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03
Apr

Tobacco age change ordinances gaining traction in north suburbs

The Roseville City Council enthusiastically directed city staff March 26 to put together a draft ordinance raising the age to purchase tobacco products in the city to 21.

Tue
03
Apr

Accusation of racism comes out of RAHS girls basketball banquet

Days after the close of the Roseville Area High School girls basketball team’s most successful season in a decade, the mother of a team member is accusing players and coaches of racism following the team’s March 26 banquet.

Tue
03
Apr

Little Canada council approves daytime sprinkling ban

Enforcement slated to begin in June

 

Tue
03
Apr

Mounds View may become friendlier for front porches

Many of Mounds View’s homes were built in the 1940s and ‘50s, according to city planner Jon Sevald, before front porches were en vogue.

Tue
03
Apr

Mounds View sewer has ‘flushable’ wipes build up


courtesy of City of Mounds View • Mounds View said it found a build up of so-called “flushable” wipes in its sewer system March 20.

The City of Mounds View said one of its sewers had significant build up due to so-called “flushable’ wet wipes and asked residents to stop flushing such wipes down the toilet.

Mon
02
Apr

SNAPSHOTS: A hopping good time

photos courtesy of Jen Graham • Around 250 people showed up to Rich Valley Park March 24 for one of three Easter egg hunts that took place in Inver Grove Heights the weekend ahead of the holiday.

Mon
02
Apr

Sen. Smith goes to the East Side


Marjorie Otto/Review • U.S. Sen. Tina Smith took a tour of Payne Avenue with state Sen. Foung Hawj on March 27. The pair stopped at Plaza del Sol and were given a brief tour by building owner Sonia Ortega.

During a break from her Washington, D.C., duties, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith took a tour of Payne Avenue with state Sen. Foung Hawj on March 27. 

Mon
02
Apr

Tip on sex abuse guilty plea leads to conversation about victims’ rights


Roy Ludvig Derry

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week begins April 8.

Mon
02
Apr

Inver Grove Heights party bus killing leads to charges against two teens

Two teenagers have been charged in connection with the March 24 fight and shootings outside an Inver Grove Heights AMC Theatre that left one dead and another injured.

Mon
02
Apr

District 1 Community Council reflects on a successful year and new leadership


file graphic • The District 1 Community Council represents the southeast portion of St. Paul, including the Eastview, Conway, Battle Creek and Highwood Hills neighborhoods.

courtesy of LinkedIn • Betsy Mowry-Voss was recently hired to serve as the new executive director of the District 1 Community Council. Former executive director Betsy Leach, who served the council for 12 years, retired at the end of last year.

“We’re in a really strong place right now,” said Paul Sawyer, the District 1 Community Council board president during the organization’s March 26 annual meeting. 

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