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Mon
28
Jul

Inver Grove Heights tackles potential tree troubles


This ash at Oakwood Park in Inver Grove Heights and other ash trees in parks and other city-owned areas will be removed before they are infested with emerald ash borers. (Submitted photo)

City plans to issue notices to residents with ash trees
At one point, the fear of a nationwide die-off of ash trees had the staff at Inver Grove Heights City Hall planning to remove all ashes growing on city property.
More recently, that plan has changed.

Mon
28
Jul

District 197 school board feels time squeeze in ballot decision


A committee presented a proposal for a Mendota Heights-based stadium at the District 197 School Board work session July 21, adding to the requests being considered for a referendum. The project would replace Charles Matson Field in West St. Paul, pictured above. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

New stadium added to list of considerations

Time is running out for the School District 197 board members to decide whether or not to bring a referendum to the voters this fall, after taking a hard loss in May’s special election.

Fri
25
Jul

Flooding shuts down events at Sibley Historic Site in Mendota

Minnesota History River Paddle, Color Dash cancelled
Damage from heavy summer rains has caused two events at the Sibley Historic Site in Mendota to be abruptly cancelled.

Thu
24
Jul

B-52 Burgers and Brew nibbles national fame


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Inver Grove Heights restaurant to appear on Travel Channel's "Food Paradise"
Brandon Bramscher is not one for cameras.
But the B-52 Burgers and Brew co-owner was thrust in front of multiple lenses on St. Patrick's Day, as the crew for the Travel Channel's "Food Paradise" show took over the Inver Grove Heights restaurant, capturing his burgers deemed worthy of national attention.

Tue
22
Jul

Little Canada man charged in mortgage fraud case

Rod Aslesen and three others accused of conducting over $2 million in illegal wire transfers
A federal grand jury has indicted a Little Canada man and three others in a mortgage fraud case.
 

Wed
23
Jul

“And The Beat Goes On”

Slice of Shoreview Days 2014

Slice of Shoreview Days 2014 is July 25 to 27 at Island Lake County Park at the intersection of Interstate 694 and Victoria Street. Entry and parking are free.

Wed
23
Jul

Jacoby Kindred trial underway

Maplewood man charged with sexually abusing two young girls

Testimony began Monday, July 14, in the trial of Jacoby Kindred Sr., 61, who is accused of sexually abusing two young girls multiple times over the span of a decade.

Wed
23
Jul

2012 FEMA grant finally delivers for Lake Johanna Fire Department


Just prior to being loaded into firetrucks and distributed to other stations, Lake Johanna Fire Department’s 60 new airpacks were on display at the department’s headquarters July 16. (photos by Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Engineer Bruce Carlson loads one of the department’s new airpacks into a firetruck. The brackets that hold them are built into the truck’s seats.

Captain Nate Berg wearing the new equipment.

Lake Johanna Fire Department Chief Tim Boehlke said the difference between the department’s new self-contained breathing apparatuses—airpacks, in station parlance—and their old ones, is “night and day.”

Wed
23
Jul

St. Anthony grad eyes college after being sidelined by lymphoma


Mason Hermes, who was diagnosed with Stage III Burkitts Lymphoma this spring, dressed up for his senior prom on May 3. (Submitted photo)

In a show of support, Hermes’ teachers and classmates wore “1 With Mason” T-shirts at St. Anthony Village High School earlier this year. (Submitted photo)

Mason Hermes and his mother, Jenny Kuykendall, at home July 15. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Just prior to his final quarter before graduation this spring from St. Anthony Village High School, Mason Hermes noticed a pea-sized lump on the side of his face.

Wed
23
Jul

Brides and grooms think Bruentrup Farm is perfect place to say “I do”


Wagon and trailer rides are common before and after the ceremony. They take this trail to make their way around the site. (Tim Faklis/Review)

Kelly and Arthur Graf wanted to make their wedding as perfect as perfect can get.

There’s a lot that goes into planning a wedding -- the dress, the theme colors, the dinner choices, the DJ/band dilemma, or if an open bar is a good idea.

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