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 West St. Paul Checker's restaurant, built in 2007, had a closing that followed closely on its opening. The property, which has been unused since 2011, is being auctioned off.
The empty West St. Paul building occupied by fast food chain Checker's beginning in late 2007 was auctioned off Aug. 23. But the new owner of the property, located at 1011 South Robert St., is still a mystery.
With Payne Avenue experiencing a bit of a renaissance in the past few years, Arcade Street seems to be taking a backseat -- the street, just a few blocks east of Payne, remains mostly unchanged. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Payne Avenue has seen a lot of transformation over the past year.
The East Side Enterprise Center, a small business incubator located at the old Pabst building on Margaret Street, will offer a wide range of knowledge and resources to East Side businesses. The center will open in late September. (Submitted photo)
A business hub will open on the East Side this fall.
New Brighton Urban Farming Task Force makes recommendations for bees, birds
New Brighton residents could soon be serenaded by the buzzing of their neighbors' honeybees -- or clucking of chickens -- if the city council adopts recommendations made Aug. 26 by its urban farming task force.
Paul David Thompson, 54, of Vadnais Heights recently pleaded guilty to a criminal sexual conduct charge filed in May in Ramsey County District Court. County prosecutors stated Thompson raped a female client during an appointment in May at his Little Canada clinic, Thompson Chiropractic on Little Canada Road.