Sean Staum sits with his wife, Rebekah, son, Titus, and newborn daughter, Isabelle, at their Inver Grove Heights home. Staum recently garnered recognition as a veteran who is giving back to his community at the Minnesota Humanities Center's second annual Veterans' Voices Award Ceremony Sept. 11. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
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As a 20-something, Sean Staum says he was bitter, and seldom thought beyond his own needs and wants. Some of his lowest points: he went through a divorce and spent a night in jail for a DWI.  "I had a long life of living for myself; many habits to walk away from," the Inver Grove... + continue reading

Sy Vang harvests some sweet potatoes at the Hope Lutheran Church garden. Vang along with seven other Hmong women worked the gardens this summer, growing a wide variety of food to feed their families and share with friends. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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With Hmong neighbors and a diverse neighborhood overall, Hope Lutheran Church has been hoping to make better connections with its surrounding Greater East Side community.   Much of the block surrounding Hope Lutheran Church is inhabited by Hmong people, points out Brieanna Trovall,... + continue reading

Old friends reunited at Summit Park Sept. 13. Some have kept in touch since they grew up in the South St. Paul neighborhood, while others were seeing each other for the first time in 60 years or more. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
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When Chuck Shom was around 8 years old, he and a group of kids from his neighborhood huddled on the cliff overlooking Concord Street in South St. Paul, lobbed snowballs at the cars below and ran like crazy. "The police actually showed up once," said Shom, now 78. When they weren't... + continue reading

Construction of the new Inver Grove Heights Early Learning Center was completed Aug. 1. The school celebrated its grand opening Sept. 11. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
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Center added onto Hilltop Elementary Thanks to extra funding from the Minnesota Department of Education, the Inver Grove Heights School District's new Early Learning Center, attached to Hilltop Elementary School, is now open for business.  The learning center, which completed its $2.5... + continue reading

St. Anthony Village junior wideout Andrew Webster (9) turns upfield for a 10-yard gain in the first quarter of the Huskies' win over New Life Academy on Sept. 12. Chasing Webster is New Life Academy cornerback Nathan Parry. (Courtesy of Dave Wiggins Photography)
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After winning only two games in 2013, the St. Anthony Village High School football team is off to a 3-0 start this fall. While the Huskies are enjoying the positive start to the season, they are also trying to keep it all in perspective. St. Anthony improved to 3-0 by beating New Life Academy 40-... + continue reading

Sean Staum sits with his wife, Rebekah, son, Titus, and newborn daughter, Isabelle, at their Inver Grove Heights home. Staum recently garnered recognition as a veteran who is giving back to his community at the Minnesota Humanities Center's second annual Veterans' Voices Award Ceremony Sept. 11. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Sy Vang harvests some sweet potatoes at the Hope Lutheran Church garden. Vang along with seven other Hmong women worked the gardens this summer, growing a wide variety of food to feed their families and share with friends. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Old friends reunited at Summit Park Sept. 13. Some have kept in touch since they grew up in the South St. Paul neighborhood, while others were seeing each other for the first time in 60 years or more. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Construction of the new Inver Grove Heights Early Learning Center was completed Aug. 1. The school celebrated its grand opening Sept. 11. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

St. Anthony Village junior wideout Andrew Webster (9) turns upfield for a 10-yard gain in the first quarter of the Huskies' win over New Life Academy on Sept. 12. Chasing Webster is New Life Academy cornerback Nathan Parry. (Courtesy of Dave Wiggins Photography)

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Protesters show up every Thursday at 10 a.m. outside the Mexican Consulate on East Seventh Street in Dayton's Bluff to protest the arrest of U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi who is being held in Mexico after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border with three firearms. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Hoping to raise awareness for Marine vet arrested in Mexico   Holding American Flags and signs saying "Boycott Mexico" and "Free Andrew," a group of mostly suburban protesters have been gathering every Thursday morning at the Mexican Counsulate on East... + continue reading

