Pearl Darlene Christenson of Arden Hills passed peacefully, surrounded by her family on Oct. 11, 2015. Born to the Reverend Oscar and Mrs. Olga Jacobson on Aug. 21, 1929 in Chicago, Pearl grew up in parsonages in Pinewood and Fertile, Minnesota, where she ran with her pack of pals, the “Crazy Eight.”
Members of the New Brighton City Council and the Parks and Recreation Department, along with some kids, were on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 22 at Totem Pole Park to open the city's newest playground.
The Irondale High School Robotics team demonstrated their basketball gadget while at the Minnesota State Fair on Aug. 27. The 3M sponsored STEM event brought out the area’s best technology to entertain and inform kids and families. (Linda E.
Kate Schaefers, left, represented AARP with other executive members at this year’s Pride festival in Minneapolis. (Submitted photo)
Shoreview's Kate Schaefers specializes in midlife transitions
As most people near the middle of their lives, they begin to think about retirement.
But for an increasing number of them, attitudes about work and retirement during the second half of their lives are changing.