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An arrest has been made in relation to a July 5 fire at Equinox Apartments in St. Anthony. The fire burned early in the morning on the third floor of the complex, located in the 2800 block of Silver Lane, allegedly set by a woman targeting one of the building’s residents. (courtesy of Google Maps)
Wednesday, 07/17/19
Woman allegedly targeted apartment resident A Maple Grove woman has been charged with first-degree arson following a July 5 fire at Equinox Apartments in St. Anthony. According to court documents, Cierra Queen Johnson had allegedly been threatening one of the building’s tenants for... + continue reading
Wednesday, 07/17/19
Next, it’s wait and see After 30 days of pumping from Twin Lake, Little Canada city officials say they’ve found success in protecting homes on the lake shore from historically high waters. With nearly $35,000 sunk into removing water from the lake, the question before the Little... + continue reading

Jim Bull
Wednesday, 07/17/19
The Roseville City Council on July 8 removed the chair of the city’s Planning Commission. Commissioner Jim Bull was unseated by a unanimous vote because council members said he’d potentially hurt public perception of the commission by creating questions about his impartiality regarding... + continue reading

Mounds View City Administrator Nyle Zikmund poses with the newly redone garden in front of City Hall. After completing a master gardener course through the University of Minnesota, Zikmund set to work clearing out the overgrown space and replanting it with healthy, pollinator-friendly plants. (Bridget Kranz)
Wednesday, 07/17/19
New landscaping by city administrator welcomes tiny visitors Visitors to Mounds View City Hall may now have the opportunity to meet some of city’s tiniest residents — pollinators — thanks to new landscaping outside of the building.   After getting certified as a master gardener... + continue reading

Arden Hills Tobacco has been in business in the city for over a decade, located in a strip mall in the 3600 block of Lexington Avenue. The Arden Hills City Council considered exempting it from the city’s new ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, but ultimately voted against the exemption on July 8. (courtesy of Google Maps)
Wednesday, 07/17/19
A possible amendment to Arden Hills’ tobacco ordinance was shot down July 8, when city council members decided not to exempt the city’s one adult-only tobacco store from a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine products.  The decision has led the business, Arden Hills... + continue reading

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The lights are still on at the North St. Paul American Legion Post 39, shining a spotlight on nearly 100 years of community service. (Amy Felegy photos/Review )

The Minnesota Department of Health says opioid-related deaths decreased from 2017 to 2018. ( courtesy of Minnesota Department of Health)

Later this month a new Lake Elmo playground between the Wildflower and Village Preserve neighborhoods will be ready for residents to enjoy. (Amy Felegy/Review)

East Side Review

Monday, 06/26/17
Thursday, June 1 — Wednesday, June 7, 2017 District 1 District 2 District 4 District 5 About the blotter The... + continue reading

The East Side is served by two senior service nonprofits, North East Seniors for Better Living and East Side Elders. Both support seniors and their caregivers by providing resources like social events, transportation, wellness care, caregiver coaching, handyman services and other resources, with nearly all of it depending on volunteers. (Thomas Bonneville/Lillie Suburban Newspapers)
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The South St. Paul City Council is looking at adding some type of traffic controls along Eighth Avenue South at Richmond, Poplar and Spruce streets, though it’s hoping for input from the neighborhood before putting anything in place. (courtesy of Google Maps)
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South West Review


Mounds View City Administrator Nyle Zikmund poses with the newly redone garden in front of City Hall. After completing a master gardener course through the University of Minnesota, Zikmund set to work clearing out the overgrown space and replanting it with healthy, pollinator-friendly plants. (Bridget Kranz)
Wednesday, 07/17/19
New landscaping by city administrator welcomes tiny visitors Visitors to Mounds View City Hall may now have the opportunity to meet some of city’s tiniest residents — pollinators — thanks to new... + continue reading

Arden Hills Tobacco has been in business in the city for over a decade, located in a strip mall in the 3600 block of Lexington Avenue. The Arden Hills City Council considered exempting it from the city’s new ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, but ultimately voted against the exemption on July 8. (courtesy of Google Maps)
07/17/19

The Community Support Center’s annual “Walk a Mile” fundraiser will take place on Sunday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver View Park, located at the intersection of County Road I and Silver Lake Road in Mounds View. (courtesy of Community Support Center)
07/17/19

