U.S. Sen. Al Franken poses with Tartan seniors Barkot Berhanu, left, and Hannah Lee in the school’s student-run credit union Feb. 19. Lee and Berhanu told the senator what they had learned about finances through the school’s financial literacy program. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)
“Are you rich now? Are you up to some kind of pyramid scheme?” U.S. Sen. Al Franken asked the two girls at Tartan High School’s student-run credit union branch.
Finney will serve a 10-month council term
It looks like former police chief William Finney will take over as Ward 7 St. Paul City Council member as Kathy Lantry steps down to take on her new role as the public works director in March.
Ramsey County needs committee members to serve on a variety of boards which help direct activities and funding throughout the county. The committees serve in an advisory role to the county board of commissioners.
A map of the Gateway Corridor route shows the five general areas where stations would be placed in St. Paul’s East Side. The Gateway Corridor will be a Bus Rapid Transit line with a dedicated roadway connecting St. Paul’s Union Depot to Woodbury. (submitted graphic)
Though the rough locations of St. Paul stops for the Gateway Corridor are set, the specifics have yet to be hammered out for the up-and-coming transit line.
The St. Paul Mayor’s office says they’ll get the scrappy billboard over the Eastern District police station scraped and painted as soon as weather allows. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
In what neighbors are toting as signs of progress, the St. Paul mayor’s office sent out an email declaring it would get the tattered billboard, which sits atop the Eastern District police station along Payne Avenue, scraped and painted.
676 Wells was cleared out by the city, and the windows have been boarded up. It sits ready for demolition, although there’s a lengthy process before the demolition can occur -- the homeowner, Ronald “Arjo” Adams, has filed an appeal against the demolition with the Minnesota Court of Appeals. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
City’s lined up to bulldoze, but an appeal’s slowing things down
Ronald “Arjo” Adams reports he’s living in his truck with his cat, after being kicked out of his house right before Christmas on Dec. 23, 2014.
Citing strong demand for rail services, BNSF Railway Company announced plans to invest roughly $326 million in infrastructure upgrades in the state, including a project just down the hill from the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood.