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Ice is forming on some lakes, rivers and ponds around Minnesota, but DNR conservation officers warn it is too early to venture out. “The thin layers of ice forming on some Minnesota waters right now are not safe,” said Maj. Greg Salo, operations manager, DNR Enforcement Division. “A few days of cold temperatures don’t create […]

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As part of The Big Read program in the St. Croix Valley, ArtReach is seeking artists to be part of the exhibition “Spirit, Heart, Home.” Artists are encouraged to submit work that relate to the themes of love, heritage, nature and going home as illustrated in “Love Medicine” by Louise Erdrich, the 2015 featured book. […]

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The Stillwater Art Guild, 402 Main St. N., will feature a holiday gift gallery in the River Room gallery through Nov. 30. All items are made by area artists. The gallery is open Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 651-689-0149 or visit artguildgallery.com.

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A crowd of children sometimes awaited David “Choc” Junker when he drove home in his tan pickup, full of tools from the family landscaping business. The kids all wanted one thing: ice cream from Art’s, which is now known as Nelson’s Ice Cream. The children would be yelling “We want Art’s, we want Art’s.” It’s […]

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Routine council work assignments turned into a debate during the Nov. 18 Lake Elmo City Council meeting — an outcome that could lead to a redistribution of committee assignments next year as two new members join the council. As part of the consent agenda — a section of the meeting where items that are considered […]

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