Following the lead of several Minnesota cities in light of last year's legalization of medical cannabis at the state level, St. Anthony put in place a one-year moratorium on the manufacture and distribution of the drug in the city.
Planned use development approved for Islamic center
The City of St. Anthony has held up its end of the settlement deal it brokered with the U.S. Department of Justice last year, with the city council voting to create special zoning that clears the way for an Islamic center in the city.
At its Feb. 10 meeting, the council voted unanimously to create a planned use development for 3055 Old Highway 8, the future home of the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center.
The recipients of Northeast Youth and Family Services 2015 Service to Youth Awards. From top left, Jack Marchiafava, Robert Madison, Aleksander Westlund, Dr. John Thein, Patricia Bentley, Marre Jo Sager, Cheryl Wason and Isaac Tuma. (photo courtesy of NYFS)
Each year, Northeast Youth and Family Services honors people in the area who demonstrate a commitment to the community and the young people who live within it with its Service to Youth Awards. NYFS President and CEO Jerry Hromatka says there's a simple reason why.