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Wed
19
Jun

Brightwood Hills Golf Course celebrates 50 years


Vince Dahle, founder of Brightwood Hills Golf Course, at the opening of its clubhouse in April 1969. (photo courtesy Gary C. Dahle)

In 1963, Vince Dahle moved his family from Minneapolis to New Brighton, then a relatively unknown community midway between St. Paul and Anoka.

Mon
17
Jun

Going to the dogs


Hannah Burlingame photos/Review

Inver Grove Heights’ new off-leash dog park at Heritage Village Park opened June 11, coming after years of hoping and planning.

Mon
17
Jun

West St. Paul begins finalizing new sales tax

With the state’s OK coming out of the legislative session, the West St. Paul City Council got to work June 10 finalizing a new sales tax by unanimously approving the first reading of the ordinance that would create it.

Mon
17
Jun

New business sparks amendment conversation in Inver Grove Heights

The Inver Grove Heights City Council on June 10 unanimously voted to approve the first reading of an ordinance amendment that would allow for sampling premium cigars in stores, a move that allows for a new business to come to town.

Mon
17
Jun

Village on Rivoli development will continue to grow


Dayton’s Bluff Neighborhood Housing Services, which has been leading development at the Village on Rivoli site, plans to construct nine new homes this summer. They will be the seven labeled “A” at the end of Rivoli Street and the two marked “C” on the western side of Otsego Street. (courtesy of Dayton’s Bluff Neighborhood Housing Services)

Those behind the Village on Rivoli housing development in Railroad Island shared plans during the May 28 Payne-Phalen Community Council meeting for building nine more houses at the site this summer. 

Mon
17
Jun

Fishing and learning


photos courtesy Dakota County

The annual Take a Kid Fishing event was at Thompson Park June 9, held in conjunction with the Thompson Lake Restoration Celebration. The West St.

Mon
17
Jun

A reminder: We’re all terrible at driving and need to do better


courtesy of Washburn County Sheriff’s Office

When I came back from a week-long camping trip in Canada, I thought I would only be writing a fun personal piece about the vacation.  

Mon
17
Jun

A week in the Canadian wilderness


The start of our trip on the Turtle River included a stop at White Otter Castle, a three-story log home built in the early 1900s by hermit Jimmy McOuat. (Marjorie Otto photos/Review)

A respite from modern society

I wouldn’t call myself a super experienced paddler and camper, but I’ve done enough Boundary Waters trips to have a pretty good feel for how it works. 

Wed
12
Jun

St. Paul man shot in chest in Maplewood

Around midnight on June 4, a man was accidentally shot in the chest in the 300 block of Larpenteur Avenue in Maplewood. 

Wed
12
Jun

Author and memoirist mines tough reflection


Author and memoirist Gloria VanDemmeltraadt outside her Oakdale home with a title from her murder mystery fiction series. (Solomon Gustavo/Review)

Even when writing a memoir, there is a line. 

“I decided my kids didn’t need to know all of this,” says Gloria VanDemmeltraadt of her first book, “Musing and Munching,” a memoir on her life. 

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