Making snow bricks for over two hours, Natalia Garcia and Diego, of Oakdale, are having fun building a snowfort in their backyard. The warm up made for perfect snow for their project.  (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Making snow bricks for over two hours, Natalia Garcia and Diego, of Oakdale, are having fun building a snowfort in their backyard. The warm up made for perfect snow for their project. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Friday, January 23, 2015
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Thursday, January 22, 2015
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The rinks at Phalen Rec were filled with Mite hockey action all weekend, also Hockey Day in Minnesota. Edgcumbe and Cottage Grove Kings take on each other Jan. 17.   + continue reading
Polars and Titan basketball game
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Thursday, January 22, 2015
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North High senior Ashley Wiederhold (23) drives to the basket, while defended by Tartan senior forward Jessica Fortier (24). Wiederhold added 24 points to the Polars’ 64-45 win at home Jan. 16. Prep sports fans may be missing their usual coverage; Review sportswriter Wally Wakefield is on... + continue reading
The cover of "Boundary Waters ABC" by Shoreview resident Wes Erwin, published by Adventure Publishing.
The cover of "Boundary Waters ABC" by Shoreview resident Wes Erwin, published by Adventure Publishing. (submitted photo)
Thursday, January 22, 2015
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'Boundary Waters ABC' is nominated for a Minnesota Book Award Shoreview-based author Wes Erwin says that flipping through his book, "Boundary Waters ABC," is like "going back through a photo album." The book, Erwin's first, was published last April and is... + continue reading
Virgil Crowder, photographed back in 2007, has recently retired after decades of being a familiar sight around downtown North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Virgil Crowder, photographed back in 2007, has recently retired after decades of being a familiar sight around downtown North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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Mail carriers face some peculiar hazards, from territorial pets to winter conditions extreme enough to shut down schools. For veteran mail carrier Virgil Crowder, this meant facing the elements even when the wind chill once dropped below 50. As for the dogs, he never saw the occasional run-in as a... + continue reading
Making snow bricks for over two hours, Natalia Garcia and Diego, of Oakdale, are having fun building a snowfort in their backyard. The warm up made for perfect snow for their project.  (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Making snow bricks for over two hours, Natalia Garcia and Diego, of Oakdale, are having fun building a snowfort in their backyard. The warm up made for perfect snow for their project. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

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Polars and Titan basketball game
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The cover of "Boundary Waters ABC" by Shoreview resident Wes Erwin, published by Adventure Publishing.
The cover of "Boundary Waters ABC" by Shoreview resident Wes Erwin, published by Adventure Publishing. (submitted photo)
Virgil Crowder, photographed back in 2007, has recently retired after decades of being a familiar sight around downtown North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Virgil Crowder, photographed back in 2007, has recently retired after decades of being a familiar sight around downtown North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

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Friday, 01/23/15
Hoffman's trial was set to begin Feb. 17 Lyle "Ty" Hoffman, accused of killing Kelly L. Phillips at an Arden Hills gas station on Aug. 11, pleaded guilty to intentional second-degree murder in Ramsey County District Court Jan. 23. Hoffman will be sentenced by Ramsey... + continue reading
Friday, 01/23/15
Two male suspects wearing masks recently threatened an employee while robbing the Mendota VFW, brandishing a bat and claiming to have a gun, according to police. Mendota Heights police responded the the armed robbery report at 10:41 a.m. Jan. 13 at the VFW Post 6690, 1323 Hwy. 13,... + continue reading
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Thursday, 01/22/15
Diamond Club annual dinner Mounds View High School’s Diamond Club is hosting its annual dinner on Sunday, Jan. 25. Now in its ninth year, the dinner is a fundraiser for the Mounds View baseball program. The event is held at North Oaks Country Club and tickets are $50 per person.... + continue reading
Thursday, 01/22/15
New water line construction to begin this summer 3M Company will continue to monitor groundwater quality in the Lake Elmo Park Reserve.    The Washington County Board of Commissioners recently granted the Maplewood-based company access to the park reserve to... + continue reading
Thursday, 01/22/15
Skating has always been a big part of who Natalie Wedell is and she'll add a new skating chapter to her life story this weekend in St. Paul. Wedell, an Arden Hills native, is coming home to participate in the Red Bull Crashed Ice event. Wedell earned her spot in the St. Paul event at... + continue reading

