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North metro brands itself as ‘technology corridor’ BY ELIZABETH CALLEN STAFF WRITER


Sea of sunflowers Waldoch Farm in Lino Lakes held its first Sunflower Festival from July 27 through Aug. 4. In addition to four football fields of sunflowers, attendees could also pick their own sunflower, play giant Jenga, grab a bite to eat and listen to live music. See more photos on page 22.

A public/private partnership to attract technology businesses to the north metro is officially underway. Officials from Anoka and Washington counties are spearheading the effort to brand the stretch of Interstate 35E near five north metro cities—Centerville, Columbus, Forest Lake, Hugo and Lino Lakes—as the future home of the Minnesota Technology Corridor. The partnership has been in the works for about a year. It began with meetings between county officials and Connexus Energy, which had been approached by tech companies looking for areas with fiber access, high energy capacity and undeveloped land near the airport. The partnership has now grown to include the five cities and other energy and fiber providers, including Xcel Energy, Comcast and CenturyLink. This summer, the Minnesota Technology Corridor rolled out its new website (, which provides SEE TECHNOLOGY CORRIDOR, PAGE 16

Lino Lakes Police debut new app on Night to Unite BY SHANNON GRANHOLM EDITOR

LINO LAKES — Residents now have another way to stay informed about what is going on in their community and share information with law enforcement while remaining anonymous. Just in time for Night to Unite Aug. 6, the Lino Lakes Public Safety Department (LLPSD) announced it had partnered with Tip411 so residents can have a multitude of channels to communicate with law enforcement — all anonymously. “For the residents, it is just one more opportunity for them to partner with us and provide us information,” Public Safety Director John Swenson said. “For us, it is providing another opportunity to get information

that can help us further make our community safe and it allows us to do some targeted communications and continue to work to find efficiencies for social media use.” Tip411 is a St. Paul company that has been around since 2000. The company works with law enforcement, schools and community groups to implement community notification systems including crime alerts, anonymous text tips, smartphone apps and social media pushes. Tip411 currently works with 1,800 communities across 47 states. Some of its largest customers include the U.S. Air Force and the cities of San Francisco, San Antonio, Minneapolis and Duluth. Lino Lakes resident Tony Stano, who has been a sales director with Tip411for almost six years, said

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over the past several years he has periodically checked in with city officials to see if there was interest in joining the Tip411 platform. “Because it was my hometown, I was particularly passionate about seeing it through to fruition or to have the door shut,” Stano explained. The department and the company started planning for the launch a year ago. Swenson said although the technology is something his department had been interested in for a long time, because of the department’s size there were only so many resources it could manage. “The thing that really tipped it for us and why we decided to go with it, was the ability to create targeted zones of our city so we SEE TIP411, PAGE 9

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Lino Lakes Firefighter Sean Mooney teaches a young boy how to use a firehose at a Night to Unite party. The Lino Lakes Public Safety Department used Night to Unite to debut its new mobile app.

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The above photos were captured at some of the many organized parties for Night to Unite, Tuesday, Aug. 6, in Lino Lakes. Police, fire and even a helicopter stopped by to say hello to residents.


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Night to Unite: Circle Pines, Centerville, Lexington

The below photos were taken at Night to Unite parties around Circle Pines, Centerville and Lexington Aug. 6. Quad area residents got to see a fire engine up close, play basketball, meet the newest Centennial Lakes Police Officer and talk to Census Man about the upcoming 2020 Census.






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Toys to cars

HAD NEVER heard of Elmer’s Auto and Toy Museum in Fountain City, Wis. On Sunday, July 28, our daughter Stephanie and son-inlaw, Chuck, took us to this museum on Eagle Bluff in Fountain City. This is the 26th season this museum has been open for the public by Elmer and Bernadette Duellman. It all started 50–plus years ago with the Duellman’s junkyard, which occupies over 100 acres and at last count had 10,000 cars in it. They used extra cash earned to start a museum. They have now sold the junkyard. This expanding museum is what captures your attention. Three buildings are filled with over 100 antique, classic, and race cars, some with very low About the mileage. There are over 600 pedal cars and more than 100 Town pedal tractors. We even saw Gene Johnson several “doodle bugs,” and I had one as a teenager. There are two other buildings jammed full of antique toys. They include tractors, trains, antique doll collections - more things than you could ever imagine could be collected by one family. There are also displays in the home and in an antique kitchen. They have concessions and some souvenirs to sell. The museum schedules are limited. In August, it will be open on the 17th, 18th and 31st. In September, it will be open the 1st and 2nd. There are some other dates in September and October as well. The museum is open from 9:00 to 5:00 and there is an admission charge. If you look carefully, you’ll see a Corvette with only 5-1/2 miles on it. There is also a 1929 Model A Phaeton. Give yourself time. It’s fascinating and it will bring back memories. Regrettably, Elmer Duellman passed away the day after we visited the museum. Hopefully his family continues to operate it. THE LIFE OF Mrs. Ray (Mary) LaValle was celebrated Aug. 8 at Cerenity Care Center where she has lived since 1993. I have life-long memories of Ray and Mary LaValle because they gave me my first job at their truck farming vegetable garden on Otter Lake Road in White Bear Township, just a short distance from where I grew up. One summer day I was fascinated by the large backhoe used for ditching the peat land on the LaValle farm. That’s where I ran into Ray and he suggested to this nine year old that I come and work for them cleaning onions and bunching radishes. I was delighted to have a job and earn some money and for the next three summers of my life I worked there. A lot of neighborhood kids came by bicycle to weed vegetables and pack radishes as they came off the custom-made washing device that Ray invented and built. We were paid on Friday afternoons. Mary kept records and she along with Ray would provide cash to each of us based on the hours worked. I think I started at 50 cents a day and that was great to have spending money. Ray died in 1991. He taught us work skills on the farm, as well as life skills and how to get along with each other. They were married 65 years. When Mary died on July 28 at the age of 110 years, she was the third oldest Minnesotan and the 52nd oldest person in the United States. She will be remembered as sweet and kind as she approached life and was known for her cooking, baking and craft work. The experiences of my youth will long be remembered thanks to Ray and Mary LaValle. Gene Johnson is publisher emeritus of Press Publications

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American society seeing breakdown

ur summer was brutally shattered last week when two mass murders in El Paso and Dayton claimed 31 victims. These unspeakable tragedies seem to confi rm an epidemic of violent murders preceded by manifestos posted online by young men. This type of tragedy has become an all-toofrequent reality of American society. Perhaps there are multiple reasons for why, and we’re all seeking understanding, but at its core, these incidents Legislator speak of the fragmentation Lingo and dysfunction Linda Runbeck of the family and of young men for whom traditional institutions have evaporatedwithout a sense of community, without a church, and without friends. Replacing those pillars with the toxicity of hate-fi lled violent messaging on the internet leads many down a dangerous and destructive path. Frighteningly, American society is seeing an emotional and psychological breakdown more frequently than in other developed nations and boys and young men are feeling the brunt of it.

