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Sewer pipes near Lake Phalen being updated


The Metropolitan Council Environmental Services are rehabilitating sanitary sewer pipes that run under Phalen Regional Park and Phalen Golf Course. The project began in November and will be completed in Nov. 2017.

Following pipe collapse in 2014, pipes are being rehabilitated

What comes out must be carried away and to make sure we never see it again, East Side sewer pipes are being rehabilitated.

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Take a drive on the festive side

The nights may be long and cold, but it’s the perfect time to view holiday lights.  The “Holiday Lights in the Park” event returns this year to Phalen Park to benefit the St. Paul Police Foundation.

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Gegelman will perform in Ballet Minnesota’s ‘Nutcracker’


Willa Gegelman

Mendota Heights resident Willa Gegelman, 17, earned the soloist role of Rose in Ballet Minnesota’s 29th annual “The Classic Nutcracker,” which will be presented Dec. 16 to 18 at The O’Shaughnessy, on the campus of St.

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Great Lakes employees donate $6,700 to Moreland School

Employees of Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation surprised students, teachers and staff at their adopted school, Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet School, with a check for $6,730 on Friday, Dec.  2. 

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Hendrickson indicted in Dollar Tree store shooting


Grant Hendrickson

A Dakota County grand jury indicted a South St. Paul man on Dec. 8 for first-degree murder and attempted murder in connection with a shooting at a Burnsville Dollar Tree store. 

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Dakota County accepting citizen advisory committee applications

The Dakota County Board of Commissioners receives advice from a variety of volunteer committees. 

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Hilltop Elementary unveils new cafeteria


Just a few minimal updates transformed the look of the cafeteria. Wall colors were changed and more posters were hung to add more color to the once bland space.

Lunch menus receive updates as well

For some elementary students it’s the subject they like best: lunch. 

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South St. Paul sets final budgets and tax levies


This chart shows the breakdown of taxes and expenditures for the 2017 tax-supported funds.

The South St. Paul City Council has finalized its 2017 budget. The preliminary tax levies and budgets were set on Sept. 6. These numbers set the cap for the budget and levies. 

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St. Paul astronaut visits Farnsworth


During his visit to the Farnsworth Aerospace campuses, retired NASA astronaut Duane “Digger” Carey had lunch with students. Above, students, like Sadie Wall, eighth grade, were able to ask Carey questions about his career and his experience in space.

Duane “Digger” Carey encourages kids to aim for the sky

It’s not every day you get to talk with an astronaut, let alone have lunch with one. 

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Juvenile justice dialogue sees little community involvement

Community leaders struggle to connect with residents

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