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Mayor John Zanmiller breaks down at his last meeting Dec. 15, as his wife Laura gives an emotional speech at the podium in the council chambers. She reflected on his time as mayor. Zanmiller's successor, David Meisinger, was sworn in Jan. 2. (submitted photo)
Making snow bricks for over two hours, Natalia Garcia and Diego, of Oakdale, are having fun building a snowfort in their backyard. The warm up made for perfect snow for their project.  (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Making snow bricks for over two hours, Natalia Garcia and Diego, of Oakdale, are having fun building a snowfort in their backyard. The warm up made for perfect snow for their project. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

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East Side Review

Monday, 01/19/15
Thursday, Dec. 25  — Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 District 1 District 2 District 4 District 5... + continue reading
This box, outside of the Dancing Goat Coffee House, is one of 25 book donation boxes placed outside of businesses by A Greener Read, a for-profit company that seeks to recycle, re-use and sell donated books. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
This box, outside of the Dancing Goat Coffee House, is one of 25 book donation boxes placed outside of businesses by A Greener Read, a for-profit company that seeks to recycle, re-use and sell donated books. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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A senior housing complex looking likely to go up at the corner of East Seventh Street and Bates Avenue, with construction potentially starting as soon as April. This rendering shows roughly how the building’s exterior will look. (submitted graphic)
A senior housing complex looking likely to go up at the corner of East Seventh Street and Bates Avenue, with construction potentially starting as soon as April. This rendering shows roughly how the building’s exterior will look. (submitted graphic)
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South West Review


Mayor John Zanmiller breaks down at his last meeting Dec. 15, as his wife Laura gives an emotional speech at the podium in the council chambers. She reflected on his time as mayor. Zanmiller's successor, David Meisinger, was sworn in Jan. 2. (submitted photo)
Friday, 01/23/15
'Long game' was the goal As a new mayor takes over leading West St. Paul, John Zanmiller says he feels somewhat relieved.  At the same time, he said he wishes he could have done... + continue reading
The winning team, Team Hessler, includes many of the 1993 Sibley state tournament players. (submitted photo)
The winning team, Team Hessler, includes many of the 1993 Sibley state tournament players. (submitted photo)
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Team Dietchler (named after the two Dietchler brothers on the team) and Team Hoban (named after Bob Hoban and his two sons) played each other in the consolation round. The game ended in a tie, with no one scoring during the shootout. (submitted photo)
Team Dietchler (named after the two Dietchler brothers on the team) and Team Hoban (named after Bob Hoban and his two sons) played each other in the consolation round. The game ended in a tie, with no one scoring during the shootout. (submitted photo)
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Team Hessler (named after Corey Hessler, current coach of the Sibley boys varsity hockey team) and Team Gornick (named after three Gornick brothers on the team) faced off in the championship. Team Hessler won in a close game of 2-1.  (submitted photo)
Team Hessler (named after Corey Hessler, current coach of the Sibley boys varsity hockey team) and Team Gornick (named after three Gornick brothers on the team) faced off in the championship. Team Hessler won in a close game of 2-1. (submitted photo)
01/19/15

