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Karis Lim, of North Oaks, will dance the lead role of Clara in Ballet Minnesota’s 32nd annual holiday favorite “The Classic Nutcracker,” Dec. 13 to 15 at the O’Shaughnessy on the campus of St. Catherine University.

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Knitting enthusiast Suzanne Hanifl traveled to Scotland and the Shetland Islands earlier this fall on the very first knitting adventure organized by Irish Knitting Tours. It was part humanitarian effort and part sightseeing tour. The North Oaks resident, who with husband Paul helped build Ha…

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When his former biology teacher couldn't make the All-School Reunion to receive the 2019 Scholar of Excellence Award, Wayne Motzko, class of '78, drove to Crosby to hand-deliver it.

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According to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, Mounds View High School released special education students early from school last spring due to a construction project. Other students were not released early.

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Remember to set your clocks back Sunday, Nov. 3. Daylight saving time ends officially at 2 a.m. central time. That means sunrise and sunset will be about an hour earlier on Nov. 3. There will be more light in the morning.

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If you walk through the halls of Highland Park Middle School on a Saturday morning, you will hear orchestral melodies soar, then clash. Step into a cafeteria or auditorium, and you will see the student orchestras of the Minnesota Youth Symphonies (MYS) rehearse for their fall concert. 

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Nominated by Rise, Medtronic was named an Outstanding Disability Employer by the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation, MOHR, during National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October.

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Washington County Attorney Pete Orput and Ramsey County Attorney John Choi announced a transformative effort to help people move beyond the barriers and collateral consequences associated with past involvement with the justice system.

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It's been a very good growing season at 21 Roots Farm. The goats, cows, gardens, chickens and corn are thriving, but what has blossomed most this summer are the client-farmers who come to learn how to farm and in turn, cultivate skills, confidence and self-awareness.

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“It’s hot, it’s fresh, it’s delicious,” said Grocery Store Fanatics President Donald Ericson as he tasted Kowalski’s fried chicken in Shoreview on a tour of northeast metro grocery stores Oct. 10.

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The city of Shoreview takes great pride in its reputation as a welcoming and vibrant community set within a natural landscape. Now, the city has a new look to match.

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LINO LAKES — The media center at Rice Lake Elementary (RLE) was standing room only at Anoka County's open house regarding the proposed Birch Street improvements Oct. 1.

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Ramsey County Sheriff's Office patrol deputies began using body cameras Sept. 27. All patrol deputies in White Bear Township, Vadnais Heights and Shoreview will now wear them at all times. 

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LINO LAKES — This January or February when everyone is ready for winter to be over, locals can warm up their bellies with signature, handmade pasta dishes at a new restaurant.

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Jeka, Violet and Ophelia, 2-year-old Yorkshire Cross pigs, have been lucky in life and have only known love and kindness from people. Their mom’s start to life was not as happy. A breeding sow, she was rescued from the largest farm animal cruelty case in the northeastern U.S.

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“Dear Loyal Supporters, I’m writing to inform you that the Warner Nature Center will be closing and winding down operations by the end of the year.” With those words, Alison Rempel Brown, president and CEO of the Science Museum of Minnesota, broke the news to staff and volunteers that a 52-y…

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As work continues on the new Interstate 694/Rice Street interchange in Shoreview and Little Canada, I-694 will close this weekend between Snelling Avenue and Rice Street. Both eastbound and westbound I-694 will close at 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 for removal of the old Rice Street bridge over I-694.

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You might not know it to look at it — that is, if you even dare to drive along it these days because of the Ramsey County Rice Street bridge construction project — but a lot of interesting history is buried along that stretch of road west of Vadnais Lake that runs south over I-694 directly i…