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Sun
26
Feb

East Siders march from Mexican Consulate to capitol on ‘Day Without Immigrants’


On Thursday, Feb. 16, marchers gathered at the Mexican Consulate along East Seventh Street to march to the Minnesota State Capitol on the “Day Without Immigrants.”

Businesses close as the community marches

Fri
24
Feb

South St. Paul police seek help in finding non-compliant sex offender


Christopher Donald Lee Blair

UPDATE: On Monday, March 13, the South St. Paul police sent out a press release stating that with the assistance of the U.S.

Thu
23
Feb

Maplewood City Council shuts down Stargate after brazen shooting


Since a chaotic Feb. 18 shooting, Maplewood City Council members have received numerous concerns and complaints about Stargate Bar & Nightclub from residents of Maplewood, Roseville and St. Paul. The club’s location at Rice Street and Larpenteur Avenue places it near the intersection of the three cities.

Some 70 shots fired in incident that injured five

Wed
22
Feb

Ice out?

Despite recent spring-like temperatures in the metro, ice-fishing fanatics took to Lake Josephine Feb. 12 for what might have been one of its last truck-bearing days, for a while.

Wed
22
Feb

Arden Hills sets sights on TCAAP for possible city hall shift


The current city hall facility in Arden Hills may not meet the city’s needs once the Rice Creek Commons development is complete. A task force has been created to assess whether or not a new city hall facility should be built on the new development.

Is the Arden Hills City Hall big enough? 

That’s one of several questions the Arden Hills City Council wants answered in regards to the long-awaited redevelopment of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site.

Wed
22
Feb

Fraudulent card reader found at St. Anthony gas station

Convenience can come at a price, according to state and law enforcement officials who say a mere swipe of a credit or debit card could compromise someone’s personal banking information. 

Wed
22
Feb

North St. Paul accepting nominations for Community Service Award Program

The City of North St. Paul is hosting its second annual Community Service Award Program. The program honors outstanding achievements by citizens in three categories. 

Categories include: 

• Legacy Award 

Wed
22
Feb

 Washington County spring weight restrictions go into effect

 Spring weight restrictions went into effect on Washington County roads at 12:01 a.m. on Feb. 17. Restrictions will be in effect for eight weeks, unless extraordinary conditions require extending them.

Wed
22
Feb

Gateway Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit project moves along

The Washington County Board of Commissioners took more steps Feb. 14 to complete planning for the Gateway Gold Line bus rapid transit corridor between downtown St. Paul’s Union Depot and Woodbury generally parallel to Interstate 94 route.

Wed
22
Feb

The path to become a city


Maplewood’s first village officials are sworn in.

A History of Maplewood

Bob Jensen  - President of the Maplewood Area Historical Society

The written history of Maplewood begins about 165 years ago when European and French-Canadian settlers began farming in this area. Prior to this time, the land was inhabited by the Dakota Indians with occasional visits by French and English fur traders and explorers. The landscape was a mix of scrub oak and prairie with many wetlands and lakes.

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