As each year comes to an end, it is a tradition of the Shoreview Press to look back at some of the most memorable stories of the year. Although we would all like to “get back to normal,” the COVID-19 pandemic persists.
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The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a biennial budget of approximately $774 million in 2022 and $783 million in 2023. This represents an increase of approximately $25 million (3.4%) over 2021 and an increase of approximately $9 million (1.2%) from 2022 to 2023.
Press Publications has helped deliver over 100 letters to Santa. Each year, Press Publications asks children to drop off their letters to Santa in the big red mailbox outside of the office in White Bear Lake, or to mail them in.
Mounds View School Board Chair Jonathan Weinhagen was in elementary school at Valentine Hills when Marre Jo Sager began her 28-year run on the Mounds View School Board.
The fourth graders of Willow Lane Elementary School in White Bear Lake are taking the premise of reality show “Shark Tank” and making it bite-sized.
Dylan Wheeler and Kobe Kirk each pumped in 27 points, leading No. 18 ranked Mounds View (8-2) past No. 10 Park of Cottage Grove 67-57 on Tuesday evening. Jamari Walker sank 21 for the Wolfpack (5-3) and Evan Bearth was next with 13.
Mounds View junior Elliott McArthur broke the school record for 5,000 meters while running in a national meet on Dec. 4 in Alabama.
White Bear Lake lost to Mounds View 2-0 at home on Saturday evening. The Mustangs outshot the Bears 37-14 and got two shots past goalie Maya Marston as Zoe Brownlee and Ava Bullert (power play) found the net. The Mustangs are 4-2 and the Bears 2-4.
Mounds View’s Darah Ostrom and Alana Schmitzer each scored points in the state Class AA swimming meet that concluded Saturday evening.
A pair of state champions were among five Mounds View seniors who signed with Division I teams on Nov. 10.
Season awards for Mounds View’s state champion boys soccer team include five all-conference picks, three all-staters, four all state-tournament picks, and one Mr. Soccer finalist.
The Mounds View girls soccer team had five all-conference players, two of whom made all-state, after a 15-3-2, section championship, conference runner-up season.
Mounds View will have three entrants — Darah Ostrom, Alana Schmitzer and the 200 medley relay team — in the state Class 2A swimming meet after qualifying Section 4AA. All placed second in the sectional at Stillwater, Thursday through Saturday.
The Mounds View Mustangs placed third in the state Class 3A cross county meet and had two of the top 15 individuals on Saturday morning.
Taylor Isabel’s 10th-place finish led the Mounds View girls to sixth place in the state Class 3A cross country meet on Saturday. The Mustangs were just two points from fourth place.