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Rick Fisk of Oakdale captured these images of the rare "blood moon" total lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning, April 15. "It's the first time I have done anything like this," Fisk says. "It was really amazing to watch, and I had fun photographing it. It was a little... + continue reading

Siblings Jane and Tex Metzger are the third generation of Metzgers running the family drywall business. The company was started by their grandfather in 1939. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Long-time family business awarded If you walked into Metzger Building Materials Company in the mid-1980s, you might see as many as five Metzgers, not to mention the family dog, hanging out at the business. Tucked away along Phalen Boulevard at 768 Bradley St., the building supply business... + continue reading

Salem Hills Elementary in Inver Grove Heights has a gem of teacher, Mrs. Kim Westra, who worked her fifth grade students, Lincoln Bacal, left, and Eliana Bly, right, on their art projects on April 2. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Monday, April 14, 2014
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Kim Westra almost didn’t become a teacher. When her father committed suicide a few years after his teenage son was murdered, Westra had just started graduate school. She says she remembers going outside in the snow, barefoot and screaming, when she first heard the news. She made it to... + continue reading

Jessica Kiefer of Oakdale, right and her friend Kristin Wasil from Michigan were contestants on the March 26 episode of “Wheel of Fortune.” The show’s theme was “Girlfriend Getaways,” and the two took home just over $10,000 in winnings. (submitted photos)
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Local teacher appeared during ‘Girlfriend Getaways’ week An Oakdale woman recently appeared on “Wheel of Fortune,” the 31-year-old game show based on the popular game “Hangman,” in which contestants buy letters to solve word puzzles to win cash and fun... + continue reading

Becky Hunt, founder of Cakes From Grace, an organization dedicated to raising the awareness of congenital heart defects, loves whipping up cakes for such families. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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In October 2012, Becky Hunt made a difficult decision: to quit her corporate job to care for her 2-month-old daughter, Gracia, who was born with a severe congenital heart defect. Gracia, affectionately known as Gracie, was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome -- a condition where the left... + continue reading

Siblings Jane and Tex Metzger are the third generation of Metzgers running the family drywall business. The company was started by their grandfather in 1939. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Salem Hills Elementary in Inver Grove Heights has a gem of teacher, Mrs. Kim Westra, who worked her fifth grade students, Lincoln Bacal, left, and Eliana Bly, right, on their art projects on April 2. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Jessica Kiefer of Oakdale, right and her friend Kristin Wasil from Michigan were contestants on the March 26 episode of “Wheel of Fortune.” The show’s theme was “Girlfriend Getaways,” and the two took home just over $10,000 in winnings. (submitted photos)

Becky Hunt, founder of Cakes From Grace, an organization dedicated to raising the awareness of congenital heart defects, loves whipping up cakes for such families. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

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The Mounds View Public School District owns a 3.32-acre parcel of land at 2959 Hamline Ave. in Roseville, the site of its former district service center. The district hopes to sell the property to the city of Roseville for use as a park. Over the past decade, ISD 621 has spent more than $760,000 in soil remediation and monitoring costs due to the discovery of Perc contamination on the property. (Johanna Holub/Review)
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Mounds View school district removed building, contaminated soil Mounds View Public Schools is letting go of a site that’s been with the district for more than 40 years. A purchase agreement with the city of Roseville to sell a three-acre parcel of land at 2959 Hamline Ave. was... + continue reading

Canadian Pacific Railroad operates a switching yard near Pig’s Eye Lake, located just west of the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Lower Afton Road. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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With Canadian Pacific Railroad applying to expand operations at its Pig’s Eye switching yard, neighbors are approaching it as an opportunity to voice their concerns. Canadian Pacific Railroad hopes to fill in six acres of wetlands to enlarge the facility, located just west of the... + continue reading
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Lake Elmo and Stillwater Area Schools have been working on a possible partnership to add more amenities to the southeast corner of the city, including a new park. The school district this year approached the city via the parks commission to form a joint powers agreement, where the... + continue reading
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In an effort to balance next year’s budget, the Stillwater Area School Board approved nearly $1.5 million in budget adjustments at its March 27 meeting. Some of the largest adjustments include:  • a $450,000 transfer from the capital budget to the general fund • a... + continue reading
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There's a new rule for would-be burglars: don't dial 911 while you're casing the joint. With today's smartphones able to dial 911 with a touch of the screen, emergency dispatchers spend a lot of time picking up calls from toddlers and "pocket dialers." They... + continue reading

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The Mounds View Public School District owns a 3.32-acre parcel of land at 2959 Hamline Ave. in Roseville, the site of its former district service center. The district hopes to sell the property to the city of Roseville for use as a park. Over the past decade, ISD 621 has spent more than $760,000 in soil remediation and monitoring costs due to the discovery of Perc contamination on the property. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Siblings Jane and Tex Metzger are the third generation of Metzgers running the family drywall business. The company was started by their grandfather in 1939. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Canadian Pacific Railroad operates a switching yard near Pig’s Eye Lake, located just west of the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Lower Afton Road. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Salem Hills Elementary in Inver Grove Heights has a gem of teacher, Mrs. Kim Westra, who worked her fifth grade students, Lincoln Bacal, left, and Eliana Bly, right, on their art projects on April 2. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

