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Fri
27
Sep

Noxious plant taking root in Oakdale, Washington County


Black swallow-wort. (courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)

Amy Felegy

staff writer

 

Wed
25
Sep

Hearing labor concerns, Roseville OKs tax subsidies for Fairview development


The former trucking terminal in the 2700 block of Fairview Avenue in Roseville is well on its way to becoming apartments and a medical office building with the help of city subsidies in the form of tax increment financing. Residents and others spoke against city financial support of the development Sept. 16 at a Roseville Economic Development Authority meeting because of labor concerns associated with the lead developer. (Mike Munzenrider)

What could have been a typical Roseville Economic Development Authority meeting on Sept. 16 turned into a discussion of labor rights as folks turned out to raise concerns about a development deal on the agenda that night.

Mon
23
Sep

St. Paul school board candidates chat at roundtable discussion

The League of Women Voters St. Paul held a Sept. 18 roundtable discussion with St. Paul Public School board candidates at the East Side Freedom Library. 

Mon
23
Sep

SNAPSHOTS: A big ‘dill’


Hannah Burlingame photos/Review

The new pickleball courts at North Valley Park, 2800 70th St. in Inver Grove Heights, officially opened Sept. 17 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony full of puns. The six new courts replaced tennis courts.

Mon
23
Sep

South St. Paul airport planning runway, taxiway rebuilds


The taxiway and runway at Fleming Field in South St. Paul are slated for reconstruction in the coming years, though work won’t change the types of aircraft that can use the municipal airport. (courtesy of SEH)

Despite work not taking place until 2021, discussions are underway for updating the runway and taxiway at Fleming Field, the municipal airport in South St. Paul. 

Mon
23
Sep

New Karen community space opens on Arcade Street


The building at the corner of Arcade Street and Magnolia Avenue is now home to a new Karen community space called Urban Village. (Marjorie Otto photos/ Review)

A new community gathering space called Urban Village has opened at 1082 Arcade St.  

The space, geared toward supporting the local Karen community, fills a long-vacant building.

Mon
23
Sep

2 men arrested in connection to shooting death of firefighter


Dontay Caraway

Police in Florida and Oklahoma arrested two men in connection with the Sept. 2 killing of a 36-year-old St. Paul firefighter in his East Side home.

Mon
23
Sep

Former Inver Grove Heights massage parlor owner pleads guilty to prostitution


Xueyan Wang

The owner of a now-defunct massage parlor in Inver Grove Heights pleaded guilty Sept. 17 in Dakota County District Court to charges related to trafficking women.

Mon
23
Sep

More South-West cities set preliminary 2020 numbers

With September coming to a close, cities are setting their preliminary budgets and levies, which Dakota County must certify by Sept. 30.

Wed
18
Sep

SNAPSHOT: Paying tribute on 9/11

A veteran of the Memorial Rifle Squad listened to a deputy speak about service and duty on Sept. 11, 2019, the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

(Amy Felegy/Review)

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