Southwood Nature Preserve is one of the focuses of the Resilient Communities project in North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Student energy powers Resilient Communities Project Staying true to its name, the Resilient Communities Project is finally in North St. Paul. After a pair of hiccups, students and staff from the University of Minnesota-driven organization are now working together with the city on a project... + continue reading

FamilyMeans will be expanding on site near the Cimarron Park Golf Course clubhouse. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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FamilyMeans will have a brand new building to house its after-school and summer youth programs at its Lake Elmo location next year. On Tuesday, April 1, the Lake Elmo City Council approved an amendment to the conditional use permit for the Cimarron Manufactured Home Park, allowing for the... + continue reading
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Rick Fisk of Oakdale captured these images of the rare "blood moon" total lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning, April 15. "It's the first time I have done anything like this," Fisk says. "It was really amazing to watch, and I had fun photographing it. It was a little... + continue reading

Siblings Jane and Tex Metzger are the third generation of Metzgers running the family drywall business. The company was started by their grandfather in 1939. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Long-time family business awarded If you walked into Metzger Building Materials Company in the mid-1980s, you might see as many as five Metzgers, not to mention the family dog, hanging out at the business. Tucked away along Phalen Boulevard at 768 Bradley St., the building supply business... + continue reading

Salem Hills Elementary in Inver Grove Heights has a gem of teacher, Mrs. Kim Westra, who worked her fifth grade students, Lincoln Bacal, left, and Eliana Bly, right, on their art projects on April 2. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
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Kim Westra almost didn’t become a teacher. When her father committed suicide a few years after his teenage son was murdered, Westra had just started graduate school. She says she remembers going outside in the snow, barefoot and screaming, when she first heard the news. She made it to... + continue reading

Southwood Nature Preserve is one of the focuses of the Resilient Communities project in North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

FamilyMeans will be expanding on site near the Cimarron Park Golf Course clubhouse. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Siblings Jane and Tex Metzger are the third generation of Metzgers running the family drywall business. The company was started by their grandfather in 1939. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Salem Hills Elementary in Inver Grove Heights has a gem of teacher, Mrs. Kim Westra, who worked her fifth grade students, Lincoln Bacal, left, and Eliana Bly, right, on their art projects on April 2. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

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“This is still America, I hope,” a visibly upset resident told the crowd at last week’s meeting with policy makers to discuss the Gateway Corridor Project’s light rail and bus rapid transit proposals Unhappy residents and business owners arrived at Woodbury City... + continue reading
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City leaders express surprise that sports restaurant closed Maplewood Champps Americana, a popular sports bar and restaurant for over two decades, closed last week. The restaurant, originally a Fox & Hounds, was located at Larpenteur Avenue and Interstate 35E. Assistant Maplewood... + continue reading
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Maplewood Police Department proposes replacement for D.A.R.E. For the first time in more than twenty years, there will be no D.A.R.E. graduates from Maplewood this spring. The Maplewood Police Department cut D.A.R.E. this year, citing the program’s ineffectiveness. “... + continue reading

The Mounds View Public School District owns a 3.32-acre parcel of land at 2959 Hamline Ave. in Roseville, the site of its former district service center. The district hopes to sell the property to the city of Roseville for use as a park. Over the past decade, ISD 621 has spent more than $760,000 in soil remediation and monitoring costs due to the discovery of Perc contamination on the property. (Johanna Holub/Review)
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Mounds View school district removed building, contaminated soil Mounds View Public Schools is letting go of a site that’s been with the district for more than 40 years. A purchase agreement with the city of Roseville to sell a three-acre parcel of land at 2959 Hamline Ave. was... + continue reading

Canadian Pacific Railroad operates a switching yard near Pig’s Eye Lake, located just west of the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Lower Afton Road. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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With Canadian Pacific Railroad applying to expand operations at its Pig’s Eye switching yard, neighbors are approaching it as an opportunity to voice their concerns. Canadian Pacific Railroad hopes to fill in six acres of wetlands to enlarge the facility, located just west of the... + continue reading

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City leaders express surprise that sports restaurant closed Maplewood Champps Americana, a popular sports bar and restaurant for over two decades, closed last week. The restaurant, originally a... + continue reading

