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Each year, Press Publications provides a comprehensive Voters’ Guide so north metro residents have the information they need in order to cast their votes for the upcoming election. The guide includes bio information and a question and answer section for candidates running for the state legis…

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After 15 years of working for Northeast Metro Intermediate School District 916,  Dr. Val Rae Boe was named the new superintendent in July of the district after former Superintendent Connie Hayes retired.

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Even in an age when locally produced food is highly valued, it can be difficult to find truly local produce. For decades, however, residents of the Shoreview area have come to Victoria Valley Orchard to get apples straight from the source. 

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When the Rotary Club of Arden Hills & Shoreview was considering alternatives for fundraising events to support its local and international charitable projects, it occurred to members that one of the other great community assets in the area might be able to help. Rotarians thought that pe…

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Owasso, in the communities of Roseville and Shoreview in Ramsey County.

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In early September, the Mounds View Schools Education Foundation (MVSEF) hosted its flagship event, Rock the School House — a fundraiser supporting the students in the Mounds View School District. After a year of “going virtual” due to the pandemic, community members, parents and Mounds View…

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Members of the Arden Hills/Shoreview Rotary Club fabricated, assembled, painted, and installed four little free libraries in the Shoreview/Arden Hills area. Others are on Snail Lake Road north of Sitzer Park; on Glenarden Road in Arden Hills; and in the Brookside Mobil Home Park in Shoreview.  

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A local veteran recently laced up his running shoes and completed the nearly impossible — all to spur conversations and raise awareness of veteran suicide.

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Circle Pines resident Mildred Rivera Severseike finally got to meet her pen pal. She’s been writing to her since she was in the fourth grade — almost 50 years ago. 

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A public hearing was held at a recent Shoreview City Council meeting regarding the approval and authorization of an amended and restated tax abatement agreement with KJPL Shoreview Two LLC (Phase II) – for the Edison at Rice Creek Project, currently under construction.

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The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will oversee the Main Street Covid Relief Grants Program, which began accepting applications Sept. 20. 

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There are two documents central to the formation of the United States—the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Each September, Constitution Week commemorates the formation and signing of the latter. It kicks off on Sept. 17, a Friday this year, on what is known as Constitution Day.

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This summer, the Brownlee family of North Oaks welcomed 17-year-old German student Julian Glaser to Shoreview. Glaser decided to spend his summer vacation here in Minnesota, his first visit to the U.S. Julian resides in Lorsch, the neighboring town to Shoreview’s sister city, Einhausen, whic…

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Finance Director Fred Espe recommended that the Shoreview City Council establish a preliminary city tax levy of approximately $14.1 million and a preliminary Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) tax levy of $280,000. The public hearing date on the budget will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, D…

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After 28 years as city manager, Terry Schwerm will retire later this year. Schwerm has been instrumental in developing Shoreview into an outstanding and vibrant community. Some key accomplishments from his career in Shoreview include:

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages to the public to weigh in on proposed special fishing regulations that would allow anglers to keep fewer sunfish from 50 lakes. The proposed regulations are part of the ongoing Quality Sunfish Initiative.

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When they wade in, most swimmers don’t give a thought to what is lurking just out of sight. Some may fear getting bit by big fish or turtles, but such occurrences are rare. The truth is, most creatures that inspire fear or disgust are completely benign, and those that pose actual threats to …

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Ramsey County Manager Ryan O’Connor  proposed to the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners a biennial budget of $772.8 million for 2022 and $781.9 million for 2023. This represents a 3.2% increase of $24 million in 2022 and a 1.2% increase of $9 million in 2023.

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It’s that time of year when students are heading back to school. Press Publications asked four school districts, including the Centennial School District, about challenges in learning gaps among students in their district and how schools plan to respond to these challenges during the 2021-22…

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The Ramsey County Public Health issued new guidance to school districts returning to in-person learning that schools should require masks to be worn by all individuals while indoors, regardless of their vaccination status to reduce health risks.

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It came out earlier this summer that Minnesota is No. 1 in the nation— by a healthy margin— in the number of registered boats per capita. Approximately 819,000 total watercraft were registered in 2020, which was only a slight departure from earlier this century (812K and 814K in 2000 and 201…

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Kyra Condie was not thrilled with her results, but was elated to compete in the Olympic Games, and especially as a Sport Climbing entrant. Her sport was well-received in its Olympic debut and first world-wide exposure.

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It’s no secret that 2020 was a banner year for participation in outdoor activities, including everything water-related. That was good news for certain industries and our overall well-being. One negative consequence, however, was a marked rise in boating-related accidents and deaths.

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Golden Valley —  The Animal Humane Society (AHS) is preparing to fully reopen to in-person programming and services, including welcoming walk-in visitors to adoption centers. As we make these changes, safety of our staff, volunteers, and visitors is a top priority. Following state and federa…

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“Welcome to Crumbls!” This is the greeting customers will experience when walking into Crumbl Cookies, opening this Thursday in Shoreview.

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Lake associations have been a part of Minnesota lake life for generations. Historically, they performed many functions, often recreational, safety-related and social. Whether founded recently or decades ago, however, addressing the threats of aquatic invasive species and other conservation w…

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News about aquatic invasive species (AIS) is becoming commonplace, andh newly discovered infestations are regularly making headlines. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has been combatting invasive plants, fish and invertebrates for decades across the state. But these days, the wa…

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Shoreview Economic Development Coordinator Niki Hill approached the Shoreview City Council with a request to approved the planned unit development (PUD) development stage application for the Edison Phase 3 residential project during the July 19 Shoreview City Council meeting.

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After months of planning and a little uncertainty because of the pandemic, the Slice of Shoreview volunteer committee is excited to welcome the community back to the festival this weekend, July 23-25, at Island Lake Park with great food, entertainment, new events and some family favorites.

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Sarah Kraning was an imaginative child, so her family didn’t think much of it when she said she could see colors and patterns whenever she heard music. No one ever seemed to know what she was talking about, so she started keeping these experiences to herself.