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Tue
27
Nov

Roseville PD drills for active shooters


Mike Munzenrider Police Chief Rick Mathwig took instructions Nov. 18 from an instructor during Roseville Police Department active shooter training at Roseville Area High School.

The simulated shotgun blast that crashed through the empty halls of Roseville Area High School the morning of Sunday, Nov. 18, sounded all too real.

Tue
27
Nov

Rice and I-694 interchange project slated for spring


file photo Area elected officials have long sought to replace the outdated Rice Street bridge over Interstate 694. With state funding secured in 2017, work to rebuild the interchange is slated to begin in spring 2019.

Residents of the north suburbs got a break this year from major construction projects on the area’s biggest east/west corridors, though another one is coming up for 2019.

Tue
27
Nov

After 38 years, PJW Automotive closes up shop


Mike Munzenrider Pat Whalen, owner of the former PJW Automotive in New Brighton, which closed for good Oct. 31.

Though PJW Automotive had serviced its last car two weeks prior, the former New Brighton auto shop’s owner, Pat Whelan, was still there Nov. 14, breaking down the business he’d spent half his life building up.

Sun
25
Nov

It was a good time to be in D.C.


Pamela O’Meara photos/Review The Senate confirmation hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court gripped the country in late September. Built in the neoclassical style, the Supreme Court building is sometimes called the Temple of Justice.

My sister Sue and I had been thinking about taking a trip together — maybe to New England for fall colors — but the day after Sen. John McCain’s funeral in Washington, D.C., she suggested we go there instead.

Sun
25
Nov

Inver Grove Heights PD launches new text tip tool


screenshot A new program in Inver Grove Heights allows residents text tips into the police department in a couple easy step.

In a day when technology reigns, the Inver Grove Heights Police Department decided to turn to the devices that are almost always attached to people’s hands to help fight crime.

Sun
25
Nov

Dayton’s Bluff Community Council reflects on year following upheaval

Challenges remain ahead

 

Sun
25
Nov

Inver Grove Heights explores option of barrier free playground


file photo Inver Grove Heights has begun to explore the option of creating a barrier-free playground in Heritage Park. A similarly inclusive, barrier-free playground was recently built by the Madison Claire Foundation in Woodbury.

It could be a busy time for the Inver Grove Heights Parks and Recreation Commission as it explores the idea of a barrier-free playground. 

Sun
25
Nov

Arden Hills seeks input on TCAAP civic site

Reveal comes as development work stalls

 

Tue
20
Nov

Sanjana Dutt


Sanjana Dutt

NAMI Minnesota, a part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, presented Sanjana Dutt with a Transforming Attitudes Award at its annual conference held in St. Paul on Nov. 3.

Tue
20
Nov

More senior housing an easy call for Falcon Heights council


courtesy of City of Falcon Heights Construction of a 68-unit senior housing rental complex at 1750 Larpenteur Ave. is set to begin Dec. 15. The Falcon Heights City Council approved plans for the building Nov. 14.

The Falcon Heights City Council was happy to give final approval Nov. 14 to a senior housing complex that will be built on Larpenteur Avenue. It should be complete in a year.

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