By Mike Maher - Guest Columnist As the quiet and stillness of winter fades, each new day of spring adds a lush layer of sight and sound to delight the senses during a hike at Springbrook Nature Center. Conk-la-reee! The Red-winged Blackbirds call out from the cattails, the raucous honks of migrating Canada Geese are heard [...]

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The North Suburban Communications Commission (NSCC), which manages the city of Mounds View and city of New Brighton’s cable franchise, will hold a public hearing Thursday, April 17, to consider Comcast’s formal proposal for a renewed cable television franchise, as well as the company’s performance under the current cable television franchise. The hearing will begin [...]

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The 24th Annual Lasagna Dinner, Sweepstakes and Live Auction will be 5 p.m. Saturday, Aprl 26, at the Fridley American Legion, 7365 Old Central Ave. Doors open at 4:15 p.m. Marino’s will cater the dinner of lasagna, salad, garlic bread, coffee and punch. To donate a sweepstakes prize or auction item, call the Fridley History [...]

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The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota awarded the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office a grant to develop a statewide protocol for law enforcement, prosecutors, and county attorneys who encounter sex trafficked youth. The $40,000 grant will also go toward disseminating investigative best practices to identify sex trafficked victims and traffickers, and developing and conducting statewide training for [...]

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The public is invited to the first Columbia Heights Public Schools’ co-sponsored American Indian Pow Wow scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Hylander Center. The Pow Wow is free and will feature singing, dancing, drawings, games and a traditional American Indian meal of fish, wild rice and bread. In addition to scheduled [...]

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