Blake Huffman (second from left) and Alan Duff (far right) join other members of the SAHI build for Thomas and Sonja Koop at the site of the couple’s future home. The group ceremoniously shoveled dirt at a celebration July 6 to ark the start of the house’s construction, which will begin July 13. (photo courtesy of Blake Huffman)
For many military veterans in the United States, it can be difficult to adjust back into society after their service because of physical injuries and mental health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder.
A 1938 aerial photograph shows Rice Creek’s windy past. The road running to its left would later become Interstate 35W. (photo courtesy of RCWD)
RCWD finalizing plan to recreate meanders in Rice Creek
Middle Rice Creek once meandered through Arden Hills before it was straightened in the mid-1900s, and after more than three-quarters of a century, the creek will be restored to a more winding route.
But before the creek's new flow can be completed and construction can start, community members and organizations like the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will have an opportunity to comment on a project document that was released to the public July 6.
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A security camera still allegedly shows Clint Barry Eldeen walking out of the Roseville Bremer Bank with a stack of stolen cash. (courtesy of Roseville Police Department)
Multi-state and city crime spree ends at Prior Lake casino
Clint Barry Eldeen, who escaped from a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, minimum security prison on July 10 and is the prime suspect in the July 11 robbery of a Roseville Bremer bank, was arrested early Wednesday in Prior Lake.
Candidates who wish to run in this fall's city and school board elections — those that don't have primaries and an earlier filing deadline — should ready themselves for July 28, the day on which they can begin filing for office.
Sergio Ayala, Josh Hayes and Michelle Pesklo of the Mounds View/Irondale/Roseville Southern Rams have been named recipients of this yearís Wells Fargo All-Tournament Team award for Adapted Softball, CI Division.
A stormwater treatment and research plant is set to be built in southern St. Anthony this fall. A large portion of St. Anthony is covered by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, which monitors runoff that goes into the Mississippi River. MWMO currently runs another stormwater research facility in St. Anthony. (courtesy of MWMO)
Plant will both treat and research stormwater
St. Anthony will soon change from a contributor to Minnesotaís stormwater issues to a potential means to a solution.
A portion of the city's stormwater currently ends up in the Mississippi River untreated. But next year, some of the water will be treated at a new stormwater treatment and research plant in St. Anthony.
After years of discussions about potential ways to reduce the city's contaminated rain and snow runoff, the St. Anthony City Council unanimously approved the stormwater plant at its June 23 meeting.