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Oakdale Fire Department celebrates 50 years


Oakdale firefighters leave Fire Station One to respond to a call for help in June. The department is celebrating its 50th anniversary this week with two open houses and a golf tournament at the Oak Marsh Golf Course. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

How’s the sauce? Harry Johnson has fellow firefighter Gary Jungmann try his marinara sauce at a spaghetti fundraiser in March 1985. (submitted photo)

The Oakdale Fire Department is celebrating its 50th anniversary this week.

Wed
16
Jul

Lake Elmo council on board with three new development projects

Lake Elmo’s evolution from a rural town dotted with farms to a more fully developed suburb quickened a bit earlier this month.

Wed
16
Jul

Hobby Lobby store to open in Maplewood amidst national controversy

Supreme Court decision not slowing plans for October grand opening
Despite a deluge of news reports and street protests following Hobby Lobby’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision last month, the company is marching forward with its expansion plans.

Wed
16
Jul

Maplewood illustrator recreates classic fables


Mike Wilke, writer and illustrator for Cornerstone Stories, says his favorite fable he’s done is “The Bearded Fool,” a story about a man who decides to burn part of his beard off after reading that all men with long beards are fools. “I did relate to it,” Wilke laughs. (Kaylin Creason/Review)

Maplewood illustrator Mike Wilke exhibits comics from his book “Watermelon Bones: The Sequel.” (Kaylin Creason/Review)

Political cartoonist Mike Wilke, 58, has been drawing for most of his life, but he’s never done anything like this. For the past year, Wilke has been illustrating fables for children’s books.

Wed
16
Jul

Arden Hills approves TCAAP master plan land use map


A breakdown of the land use plan for the TCAAP site that was approved at Arden Hills’ June 30 city council meeting.

Council members disagree about park space
A land use master plan map is now in place for the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site in Arden Hills, the culmination of a year-long planning process in the development of the 427-acre piece of land situated to the northeast of the intersection of Interstate 35W and Highway 96.

Wed
16
Jul

Cities make way for new bridge at I-35W and 96


The layout of the diverging diamond interchange at Interstate 35W and Highway 96 that will be constructed by the end of 2015.

A Ramsey County plan to replace the Highway 96 bridge over Interstate 35W in 2015 cleared two hurdles on its way to fruition as both Arden Hills and New Brighton granted municipal consent to the co

Wed
16
Jul

Arden Hills recycling goes single stream

Arden Hills switched to single stream recycling July 15, meaning residents are no longer required to sort their food and beverage containers from their paper and cardboard recyclables, while still

Tue
15
Jul

Roseville meets again to discuss alleged police brutality lawsuit

City officials met for the second time with an attorney on Wednesday, July 9, to discuss litigation strategy in an alleged police excessive force lawsuit filed this spring.

Tue
15
Jul

Gov. Dayton proclaims state-wide Roseville Community Band Days

For members of the Roseville Community Band, July 12 to 15 is more than just the dates of their bus tour--it’s now a period of time when the entire state will recognize their work over the last hal

Tue
15
Jul

Roseville Area block parties Aug. 5

Many area cities support Night to Unite or National Night Out block parties the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 5.

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