St. Anthony

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Dec

St. Anthony settles federal civil rights suit, way cleared for mosque

On Dec. 16, United States Attorney for District of Minnesota Andrew Luger announced a settlement to the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony that will make way for the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center and mosque. Front, center, from left to right: St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust, Luger and Abu-Huraira’s Sheik Abdirahman Omar.
On Dec. 16, United States Attorney for District of Minnesota Andrew Luger announced a settlement to the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony that will make way for the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center and mosque. Front, center, from left to right: St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust, Luger and Abu-Huraira’s Sheik Abdirahman Omar. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

City must approve zoning for Islamic center by early February
Flanked by St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust and the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center’s Sheik Abdirahman Omar, U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced the settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of St. Anthony Village that will make way for a mosque and Islamic center within the city.

Wed
24
Dec

Man hits duplex in Mounds View

Bulletin Area police reports week of Dec. 17, 2014, for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

Wed
17
Dec

Bulletin-area property tax levies track with property values, and go up

Homeowners’ median property values in suburban Ramsey County are up across the board for the first time since 2006, the year before the onset of the Great Recession.

Wed
17
Dec

Bartender assaulted, robbed in Shoreview

Bulletin Area police reports week of Dec. 17, 2014, for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

Tue
16
Dec

Way cleared for Islamic center and mosque in St. Anthony

St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust US Attorney Andrew Luger Sheik Abdirahman Omar Abu-Huraira
On Dec. 16, United States Attorney for District of Minnesota Andrew Luger announced a settlement to the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony that will make way for the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center and mosque. Front, center, from left to right: St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust, Luger and Abu-Huraira’s Sheik Abdirahman Omar. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
City settles federal civil rights lawsuit over denial of conditional use permit
The settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of St. Anthony Village will make way for a mosque and Islamic center within the city.
U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced the settlement Tuesday at a press conference outside the St. Anthony Business Center that will house the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center. He was flanked by St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust and the center's Sheik Abdirahman Omar.
 
 
Wed
10
Dec

St. Anthony burglar breaks $1,500 window, steals jewelry valued at less than $100

Bulletin Area police reports week of Dec. 10, 2014, for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

Tue
09
Dec

Meeting set on federal civil rights lawsuit against St. Anthony over denial of Islamic center

The former Medtronic headquarters at 3055 Old Highway 8 is at the center of a federal civil rights lawsuit against St. Anthony. The U.S. Justice Department sued the city after it denied a conditional use permit that would have allowed worship at an Islamic center in the building. Lawyers and city officials have a meeting set with Judge Jeffrey Keyes Dec. 11.
The former Medtronic headquarters at 3055 Old Highway 8 is at the center of a federal civil rights lawsuit against St. Anthony. The U.S. Justice Department sued the city after it denied a conditional use permit that would have allowed worship at an Islamic center in the building. Lawyers and city officials have a meeting set with Judge Jeffrey Keyes Dec. 11. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

Lawyers, city officials to meet with judge in settlement conference
The latest round in the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony Village will be played out Thursday, Dec. 11, when a scheduling and settlement conference takes place in Minneapolis.
It will be the first movement in the lawsuit filed Aug. 27 by the U.S. Attorney’s Office alleging that the St. Anthony City Council violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000, when it denied a conditional use permit in June 2012 that would have allowed worship services at an Islamic center.

Thu
04
Dec

Constitution Party candidate triggers recount for MN House District 41B

Tim Utz
Tim Utz

A recount of election results for Minnesota House Congressional District 41B began at 9 a.m. at the Anoka County Courthouse on Thursday, Dec. 4, at the request of Constitution Party candidate Tim Utz.

Tue
02
Dec

St. Anthony hosts tri-city sustainability fair

Students from the University of Minnesota, local officials, green businesses and residents flocked to Silverwood Park in St. Anthony on Thursday, Nov.

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