Sean Staum sits with his wife, Rebekah, son, Titus, and newborn daughter, Isabelle, at their Inver Grove Heights home. Staum recently garnered recognition as a veteran who is giving back to his community at the Minnesota Humanities Center's second annual Veterans' Voices Award Ceremony Sept. 11. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
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As a 20-something, Sean Staum says he was bitter, and seldom thought beyond his own needs and wants. Some of his lowest points: he went through a divorce and spent a night in jail for a DWI.  "I had a long life of living for myself; many habits to walk away from," the... + continue reading

Sy Vang harvests some sweet potatoes at the Hope Lutheran Church garden. Vang along with seven other Hmong women worked the gardens this summer, growing a wide variety of food to feed their families and share with friends. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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With Hmong neighbors and a diverse neighborhood overall, Hope Lutheran Church has been hoping to make better connections with its surrounding Greater East Side community.   Much of the block surrounding Hope Lutheran Church is inhabited by Hmong people, points out Brieanna... + continue reading

Old friends reunited at Summit Park Sept. 13. Some have kept in touch since they grew up in the South St. Paul neighborhood, while others were seeing each other for the first time in 60 years or more. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
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When Chuck Shom was around 8 years old, he and a group of kids from his neighborhood huddled on the cliff overlooking Concord Street in South St. Paul, lobbed snowballs at the cars below and ran like crazy. "The police actually showed up once," said Shom, now 78. When they... + continue reading

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With a slim budget, a lot of band members, and some well-worn musical instruments, it takes a creative approach to keep the middle school band at St. Paul Public School's Farnsworth Aerospace going strong.   But it would seem Patricia Larkey, the band instructor, has... + continue reading

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Protesters show up every Thursday at 10 a.m. outside the Mexican Consulate on East Seventh Street in Dayton's Bluff to protest the arrest of U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi who is being held in Mexico after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border with three firearms. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Sean Staum sits with his wife, Rebekah, son, Titus, and newborn daughter, Isabelle, at their Inver Grove Heights home. Staum recently garnered recognition as a veteran who is giving back to his community at the Minnesota Humanities Center's second annual Veterans' Voices Award Ceremony Sept. 11. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

A few amenities outdoors add value not only to life in your home but to its attraction to buyers. (submitted photo)

Sy Vang harvests some sweet potatoes at the Hope Lutheran Church garden. Vang along with seven other Hmong women worked the gardens this summer, growing a wide variety of food to feed their families and share with friends. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Old friends reunited at Summit Park Sept. 13. Some have kept in touch since they grew up in the South St. Paul neighborhood, while others were seeing each other for the first time in 60 years or more. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

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The parade draws marching bands from area schools such as Farnsworth Aerospace Elementary School. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
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Full-on parade is back in business For the first time since 2007, Harvest Fest will be a full-blown festival with a parade closing down the avenue -- after a years-long lull Payne Avenue from... + continue reading

Sy Vang harvests some sweet potatoes at the Hope Lutheran Church garden. Vang along with seven other Hmong women worked the gardens this summer, growing a wide variety of food to feed their families and share with friends. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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The Hmong gardeners at Hope Lutheran Church's garden will cook a meal for a small group from the church using ingredients from their garden, including hot peppers, tomatoes, and green mustard. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Sean Staum sits with his wife, Rebekah, son, Titus, and newborn daughter, Isabelle, at their Inver Grove Heights home. Staum recently garnered recognition as a veteran who is giving back to his community at the Minnesota Humanities Center's second annual Veterans' Voices Award Ceremony Sept. 11. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
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As a 20-something, Sean Staum says he was bitter, and seldom thought beyond his own needs and wants. Some of his lowest points: he went through a divorce and spent a night in jail for a DWI. ... + continue reading

