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Wed
12
Aug

Maplewood adopts blueprint for 2016-2020 redevelopment, maintenance needs

A nearly fully-developed city As Maplewood city officials prepare to chip away at the newly adopted 2016-2020 Capital Improvement Plan, population estimates provide insight into the trajectory of the city’s tax base.
A nearly fully-developed city As Maplewood city officials prepare to chip away at the newly adopted 2016-2020 Capital Improvement Plan, population estimates provide insight into the trajectory of the city’s tax base.

A city's capital improvement plan is, literally, where the rubber meets the road.

Wed
12
Aug

Under summer skies, The Floating Library enchanted Silver Lake

The Floating Library finished its time on Silver Lake with poetry at dusk and under moonlight Aug. 2 (courtesy of David Eberhardt)
The Floating Library finished its time on Silver Lake with poetry at dusk and under moonlight Aug. 2 (courtesy of David Eberhardt)

Picture this: It’s a hot, sunny Sunday in late July on St. Anthony’s Silver Lake. People paddle across the lake in canoes and kayaks like any other Sunday afternoon on the lake, but many of them paddle towards something unusual.

Tue
11
Aug

Trial of alleged New Brighton shooter began Monday

Neal Zumberge
Neal Zumberge

Lawyer argues victim was 'drunken nightmare' who carried a gun, argues self-defense.
Monday marked the start of Neal Zumberge’s trial at Ramsey County District Court. Zumberge allegedly shot two of his New Brighton neighbors, Todd Stevens and Jennifer Damerow-Cleven, with a 12-gauge shotgun at their home May 5, 2014.

Tue
11
Aug

Man nearly drowns in Roseville motel pool

A 60-year-old St. Paul man was pulled from the pool of a Roseville Motel 6 Aug. 10 after nearly drowning according to the Roseville Police Department.

Tue
11
Aug

South St. Paul man charged with stabbing murder of South St. Paul woman

Thomas Michael Luby

Thomas Michael Luby, 58, of South St. Paul, was charged Monday with one count of second-degree murder in connection with the intentional stabbing death of Kelly Ann Anderson, 45, also of South St. Paul.

Tue
11
Aug

New voting equipment coming to Ramsey County

If all goes as planned for Ramsey County, its voters could see new voting equipment at the polls this November.

The county has planned to follow the trend of other nearby counties and replace its ballot counters.

Tue
11
Aug

Robot-maker with Roseville ties picks fight with Japanese robot

Gui Cavalcanti and Matt Oehrlein’s MegaBot is emblematic of how Oehrlein describes their company, MegaBots. The front-end is all about entertainment while the back is a high-end robotics company developing serious robotics. (courtesy of Matt Oehrlein)
Gui Cavalcanti and Matt Oehrlein’s MegaBot is emblematic of how Oehrlein describes their company, MegaBots. The front-end is all about entertainment while the back is a high-end robotics company developing serious robotics. (courtesy of Matt Oehrlein)

When we last met our aspiring hero, Roseville Area High School grad and hopeful robot battle league magnate, Matt Oehrlein, he was sweating out the last days of a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign aimed at making MegaBots — the fighting league — a

Tue
11
Aug

Roseville adds fun twist to fighting invasives

City staff seeking volunteers for Natural Resources Renewal Aug. 15
Roseville's monthly Natural Resources Renewal program, which seeks to improve city parks, is back for August with a new angle.
Come Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon, volunteers of all ages can meet at Reservoir Woods, between Victoria and Dale streets south of County Road B, for an invasive plant scavenger hunt and brush stacking event.

Tue
11
Aug

Body of man pulled from Gervais Lake

The body of a man was pulled from Gervais Lake in Little Canada on Aug. 2, a day after the man went missing in the lake while attempting to swim across it.

Sun
09
Aug

St. Thomas Academy team wins national experimental vehicle challenge

St.

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