These painful realities are yielding the worst in us— dehumanization, alternaterealities and hateful ideologies. I urge all my fellow-legislators and others to read the book “Boys Adrift,” by Leonard Sax for further insight into the problems affecting young men in our society. In other news, earlier this year, the non-partisan Legislative Auditor (OLA) detailed troubling fraud, waste and abuse in the state’s Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). In addition to that, the report described a “serious rift” in the Department of Human Services (DHS), which reached a breaking point when the three top officials at DHS all resigned in July. The three officials were DHS Commissioner Tony Lourey who resigned on July 15 and Deputy Commissioners Chuck Johnson and Claire Wilson who had both resigned without explanation the week prior. More puzzling, the two deputy commissioners both rescinded their resignations and have since returned to the department once it became clear that Lourey would be leaving DHS. Health and human services (HHS) represents Minnesota’s largest agency at 30% of the state’s spending - nearly $17 billion over two years and Minnesotans deserve to know the nature of

the internal conflicts within DHS and the underlying issues at DHS for which legislators have oversight. To date, Minnesotans have received no clear explanation. Shortly after news of escalating personnel issues came out, news broke that nearly $25 million in overpayments were made by DHS to two tribes for Medicaid services, Leech Lake and White Earth tribes. Republicans have been sounding the alarm about a stream of waste, fraud and abuse incidents across DHS for years, but this is an agency that seems to have a blatant disregard for taxpayer dollars. It’s simply not doing enough to stop activity that is costing taxpayers hundreds of millions each year. To date, House Democrats have done little to address the problem. It’s time for House Democrats to stop ignoring the turmoil at DHS, hold hearings and get answers to the questions we all have about Minnesota’s largest state agency. Please don’t hesitate to contact me concerning any state issue. I can be reached at 651-296-2907 or via email at rep.linda.runbeck@ It’s an honor serving you and your family. Rep. Linda Runbeck represents District 38A in the Minnesota House of Representatives.

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Please don’t feed the algae


ould you consider volunteering 15 minutes, twice a month, for cleaner waterways and healthier communities? Perhaps it sounds like that small of a commitment couldn’t make a big impact, but, surprisingly, the simple act of keeping a storm drain clear has a significant impact on area waters. Since just one pound of phosphorus—locked up in leaves in grass clippings—creates 500 pounds of algae when it gets washed to our lakes and creeks through storm drains, it’s easy to understand the significance of this small task. Everyone knows that trash isn’t good for lakes and rivers, but many people unwittingly contribute to water pollution because they do not understand that “natural” debris—leaves, grass clippings, fertilizer, road salt and pet waste—becomes pollution when it hits the water. When these natural pollutants break down, they become food for algae, causing it to grow out of control. The water gets green and soupy, so less sunlight gets through the

water preventing plant growth. Although we like to swim in lakes with sandy bottoms, lake plants play an integral role by taking up the nutrients preventing excessive algal growth. A decrease in beneficial lake plants also means habitat loss for fish and other wildlife. The Adopt a Drain program asks Movers & residents to adopt a storm drain in their neighborhood and keep it clear Shakers of leaves, trash and other debris to reduce water pollution. It’s easy to Dawn Pape find a drain in your neighborhood and sign up online at adopt-a-drain. org/. Once you sign up, just keep your storm drain clear of leaves, trash and debris. Every once in a while, enter an estimate of the amount of debris you’ve collected on the website so your impact can be measured.

Affidavits of candidacy for the positions of mayor and City Council members of Lino Lakes will be accepted from Aug. 1 through Aug. 15. Residents of Lino Lakes interested in running for mayor (twoyear term) or City Council (two seats, four-year terms) must file this affidavit, along with $5, in order to be listed on the November ballot. It appears that the current mayor will not seek re-election this year. Any person looking to serve in the capacity of mayor or City Council member should bring meaningful experience, intellect, work ethic, diplomacy and integrity to the position in order to truly serve the best interests of the city and its citizens. In Lino Lakes, the City Council meets on the first Monday of each month to discuss the most important matters facing the city at the time. This meeting is commonly known as the “work session.” Work sessions generally last from one hour to four hours. The city has a televised regular meeting on the second Monday of each month to

Dawn Pape is a proud mother of two young boys, a Ramsey County Master Gardener volunteer celebrating her 20th year, and the director of a nonprofit called We All Need Food and Water.



Lino Lakes needs you

This program was just launched this spring and 122,409 pounds of debris have already been diverted from our lakes by 4,331 big-hearted adopters. Since this type of “non-point source” pollution, or pollution that comes from all over, is prevalent in urban and suburban areas, it takes everyone’s cooperation to minimize its effects. And when adopting storm drains becomes the norm, it will be a game changer for our lakes. Metro lakes struggle with excessive nutrients from leaves, grass clippings and sand. Just keeping the streets clean and stopping debris from entering the storm drains is a small task for each homeowner, but a giant cannonball splash to keep our lakes swimmable, fishable, and navigable.

discuss and take action on the matters discussed at the council’s previous work session. Unless there are urgent matters that require special action, the City Council does not meet on the third (or fifth) Monday of each month. Finally, on the fourth Monday of each month the City Council conducts a short work session followed by a televised regular meeting. Importantly, additional personal time must be spent in research, preparation and planning to best serve the interests of the city. However, this does not have to be an overly significant commitment in terms of total time spent on city business. Each member must choose to bring thoughtfulness, participation and value to each and every meeting. I encourage anyone interested in truly serving the best interests of Lino Lakes to consider running for office, as I did six and two years ago. The city of Lino Lakes is an exceptional city with an exceptional city staff. Please consider the vocation to serve. William Kusterman Lino Lakes

Allina gives star ratings for primary care physicians Allina Health now provides star ratings for its primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants. The star ratings, one to five, are displayed on each provider’s webpage at along with any written comments survey respondents make. The star ratings are based on responses from patients who are randomly invited to complete a Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CGCAHPS) survey. The CGCAHPS survey is a standardized tool developed by

the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to measure patients’ perception of care provided by physicians in a clinic or office setting. The survey responses are compiled and the ratings calculated by an independent organization, Press Ganey. The ratings presented on the Allina website are based on six questions: • During the visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand? • During the visit, did this provider listen carefully to you? • During the visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health

questions or concerns? • During the visit, did this provider seem to know the important information about your medical history? • During the visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say? • During the visit, did this provider spend enough time with you? Comments, both positive and negative, are also posted on each provider’s page. Not all providers on the Allina Health website will have a star rating or comments. Ratings are displayed for specific primary care providers who have a minimum of 30 completed surveys within a 12-month period.



Unhealthy self-perceptions

The Lexington City Council took the following action at its Aug.1 meeting: • Approved the consent agenda, which included July 18 City Council meeting minutes, claims and bills dealing with payroll, general fund and liquor payment, credit card payments and Centennial Lakes Police Department payment. • Approved Centennial Lakes Police Department 2020 financial budget in the amount of $2,627,439 to allow the police department to remain well trained and equipped to keep the citizens safe. This is a 2.3% increase from 2019. • Approved the Lexington Fire Department 2020 pay schedule with all positions having a 15% increase. • Approved business license renewals for Brilliance Gaming and Adventure Room. • Approved a solicitors peddlers license for American Dream Home Improvements for its employees. The next City Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug.15, at City Hall.