Siblings Jane and Tex Metzger are the third generation of Metzgers running the family drywall business. The company was started by their grandfather in 1939. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Jane Metzger carries supplies from the company’s stock yard into the office. Jane Metzger officially took over as president of the company in 2011, taking the reins from her father, Gus. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Dave Bleeke, “yard man” at Metzger Building Materials, has been with the company for 25 years. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Canadian Pacific Railroad operates a switching yard near Pig’s Eye Lake, located just west of the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Lower Afton Road. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
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Maplewood police pulled a man from this burning vehicle the night of April 4, and will be noted for their heroism.
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The Inver Grove Heights school board recently announced its six first-round finalists for superintendent. The board is hoping to replace Superintendent Deirdre Wells, who announced in January that... + continue reading

Salem Hills Elementary in Inver Grove Heights has a gem of teacher, Mrs. Kim Westra, who worked her fifth grade students, Lincoln Bacal, left, and Eliana Bly, right, on their art projects on April 2. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
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Kim Westra, nearly 2, and her mother, Patricia, 20, sit in front of an apartment in April of 1970. Westra says her mom, who finished college while raising a toddler on her own, was a huge influence in her career path. Westra is one of 10 finalists for the 2014 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award. (Submitted photo)
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Kim Westra leads her class of fourth- and fifth-graders on April 2 at Salem Hills Elementary School in Inver Grove Heights. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
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Kim Westra’s grandma, Ruth Kraemer, left, and her mom, Patricia Gale Cretilli, in May 1970. (Submitted photo)
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Kim Westra’s first grade school photo. She says she got into fights, and wasn’t a great student around that time, but found out education was her true passion later in life. (Submitted photo)
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Kim Westra’s dad, Peter Kraemer, the day of his high school graduation. He immigrated when he was 9 from Germany. He became the first in his family to graduate from college. (Submitted photo)
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Most baseball teams’ successes start with its pitching staff, which appears to be the strength of this year’s Concordia Academy squad. The Beacons return their entire staff, including a... + continue reading

The Mounds View Public School District owns a 3.32-acre parcel of land at 2959 Hamline Ave. in Roseville, the site of its former district service center. The district hopes to sell the property to the city of Roseville for use as a park. Over the past decade, ISD 621 has spent more than $760,000 in soil remediation and monitoring costs due to the discovery of Perc contamination on the property. (Johanna Holub/Review)
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In 2010, the city of Roseville Parks and Recreation Department completed a parks system master plan, which includes acquiring the district’s parcel of land just south of Autumn Grove Park on Hamline Avenue. The space could be used for “court sports,” including baseball, volleyball, pickleball or soccer, according to Parks and Recreation Director Lonnie Brokke. (submitted graphics)
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City leaders express surprise that sports restaurant closed Maplewood Champps Americana, a popular sports bar and restaurant for over two decades, closed last week. The restaurant, originally a... + continue reading
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Maplewood police pulled a man from this burning vehicle the night of April 4, and will be noted for their heroism.
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The Spring Lake Park/St. Anthony Village track and field teams are usually in the thick of things when it comes to the North Suburban Conference championship chase. Those expectations aren’t... + continue reading

The Mounds View Public School District owns a 3.32-acre parcel of land at 2959 Hamline Ave. in Roseville, the site of its former district service center. The district hopes to sell the property to the city of Roseville for use as a park. Over the past decade, ISD 621 has spent more than $760,000 in soil remediation and monitoring costs due to the discovery of Perc contamination on the property. (Johanna Holub/Review)
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In 2010, the city of Roseville Parks and Recreation Department completed a parks system master plan, which includes acquiring the district’s parcel of land just south of Autumn Grove Park on Hamline Avenue. The space could be used for “court sports,” including baseball, volleyball, pickleball or soccer, according to Parks and Recreation Director Lonnie Brokke. (submitted graphics)
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Four St. Anthony Village High School students will be competing in the Class AA State Speech Tournament on Friday. Pictured above, from left to right: Carolyn Klaesges, David Jacobsen, Anne Klaesges, Marcos Giossi and Jade Nelson. (submitted photo)
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