Fridley police say a fire that destroyed a playground at Hayes Elementary School in Fridley was allegedly an accident after a teenager came forward and admitted fault. On Saturday, Sept. 20, at 2:57 p.m. the Fridley police and fire departments responded to the school located at 615 Mississippi Street on a report that the playground [...]

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Theft, burglary • Prescription pills and $20 in change were reported stolen between Sept. 2 and Sept. 3 on the 5300 block of Raymond Avenue. • Burglary was reported Sept. 4 on the 2400 block of County Road 10. • A mountain bike was reported stolen Sept. 4 on the 5300 block of Edgewood Drive. [...]

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“We Are Different, We Are The Same,” an exhibition of work by photo documentarian Wing Young Huie, begins Oct. 2 and runs through Nov. 21 at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, 3000 5th St. NW in New Brighton. Huie’s documentary-style photography invites viewers to question their interpretation of a scene and potentially see [...]

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Residents, property and business owners are invited to a visioning event to provide feedback on the future of Columbia Heights. “Heights Gateway: Building a Better Block” will take place noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, on the vacant lot south of the Heights Theater on Central Avenue. The event is made possible through an [...]

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Springbrook Nature Center will continue the discovery dinner series on Saturday, Sept. 27, with guest speaker Rob Schultz, director of the International Wolf Center. Discover the natural history of the grey wolf and learn how Minnesota’s own International Wolf Center remains at the center of wolf conservation issues. The discovery dinner series pairs lively educational [...]

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