People’s tendency toward judging themselves harshly will be explored at Lifetree Café at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, and at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. The program titled, “Why Are You So Hard on Yourself? Finding Your True Value,” features a short fi lm in which an FBI sketch artist draws how people describe themselves and then how those same people are described by others. Differences in the descriptions are startling. Admission to the 60-minute event is free and snacks and beverages are provided. Lifetree Café is located at 1 Shepherd Court, Circle Pines. Questions about Lifetree may be directed to Ann at 612-751-5707 or

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Mass Times Saturday at 5:00 pm Sunday at 8:30 am and 10:00 am 171 Elm Street • Lino Lakes, MN • 651-784-3015

A ministry of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church Pastor Jim Hoekstra Worship Sundays 10:15 am 15306 Round Lake Blvd NW, Andover MN 55304 Phone: 763-210-5846 •

10101 Lexington Avenue N Circle Pines, MN 55014 763.784.1760

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QUAD AREA EVENTS Event details are subject to change. Please contact the event organizer to verify information prior to attending.

GOLDEN LAKE PARK MUSIC IN THE PARK When: 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 Where: Golden Lake Park, 67 West Golden Lake Road Details: Free concert by Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society on Aug. 15. Contact:

CAMPFIRE TALKS When: 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 Where: Wargo Nature Center, 7701 Main St., Lino Lakes Details: Join a naturalist at the Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Campground for a roaring campfi re, interactive activities, and presentation on wildcats enjoyable for the whole family. Free. Contact: 763-324-3350 or anokacountyparks. com

GARDEN TOUR AND CORN FEED When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 Where: Waldoch Farm, 8174 Lake Drive, Lino Lakes Details: Visit Mary and Kathy’s personal gardens by hay ride, visit with artists and crafters, enjoy sweet corn, Joyer Barnyard, kettle corn, lemonade and deals. Contact: waldochfarm. com

THE ALTERNATIVE: CREATION’S COMPETITIVE EDGE When: 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 Where: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1 Shepherd Court, Circle Pines Details: Hear Dr. Rob

Carter, CMI scientist, discuss questions about creation and evolution and what the Bible says about them. Contact: 763-784-8417 or

FESTIVAL CHICKEN DINNER When: 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 Where: St. Genevieve’s, 6995 Centerville Road, Centerville Details: Amusements, booths, bingo, raffle, games, refreshments for all ages. Takeout available noon- 3 p.m. Adults $12, Children 10 and under $6. Contact: 651-429-7937 or

‘CLIMATE CHANGE – THE FACTS’ When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug 21 Where: Centennial Library, Centennial Library, 100 Civic Heights Cir., Circle Pines Details: Free screening of the BBC documentary fi lm, sponsored by Northeast Metro Climate Action. Contact: 612-965-8284

Where: Bunker Hills Activities Center, 550 Bunker Lake Blvd., Andover Details: Learn about how to apply to the local Master Gardener program. Participants will experience an educational seminar taught by an industry professional, plus hear from current ACMGs about activities in the program. A light supper will also be provided. Free, but registration required. Contact: 763-324-3498 or anokamastergardeners. org

SALSA MAKING DEMONSTRATIONS When: 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24 Where: Waldoch farm, 8174 Lake Drive, Lino Lakes Details: Step by step instruction and take salsa home. $8/person; space limited. Contact: waldochfarm. com



When: 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22

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When: 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, through October Where: Lexington Liquors back parking lot, 9271 Lake Drive Details: Sponsored by the Lexington Fire and Rescue Auxiliary. Contact: facebook. com/Lexington FarmersMarket

BABY STORYTIME When: 10:15-10:45 a.m. Tuesdays Where: Centennial Library, 100 Civic Heights Cir., Circle Pines Details: Stories, songs and fi ngerplays for children birth-24 months and a caregiver. Contact: 763-717-3294 or

TODDLER STORYTIME See Press Publications’ website for stories from the White Bear Press, The Citizen, Vadnais Heights Press, Shoreview Press, Quad Community Press, The Lowdown-Forest Lake Area and The Lowdown-St. Croix Valley Area.

Blue Heron Days When: Aug. 16-18 Where: Lino Park, 7850 Lake Drive and throughout Lino Lakes Details: Movie in the park kickoff,

parade, inflatables, kids activities, balloon artist, Big Prize Bingo, live music, family picnic, Quad Chamber business expo. Contact:


When: 7-9 p.m. Fridays, Aug. 23 Where: Wargo Nature WHATCHAMACALLIT Center, 7701 Main St., WEDNESDAY Lino Lakes When: 2-3:30 p.m. Details: Leisurely Wednesdays, Aug. 21 evening paddle Where: Centennial on George Watch Library, 100 Civic Lake. Canoes and Heights Cir., Circle kayaks are available Pines and included with $5 registration fee. Details: Drop-in for STEM activities, Contact: 763-324-3350 storytimes, art projects, or anokacountyparks. crafts, building projects, com bubbles or old -fashioned games every other Wednesday in July and August. Contact: 763-717-3294 or LEXINGTON



When: 11-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays Where: Centennial Librar y, 100 Civic

Heights Cir., Circle Pines Details: Stories, songs and fi ngerplays for children ages 2-3 and a caregiver. Contact: 763-717-3294 or

FAMILY STORYTIME When: 10:15-10:45 a.m. Thursdays Where: Centennial Library, 100 Civic Heights Cir., Circle Pines Details: Stories, songs and fi ngerplays for children of all ages and a caregiver. No registration required. Contact: 763-717-3294 or

BALD EAGLE WATERSKI CLUB SHOWS When: 7 p.m. Thursdays, mid-June through August Where: Centerville Lake in Centerville Details: Members of all ages perform waterskiing tricks. Club also performs at summer festivals throughout the state. Contact: baldeaglewater

QUIET GARDEN RETREAT DAYS When: 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Saturdays Where: Christos Center for Spiritual Formation, 1212 Holly Drive, Lino Lakes Details: Find opportunities for meditation and rest. Full and half-day

sessions available. $15/ half day or $25/full day. Contact: christoscenter. org

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When: 5-9 p.m. Tuesdays, through August; farmers market only continues through September Where: Lakeside Park, 95 East Broadway Ave., Forest Lake Details: Concert series, crafts and farmers market Contact: 651-209-9723 or

When: 9:30-10:30 a.m. 2nd and 4th Tuesdays Where: Lino Lakes Senior Center, 1189 Main St. Details: Seniors can knit, crochet, embroider, quilt, needlework and more while socializing. Contact: 651-982-2440 or

CRIBBAGE When: 9:30-10:30 a.m. the fi rst Tuesday of the month Where: Lino Lakes Senior Center, 1189 Main St. Details: Seniors can play cribbage. Call to join the group. Contact: 651-982-2440 or

500 CARDS When: 7 p.m. Mondays and 1 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Lino Lakes Senior Center, 1189 Main St. Details: Seniors can play 500. Open to anyone. Contact: 651-982-2440 or

BRIDGE GROUPS When: 9 a.m.-noon 2nd Thursday or 9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays Where: Lino Lakes Senior Center, 1189 Main St. Details: Beginners can learn to play.


