was in the air, it was all warm smiles as Shoreview city officials and others broke ground Oct. 23 on a major expansion of the Shoreview Community Center.

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