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25
Aug

Sweet smell of success for Sanimax in SSP

So no one can claim the deal smells fishy, South St. Paul officials have taken an extra month to scrutinize plans for a proposed bio-digester facility and are saying Sanimax has come up with enough countermeasures to contain odors.
The council had postponed its decision on the facility, which is intended to create clean energy by breaking down food and other organic waste into methane gas, at its July 15 meeting, citing a need to review additional materials. On the recommendation of city staff at the Aug. 20 meeting, however, the council gave the OK to allow Sanimax to begin construction.

Sun
25
Aug

Sex offender no longer moving to WSP

The West St. Paul Police Department has announced a predatory offender they’d expected to move to town has chosen to reside elsewhere.
The department received notification from the Department of Corrections Aug. 8 that William Albert Kibble, a Level 3 offender, would be moving to the 900 block of Humboldt. Because Kibble is a Level 3 predatory offender, he was required to register his address with the police department and the police department was then required to inform the community of his presence.

Sun
25
Aug

New tastes and sights at State Fair


The Mr. Bubble area is a great hit for kids where they can cool down and lather up.

Leave it to the Minnesota State Fair to entice guests with new foods hitting the stick and plunging into the fryers.
This year’s new lineup of foods includes bacon-wrapped grilled shrimp on-a-stick, deep-fried pickles dipped in chocolate sauce and grilled glazed doughnuts on-a-stick.

Sun
25
Aug

One in custody, one wanted in SSP shot-fired case

South St. Paul Police Chief William Messerich reports one man is in custody and the other is being tracked in a robbery/shooting near Roosevelt Park Aug. 16.
Police were called to the 500 block of Fifth Avenue South at 9 a.m. that morning on a report of a shooting and found a male who said three other men had shot at him and run off. He was uninjured.

Sun
25
Aug

IGH police: These peddlers are selling, not kidnapping

Inver Grove Heights police are in the unaccustomed role of telling residents a pair of peddlers seems to be OK.
Homeowners are warned by officials from local police up to the Attorney General’s office against door-to-door peddlers who may simply be running scams.

Sun
25
Aug

Senior living facility uses art to build confidence, memories


Artist Anne Krocak and resident Agnes Swiger unveil the Oak Meadows mosaic to be placed at their memory garden gate. (photos by Linda Baumeister/Review)

Creativity isn’t something that’s lost with age, as residents of a local senior living facility can attest to.  
Residents of Oak Meadows Senior Living in Oakdale recently participated in a community mosaic project that will be displayed in the facility’s memory garden. The project was led by local artist Anne Krocak through COMPAS, a nonprofit organization based in St. Paul that fosters art participation in schools, healthcare settings and senior living facilities throughout Minnesota.

Thu
22
Aug

Openings still available for St. Anthony PD’s Citizen Academy

If you have ever wondered how a police department operates, the Citizen’s Academy is your chance to learn about its inner workings.
The St. Anthony Police Department will be hosting its eighth annual Citizen Police Academy on Thursday evenings from Sept. 5 to November 7 (no class on Oct. 31) from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

Thu
22
Aug

New tastes and sights at State Fair

Leave it to the Minnesota State Fair to entice guests with new foods hitting the stick and plunging into the fryers.

This year’s new lineup of foods includes bacon-wrapped grilled shrimp on-a-stick, deep-fried pickles dipped in chocolate sauce and grilled glazed doughnuts on-a-stick.
Is your mouth watering yet?

Thu
22
Aug

Lake Elmo withdraws from state’s water pollution lawsuit against 3M

On Tuesday, Aug. 14, Lake Elmo announced that it has withdrawn from a groundwater pollution lawsuit against 3M filed by the Minnesota attorney general’s office.
Lake Elmo is instead opting to enter into a tolling agreement that would allow the city to “cease ongoing legal action” and “collaboratively review facts and scientific data relating to groundwater quality” with 3M, according to a statement released by the city.

Wed
21
Aug

North St. Paul alarmed by string of daytime home burglaries

Residents of North St. Paul have seen a dramatic rise in daytime burglaries this summer.
Police Capt. Dustin Nikituk reports that since June 1, police have been called to the scenes of "numerous residential burglaries."

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