SHOREVIEW FARMERS MARKET When: 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 17; 3-6 p.m. Sept. 3-Oct. 15 Where: Shoreview Community Center lower level parking lot and pavilion, 4580 Victoria St. N. Details: Check out new amenities, weekly themes and live entertainment. Frequent Shopper Program. Contact: shoreviewcom

NEIGHBORHOODS NEARBY MUSIC IN THE MEADOW When: 3-6 p.m. Sundays, Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25 Where: Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter, 8390 Lofton Ave. N. Stillwater Details: Enjoy music at the Gasthaus. Contact: 651-439-7128 or gasthausbavarian

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SPELMANSSTAMMA & SWEDISH PIG ROAST When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 Where: Gammelgarden Museum, 20880 Olinda Trail, Scandia Details: Swedish Immigrant Fiddle Fest where fiddlers gather to play tunes and teach each other new music. Tours of historic buildings, pig roast ($20), games and parade of musicians. Contact: gammelgarden



Bunny Clogs When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20 Where: Hanifl Performing Arts Center, 4941 Long Ave., White Bear Lake Details: Performance by Adam Levy and his daughters where Prince grooves, Beatles chord changes

GOPHER TO BADGER HALF MARATHON AND 5K When: Saturday, Aug. 10 Where: Lakefront Park, 100 Walnut St., Hudson, Wisconsin Details: Racers are bused to the starting point in Minnesota and end in Hudson. Contact: runstillwater. com

‘LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS’ When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 and Friday, Aug. 16; 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug.18 Where: Hanifl Performing Arts Center, 4941 Long Ave., White Bear Lake Details: Show by Children’s Performing Arts is geared to a younger audience. Sensory-friendly performance at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9. Contact: 651-336-8613 or childrensperforming

BINGO , KNOCK KNOCK JOKES AND FRESH FRUIT When: 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 Where: Shoreview Community Center, 4580 Victoria St. N. Details: Summer fruits and knock-knock jokes in between bingo

and hip hop collaged music meets Shel Silverstein clever world play. Message of healthy eating, respecting and loving our fellow humans and learning about and taking care of the earth’s creatures. Tickets $5-$20. Contact:

games. $6; registration required and includes treats, prizes and four cards. Contact: 651-490-4750 or shoreviewcommunity

LUNCH & LEARN: BRENE BROWN When: Noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 Where: Shoreview Community Center, 4580 Victoria St. N. Details: Pack a lunch and come listen to a TED Talk that encourages positive life change. Free. Contact: 651-490-4750 or shoreviewcommunity

POPS ON THE PORCH When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 Where: Fillebrown House, 4735 Lake Ave., White Bear Lake Details: Annual free concert by the Moonlight Serenaders on the lawn of the historic Fillebrown House. Bring a picnic supper and lawn chair. Contact: 651-407-5327 or

LET’S MAKE STUFF: NEEDLE FELTING When: 2-3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 Where: Hardwood Creek Library, 19955 Forest Road N., Forest Lake

Details: Creative class for adults featuring a different project each month. Materials provided. Registration required. Contact: 651-275-7300 or

VADNAIS HEIGHTS HERITAGE DAYS When: Aug. 17-18 Where: Community Park, 641 E. County Road F. in Vadnais Heights Details: Past events have included a medallion hunt, movie in the park, photo contest, senior picnic, Lions pig roast, kiddie parade, children’s games and infl atables, bingo, car show, food and merchandise vendors, fi reworks, live bands, Grande Parade, Booya, bean bag tournaments, softball tournaments, a water ball tournament between local fi re departments and more. Contact: 651-204-6000 or

STRUT YOUR STUFF CAR SHOW AND BURNOUT CONTEST When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 Where: Maranatha Forest Lake, 24799 Forest Blvd. Details: Food, vendors, kids activities, muffler wrapping. All vehicles welcome; $10 entry fee. Admisson $3; children

When: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 17 Where: Keystone Place at LaValle Fields, 14602 Finale Ave. N., Hugo Details: See a live rescue from a third floor balcony and visit with Hugo Fire Department members. Contact: keystoneplace

10TH ANNUAL SUMMERFEST When: 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 Where: Frassati Ball Field, 4690 Bald Eagle Ave., White Bear Lake Details: Community outdoor concert featuring The Elements at 6 p.m. followed by The Good The Bad and The Funky playing under a big top tent. Grilled food, snacks, soft drinks, beer and wine. Tickets $15; kids 14 and under are free. Contact:

MUSIC IN THE TREES When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18 Where: Belwin Conservancy Education Center, 1553 Stagecoach Trail S., Afton Details: Musicians will perform from tree hunting stands within Belwin’s four-acre, red pine grove at this free two-day festival. Contact: 651-436-5189 or

SUMMER TUESDAYS When: 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20 Where: Lowell Park, Downtown Stillwater Details: Free family event includes market vendors, food, music, stage performances until 8:30 p.m.; family movie at dusk. Contact:


Where: Lowell Park, downtown Stillwater Details: Admire vintage and hot rod cars, food vendors, live music at 5 p.m., free festivities. Contact:

GAME ON! When: 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 Where: Hardwood Creek Library, 19955 Forest Road N., Forest Lake Details: Teens can try out new PS4 games as well as board games. Contact: 651-275-7300 or

SUMMER CONCERTS ON THE TERRACE When: 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 Where: Stillwater Public Library, 224 Third St. N. Details: Annie Mack delivers her meaningful, relatable and inspirational songs with power, soul and conviction in a free concert. Contact: 651-275-4338 or

BLUEGRASS AND LEMONADE IN THE SHADE When: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 Where: Gammelgarden Museum, 20880 Olinda Trail, Scandia Details: Listen to area musicians play bluegrass and enjoy free lemonade. Guided tours at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. for $7. Contact: 651-433-5053 or gammelgardenmuseum. org

STAR WARS ESCAPE ROOM When: 1-3:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 Where: Hardwood Creek Library, 19955 Forest Road N., Forest Lake Details: Teens or children under 12 with an adult will have 30 minutes to follow the clues, solve the puzzles, and steal the plans to sneak into an Imperial Star Destroyer and fi nd the plans to The New Order’s latest secret weapon. Registration required. Contact: 651-275-7300 or


When: 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 Where: Blacksmith Lounge, 17205 Forest Blvd. N., Hugo Details: Bid on collectibles, antiques, lawn and garden and household items. CRUISIN’ ON THE CROIX Consignments taken the morning on the auction HOT ROD & VINTAGE 7-9:30 a.m. CAR SHOW Details: 507-256-4459 or When: 3-8 p.m. mangesauction@yahoo. Wednesdays, Aug. 21; com Sept. 4 and 18


BLUEGRASS AND LEMONADE IN THE SHADE When: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 Where: Gammelgarden Museum, 20880 Olinda Trail, Scandia Details: Listen to area musicians play bluegrass and enjoy free lemonade. Guided tours at 1p.m. and 2:30 p.m. for $7. Contact: 651-433-5053 or gammelgardenmuseum. org

BACK PORCH JAMS When: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug 30 Where: Arcola Mills, 12905 Arcola Trail N., Stillwater Details: Acoustic music by Nici Peper. Tickets recommended; $20. Fundraiser for the Arcola Mills Historic Foundation. Gates open at 5 p.m. Contact:

MUSIC AT FRANCONIA When: 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 Where: 29836 St. Croix Trail, Franconia Details: Family-friendly summer music series in outdoor amphitheater. Food vendors or picnic. Contact: 651-257-6668 or

