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Shoreview

City of Shoreview

Shoreview is a city in Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 25,043 at the 2010 census. In 2008, Shoreview ranked fourth in a Family Circle list of best family towns.

Geography
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.67 square miles (32.82 km2), of which 10.77 square miles (27.89 km2) is land and 1.90 square miles (4.92 km2) is water.

A second-ring suburb north of Saint Paul, Shoreview has nine city parks and three county parks. It has seven lakes, of which the largest are Turtle Lake, Snail Lake, Lake Owasso, and Island Lake, and Rice Creek flows through the northwest portion of the city.

Interstate 35W, Interstate 694, and County Highway 96 are three of its main routes.

Broadcasting Operations
The majority of FM and television broadcasters in the Twin Cities area have their transmitters and antennae based in Shoreview;

The KMSP TV Tower, owned by Fox O&O duopoly KMSP/WFTC (Channels 9 / 29) stands 1,466 feet (447 m) high and is also utilized by the stations of Twin Cities Public Television (KTCA/KTCI 2 / 17), and ten FM stations.
Telefarm Towers Shoreview are two towers nearby which reach 1,436 feet (438 m) and 1,438 feet (438 m) high, respectively. WCCO (4), KTSP/KSTC (5 / 45), KARE (11), WUCW (23) and KPXM (41) transmit from this site, along with several other FM stations.
Shoreview made national headlines in September 1971 when a television tower on the site of the current Telefarm Towers collapsed during construction, killing seven workers.

Notable Person
Madelyn Reiter, businesswoman and Minnesota State Senator

References:

“Shoreview, Minnesota” │ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoreview,_Minnesota

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