The morning of Oct. 10, police tape blocked off a section of the Lowry Grove RV Park in St. Anthony where a man was killed in a police-involved shooting the night before on Oct. 9. Park resident John Weeber said there was such a large police presence on the scene immediately after the incident that he wondered, "Who was protecting everywhere else?" (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Nearly 12 hours after a man was killed in a police-involved shooting the night of Oct. 9, an area in the Lowry Grove RV Park in St. Anthony where the shooting took place was still cordoned off by police tape.
The St. Anthony Village Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2nd annual Touch-a-Truck event on Sept. 13. Families got to meet local police officers and fire fighters along with many other neighborhood groups. Above, Ethan Abrahamson, 3, manned the controls of the back hoe as his cousin, Cole Severson, 3, observed. Operating Engineers Local 49 provided the back hoe.
St. Anthony Fire Marshal Chris Fuller found a thrilled firetruck fan in 2-year-old Bodhi Geyen at the St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce's 2013 Touch-A-Truck event. The fire department will return with sirens and lights a-blazing at this year's Touch-A-Truck event Sept. 13.
The backhoe simulator at last year's Touch-A-Truck event was a popular attraction.
Local kids got the chance to get up close and personal with more than a dozen trucks, emergency vehicles and heavy equipment at the last year's Touch-A-Truck event.
"Nordy" from the Minnesota Wild hung out with kids among the heavy equipment at last year's Touch-A-Truck event.
Touch-A-Truck sent in the clowns, who were also skilled balloon sculptors, at last year's event.
The St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce and Silver Lake Village Shopping Center will hold their second annual Touch-A-Truck event Saturday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Silver Lake Village.
The St. Anthony Village High School football team last year suffered through its worst season under head coach Todd Niklaus. The Huskies won just twice and had a losing record for the first time since 2009.
St. Anthony begins what it hopes to be a bounce-back season on Friday when it hosts Brooklyn Center starting at 7 p.m.