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One of history’s most solemn days, Memorial Day is an American holiday that honors the men and women who died while serving in the United States military.

Press stringer and Grant resident Shannon Riley happened to be traveling to Paris the day after Notre Dame burned. She was visiting her daughter Olivia Genereux, a 2012 Mahtomedi grad who is working in the French capital for six months and celebrating her wedding anniversary with husband Joe…

WHITE BEAR LAKE — The human-powered party bikes known as pedal pubs are a familiar sight on the streets of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. This summer, one local company will take that idea and add water, offering 90-minute booze cruises of White Bear Lake.

Since robins are supposed to be the heralds of spring, there is inevitable confusion every year when someone or other notices that there are robins around even in the depths of the Minnesota winter freeze. 

Hwy. 36 from Century Avenue to Interstate 694 will be closed for eastbound traffic from 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, for the installation of a storm sewer across the highway. For more information, call 651-430-6026.

SAINT PAUL — On Friday, May 3, Gov. Tim Walz (DFL) signed into law a bill that will rename a portion of Hwy. 95 after fallen corrections officer Joseph Gomm. The bill, authored by Sen. Karin Housley (R-St. Marys Point) had previously passed the House and Senate with unanimous support.Gomm wa…

Flying planes and renovating homes are two of Tracy Belcher’s passions. Both endeavors require a well-calculated plan to limit risks. But starting Red Door Renovations LLC as a new business venture mid-career took less caution and more daring. A pilot can understand that. But unlike flying, …



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