May 2019

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$2.7 million and 180 acres: Lake Elmo settles with 3M


Lake Jane in Lake Elmo. The city announced it reached a settlement to end its lawsuit against 3M over pollutants the company made that were found in Lake Elmo groundwater. (file photo)

After decades of contamination findings, lawsuits and finger-pointing, Lake Elmo and 3M have reached a resolution. 

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Oakdale author’s knack for history unearths gangster hideout story


Oakdale author Betty Passick with her historical novel, “Gangster in our Midst.” (Solomon Gustavo/Review)

Fairbank, Iowa, population 1,123, had a rumor so juicy it persisted for generations. 

People believed a gangster, Al Capone’s bookkeeper, Louie La Cava, relocated to the farmtown in the 1920s to hide out. 

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Locals welcome North St. Paul growth


On the minds of city brass and residents as North St. Paul grows is adequate parking, which is already sometimes tight. Lynnda Ziebol, who lives on Fourth Avenue East, said parking is especially confounding during the History Cruzer Car Show, when it’s sometimes hard to get a car down her road. (Solomon Gustavo photos/Review)

Adequate parking will be a priority

 

North St. Paul is growing — the city has the space and empty lots have been snapped up by developers for new housing. 

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Oakdale production company hopes new TV series ‘sticks’


“Undercurrent” characters having a beer in a scene shot at Sidewinders Bar in North St. Paul. (submitted photo)

Making movies or TV is like “shooting spitballs and hoping one sticks.”

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May

Toss me a line


Solomon Gustavo/Review

Maplewood firefighters carried out water rescue training at Spoon Lake May 21.

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Taize prayer

The event is Friday, June 21, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Taize prayer is a worldwide phenomenon consisting of simple chants

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May

Benedictine Center events

Dementia support group

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BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - May 29th, 2019

Senior painting group art display and expo

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Toddler obstacle courses

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

Q. Are you still holding toddler obstacle courses at the library?

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NEWSBRIEF: Scholarship for high school junior volunteers

Do you know a high school junior who is making a difference in the Greater Twin Cities area through volunteering? Could that student benefit from a $2,500 post-secondary education scholarship?

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