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Registration for summer camps has officially opened, and the Shoreview Parks and Recreation department is offering many activity and sport camps to keep kids active and learning all summer long.

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Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore outlet has been working to reduce waste, help the environment and generate funds to build houses for area residents for more than a decade.

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A virtual run/walk called “Keep Moving,” presented by the Suburban Ramsey Emergency Coalition, will raise funds to assist neighbors who are suffering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The large white trumpet-shaped flowers of Easter lily (Lilium longiflorum) are a tradition this time of year. These plants are forced to bloom at the appropriate time for the religious holiday, completely out of their normal flowering time. 

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Have you ever considered adopting a child or becoming a foster parent for children in need of help? If so, adoption or fostering requires patience, unconditional love and understanding.

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The symptoms aren’t difficult to see when you know what to look for: the tremors, drooping head, clumsy sluggishness and eventual death. The slow effects of lead poisoning on the swans at Sucker Lake in Vadnais Heights are a serious reminder of why the toxic metal has been banned in paints a…

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About 10% of Minnesotans have some Irish ancestry, according to census records, but celebrating St. Patrick’s Day is about more than genealogy. Kelly Jo McDonnell, of Lino Lakes, has more than a little Irish in her family tree, but what’s more important is the opportunity to continue on the …

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Deciding he needed a career change, a property owner on Centerville Road plans to convert a facility that once checked a vehicle's exhaust emissions into Heartland Twin Cities Gun Club and Range. 

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Unless the judge delays it, next week begins the televised trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged killing George Floyd. His killing on Chicago Avenue still echoes across the country, and puts Chauvin and a metro police department on trial to tackle racism and u…

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The Press interviewed local author Verne Pickering about his new book, “Stands Before his People: Enmegahbowh and the Ojibwe,” which will be published this month. For more information, visit the author’s website at standsbefore.com.

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Six years ago, Lino Lakes resident Karen Calrin set a goal to collect 5,000 manual wheelchairs from all over Minnesota by 2020. Even though she didn’t quite make that goal, she and all her helpers have not given up. 

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Press Publications is seeking some unique love stories to feature for Valentine’s Day. Do you know a couple that has been married for 50 years? A couple that met in a unique way? A couple that recently became engaged? Please email your ideas to quadnews@presspubs.com or leave a voicemail at …

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Sarah Strommen unveiled the design of Minnesota’s newest critical habitat license plate Jan. 14, which features native pollinators including a bee and butterflies. The new license plate is available now online at https://dps.mn.gov/divis…

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As each year comes to an end, it is a tradition of the Shoreview Press to highlight some of the most memorable stories of the year. How our lives changed from January through December. The dominant headline of the year was the COVID-19 pandemic. Every issue of the Shoreview Press from the mi…

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Shoreview's Caring Youth Award is traditionally given at the city’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Event, but the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic meant the 2020 celebration was canceled. This year's honoree, Anna Grace Hottinger, may have been recognized with less of the usual fanfare, though with …

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The Shoreview Community Foundation (SCF) announces its 2021 Grant Cycle and invites proposals from non-profit organizations that serve the Shoreview community. Grants focus on recreational places (parks, open space, wetlands, woodlands); community enhancement and leadership development; huma…

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This is the opening week of the ninety-second session of the Minesota Legislature. Members take oaths of office, elect leaders and officers.

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Holiday greenery adds joy in the darkest, coldest season. When the holidays are over, there are several local options to properly dispose of Christmas trees. 

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The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has announced it is seeking Minnesotans’ feedback on how to continue progress toward the goal of distributing the initial supply of COVID-19 vaccine in a way that saves the most lives and puts us on a path to ending the crisis brought on by the pandem…

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The song of the American robin—large, friendly redbreast of suburban lawns and back yards—has long been said to herald the arrival of spring. For scientists who study long-term data, collected by community volunteers, the presence of the robin can signal much more, especially when it appears…

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When Kirsten Heineman joined the Mounds View Police Department (MVPD) no other woman had served on the force full-time. Now, after more than a decade of service, Heineman is retiring in order to devote herself to her other full-time job: motherhood.

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Following a unanimous decision by the City Council, Shoreview will donate $15,000 in an effort to increase access to mental health services throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Following Gov. Tim Walz's announcement on changes to Minnesota's COVID-19 restrictions, Mounds View Public Schools is preparing to move elementary school students back to the classroom next month.