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Everyday citizens recognized for heroic actions


On July 15, Nicholas and Benjamin Footh were given Citizen Lifesaving Awards for their May rescue of a man who had jumped from the Wakota Bridge. (courtesy of TownSquare TV)

Two citizens were recognized for their life-saving efforts at the July 15 South St. Paul City Council meeting. 

Police Chief Bill Messerich presented Nicholas and Benjamin Footh with Citizen Lifesaving Awards. 

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22
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Observation deck and trail going in at Swede Hollow Park


The nonprofit youth organization Tree Trust is currently working on improvements in Swede Hollow Park. It’s building a new observation deck and improving a primitive trail near the creek, work tied to suggestions made during the city’s ongoing process of creating a master plan for the park. (courtesy of City of St. Paul)

Look for some improvements at Swede Hollow Park this summer. 

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Can’t skip this summer tradition


Marjorie Otto photos/Review

The Ramsey County Fair returned for its 106th year in a row, running July 10-14.

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Community Support Center to host annual “Walk a Mile” fundraiser


The Community Support Center’s annual “Walk a Mile” fundraiser will take place on Sunday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver View Park, located at the intersection of County Road I and Silver Lake Road in Mounds View. (courtesy of Community Support Center)

Working out of a single room in the Faith Christian Reformed Church in New Brighton, the Community Support Center helps area residents facing evictions, power shut-offs and other financial emergencies get back on their feet and plan for the future

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Out with lemonade stands, in with beauty tables


Amy Felegy/Review

Sisters Alessia and Francesca Carroll wore their Tuesday best as they set up a DIY salon near their Lake Elmo home on Tuesday, July 9.

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17
Jul

American Legion Post 39 to celebrate 100 years


The lights are still on at the North St. Paul American Legion Post 39, shining a spotlight on nearly 100 years of community service. (Amy Felegy photos/Review )

Behind its live music, happy hours and hot chicken baskets, North St. Paul’s American Legion Post 39 has quite the history — one that started nearly 100 years ago.

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Fighting the Minnesota opioid crisis with multilayer care


The Minnesota Department of Health says opioid-related deaths decreased from 2017 to 2018. ( courtesy of Minnesota Department of Health)

The Minnesota opioid-related death rate dropped 22% from 2017 to 2018, the state’s Department of Health said July 9 announcing the results of a preliminary study.

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17
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Lake Elmo playground set to open later this month


Later this month a new Lake Elmo playground between the Wildflower and Village Preserve neighborhoods will be ready for residents to enjoy. (Amy Felegy/Review)

Construction is wrapping up on a new Lake Elmo playground between the Wildflower and Village Preserve neighborhoods.

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17
Jul

Maplewood toddler wins bronze in Strider Cup


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Owen Dallavalle, a 2-year-old from Maplewood, placed third in the Minneapolis Strider Cup bike race on July 6. 

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Arden Hills upholds flavored tobacco ban


Arden Hills Tobacco has been in business in the city for over a decade, located in a strip mall in the 3600 block of Lexington Avenue. The Arden Hills City Council considered exempting it from the city’s new ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, but ultimately voted against the exemption on July 8. (courtesy of Google Maps)

A possible amendment to Arden Hills’ tobacco ordinance was shot down July 8, when city council members decided not to exempt the city’s one adult-only tobacco store from a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine products. 

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