By Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin’s estimate, some 60 people showed up to play some pickleball and to watch the ribbon cutting ceremony at Bobby Theisen Park on July 9. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
The new pickleball courts in Bobby Theisen Park in Shoreview were at capacity as they were opened officially with a ribbon cutting ceremony. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
From left to right, Shoreview City Councilmember Terry Quigley, Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin, Shoreview Area Pickleball Club President John Malmgren, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Sarah Bohnen and Economic Development commissioner Jonathan Weinhagen were on hand to cut the ribbon, officially opening the courts. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
At not quite 9 a.m., all six of the week-old pickleball courts at Bobby Theisen Park in Shoreview were occupied by foursomes, pickleballs pinging back and forth, with spectators and idle players watching attentively and waiting anxiously to get ba
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.
The department will commemorate this special occasion by hosting open houses at Fire Station One and Fire Station Two this Saturday, July 19 from 1 to 3 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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 county and approved design plans for the bridge.
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 being able to continue to use their existing recyc
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 half-century.