Old friends reunited at Summit Park Sept. 13. Some have kept in touch since they grew up in the South St. Paul neighborhood, while others were seeing each other for the first time in 60 years or more. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
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From left to right, Joey Jerhoff, Ronnie Gower, Denny Robertson and Tommy Metzen play at "The Clay Place," a muddy lot where neighborhood kids would build forts. (Submitted photo)
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Brothers Duncan and Denny Robertson, left and middle, talked about growing up on Summit Avenue in South St. Paul, while touring their childhood home, now owned by Marty Haugen, right, and her husband. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
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Around 50 current and past neighbors from the area of Summit Avenue, which is three blocks long in South St. Paul, and their families gathered for a photo during a reunion Sept. 13 at the park where many of them played as kids. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
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Construction of the new Inver Grove Heights Early Learning Center was completed Aug. 1. The school celebrated its grand opening Sept. 11. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
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Early Childhood Director Karen Sperl reads to students in the Community Preschool classroom on Sept. 11 during the grand opening of the Inver Grove Heights Early Learning Center. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
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Inver Grove Heights royalty worked on arts and crafts during the grand opening Sept. 11 of the Inver Grove Heights Early Learning Center. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
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Roseville - Little Canada


A MnPASS express toll lane is currently being constructed on Interstate 35E in Little Canada. The project is slated to continue through next year.
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Little Canada braces for noise Two major highways in the area will soon have an additional lane, thanks to major construction projects in the works. When the projects are completed, they will... + continue reading

Oakdale - Lake Elmo

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Lake Elmo City Council members took action Tuesday, Sept. 2, barring longtime council member Anne Smith from one-on-one, face-to-face communication with city staff.  The motion approved by the... + continue reading

The Kmart in Oakdale’s Bergen Plaza would close Sept. 13 after months of a going-out of-business liquidation. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
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The Allina Health Clinic opened in Oakdale near Hwy 694 and Hwy 5. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
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HELLO Executive Director Ebenezer Flomo and his wife Janelle Voxland photographed on a 2013 trip to Liberia. The couple hope to return to the country to visit with family and friends as soon as the Ebola crisis has been eradicated. (submitted photo)
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Ebenezer Flomo, Janelle Voxland and HELLO Lofa County Director Richard Mulbah, left, pose with some school children in Lofa County Liberia. (submitted photo)
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Ramsey Co. - Maplewood


Home Depot is located on White Beat Avenue in Maplewood. North St. Paul and Xcel Energy representatives are in talks over electric utility control. (Tim Faklis/Review staff)
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A discovery by North St. Paul city staff has led to some interesting negotiations over who has the right to provide electricity to - and receive payments from -- the Home Depot store in Maplewood.... + continue reading

The Rush Line transit corridor is still in its infancy, but Ramsey County is bearing down and focusing on the corridor. A study concluding next summer will decide whether to put the transit line through the East Side up to White Bear Lake, or along I-35E up to Forest Lake. (submitted graphic)
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Visitors to the Maplewood Police Department’s Saturday open house can meet one of the department’s K-9 teams -- and see the expanded and improved police facilities. (file photo)
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National Hockey League legend and North St. Paul native Bret Hedican speaks to students in the Bauer-Emerson Prep Academy gymnasium. (Tim Faklis/Review staff)
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St. Anthony Village will begin installation of a municipal fiber optic network beginning next month after the plan was approved unanimously by the city council at its Sept. 9 meeting. The project,... + continue reading

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This still image was taken from surveillance video of the TCF Bank robbery in Blaine Aug. 31. (Courtesy of the Blaine Police Department) Lyle "Ty" Hoffman
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Paramedics Kenny DeRosier and Albert Reiff receive cards from twins Etta and Elsie Slabiak, now 3, with their mother Becky, Aug. 28 during a paramedic recognition event. DeRosier and Reiff drove Becky to the hospital while she was in labor with the twins and had the complication of a prolapsed umbilical cord. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
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Pete, Elsie, Etta and Becky Slabiak check out an ambulance at the Allina Medical Transportation center in Mounds View. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
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