I know her, I like her, she is smart, she is engaged with people both as a listener and a problem solving public servant. She will represent the community of New Brighton exceptionally as it’s new Mayor... That’s Mary Burg.
As a resident of New Brighton, I have enjoyed the spirited debate between candidates for the open city council seats in the local media. During the October 9th debate between these candidates, incumbent Gina Bauman called her opponents unqualified, which was quite a surprise.
The Nov. 5 Maplewood city election pits a former mayor against a former legislator for leadership of the city, and a number of new candidates against a longtime council member for a pair of council seats.
Each candidate was asked via email to answer questions about what programs she would like to add, expand or cut in Maplewood and what she feels qualifies her for the elective office.
Nate Ehalt, longtime community development director for the City of North St. Paul, is headed to Burnett County, Wisconsin, to be the county’s next administrator.
Ehalt, whose resignation from North St. Paul is effective Oct. 25, says he’s been exploring administrator jobs at other cities and counties “for about 2 1/2 years....This is my third offer in the last year for a position.”
Work continues on the new diamond interchange on Highway 36 and Hilton Trail. Intermittent lane and camp closures of the highway between Interstate 694 and DeMontreville Trail during off-peak traffic times will occur through mid-November, a release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation says.
Washington County prosecutors have charged two Minneapolis residents, a woman and a man, with prostitution-related charges following a bust at a hotel in Lake Elmo.Washington County prosecutors have charged two Minneapolis residents, a woman and a man, with prostitution-related charges following a bust at a hotel in Lake Elmo.