The Slice of Shoreview Days annual parade always draws a big crowd. This year’s will take place on Saturday, July 27, starting at 10 a.m. at Victoria Street and County Road D, traveling north to Island Lake Park.
07/17/19

Roseville - Little Canada


Jim Bull
Wednesday, 07/17/19
The Roseville City Council on July 8 removed the chair of the city’s Planning Commission. Commissioner Jim Bull was unseated by a unanimous vote because council members said he’d potentially hurt... + continue reading

Mounds View City Administrator Nyle Zikmund poses with the newly redone garden in front of City Hall. After completing a master gardener course through the University of Minnesota, Zikmund set to work clearing out the overgrown space and replanting it with healthy, pollinator-friendly plants. (Bridget Kranz)
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Before replanting, Zikmund says the area just to the left of the City Hall entrance had become overgrown and crowded out with weeds. Proper spacing, as well as pollinator-friendly plants, were important to him in the new garden. (courtesy of Nyle Zikmund)
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Arden Hills Tobacco has been in business in the city for over a decade, located in a strip mall in the 3600 block of Lexington Avenue. The Arden Hills City Council considered exempting it from the city’s new ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, but ultimately voted against the exemption on July 8. (courtesy of Google Maps)
07/17/19 -

The Community Support Center’s annual “Walk a Mile” fundraiser will take place on Sunday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver View Park, located at the intersection of County Road I and Silver Lake Road in Mounds View. (courtesy of Community Support Center)
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Residents wishing to participate in the walk can sign up that morning at the park. There’s no set distance, participants can do as many miles as they choose. For each mile walked, the church of their choice will receive credit for a $10 donation to the center. (courtesy of Community Support Center)
07/17/19 -

Oakdale - Lake Elmo


An arrest has been made in relation to a July 5 fire at Equinox Apartments in St. Anthony. The fire burned early in the morning on the third floor of the complex, located in the 2800 block of Silver Lane, allegedly set by a woman targeting one of the building’s residents. (courtesy of Google Maps)
Wednesday, 07/17/19
Woman allegedly targeted apartment resident A Maple Grove woman has been charged with first-degree arson following a July 5 fire at Equinox Apartments in St. Anthony. According to court... + continue reading

Later this month a new Lake Elmo playground between the Wildflower and Village Preserve neighborhoods will be ready for residents to enjoy. (Amy Felegy/Review)
07/17/19

Ramsey Co. - Maplewood


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Wednesday, 07/17/19
Owen Dallavalle, a 2-year-old from Maplewood, placed third in the Minneapolis Strider Cup bike race on July 6.  The Strider Cup began in 2007 and is hosted throughout the world. This year,... + continue reading

Later this month a new Lake Elmo playground between the Wildflower and Village Preserve neighborhoods will be ready for residents to enjoy. (Amy Felegy/Review)
07/17/19 -

The Minnesota Department of Health says opioid-related deaths decreased from 2017 to 2018. ( courtesy of Minnesota Department of Health)
07/17/19 -

The lights are still on at the North St. Paul American Legion Post 39, shining a spotlight on nearly 100 years of community service. (Amy Felegy photos/Review )
07/17/19 -

Bulletin Area

07/17/2019
Coon Rapids man charged with auto theft, fleeing peace officer A high-speed chase in Mounds View the evening of July 7 led to a collision between the driver of a stolen vehicle and a Mounds View... + continue reading

An arrest has been made in relation to a July 5 fire at Equinox Apartments in St. Anthony. The fire burned early in the morning on the third floor of the complex, located in the 2800 block of Silver Lane, allegedly set by a woman targeting one of the building’s residents. (courtesy of Google Maps)
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Cierra Queen Johnson
07/17/2019

Jim Bull
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A proposed CommonBond Communities 60-unit affordable senior housing building would be in Roseville’s far northeast corner on the edge of a single-family home neighborhood. Jim Bull’s public opposition to the building, coupled with him presiding over a Planning Commission public hearing regarding land use changes for the proposed building against the advice of the city attorney, led to his removal from the Roseville Planning Commission by a unanimous city council vote. (Thomas Bonneville/Lillie Suburban Newspapers)
07/17/2019
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