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Feb

Eating like a bird

A bald eagle dined at the corner of busy Century Ave. and 40th St. No. in Oakdale, near the Geneva Village Apartments Feb. 5.

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15
Feb

Ice thickens just in time


The Lake Elmo Lions 60th annual Ice Fishing Contest took place on Lake Jane Feb. 5. Although January had unusually warm weather, freezing temperatures returned the week before the contest to thicken up the ice. See more photos on page 14.

 

Winners were Timly Moua taking first with a 3 lb. 9 oz. fish, Angie Davidson second with a 1 lb. 14 oz. catch, and Braiden Ziertman at 1 lb. 11 oz. for third. 

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Feb

North teacher nominated for Teacher of the Year


Stephanee Goeken

North High School’s Stephanee Goeken, 39, is among 132 nominees for the Minnesota Teacher of the Year award. 

Goeken is a student support specialist and has been a faculty member at North High since 2005. 

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15
Feb

Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell plans to leave his position


Paul Schnell

Near the beginning of February, Paul Schnell, 55, Maplewood’s public safety director and police chief, told city officials of his plans to retire from his position. 

Wed
15
Feb

ALL SMILES AT SILVERWOOD

The “Puppet Adventures of Ned the Naturalist” brought smiles to kids and families who attended the show at Silverwood Park in St. Anthony Village on Feb. 12.

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15
Feb

Wickstrom recognized for tobacco restriction and health efforts in Shoreview


Though retired from the Shoreview City Council, Ady Wickstrom was honored on behalf of the city she served for two decades, receiving the “Inspiring Bold Action” award at the 2017 Minnesota Tobacco Control Conference on Jan. 24.

Longtime Shoreview resident Ady Wickstrom may have retired from a two-decade stint on the Shoreview City Council at the end of last year, but the community isn’t done recognizing her for her efforts and achievements as a council member.

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15
Feb

After 9 years, ‘Cops vs. Kids’ basketball event still serves a purpose in St. Anthony

 

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Feb

Robbery of Arden Hills pharmacy could be related to others in metro area, police say

Police responded to the Cub Foods in Arden Hills after a man wearing camouflage jumped over the store’s pharmacy counter with a Taser in hand and ran off with thousands of dollars worth of prescription medications Feb. 7. 

Tue
14
Feb

Shoreview sees newcomers to environmental committee

The Shoreview City Council appointed David Gladis and Jeff Bartlett to the city’s Environmental Quality Committee, each for a 3-year term.

Tue
14
Feb

Roseville police seek man charged with murder for role in motel overdose


Victor Wayne Lynch

UPDATE: Victor Wayne Lynch was arrested Feb. 10 at an apartment complex in Circle Pines. He was booked at the Ramsey County Jail and will appear in court the week of Feb. 13.

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