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Jun

Looks like construction — it’s not


The Sibley Propane Facility, located off of Highway 13 and Riverside Lane, is being used as a temporary staging area by Q3 Contracting while it works on a natural gas pipeline replacement project in St. Paul. (Kaylin Creason/Review staff)

Mendota Heights propane facility a project staging area
The Sibley Propane Facility located near Highway 13 and Riverside Lane in Mendota Heights looked as if it was undergoing maintenance this week, with construction trailers and a fence set up at the site.

Mon
30
Jun

Pocket Park number two coming to life


Volunteers turned up in numbers to help install the new Pocket Park at the corner of Payne and Minnehaha avenues. (photo courtesy of Crystal Passi)

A new pocket park is springing to life on Payne Avenue.

Fri
27
Jun

Shooting at Arcade and Case leaves Lamar Hale, 25, dead

Vicitim's cousin Chavaze Ward charged with murder
Lamar Hale, 25, of St. Paul is dead after being shot in the chest multiple times near the intersection of Arcade Street and Case Avenue.

Fri
27
Jun

Story of South St. Paul burglary goes viral

Suspect's undoing? Facebook sign-in at victim's house
South St. Paul made international headlines recently -- not for a reason one might expect (or hope for), but for a good old-fashioned "dumb" criminal story with a newfangled twist.

Fri
27
Jun

Flooding concerns draw Dayton to Mendota


Gov. Mark Dayton and Mendota Mayor Brian Mielke look over a map of the city as they discuss areas heavily affected by flooding. (Tim Faklis/Review staff)

Governor tours state to discuss record-setting rainfall aftermath
Issues with flooding have gotten bad in Minnesota. So bad, in fact, that Gov. Mark Dayton made his way all across the state last week touring rain-soaked communities, assessing damages and deciding which counties should be included in a State of Emergency declaration.

Fri
27
Jun

Inver Grove Heights marina braces for river to rise


City crews added more sandbags to a pile at Twin City Marina in Inver Grove Heights on Wednesday, June 25, bracing for the Mississippi River to crest in the next day or so. Since heavy rains began flooding the area last week, marina manager Jeff Holleschau and a handful of employees have been pulling 10- to 12-hour days, removing logs from the dock area and pumping water out of flooded areas, including a building basement. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

House rented by family nearby still flooded
The loud hum of pumps sucking water from flooded ponds and dumping it closer to the Mississippi River polluted the area of Twin City Marina in Inver Grove Heights on Wednesday, June 25.

Wed
25
Jun

Shooting at Arcade and Case leaves one dead

One man is dead after being shot in the chest at the intersection of Arcade Street and Case Avenue.

Police reported to the scene at 12:08 p.m. Wednesday, June 25 and found a man with a gunshot wound in his chest.

Wed
25
Jun

Dead woman found wrapped in blanket in woods

Died of natural causes, police say
Police reported Sunday, June 22 that they found a dead woman wrapped in a blanket in a wooded area on the 1400 block of Minnehaha Avenue East.

Wed
25
Jun

Keller Lake trail and boardwalk open to public

Ramsey County taking extra precautions to protect eagle nest
With the summer season in full swing, Ramsey County residents and visitors alike can take their fun outdoors, and make their way onto the new Keller Regional Park trail and boardwalk in Maplewood, both of which opened up Friday, June 13 to the public.

Wed
25
Jun

North St. Paul experiences sewage backups

Met Council sewer line hits full capacity, forces discharge into pond
During a week of frequent downpours, a few unfortunate North St. Paul homeowners experienced some lasting repercussions.

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