‘WHAT’S HAPPENING’ CALENDAR GUIDELINES Anyone in the community may send us news of an upcoming local event. The calendar is reserved for secular community events in or adjacent to Press Publication’s coverage area. Priority is given to free or affordable events that are likely to appeal to a broad audience. Publication of events is subject to editorial discretion. Due to space limitations, there is no guarantee whether, when or for how long submissions will be published. Submissions are subject to editing. Please include date, time, location, cost, brief details, and contact information for each event submission. Submission deadline is Wednesday prior to the following weeks’ publication. Call 651-4071226 with questions. Online: www.presspubs. com/calendar Email: calendar@ Mail: Press Publications Attn: Calendar 4779 Bloom Ave. White Bear Lake, MN 55110



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Cougar town team breaks into win column (3-24) in 2nd year BY BRUCE STRAND SPORTS CONTRIBUTOR

In their second year of operation, the Centennial Cougars town baseball team posted a 3-24 record this summer. “And we were considerably better than last year,” said manager Joe Cyzewski, hearkening to their 0-18 debut in 2018. “The league we play in is very strong. It’s tough to get a foothold.” The Cougars “tenrunned” the three teams they beat, Cyzewski said, and once took Blaine, ranked No. 4 in the state, to extra innings. “We played a lot of teams tough for seven innings, then we’d run out of steam,” he noted. The Cougars also got ten-runned themselves, frequently, along the way, while going 1-20 in the Metro Mini and getting swept by Blaine in the playoffs to end the season. The club’s victories came against Andover, Braham and Ramsey. Most of the Cougars are Division III college players but they face teams in the Metro Mini League with older athletes who’ve played at Division I and II. They are a Class B team (middle of three classes) and face several Class A teams. “In Class B, we can sign anyone in a 30-mile radius,” Cyzewski said. “Trouble is, in the metro area, they overlap, and the older, established teams have more connections and recruit players a lot better than us. They’ve got the D-1 players who recruit their D-1 friends. “What we have to do


The 2019 Centennial town team — Front row (from left): Brian Vanyo, Matty Youngquist, Jaxon Fenn, Mickey Zeller , Blake Haugen and Joe Cyzewski. Back row: Jon Marsh, Jack Whaley, coach Tom Whaley, Joe Pelle, Colin Lindgren, Chad Kienholz, Shaun Crawford, Kyle Hastings, Carter McLaughlin, Nick Rode, Nathan Koehler and manager Joe Cyzewski

is win a few more games each year and build on that.” Centennial grads on the roster are Joe Cyzewski (the manager’s son), Blake Haugen, Kyle Hastings, Chad Kienholz, Nick Rode, Torin Klebba, Nathan Koehler and Jack Whaley. Several other CHS graduates go elsewhere to play for Class A teams. Cyzewski, a mechanic, played high school baseball in Chicago and one year at Elmhurst College, then switched to Juniors hockey. He got back into baseball a dozen years ago coaching his son’s teams. “I’d been coaching this group since grade school, and that’s why I helped start the town team,” said Czewski, co-founder along


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with Tom Whaley, who also helps run the team. “They wanted a place to play and wanted to stay local.” Balls, bats, umpires and attire cost money. The squad pays its own way, $225 per player. The team also had a small corporate sponsorship last year but didn’t get one this year. The main pitchers are Joe Pelle (Elk River) Shaun Crawford (Andover), Whaley, Brian Vanyo (Rosemount), Colin Lindgren (Elk River) and Nate Carlin (Zimmerman). Pelle also played shortstop and had a strong season hitting. The main catcher was Haugen. Matt Youngquist, former ConcordiaMoorhead outfielder who coaches the Centennial freshman team and the Legion team, joined the Cougars this year after

several seasons in Class A ball. Giving the team a veteran presence, he played third base when he could make it, in between Legion games. “They were a fun group to play with, young players who are going to get better,” said Youngquist. The manager said the guys are keeping their chins up despite not winning much yet. “They’ve been great. I couldn’t pick a better group,” Czewski said. “They are jovial on the bench, they support each other and they play hard.” Another improvement this year: they remembered to take a team photo, which last year, did not occur to anyone, Czewski said. And so we present to you here your Centennial town team, edition two.


Hughes selected for another national team Gabbie Hughes, former Centennial star, is one of 22 players chosen for the Team USA women’s hockey team that will duel Canada in a three-game series Aug. 14-17 in Lake Placid, New York. Previously, Hughes played for U18 national teams in 2017 and 2018 that won gold medals in International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) world tournaments. Hughes was a Miss Hockey finalist in 2018 after leading the Cougars to a state runner-up finish, and had an excellent season with UM-Duluth this winter, ranking fourth in the nation in scoring for a freshman. She is one of 11 Gabbie Hughes Minnesotans on Team USA, which has players from eight states. The U22 team will be coached by Joel Johnson, Minnesota Gophers associate head coach. There will also be a U18 series between USA and Canada. Bruce Strand

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could do communications direct to areas,” Swenson explained. “For example, if we had something going on in northwest corner of our city related to theft from vehicles, we could send it out to that area of the city, versus broadcasting it throughout. We can be specific about our messaging geographically, which we have not had an ability to do prior to this application.” Through Tip411, the LLPSD can send out alerts through its custom branded mobile app (available for iPhone and Android), email, text and social media. Residents are also able to send anonymous tips via all those channels. Through the app and on the website, residents can also submit tips about specific pins/ incidents on the community crime map. “One of the main benefits of Tip411 is that any tip that is sent in starts at two-way conversation with law enforcement and the tipster remains anonymous 100% of the time. For every tip

that LLPSD receives, they will have the opportunity to respond to the tip or ask questions to develop information before ever having to deploy a physical resource if necessary,” Stano said. “So instead of an officer chasing down a two-sentence tip that they really don’t know about, they can save time and communicate over our service. For the public, it is a safe space to get involved without the fear of retribution or retaliation.” The mobile app also enables residents to attach videos and or pictures to their tips. “If LLPSD pushes out an alert that they are looking for a suspect in a red car, you could be sitting at Applebees eating your rib tips and see that car in the parking lot. Right from your mobile device in real time, you can submit a tip about that alert,” Stano said. As always, residents should call 911 in an emergency. “It is very important that everybody understands this is a mechanism for people to communicate with


A view of the Lino Lakes Public Safety Department customized mobile app, available for download for both iPhone and Android platforms.

us about a non-emergency event, or a not-in-progress event,” Swenson urged. “If you need to see a police officer, or you see something suspicious in your neighborhood and you want a police response, that has to go through our dispatch center because these platforms are not monitored on an ongoing basis.” By downloading the app, you opt in to getting alerts through the app. If you want alerts via email or text, you have to sign up online on the city’s website. (Go to the public safety tab, click police division, programs & initiatives and then Tip411.) Residents are encouraged to sign up for the particular zone they live in, although they are also able to receive all alerts across the city if they so choose. For questions, contact LLPSD at 651982-2323. Editor Shannon Granholm can be reached at 651-407-1227 or


The city is broken down into four zones. Residents who want to receive alerts from the Lino Lakes Public Safety Department are encouraged to sign up for alerts in their zone.

