WHITE BEAR LAKE — An effort to formally ask the Metropolitan Council to "pause" all planning for the Purple Line, formerly known as Rush Line, failed last week.
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World-class chainsaw artist Aya Blaine is turning an enormous cottonwood into a remarkable piece of art at Cabin 61.
After months of isolation due to the pandemic, Margaret Christenson tapped into her own creativity and, in turn, tapped into some of her fondest memories.
Those of us who love dogs know what our furry friends can do for us. They get us outside for long walks. They greet us at the door when we come home from work. Even petting your pooch for 15 minutes can lower your blood pressure by 10%.
With a deadly open-water season nearly in the rearview mirror, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone that lakes and ponds throughout the state have started to freeze — and that where ice hasn’t formed, the water is dangerously cold. It’s up to all people to choose to…
Later this week, 80 students from Centennial High School (CHS) will perform a classic, and it couldn’t be a better time.
If the cities of Blaine and Lexington can’t come to an agreement soon, they may find themselves in a courtroom.
The Minnesota Department of Health has launched new semi-permanent COVID-19 testing sites across the Twin Cities metro due to an increased demand for testing. The former YMCA in Lino Lakes is among the sites that offer both saliva PCR testing and rapid testing.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year … time for Press Publications’ Holiday Lights Contest, that is.
WHITE BEAR LAKE — A search for starry stonewort at three access points on the lake this summer came up empty.
SHOREVIEW — Hidden in the Shoreview Village Mall is the Sacred Grounds Coffee House, a nonprofit creative community space meant to plant seeds of understanding so that equity and healing may flourish for all.
SHOREVIEW — A vacant dentist office that has been closed for nearly 15 years in the Shoreview Village Mall is now the home of the Overflow Community Thrift Store, a nonprofit founded by Cathy Oestreich and Cinthia Velasquez.
Runners-up in the state. That’s Mahtomedi’s hard-earned football status after the Zephyrs ran into a top-ranked Mankato West team that was as good as advertised in the Class 5A finals.
Mankato West, unbeaten, top-ranked, and very difficult to score against, will be Mahtomedi’s opponent in the Prep Bowl on Saturday.
Kathryn Woelfel, Centennial freshman diver, placed eighth in the state Class AA meet held Thursday and Saturday evening at the University of Minnesota.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs had in five events, and all five scored points by placing in the top 16, in the state Class A swimming meet Thursday and Saturday at the University of Minnesota.
Mounds View’s Darah Ostrom and Alana Schmitzer each scored points in the state Class AA swimming meet that concluded Saturday evening.
Facing a team that had just lost its star quarterback, the Mahtomedi Zephyrs cruised into the Prep Bowl with a 33-7 conquest of Robbinsdale Cooper in the semifinals Friday.
Jordan Hull dashed 72 yards for a touchdown on Mahtomedi’s first series Saturday and the rout was on.
The Mahtomedi girls are not to be denied when they play in state championship games — not even when facing a team that pummeled them 7-0 earlier in the season.