Roseville - Little Canada

Thursday, 01/22/15
Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Review police reports Jan. 20, 2015.   Falcon Heights Arrests The 30-year-old... + continue reading
The church at 3245 New Brighton Road in Arden Hills will remain, though the congregation will no longer be called Trinity Lutheran of Lake Johanna. The congregation held its final service Jan. 18 and will be "reborn" as a new congregation under a different name in the future.
The church at 3245 New Brighton Road in Arden Hills will remain, though the congregation will no longer be called Trinity Lutheran of Lake Johanna. The congregation held its final service Jan. 18 and will be "reborn" as a new congregation under a different name in the future. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
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Trinity Lutheran Church of Lake Johanna held its final service Jan. 18, ending more than 70 years of ministry.
Trinity Lutheran Church of Lake Johanna held its final service Jan. 18, ending more than 70 years of ministry. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
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The prayer garden between the education building and the sanctuary was dedicated in 2004. A year before the dedication, Brandon Schuster completed his Eagle Scout project by building the two benches in the garden, seen at left, with the plaque.
The prayer garden between the education building and the sanctuary was dedicated in 2004. A year before the dedication, Brandon Schuster completed his Eagle Scout project by building the two benches in the garden, seen at left, with the plaque. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
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A stone marker in the sanctuary building is a testament to Trinity Lutheran's long history.
A stone marker in the sanctuary building is a testament to Trinity Lutheran's long history. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
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A graphic shows each of the parcels in the Twin Lakes area of Roseville.
A graphic shows each of the parcels in the Twin Lakes area of Roseville. (submitted graphic)
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A rendering of the 190-unit Twin Lakes Apartments.
A rendering of the 190-unit Twin Lakes Apartments. (submitted graphic)
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A $1.5 million project will install additional left-turn lanes on northbound Cleveland Avenue to northbound Interstate 35W and northbound I-35W to Cleveland Avenue.
A $1.5 million project will install additional left-turn lanes on northbound Cleveland Avenue to northbound Interstate 35W and northbound I-35W to Cleveland Avenue. (submitted graphic)
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A traffic study is currently underway to determine the best course of action for extending Twin Lakes Parkway through the area to Fairview Avenue. (submitted graphic)
A traffic study is currently underway to determine the best course of action for extending Twin Lakes Parkway through the area to Fairview Avenue. (submitted graphic)
01/21/15 -
Overflow parking for the ice fishing contest will be at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2335 Edgerton St.
Overflow parking for the ice fishing contest will be at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2335 Edgerton St. (submitted graphic)
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Gar Johnson, Bob Leibel, and Joe Vitale served up booya at the 2014 booya event.
Gar Johnson, Bob Leibel, and Joe Vitale served up booya at the 2014 booya event. (submitted photo)
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Three 70-gallon pots cooked booya for a crowd at the 2014 booya event.
Three 70-gallon pots cooked booya for a crowd at the 2014 booya event. (submitted photo)
01/21/15 -

Oakdale - Lake Elmo

Tartan and U of M graduate Michael Veit won the prestigious Leroy Apker Award in 2014. He is currently pursuing a PhD in applied physics at Stanford University. (submitted photo)
Tartan and U of M graduate Michael Veit won the prestigious Leroy Apker Award in 2014. He is currently pursuing a PhD in applied physics at Stanford University. (submitted photo)
Wednesday, 01/21/15
Oakdale-native and 2009 Tartan High School graduate Michael Veit made history by being named the University of Minnesota’s first recipient of the prestigious Leroy Apker Award for undergraduate... + continue reading
Folks gathered atop a frozen Lake Jane at last year’s Lake Elmo Lions Ice Fishing Contest. The event takes place Super Bowl Sunday every year.
Folks gathered atop a frozen Lake Jane at last year’s Lake Elmo Lions Ice Fishing Contest. The event takes place Super Bowl Sunday every year. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
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These Northern pike earned three anglers cash prizes at last year’s contest.
These Northern pike earned three anglers cash prizes at last year’s contest.
01/14/15
Longtime Hill-Murray educator Frank Asenbrenner poses with his daughter Peg Sutherland.
Longtime Hill-Murray educator Frank Asenbrenner poses with his daughter Peg Sutherland. (file photo)
01/08/15