POLICE REPORTS The Lino Lakes Public Safety Department reported the following incidents: • Officers responded to a request for a welfare check in the 600 block of Apollo Drive July 30. A male was subsequently arrested for DWI and on a warrant. The male was booked into the Anoka County Jail, and three juveniles were taken into custody by social services. • Officers received a report of a garbage can on fire in the 700 block of Main Street July 30. Officers arrived and successfully extinguished the fire. • Officers responded to a report of a broken car windshield following a road rage incident in the area of Partridge Court and Bald Eagle Boulevard July 30. The investigation is ongoing. • Officers responded to a delayed vandalism report and learned of a theft in the 700 block of Main Street July 31. The

investigation is ongoing. • An officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 7200 block of I-35E July 31. The driver was mailed a citation for small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and no proof of insurance. • An officer was dispatched on a report of an impaired driver in the area of Lake Drive and Main Street July 31. The officer located and arrested an adult female for driving while impaired. • Officers responded to a found narcotics report in the 7500 block of Fourth Avenue July 31. Officers took possession of the narcotics and destroyed them. • Officers responded to a radio call of an accident with injuries in the area of I-35E and County Road J July 31. Officers arrived and administered aid to an injured motorist until paramedics arrived.

• Officers responded to a report of an animal running down a road in the 1000 block of Main Street Aug. 2. The officers located a bull running in the road and were unable to find the owners. The bull ran off into the woods and officers could not locate it. • Officers responded to a report of product sale involving fraudulent currency in the 500 block of Lilac Street Aug. 2. The investigation is ongoing. • Officers responded to a motor vehicle property damage report in the 7500 block of Lake Drive Aug. 2. Officers arrived and arrested a male for multiple driving violations. An officer transported the male to the Anoka County Jail. • Officers responded to a call of a possible impaired driver in the 1800 block of I-35W. The driver was located,

stopped and arrested for driving under the influence. • Officers responded to a report of a female who was passed out in a vehicle in the traffic lane in the 400 block of Main Street Aug. 3. Officers arrested an adult female for DWI. • Officers responded to the 800 block of Main Street Aug. 3 to check the welfare of two occupants who appeared to be passed out in a vehicle stopped in traffic that was still running. Officers arrested the female driver for fourthdegree DWI (controlled substance), driving after revocation and two counts of fifthdegree possession of a controlled substance. A male passenger was also arrested for fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. • An officer observed suspicious activity in a

park in the 7400 block of Main Street after hours Aug. 4. One person was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. • An officer received a theft report from a business in the 7600 block of Lake Drive Aug. 5. The investigation is ongoing. The Centennial Lakes Police Department reported the following incidents: • Police were dispatched to a report of a verbal domestic in Centerville Aug. 1. An intoxicated male left the area but was later located by police in a vehicle and subsequently arrested for DWI. • Officers were dispatched to the 30 block of Village Parkway in Circle Pines Aug. 1 on report of two people sleeping in a building. • Police were dispatched to the 1800 block of Main Street in Centerville

Aug. 3 on report of a vehicle fire. A male was treated for injuries. • A business on Central Street in Circle Pines reported a theft Aug. 3. A suspect was identified and charged. • Police responded to a motor vehicle accident in the area of Lake Drive and Dunlap Avenue in Lexington Aug. 4. One vehicle rammed another vehicle in an attempt to injure the driver. Officers briefly pursued the suspect, who ultimately was arrested for seconddegree assault. • Damage to city property was observed by an officer in the area of Village Parkway and Lake Drive in Circle Pines Aug. 4. • Police were dispatched to the 7300 block of Peltier Circle in Centerville Aug. 5 on a report of theft from motor vehicle. The incident remains under investigation.



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New additions for 16th annual Blue Heron Days BY SHANNON GRANHOLM EDITOR

LINO LAKES — The 16th annual Blue Heron Days festival will be here before you know it. The popular family get-together will be Aug. 16-18 at various sites throughout Lino Lakes, mainly Lino Park. While many popular attractions remain this year, some new activities have been added to the docket. The celebration is sure to offer something for everybody with traditions such as Family Movie Night, the Officer Shawn Silvera Memorial Run, Grand Parade, Quad Chamber of Commerce Business Expo and Art Fair and the Miss Lino Lakes Ambassador Coronation. The festival will kick off Friday at 1 p.m. with a pig roast and live music performed by Mercy Wildfi re from 4-7:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 566. Attendees can also get fit with Yoga in the Park from 5:30-6:30 p.m. before attending the Family Movie Night, which features “Shrek” this year. Saturday will begin bright and early at 7:30 a.m. with kids’ activities at the YMCA and the Officer Shawn Silvera 5K Memorial Run at 8 a.m. New this year is the addition of the Hot Dog Mile

at 9 a.m. After the Grand Parade at 11 a.m., residents should head to Lino Park, where they will find new USA inflatables, Midway Carnival Games and Boy Scout S.A.F.E. Archery. The Bazillions will perform live music for kids from 12:15-1:15 p.m. followed by a performance from Stimulus Package for adults from 2-5 p.m. New this year, Centennial Youth Hockey will host bingo from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, things will wind down with Waldoch Farm’s Garden Tour and Corn Feed from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The grand fi nale will be the Lino Lakes Ambassador Coronation at 3 p.m. at Centennial Middle School. Blue Heron Days was established in 2004 by a small group of area volunteers who desired to make the vision of a Lino Lakes community festival a reality. After extensively researching other festivals throughout the state, these volunteers paved the road in making Lino Lakes “the place to be” each year on the third weekend in August. For a full schedule of events, visit

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“In this world, it is easy to criticize. It is easy to focus on the thorns but not on the roses. And there are a lot of roses in this community.”

First couple to serve as grand marshals BY SHANNON GRANHOLM EDITOR

LINO LAKES — For the first time ever, the city of Lino Lakes has decided to recognize a couple as the grand marshals of the Blue Heron Days festivities. Carl and Mary Schmuland, who have lived in Lino Lakes since 1980, have been married for 43 years. Since 2012, the two have volunteered their energy and time to landscaping around City Hall. “City Administrator Jeff Karlson and the department directors considered possible candidates and unanimously selected the Schmulands for their outstanding contributions to the community,” said Ashley Nelson of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. “They have donated their time and expertise to City Hall, beautifying the grounds and making a lot of our public buildings look really nice.” Public Services Director Rick DeGardner said, “Every year, the

Schmulands have spent many hours at the Civic Complex ensuring that the landscaping and hanging baskets continue to look fabulous. They are truly special, caring people, and we are lucky to have them as part of our Lino Lakes community. We appreciate their years of hard work and dedication to our city.” Mary has always been interested in gardening ever since she grew up on a farm. Carl said he “grew interested” in it. “I was not initially real interested in gardening, but I have become pretty good at it,” he explained. At their previous home, the two created 35,000 square feet of perennial gardens interwoven with 12,000 square feet of winding lawn paths, a pond with a bridge and a second pond with a waterfall on their l.2 acres of property. Two years ago, the Schmulands decided to relocate to another home but remain in Lino Lakes, the town they love. “We love the city, the governance and the focus of the mayor and


