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12
Feb

New Brighton lawmaker backs bill on missing and murdered Indigenous women


State Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein District 41B

Multiple bills moving through the Minnesota Legislature take aim at addressing gender-based violence.

Measures zero in on laws for sex crimes and putting resources toward studying the state’s missing and murdered indigenous women.

Tue
12
Feb

Major I-35W lane work gets underway this spring


courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation The Minnesota Department of Transportation will soon begin work to add MnPASS lanes to both directions of traffic on Interstate 35W, out of Roseville at County Road C north to Lexington Avenue in Blaine.

With spring in sight — no, really — the impending change of seasons means another round of road construction is right around the corner for the north suburbs.

Tue
12
Feb

Ramsey County, Arden Hills make rocky return to TCAAP bargaining table


file photo The 427-acre former site of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant might eventually become neighborhoods and businesses, though development plans have stalled.

Ramsey County proposed mediation sessions with Arden Hills over terms of the stalled development of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site.

Tue
12
Feb

Shoreview gives OK to Owasso Boulevard rebuild


courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation The Minnesota Department of Transportation will soon begin work to add MnPASS lanes to both directions of traffic on Interstate 35W, out of Roseville at County Road C north to Lexington Avenue in Blaine.

A large project to reconstruct a little more than a mile of a south Shoreview residential road is expected to begin this summer.

The Shoreview City Council approved plans for the Owasso Boulevard North project during its Feb. 4 meeting.

Tue
12
Feb

North St. Paul Food Shelf to offer choice, evening hours

The resilient reputation of postal workers crumbled in the freeze of January’s polar vortex, which, understandably, forced a momentary halt to postal service. 

Mon
11
Feb

SNAPSHOTS: Frosty and 40


courtesy of Mike Vance

On Feb. 2, temperatures jumped, but not enough to do away with all the snow, allowing folks to enjoy Dodge Nature Center’s Frosty Fun Festival.

Mon
11
Feb

Mendota Heights police edge closer to body cameras

Roughly five months after it was first brought to the council, the Mendota Heights Police Department is growing closer to implementing body-worn cameras.

Mon
11
Feb

Ward 6, meet your new city council member


submitted photo Kassim Busuri will serve as the city council member for Ward 6 through the end of 2019.

Kassim Busuri, the new Ward 6 St. Paul City Council member, was officially inaugurated on Feb. 6.

Mon
11
Feb

St. Paul Youth Services celebrates 45 years of youth support

An East Side organization, St. Paul Youth Services, will be spending 2019 celebrating 45 years of serving youth. 

Mon
11
Feb

Fix it or remove it


photos courtesy of City of South St. Paul The Feb. 4 South St. Paul City Council meeting agenda packet had several photos showing the disrepair of the house at 110 Third St. S. Each photo listed what needed to be fixed at the home, which has no running water or electricity, for it to be deemed habitable again. The council took action requiring the home’s owner to fix the numerous issues.

South St. Paul council addresses hazardous home 

 

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