State Rep. Rick Hansen, DFL-South St. Paul, announced a proposal on Jan. 7 to bring Minnesota in compliance with the federal REAL ID act as a legislative working group meets for the first time in advance of a possible special session.
Anthony Bartz charged in death of 36-year-old James Newman Frank
The man killed during an argument with another man in South St. Paul Oct. 28 has been identified as 36-year-old James Newman Frank.
When officers arrived to the 400 block of Fourth Avenue South around 2 a.m. — shortly after the incident took place — they found Frank on the ground in a residential yard with two puncture wounds to his upper body.
Anthony Bruce Bartz, 30, of West St. Paul, who was found nearby, is being charged with second-degree murder — without intent and while committing a felony.
Commuters may be experiencing road construction fatigue this time of year — with construction along Robert Street and Interstate 35E in full swing — but that hasn't put a damper on talks to revamp Southview Boulevard in South St. Paul.