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council,” Mary said. The couple made the decision to be proactive in downsizing and transition to a single level home. As Mary gets older, she is finding post-polio syndrome is burdening her body more and more. Mary said she was the last polio case in Le Sueur County before the trial vaccines were available. Little by little, the couple have rebuilt more beautiful gardens around their new home. Carl worked in engineering at Medtronic for over 30 years and in the later years of his career served as a technical fellow, the company’s highest recognition for employees who contribute through technical expertise, consulting, education and mentoring. Mary worked in medical research at the University of Minnesota for eight years and in consumer affairs at Medtronic for five years when Carl asked her, “Why don’t you do what you love?” Mary did just that. In 2001, she started her own custom landscape design

business called Gethsemane Gardens. Most of the large perennial gardens she designed were 4,000 square feet or larger. When the business was operating at its peak, it was not uncommon for Carl to take three weeks of vacation in the summer to help install some of Mary’s designs. In 2012, the city approached the Schmulands to see if they would consider landscaping City Hall, which is around 5,500 square feet. Initially, the couple said no, but after meeting with staff from the city, Mary said, “We saw what we had to work with and were tempted because we knew we could make a difference.” Ever since then, Mary and Carl have continued to donate their time for maintenance each year. In addition to their contributions to the city, Nelson said another reason the couple stood out was all they have done for other communities. Since 2001, the Schmulands (in conjunction

with the Medtronic Foundation) have awarded 32 scholarships to students at Bethel University who are education majors and want to be coaches. Carl also previously served on the board of directors for the Union Gospel Mission. Carl is known around the Bethel community for his sports photography, and Mary for the 40,000 cookies she has baked for the teams over the years. Carl also serves as an elder at The Heights Church in St. Paul and Mary teaches a women’s Bible study there. When the Schmulands received a phone call about their recognition as this year’s grand marshals, both didn’t were reluctant because they prefer to stay behind the scenes. “We said we would think about it ... We talked about it and decided we would do it if we could applaud this city, its mayor, council and employees, to give them recognition for what is so frequently taken for granted,” Mary said. “In this world, it is easy to criticize. It is easy to focus on the thorns

but not on the roses. And there are a lot of roses in this community.” For the Schmulands, serving as the city’s grand marshals is all about highlighting the actions of others in the community. “Our purpose is to praise the city and its employees and its governance, which is so often neglected. We are grateful to have lived in Lino Lakes. We love this community and we love the people,” Mary said. Carl added, “It is a way to share our story of contributing to the community in hopes that other people will do the same. If you are going to be a part of the community, you have to be a part of the community. It is easy to sit back and be a non-participant and criticize.” Be sure to wave at the Schmulands in the grand parade at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, on Lake Drive. Editor Shannon Granholm can be reached at 651-407-1227 or quadnews@






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The Bazillions are the creation of Twin Cities’ parents/educators/ singer-songwriters Adam and Kristin Marshall. From their first day on the job at Kenny School in Minneapolis, the couple was writing songs for and with their students. Before long, the kids knew every word to every song, and parents began asking for a CD. So, along with their indie pop band The Humbugs, the Marshalls recorded and released “Rock-n-Roll Recess,” under the new alter-ego band name “The Bazillions.” With years of indie-pop gigs under their belts, The Bazillions bring their music to the kindie rock stage with a well-honed live sound. But the shows have rapidly and organically grown into a full multimedia experience. The band’s growing catalog of animated videos provides a lively backdrop for their musical performances. And the Marshalls’ natural rapport with kids keep the audience on the edge or up out of their seats, dancing to The Bazillions’ groovy beat. Notable shows include multiple appearances at 89.3 The Current’s Rock The Cradle, a long running series of shows with Twin Cities’ Public Libraries and appearances at the Minnesota State Fair.

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TECHNOLOGY CORRIDOR: Counties and cities collaborate to brand north metro FROM PAGE 1

detailed information about the region and highlights its benefits to large tech businesses. Following a launch party Aug. 1 at Running Aces Casino & Racetrack in Columbus, marketing efforts have officially launched. Partners will spend the next several months “aggressively promoting” the Minnesota Technology Corridor, said Bruce Sayler, principal of Community and Economic Development at Connexus Energy. “In the past, we were waiting for the phone to ring …. Now, we are promoting this region both nationally and internationally.” The area, officials say, is primed for business development. The corridor’s website highlights its fiber availability, electric and utility capability, proximity to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport and buildable lands, including five sites that range in size from 10 to 250-plus acres.

“We are located right off of 35E and it makes Centerville attractive for these types of businesses. The Minnesota Technology Corridor offers Centerville a great service to market our city to potential companies, not only in Minnesota, but around the country looking to build data/technology centers.” Jeff Paar Mayor of Centerville The website also details various tax incentives. Among them is the data center sales tax incentive offered through the state, whereby companies that build data or network operation centers of at least 25,000 and invest $30 million can qualify for sales tax exemptions for 20 years on technology and energy equipment and pay no property tax. Officials say that the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro

is already a technology hub, as it’s home to more than 136,000 tech jobs. However, its growth is not keeping pace with other tech hubs of its size. Chris Eng, economic development director for the Washington County Community Development Agency, also said that Anoka and Washington counties are losing talented workers to jobs outside the region: 52% of Anoka County’s workforce and 77% of Washington


Left: Bruce Sayler, principal of Community and Economic Development at Connexus Energy, speaks during an Aug. 1 launch event for the Minnesota Technology Corridor. Right: Chris Eng, Washington County Economic Development Director, speaks during the event.

County’s workforce commute to jobs located outside county borders. “We want to give them the opportunity to stay in our

ti and d work k in i our counties counties,” Eng said. For more information, visit

COMMUNITY BRIEFS Master Gardeners host informational event

Circle Lex Lions to host annual golf tournament

Anoka County hosts firewood sale

The University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener Program in Anoka County (ACMG) is now accepting applications for its 2020 Master Gardener program. Program representatives will offer a free informational event from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Bunker Hills Activities Center (550 Bunker Lake Blvd. NW) for persons interested in learning about and applying to the local Master Gardener program. The ACMG program has more than 100 volunteers who receive professional training in consumer horticulture. These individuals are charged with educating youth and adults through a variety of programs and services in exchange. At the event, participants will experience an educational seminar taught by an industry professional and hear from current ACMGs about activities in the program. A light supper will also be provided. The event is free, but registration is required online at or by calling 763-324-3498.

The Circle Lex Lions will host its 27th annual golf tournament fundraiser Friday, Sept. 6, at Chomonix Golf Course in Lino Lakes. For more than 50 years, the Circle Lex Lions Club has sponsored and produced hundreds of fundraising projects that generate proceeds to support community programs. Among these projects are Peace Poster Contest, Drug Awareness Poster Contest, Meals From the Heart, the Centennial Food Shelf and the Powerpack program. One of the organization’s largest fundraising projects is the annual golf tournament. For 27 years, the Circle Lex Lions have partnered with Chomonix and area golfers to raise more than $5,000 each year for these community programs. The tournament is a four-man best-ball event. Each player can play 18 holes of golf, which includes two carts per team. Gift bags and a homestyle lunch prepared by Lions are also included. The course is closed to the public during the tournament. There are several ways that community members can participate: sign up to be a player, sponsor a hole or provide door prizes. For those interested in being a part of this project, contact Ginny Hestekind at 763-786-3474 or visit the Circle-Lex Lions Facebook page at CircleLexLions.

