The Highway 36 bridge over Lexington Avenue as seen the week before westbound traffic was routed onto the bridge. The bridge replacement project should be complete by the end of fall.
Drivers on Highway 36 through Roseville may have recently noticed fewer bypasses on their trips through the city — the westbound lanes of traffic on the highway are now using a newly built bridge over Lexington Avenue.
Falcon Heights and 21 other metro area cities have subscribed to solar gardens in order to offset city government energy costs and to utilize clean energy. Falcon Heights already utilizes solar energy — there are more than 220 solar panels on City Hall’s roof, as seen with Mayor Peter Lindstrom.
Cities look for savings, use of clean energy
Falcon Heights City Hall has solar panels on its roof and in the past couple of years the city changed its code to make it easier for residents to install solar.
With its malt-making machines still under plastic and pushed to the front so the rest of the shop can be scrubbed clean, Kiwanis Malts gets ready for another year at the Minnesota State Fair. Run by the North Suburban St. Paul Kiwanis Club, money raised by the shop goes towards helping kids.
State Fair fixture is back to raise more money for kids
Elizabeth Hansel, a student at Roseville Area High School and a youth commissioner on Roseville’s Human Rights Commission, with her mother, Samantha, who has an invisible disability that makes it hard for her to walk. Based on negative experiences with her mother in Roseville, Hansel is trying to raise awareness about invisible disabilities.
Elizabeth Hansel says she was 7 years old when someone left a note on her mother’s car, reprimanding her and her mom for parking in a handicap space, because the two didn’t appear to have any disabilities.