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Ramsey County agrees to believe


At a launching event for the Ramsey County: A Start by Believing Community initiative Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell said, “As friends we can believe and support these victims. As criminal justice system providers and others we can believe and ensure that good solid investigation occurs.” (Aundrea Kinney/Review)

Communities unite against sexual violence

One in six women and one in 33 men are victims of sexual assault, and only a fraction of sexual assault cases are ever reported, according to John Choi Ramsey County Attorney.

“Just in Ramsey County alone, two-thirds of all the cases that are investigated by police agencies never even come to the county judge’s office or prosecution to deal with,” Choi said.

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Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office recognizes animal control officer Mario Lee

Last week was National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week. 

Staff at the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office, celebrated their coworker, Mario Lee, who joined the Sheriff’s Office in April 2012.

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New Brighton Arbor Day planting

New Brighton Parks and Recreation is planting trees at Hansen Park to celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 29 at 9:30 a.m. Organizers say meet at the Fifth St. and 16th Ave. N.W. parking lot, bring a shovel and dress for the weather.

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Two 18-year-olds rob peer in St. Anthony, allegedly at gunpoint

St. Anthony Village police responded to the report of an armed robbery the evening of March 29, after a young man was allegedly held at gunpoint by two 18-year-old male acquaintances inside their car.

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District 43 candidates are lining up

Political parties have made their endorsements

The upcoming presidential election is on everybody’s radar, but the November 2016 ballot will also allow people the chance to vote for candidates running for the Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives. 

The Republican and DFL parties have been holding their endorsing conventions, and in District 43 the legislative races are beginning to take shape. 

House District 43A includes Maplewood Precincts 1-9, White Bear Lake Precincts 3-5, Mahtomedi and Willernie.

House District 43B includes North St. Paul, Oakdale north of Tenth Street and Maplewood Precincts 10 and 11. 

Senate District 43 includes the entire area of House District 43A and 43B.

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Ted Bearth’s Washington County Commissioner District 2 seat will be filled by special election

The late Ted Bearth’s District 2 seat on the Washington County Board of Commissioners will remain vacant until a special election in November. 

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Open house on Lake Elmo Avenue project set for May 5

Washington County, in cooperation with Lake Elmo, is hosting a pre-construction open house for the Lake Elmo Avenue Corridor Management and Safety Improvement Project from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Christ Lutheran Church.

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Downtown North St. Paul revitalization conversation continues

North St. Paul city staff is encouraging residents, businesses and visitors to join them for an open house and brief survey as they continue the conversation on the future of downtown North St. Paul.

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New Oakdale Cub Foods receives liquor license

At the Oakdale City Council meeting April 12, Cub Foods received licenses to sell tobacco and alcohol products at its new, larger location within the Bergen Plaza. The council members unanimously approved the license applications.

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Edgerton Elementary gets kids coding at Spy School


Programming a Bee-Bot is easy, said 7-year-old Chanel, a second-grader who attended Edgerton Elementary School’s Spy School April 11, which was all about coding. She entered commands into the floor robot, which then moved from one place on the grid to another designated place. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

Their mission, which they chose to accept, was heading back to school after-hours April 11 to learn about spying, through programming.

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