Ramsey Co. - Maplewood

Thursday, 01/22/15
What the city is billing as “a new chapter for the community” — an official new North St. Paul logo — will be unveiled at City Hall Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the... + continue reading
Virgil Crowder, photographed back in 2007, has recently retired after decades of being a familiar sight around downtown North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Virgil Crowder, photographed back in 2007, has recently retired after decades of being a familiar sight around downtown North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
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Crowder saying farewell to Doreen Hruby, an employee that often greeted him at Sandberg Funeral Home. (submitted photo/Rick Nelson)
Crowder saying farewell to Doreen Hruby, an employee that often greeted him at Sandberg Funeral Home. (submitted photo/Rick Nelson)
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Crowder clocking out after delivering to businesses downtown at 3:06 p.m., on his last day. (submitted photo/Rick Nelson)
Crowder clocking out after delivering to businesses downtown at 3:06 p.m., on his last day. (submitted photo/Rick Nelson)
01/21/15 -

Bulletin Area

Friday, 23/01/15
Hoffman's trial was set to begin Feb. 17 Lyle "Ty" Hoffman, accused of killing Kelly L. Phillips at an Arden Hills gas station on Aug. 11, pleaded guilty to intentional second-... + continue reading
The cover of "Boundary Waters ABC" by Shoreview resident Wes Erwin, published by Adventure Publishing.
The cover of "Boundary Waters ABC" by Shoreview resident Wes Erwin, published by Adventure Publishing. (submitted photo)
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Wes Erwin
Wes Erwin (submitted photo)
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Loons Boundary Waters ABC
A detail of loons from "Boundary Waters ABC" by illustrator Kathie Kemp. Kemp says the loons are one of her favorite spreads, as they were "technically difficult" to paint using watercolors. (illustration courtesy of Kathie Kemp)
22/01/15 -
From mentions on the Today Show and at New Brighton City Council meetings and nearly 10,000 "likes" for their Facebook page, the Bartz brothers and their latest snow creation have recently been all over the place. Here, from left, Austin and Trevor Bartz, who, along with their brother Connor (not pictured), made the 12-foot tall sea turtle made of snow that stands in their New Brighton front yard.
From mentions on the Today Show and at New Brighton City Council meetings and nearly 10,000 "likes" for their Facebook page, the Bartz brothers and their latest snow creation have recently been all over the place. Here, from left, Austin and Trevor Bartz, who, along with their brother Connor (not pictured), made the 12-foot tall sea turtle made of snow that stands in their New Brighton front yard. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
, New Brighton Snow Turtle
21/01/15 -
The church at 3245 New Brighton Road in Arden Hills will remain, though the congregation will no longer be called Trinity Lutheran of Lake Johanna. The congregation held its final service Jan. 18 and will be "reborn" as a new congregation under a different name in the future.
The church at 3245 New Brighton Road in Arden Hills will remain, though the congregation will no longer be called Trinity Lutheran of Lake Johanna. The congregation held its final service Jan. 18 and will be "reborn" as a new congregation under a different name in the future. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
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Trinity Lutheran Church of Lake Johanna held its final service Jan. 18, ending more than 70 years of ministry.
Trinity Lutheran Church of Lake Johanna held its final service Jan. 18, ending more than 70 years of ministry. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
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The prayer garden between the education building and the sanctuary was dedicated in 2004. A year before the dedication, Brandon Schuster completed his Eagle Scout project by building the two benches in the garden, seen at left, with the plaque.
The prayer garden between the education building and the sanctuary was dedicated in 2004. A year before the dedication, Brandon Schuster completed his Eagle Scout project by building the two benches in the garden, seen at left, with the plaque. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
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A stone marker in the sanctuary building is a testament to Trinity Lutheran's long history.
A stone marker in the sanctuary building is a testament to Trinity Lutheran's long history. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
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