Kristen Oster of West St. Paul competes in the Klondike Kate 2017 contest and wins the title at Envision Event Center in Oakdale Jan. 11. The five candidates were judged on musical performance, song choice, vocal ability and the authenticity of portraying the real-life character.
West St. Paul’s Kristen Oster named Klondike Kate
Life has been a little different for Kristen Oster since Wednesday, Jan. 11.
That night the 42-year-old West St. Paul resident was named Klondike Kate 2017.
The red line represents where the construction would be done in the neighborhood.
The Inver Grove Heights council chamber was standing room only Jan. 23, with several residents voicing opinions regarding a road project that they had hoped would be a simple asphalt overlay, but instead evolved into a complete reconstruction.
On Friday, Jan. 13, Megan Dvorak, left, and Nancy Wucherpfennig, center, accepted a check on behalf of the Mississippi Valley Orchestra from Amy Crawford, executive director of the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council.
People don’t have to drive to Stillwater to see an ice castle. Mark Williams built an ice castle made out of roughly 2,000 blocks of ice in his Inver Grove Heights yard. He said it held up pretty well until the heat wave hit.