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Observing that 2020 was a "lousy year for all of us," White Bear Lake Fire Chief Greg Peterson said department recognitions have been a "long time coming."
ST. PAUL — The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has cleared the environmental assessment for the Metro Purple Line, formerly known as the Rush Line bus rapid transit project.
The effects of COVID-19 on young learners are not yet fully understood, but reading scores and achievement gap measurements from the 2020-2021 school year show that the White Bear Lake School District has some catching up to do.
No, the band isn’t back together, but members of The Grasshoppers did gather for a reunion last month in White Bear Lake. Some are retired, one has moved out of state, and some are still rocking.
One by one, Vadnais Heights residents filed up to the front of the City Council chambers to once more voice their opposition to a proposed development in an area bounded by McMenemy Road and Bear Avenue. This time, however, developer Martin Harstad prevailed.
ST. PAUL — The Purple Line bus-rapid transit (BRT) project, formerly known as the Rush Line, received a nearly $40 million shot in the arm last week from the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners.
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.
The mornings have a crispness in the air that signals the fall season is upon us. What better way to celebrate the new season than visiting some local apple orchards?
ST. PAUL — October is Dyslexia Awareness Month, and a grassroots group largely responsible for pushing significant legislation through the Capitol reflects on its progress over the last nine years.
White Bear Lake did not generate much offense Thursday night but a blocked punt and a long interception return helped them put up five touchdowns anyway in a 35-14 victory over Totino-Grace in Fridley.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs finished the regular season 6-2 with a 35-12 victory at South St. Paul on Wednesday evening.
The Mahtomedi girls cross country team had five of the top 12 runners and captured the Metro East Conference championship on Tuesday.
Mahtomedi sophomore Annika Munson qualified for the state tournament for the fourth straight year by placing second in the Section 4AA singles tournament on Tuesday.
White Bear Lake placed fourth in the Suburban East Conference meet on Tuesday at Tanners Brook Golf Course near Forest Lake. Meanwhile, the Bear girls placed seventh.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs celebrated a section championship win twice Tuesday night, and the second one was for real.
White Bear Lake, playing its first section championship since winning the title in 2012, lost to top-seeded Stillwater 2-0 on Tuesday night in Stillwater.
Mahtomedi will host a section soccer championship double header on Tuesday evening after both teams won in a semifinals doubleheader at home Saturday.
For six straight seasons, White Bear Lake had lost in the girls soccer section semifinals. They were 64-27-3 in other games, but 0-6 in semifinals.
White Bear Lake was buoyed by a kickoff return for a touchdown, and a defensive touchdown after a safety stole the ball, against Osseo on Friday night.