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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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Mark Downey, who coached a state champion and four other state entrants in Mounds View baseball  and is regarded as a solid influence on athletes, has stepped down after 12 seasons.

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Make a lifetime of memories learning how to swim at the Shoreview Community Center. A fun and imaginative approach can help you develop a lifelong love of swimming. It’s never too late to learn new skills and water safety tips that can help prevent drowning.

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In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, it may be tempting to think that a boat is requisite equipment for the successful angler. Those who are willing to hoof it in the northeast metro, however, have no shortage of opportunities to catch fish from piers and shorelines.

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Sara Hollie has been appointed director of Saint Paul – Ramsey County Public Health. She has served as racial and health equity administrator for the county’s Health and Wellness Service Team since April 2019. Hollie’s 17-year career in state and local government and at the community health …

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District Equity Director Jason Knighton-Johnson and District Equity Committee member Yolanda McGee gave an update on the work of the District Equity Committee during the June 22 Mounds View School Board meeting.

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Anglers in the northeast metro area have been stalking the mighty muskellunge for decades. The muskie following today is stronger than ever, but one word is on the lips of anglers and fishery managers alike: change.

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Public Works Department Natural Resource Specialist Maria Friedges presented the 2020 annual report for Shoreview's municipal separate storm sewer system during the Shoreview City Council meeting June 7. The report focuses on six minimal control measures.

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Press Publications wants to hear from dads! What fatherly advice do/did you appreciate or not appreciate and why? Please send your answer to quadnews@presspubs.com, along with your name, town and a photo of yourself or yourself with your children. Fathers who participate will be entered into…

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Ever since she was a little girl growing up in Shoreview, Anna Grace Hottinger has been self-motivated and remarkably focused on the things that are important to her, according to her mother Kathryn Hottinger.

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After being canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Slice of Shoreview festival is coming back this summer with three days of fun for all generations.

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In Minnesota, few things are more synonymous with summer than mosquitoes. Fortunately, those in the seven-county Metropolitan Mosquito Control District (MMCD) have been getting a break from those tiny pests for more than 60 years.

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While Minnesota has eased pandemic restrictions, many businesses are facing a shortage of workers. Cities are also having a hard time hiring seasonal help.

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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.

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SAINT PAUL — The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office charged Mounds View resident Nicholas Firkus on May 20 with one count of intentional murder in the second degree in connection with the April 25, 2010 shooting death of his wife Heidi inside their Saint Paul home. At the time, Firkus maintaine…

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The construction that began in the Mounds View school district nearly three years ago with the passing of a nearly $165 million bond referendum is almost completed, with only a few pieces to button up here and there.

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Get Dean Soderbeck on the subject of Scouting and scuba diving, and it's hard to get a word in edgewise. His passion for teaching the sport he loves to young people is palpable. 

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Following World War I, then called “the Great War,” the poppy flourished in Europe. Scientists attributed the growth to soils in France and Belgium becoming enriched with lime from the rubble left by the war. From the dirt and mud grew a beautiful red poppy. 

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Thirty years ago this week, journalists, editors and publishers from across Africa gathered to draft a call for press freedom, the “Declaration of Windhoek on Promoting an Independent and Pluralistic African Press”. This landmark Declaration aimed to make the free flow of information a publi…

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Several bear sightings have recently been reported throughout the north metro. Upon checking with area law enforcement agencies, most of the bear sightings are not reported in an official capacity to police, but rather shared on social media platforms. 

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The Shoreview Community Foundation (SCF) announces its 2021 grant recipients. The choice of recipients reflects a variety of partnerships and responses to community needs:

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After more than 40 years of leading negotiating, pricing and estimating of all non-labor materials for one of the country’s largest mechanical contractors, Chuck Leach will soon be assessing the best way to snag a fish instead. A resident of Shoreview, Leach has been the purchasing manager f…