The ISD 623 School Board: Erin Azer, Mike Boguszewski, Todd Anderson, Frank Shaw, Mark Traynor and Kitty Gogins. (submitted photo)
ISD 623 welcomes incumbent, two newbies
The Falcon Heights City Council started its first meeting of the new year off with a breezy tone as it swore in two incumbent members and two brand new council members Jan. 13.
Mayor Peter Lindstrom took the oath of office for his third term in the position and council member Joe Brown Thunder was sworn in for his first full term on the council. Brown Thunder began his career on the council in October 2014 as an appointee.
Shots took down heavily armed, drunken man with mental health issues
A Ramsey County grand jury has found that two St. Paul police officers will face no charges after shooting a man to death during a tense standoff at his rental house on the 400 block of White Bear Avenue last March.
“The Grand Jury determined that probable cause did not exist to charge either Saint Paul police officer with a crime,” a statement from the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office reads.
Six properties in the Dayton’s Bluff historic district, including 737 Plum St., have been saved from the wrecking ball, at least for now. (file photo)
Jane Prince helps broker deal
In her first week on the job, Ward 7's new council person, Jane Prince, has already helped cut a deal to give six properties in Dayton's Bluff's historic district a fighting chance.
The solution, she said, was simple: get the interested parties together for an in-person discussion.