The Anoka County Parks and Recreation Department will hold a public firewood sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, and Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Anoka County Parks Maintenance Facility located off of Bunker Lake Boulevard and Hanson Boulevard in Andover. Firewood will be sold by the fireplace cord (4 feet by 8 feet by 16 inches). Cost per cord is $90. Approximately 95% of the firewood is oak; the rest is mixed woods, split and seasoned for two years. Call 763-324-3300 to register in advance for a time slot to pick up your firewood and to prepay (credit card only). Cash and check registrations are accepted; however, you must register in person at the Bunker Hills Activities Center Building. Registration hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The number of cords is limited. The customer is responsible to transport purchased firewood within the guidelines established by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Minnesota DNR to prevent the spread of emerald ash borer and other invasive species. Firewood may not be purchased and moved outside of the quarantined area.

Centennial grad codes an exciting future BY SHANNON GRANHOLM EDITOR

LINO LAKES — In a world that is always changing and where technology is constantly developing, one Centennial grad is eager for the possibilities. Rachel Korkowski, a Lino Lakes resident, graduated from Centennial High School in 2016. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in May after three years, with a major in computer science and a certificate in American Sign Language. Korkowski has her mother, Sue Korkowski, to thank for pushing her to take a programming class when she was a junior in high school. “I didn’t want to take it, but my mom said it was a good field, there are a lot of jobs right now, it is a really good field for women. I decided to do it, but I was not pumped about it ... I ended up absolutely loving it.” Her senior year of high school, Korkowski took post-secondary enrollment option (PSEO) courses at the University of Northwestern St. Paul and started in the computer science program.

“It is almost like a puzzle. You know what the end goal is, and you have to try to figure out how to get there and work through it,” she explained. “There are always new things to learn, you can never know everything.” While at the University of WisconsinEau Claire, Korkowski was a teacher’s assistant for computer science courses for several semesters and also served as the vice president of the Women in IT club. Following her freshman year, she was offered a summer internship working as a developer for PTC in Blaine. After her sophomore year, Korkowski landed another summer internship as an applications developer intern at Securian Financial in St. Paul. She continued to intern with the company the following summer. The fall before she graduated, she was offered a full-time position with the company. After interviewing with a couple other companies, Korkowski decided to accept Securian’s offer and continued to work with the company part time while she completed her degree. In June she began working full time. A perk of the computer science field, Korkoski said, is that the majority of

computer science students she knows had jobs lined up for after graduation by Thanksgiving of their senior year. “There is technology everywhere, it is in everything. You are going to find something with your specific interests. Every company is going to need technology, so you are really good on job security,” she said. Korkoski added that many tech jobs can be geared toward specific hobbies and interests. As an application developer at Securian Financial, Korkoski works with a team that supports the retirement part of the business. On a day-to-day basis, she is responsible for working on new features for the website, upgrades, working out issues and helping people who are having trouble accessing the website. “There are endless possibilities in computer science. Just because you don’t like one thing, there are so many different things that you can try and be in a totally different space and not be working with something that you don’t enjoy,” she said. Editor Shannon Granholm can be reached at 651-407-1227 or


Centennial grad Rachel Korkowski, a Lino Lakes resident, secured a job in the computer science field well before she graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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As I’ve mentioned in the past few columns, rainfall has been AUGUST 14-20, 2019 on the short end lately so this Saturday’s rain event was High 80° “somewhatâ€? welcomed and needed. I say somewhat only Low 61° because it fell on a Saturday. We Minnesotans don’t like to waste summertime Saturdays, even if it means a needed %Sun 70% rainfall. Temperatures and dew points have been very PCP 0.91â€? comfortable lately as we enjoyed cooler and drier air from Canada. We’ve been sitting on the northern tip of a high pressure ridge so any thunderstorm activity will be hit or miss. Nature Note: With the help of Monarch Bob I’ve identiďŹ ed my ďŹ rst monarch caterpillar. It’s safely in a jar where it stands a 90% chance of survival vs. 15% in the wild.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING PROPOSED 2020 BUDGET & LEVY, AND WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT (WMD) CHARGES PLEASE TAKE NOTICE That the Rice Creek Watershed District Board of Managers has scheduled a public hearing to present and receive comPHQWVRQWKH'LVWULFW¡VSURSRVHGEXGJHWDQGOHY\ZKLFKLQFOXGH Water Management District (WMD) local charges for the Bald Eagle Lake :0'WKH$QRND&RXQW\'LWFK $&' :0'WKH$&':0'DQGWKH $&':0'RQ:HGQHVGD\$XJXVWDWDPin the Shoreview City Hall Council Chambers, 4600 North Victoria Street, Shoreview, Minnesota. The proposed 2020 budget is $8,186,939. The proposed total levy for the District is $5,181,376. The Bald Eagle Lake WMD will collect charges (revenue) of $58,050. The ACD 31 WMD will collect charges of $32,555.90. The ACD 46 WMD will collect charges of $43,883.15. The ACD 53-62 WMD will collect charges of $33,906.67. All WMD charges are being collected as SUHYLRXVO\RUGHUHGIRUSURMHFWVFRPSOHWHGZLWKLQWKHUHVSHFWLYH:0'5&:' 4325 Pheasant Ridge Drive, Suite 611, Blaine, MN 55449. 763-398-3070. Published one time in the Quad Community Press on August 13, 2019.

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It was a toss up whether there were more honeybees or sunflowers at the Sunflower Festival at Waldoch Farm in Lino Lakes Sunday, Aug. 4. Attendees enjoyed a nice stroll to the “back 40 (acres)” of the property, where more than tens of thousands sunflower seeds were planted.

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1. Lino Lakes resident LeAnn Michael counted five osprey in and around a nest in Centerville earlier this month. —Submitted, LeAnn Michael 2. Twinkie, a corgi from Hugo, dressed up to show her spirit for the Chain of Lakes Rotary’s new event the Hot Dog Mile Aug. 17. —Shannon Granholm, Press Publications 3. Quad Community Press Editor Shannon Granholm felt obligated to take a “selfie” while covering the Sunflower Festival at Waldoch Farm Aug. 4. —Shannon Granholm, Press Publications.

4. The city of Circle Pines held an open house for next year’s street reconstruction project Aug. 1 at City Hall. Sixty-three residents attended to learn more from City Engineer Eric Eckman, of WSB, about what the project would entail, including the project’s timeline and cost. —Submitted, Matt Percy 5-6. Tricia & the Toonies entertained a large crowd of kids at Golden Lake Park in Circle Pines Aug. 1. 7. Circle Pines Mayor Dave Bartholomay and Lino Lakes Mayor Jeff Reinert had no problem getting all dressed up to spread the word about the Hot Dog Mile, part of the Officer Shawn Silvera Rotary Run. — Submitted

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Quad Community Press  

Weekly newspaper covering Lino Lakes, Circle Pines, Lexington and portions of Blaine.

Quad Community Press  

Weekly newspaper covering Lino Lakes, Circle Pines, Lexington and portions of Blaine.