The former Rainbow Foods in Shoreview, pictured here shortly after closing in 2014, will soon be the home of a Kowalski’s Market. Plans for the new grocery store at the corner of County Road 96 and Hodgson Road were approved by the Shoreview City Council Feb. 1. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
The former Rainbow Foods location at County Road 96 and Hodgson Road in Shoreview will soon be the home of a new grocery store.
Suzy Tomlinson of Shoreview visits St. Anthony Park Library in St. Paul, bringing along her two children’s books and the teddy bear that inspired them. (submitted photo)
Suzy Tomlinson's bear books address 'troubles' younger kids encounter
Teddy isn't just a teddy bear, at least not in a local author's recent book series.
Sure, he's a little stuffed animal who talks, but Suzy Tomlinson of Shoreview created this bow-tied bear and his friend David, a little boy, in part to portray her relationship with her brother, David Dobis, who died of stomach cancer in 2002 at the age of 53.
Rainbow Foods in Shoreview, pictured here shortly after closing down in 2014, could soon be the home of Kowalski’s, according to officials, who are working to firm up plans for the new grocery store to settle at the corner of County Road 96 and Hodgson Road. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Kowalski’s looks to settle into Shoreview’s former Rainbow Foods
The former Rainbow Foods location at County Road 96 and Hodgson Road in Shoreview might soon be the home of a new grocery store.
According to Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin, Kowalski's is looking like a bright option for the 68,000-square-foot space built in the 1990s and left empty when Rainbow's parent company, the Milwaukee-based Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc., pulled out of the Twin Cities in July 2014.
After state Sen. Bev Scalze, DFL-Little Canada, announced last month that she would not be seeking reelection in the Minnesota Senate for District 42 this year, Rep. Jason Isaacson, DFL-Shoreview, announced that he would seek Scalze's spot.
The next meeting of the Ramsey County Library Board is Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m., at the Ramsey County Library in Shoreview, 4570 North Victoria Street. All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public.
Two police officers who shot and killed an 18-year-old male suspect in Shoreview last year will not be charged with any crime, after a Ramsey County grand jury concluded last week that the officers' use of deadly force was justified because it fit