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Sun
26
Feb

Nation’s first sepak takraw courts to be built on East Side


The Southeast Asian game of sepak takraw is played by using only the head, feet, or knees to knock a plastic ball back and forth. Hands cannot be used and players go to gravity-defying measures to ensure the ball does not fall on their side.

Soccer-like game is a tradition for Southeast Asian cultures

Sun
26
Feb

East Siders march from Mexican Consulate to capitol on ‘Day Without Immigrants’


On Thursday, Feb. 16, marchers gathered at the Mexican Consulate along East Seventh Street to march to the Minnesota State Capitol on the “Day Without Immigrants.”

Businesses close as the community marches

Wed
22
Feb

Ice out?

Despite recent spring-like temperatures in the metro, ice-fishing fanatics took to Lake Josephine Feb. 12 for what might have been one of its last truck-bearing days, for a while.

Wed
22
Feb

Arden Hills sets sights on TCAAP for possible city hall shift


The current city hall facility in Arden Hills may not meet the city’s needs once the Rice Creek Commons development is complete. A task force has been created to assess whether or not a new city hall facility should be built on the new development.

Is the Arden Hills City Hall big enough? 

That’s one of several questions the Arden Hills City Council wants answered in regards to the long-awaited redevelopment of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site.

Wed
22
Feb

Culture is celebrated in District 622 schools


The Fireflies Hmong Dance Group performed during the Eagle Point Elementary School Culture Fair Feb. 2.
Sun
19
Feb

Just barely a ‘Freeze Fest’


Jolie Yang is ready for her just-made pudgy pie, an apple-filled cinnamon bread dessert cooked over a fire.

On Saturday, Feb. 11, families spent an unusually warm winter afternoon out on the ice at Lake Phalen for the annual Phalen Freeze Fest.

Wed
15
Feb

Eating like a bird

A bald eagle dined at the corner of busy Century Ave. and 40th St. No. in Oakdale, near the Geneva Village Apartments Feb. 5.

Wed
15
Feb

Ice thickens just in time


The Lake Elmo Lions 60th annual Ice Fishing Contest took place on Lake Jane Feb. 5. Although January had unusually warm weather, freezing temperatures returned the week before the contest to thicken up the ice. See more photos on page 14.

 

Winners were Timly Moua taking first with a 3 lb. 9 oz. fish, Angie Davidson second with a 1 lb. 14 oz. catch, and Braiden Ziertman at 1 lb. 11 oz. for third. 

Wed
15
Feb

ALL SMILES AT SILVERWOOD

The “Puppet Adventures of Ned the Naturalist” brought smiles to kids and families who attended the show at Silverwood Park in St. Anthony Village on Feb. 12.

Tue
14
Feb

Ice time is limited

Outdoor skating may become a memory as daytime high temperatures are slated to be well above freezing in the coming couple of weeks – hockey lovers can remember the good times Feb. 4 at Autumn Grove Park.

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