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Siblings Jane and Tex Metzger are the third generation of Metzgers running the family drywall business. The company was started by their grandfather in 1939. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Long-time family business awarded If you walked into Metzger Building Materials Company in the mid-1980s, you might see as many as five Metzgers, not to mention the family dog, hanging out at... + continue reading

Canadian Pacific Railroad operates a switching yard near Pig’s Eye Lake, located just west of the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Lower Afton Road. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Maplewood police pulled a man from this burning vehicle the night of April 4, and will be noted for their heroism.
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St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman gave his speech at the yet-to-open Arlington Hills Community Center at the corner of Payne and Maryland avenues. The bright, sun lit building was a central part of the speech. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Salem Hills Elementary in Inver Grove Heights has a gem of teacher, Mrs. Kim Westra, who worked her fifth grade students, Lincoln Bacal, left, and Eliana Bly, right, on their art projects on April 2. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
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Kim Westra almost didn’t become a teacher. When her father committed suicide a few years after his teenage son was murdered, Westra had just started graduate school. She says she remembers... + continue reading

Roseville - Little Canada

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Most baseball teams’ successes start with its pitching staff, which appears to be the strength of this year’s Concordia Academy squad. The Beacons return their entire staff, including a... + continue reading

The Mounds View Public School District owns a 3.32-acre parcel of land at 2959 Hamline Ave. in Roseville, the site of its former district service center. The district hopes to sell the property to the city of Roseville for use as a park. Over the past decade, ISD 621 has spent more than $760,000 in soil remediation and monitoring costs due to the discovery of Perc contamination on the property. (Johanna Holub/Review)
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In 2010, the city of Roseville Parks and Recreation Department completed a parks system master plan, which includes acquiring the district’s parcel of land just south of Autumn Grove Park on Hamline Avenue. The space could be used for “court sports,” including baseball, volleyball, pickleball or soccer, according to Parks and Recreation Director Lonnie Brokke. (submitted graphics)
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Oakdale - Lake Elmo

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Lake Elmo and Stillwater Area Schools have been working on a possible partnership to add more amenities to the southeast corner of the city, including a new park. The school district this year... + continue reading

The cover of “Perils of a Polynesian Percussionist” was hand-drawn by author Meg Corrigan and her grandson Logan Broich, 14. Sitting at the drum set is Todd Barlow, a character inspired by Corrigan herself.
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Meg Corrigan of Lake Elmo never aspired to be a drummer, let alone play for a Polynesian revue, but from a young age she had a passion for Hawaiian culture. She played the drums for a traveling Polynesian revue for three years. (Submitted photos)
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Ramsey Co. - Maplewood

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There's a new rule for would-be burglars: don't dial 911 while you're casing the joint. With today's smartphones able to dial 911 with a touch of the screen, emergency dispatchers... + continue reading
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Maplewood police pulled a man from this burning vehicle the night of April 4, and will be noted for their heroism.
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In a ceremonial signing April 9, Gov. Mark Dayton signs into law a bill designating North St. Paul's portion of Trunk Highway 36 as the "Officer Richard Crittenden Sr. Memorial Highway. Standing behind Dayton's right and left shoulders are State Sen. Chuck Wiger and State Rep. Leon Lillie, who carried the bill in their respective branches. North St. Paul Mayor Mike Kuehn is behind the legislators; Police Chief Tom Lauth and City Manager Jason Ziemer are to Lillie's left. To Wiger's right are Crittenden's widow Christine and his son Rick Jr. and family. (submitted photo)
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Christine Crittenden, the widow of North St. Paul police officer Richard Crittenden, listens as city manager Jason Ziemer (not pictured) testifies to a Senate committee March 3 at the state Capitol for a bill presented by Sen. Chuck Wiger, DFL-Maplewood, right. The bill passed the Senate March 24 to rename a segment of Highway 36 for the slain officer. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
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On Sept. 6 2005, Lino Lakes police officer Shawn Silvera was killed in the line of duty while deploying stop sticks on Interstate 35W to halt a suspect who was fleeing police. The suspect's vehicle struck him. A portion of 35W from the scene of the incident north is now memorialized with the above markers. (online image)
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Four St. Anthony Village High School students will be competing in the Class AA State Speech Tournament on Friday. Pictured above, from left to right: Carolyn Klaesges, David Jacobsen, Anne Klaesges, Marcos Giossi and Jade Nelson. (submitted photo)
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Four St. Anthony Village High School students are advancing to the MSHSL Class AA State Speech Tournament on Friday, April 11. Seniors Marcos Giossi and David Jacobsen are Section 4AA Champions in... + continue reading