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Wed
18
Mar

New Brighton redraws voting precinct map

New Brighton is splitting its former five voting precincts into eight in order to reduce the number of potential voters each precinct serves. The Pulte Homes development at the New Brighton Exchange will be in P5. Polling places for the new precinct map have yet to be determined; city staff expect to have them nailed down by summer. (Map courtesy of the city of New Brighton)
New Brighton is splitting its former five voting precincts into eight in order to reduce the number of potential voters each precinct serves. The Pulte Homes development at the New Brighton Exchange will be in P5. Polling places for the new precinct map have yet to be determined; city staff expect to have them nailed down by summer. (Map courtesy of the city of New Brighton)

Polling places yet to be determined, new map has eight precincts

New Brighton is nearly doubling its number of voting precincts in order to reduce the number of voters that each precinct serves, with the goal of reducing processing errors and voter confusion.

Wed
18
Mar

Lake Elmo development approved after spirited deliberation

An artist rendering shows what the home exteriors in the Easton Village neighborhood are expected to look like when construction is completed. (submitted graphic)
An artist rendering shows what the home exteriors in the Easton Village neighborhood are expected to look like when construction is completed. (submitted graphic)

The 217 housing units will be priced in $400,000 range

Following a lengthy, and at times heated debate, Lake Elmo City Council members approved a final plat for the first phase of the Easton Village residential development to be located within the Village Planning Area.

Tue
17
Mar

Thorsen resigns at March 17 North St. Paul City Council meeting, walks out

North St Paul Council Thorsen empty chair
Council member Scott Thorsen’s chair, left vacant after he announced his resignation and left the meeting. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Tells Review "I'm done" after confrontation with Kuehn

Apart from a few St. Patrick’s Day accessories and a holiday greeting from Mayor Mike Kuehn, the events of the March 17 city council meeting were anything but celebratory.

Tue
17
Mar

Hoffman sentenced for killing at Arden Hills gas station

Phillips Family
From left, Nathon Bailey, Judy and Jim Phillips, with other family and friends, speak to the media following Lyle "Ty" Hoffman's sentencing for the killing of Kelly L. Phillips. Said Jim Phillips, "Our part in this is over, for the most part ... We're just happy to be able to put this aside a little bit and maybe live a normal life." (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Lyle "Ty" Hoffman
Lyle "Ty" Hoffman

Ramsey County District Court Judge George Stephenson sentenced Lyle "Ty" Hoffman to 25 1/2 years in prisonon Tuesday for the Aug. 11, 2014, shooting and killing of Kelly L. Phillips at an Arden Hills Holiday gas station.

Tue
17
Mar

City's minutes of workshop where Kuehn and Thorsen clashed

In advance of tonight's North St.

Tue
17
Mar

Roseville Review area students make Deans' List

These area students made the Dean’s List at various colleges and universities:

Tue
17
Mar

‘Minnesota Mayhem’ discussed at library series

Tim Bradley, now retired, and Lucia Wroblewski, still on the St. Paul Police force, will relate highlights of an award-winning partnership. (submitted photo)
Tim Bradley, now retired, and Lucia Wroblewski, still on the St. Paul Police force, will relate highlights of an award-winning partnership. (submitted photo)

As Minnesotans, we often think sensational crimes “can’t happen here.”

A series of presentations called “Minnesota Mayhem: True Crime Stories from the Land of 10,000 Lakes” puts some bullet holes in that theory.

Tue
17
Mar

Roseville orders design services for Twin Lakes Parkway extension

(Linda E. Andersen/Review)
(Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Despite resident objections, the Roseville City Council has approved a plan to extend Twin Lakes Parkway to Fairview Avenue.

Tue
17
Mar

Roseville council to consider wildlife feeding ban

Andy Krawczyk took this photo of a buck at Roselawn Cemetery, using his Canon EOS Rebel T5. With the proximity to deer habitat at Roselawn Cemetery and Reservoir Woods plus the relative tameness of the deer, he can take close-range photos year-round and recognizes many of his subjects. (submitted photo)
Andy Krawczyk took this photo of a buck at Roselawn Cemetery, using his Canon EOS Rebel T5. With the proximity to deer habitat at Roselawn Cemetery and Reservoir Woods plus the relative tameness of the deer, he can take close-range photos year-round and recognizes many of his subjects. (submitted photo)

At a March 9 meeting, the Roseville City Council received a recommendation from the parks and recreation commission to consider adopting a city-wide wildlife feeding ban.

Mon
16
Mar

Man killed by SPPD in standoff


A man was shot dead by police outside a home on the 400 block of White Bear Avenue, just north of the intersection of White Bear and Old Hudson Road. The incident is the second officer-involved shooting in St. Paul this year. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A man was shot to death by St. Paul Police at a vacant home on the 400 block of White Bear Avenue around 4:15 p.m. today.

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