A rendering shows what the entrance of the Harriet Alexander Nature Center in Roseville will look like after construction is completed at the end of February. (Photos courtesy of Roseville Parks and Recreation)
Roseville nature center undergoing renovations
The Harriet Alexander Nature Center in Roseville is getting a major renovation, thanks to the city’s $19 million parks renewal program.
Under the racy headline “The Seamy Side of Society,” Los Angeles Times book reviewer Lillian C. Ford reported in 1925: “F. Scott Fitzgerald, who won premature fame in 1920 as the author of ‘This Side of Paradise,’ a book that first turned into literary material the flapper of wealthy parents and of social position, whose principal lack was inhibitions, has in ‘The Great Gatsby’ written a remarkable study of today. ... F. Scott Fitzgerald has arrived.”
The church at 3245 New Brighton Road in Arden Hills will remain, though the congregation will no longer be called Trinity Lutheran of Lake Johanna. The congregation held its final service Jan. 18 and will be "reborn" as a new congregation under a different name in the future. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Congregation disbands with plans for 'rebirth' at a later date
What began in 1941 came to an end, of sorts, on Sunday, Jan. 18, for Trinity Lutheran Church of Lake Johanna. Worshippers held their final service as a congregation before closing out the ministry to rework and eventually be reborn under a different name.
Michael John Merten III, 41, of Little Canada, was sentenced to serve one year in the Ramsey County Correctional Facility and seven years' probation in December after he was found guilty of manslaughter for pushing a man into oncoming traffic during a confrontation last summer.
Faced with what was billed as possibly the coldest day of winter on Jan. 7, Review and Bulletin area schools kept their doors open for the day while some nearby districts canceled school because of the cold.