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Sun
03
May

Six charged in gunfire skirmish at Hmong Village

Six men are charged for participating in a fight at Hmong Village after shots were fired inside the indoor food market in January 2015.

According to a criminal complaint from the Ramsey County attorney’s office:

Sun
03
May

$1 million idea has morphed

The Standard Oil Building in the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be demolished. So, Tracy Side’s idea to turn the building into a food hub, which she won $1 million for, had to change. But, she says, the crux of her idea remains. (file photo)
The Standard Oil Building in the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be demolished. So, Tracy Side’s idea to turn the building into a food hub, which she won $1 million for, had to change. But, she says, the crux of her idea remains. (file photo)

Sans building, Tracy Sides switches focus to food programs When Tracy Sides won $1 million for her idea to transform the old Standard Oil building into a food hub for farmers, gardeners and anyone who enjoys eating, the idea sounded romantic. Sides won the $1 Million Forever Saint Paul Challenge in 2013. Sponsored by the St. Paul Foundation, the contest was driven by one question: “What would you do with $1 million to make Saint Paul great?”

Fri
01
May

Roseville Area School District 623 names superintendent finalist

Dr. Aldo Sicoli
Dr. Aldo Sicoli

Contract negotiations to follow with Dr. Aldo Sicoli

Thu
30
Apr

Superintendent search begins anew in North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District

Superintendent Patty Phillips
Superintendent Patty Phillips

District 622 board members set May 26 hiring deadline

A superintendent search that began in October is unexpectedly stretching well into May in the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District. 

Wed
29
Apr

Attorney reviews Thorsen's police report, declines to issue charges against Mayor Kuehn

Scott Thorsen
Scott Thorsen

Nearly two months after former North St. Paul councilman Scott Thorsen filed a police report against Mayor Mike Kuehn for possible disorderly conduct and/or assault charges, the record has been made available to the public. 

Wed
29
Apr

Countywide hazardous waste, electronics collection event May 2

Washington County will conduct a household hazardous waste and electronics collection in Cottage Grove May 2.

Wed
29
Apr

Midday power outage and a crash

St. Anthony resident Nicholas Welter photographed the aftermath of an accident off of St. Anthony Boulevard. Welter describes his photo as such: “Emergency personnel have just removed the driver from the car with the help of hydraulic cutting/ramming tools, and have managed to get him onto a stretcher. All [seven] visible emergency personnel are caring for the driver.” (photo courtesy of Nicholas Welter)
St. Anthony resident Nicholas Welter photographed the aftermath of an accident off of St. Anthony Boulevard. Welter describes his photo as such: “Emergency personnel have just removed the driver from the car with the help of hydraulic cutting/ramming tools, and have managed to get him onto a stretcher. All [seven] visible emergency personnel are caring for the driver.” (photo courtesy of Nicholas Welter)

A widespread power outage that was traced to problems with a transformer at the Xcel Energy power substation in Roseville blinked out areas of New Brighton, northeast Minneapolis and St. Anthony the afternoon of April 22.

Wed
29
Apr

Shoreview HRC seeks nominees for 2015 Caring Youth Award

The Shoreview Human Rights Commission is seeking nominations for the 2015 Caring Youth Award.

Wed
29
Apr

Shoreview house fire damages neighboring homes, no injuries reported

A house fire the evening of April 18 on the 1400 block of Pinewood Drive in Shoreview spread to two neighboring houses, damaging all three, though no injuries were reported, according to the Lake Johanna Fire Department.

Wed
29
Apr

Vadnais Heights skatepark survey

Vadnais Heights is gauging residents' interest in a public skatepark within the city and is seeking comments through an online survey.

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