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Tue
14
Oct

Meet the local candidates for state representative - 42B, 66A

District 42B encompasses Little Canada, Vadnais Heights, Shoreview and part of Roseville, and is currently represented by Democrat Jason Isaacson, who will face Republican challenger Heidi Gunderson.
District 66A covers most of Roseville, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale and the St. Anthony Park and Como Park neighborhoods of St. Paul. There, incumbent Democrat Alice Hausman will face Republican hopeful Jon Heyer.

Tue
14
Oct

Ramsey County Commissioner District 3 candidates talk transit, juvenile corrections

Up for election for spots on the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners are two incumbents and two challengers in District 3.
Candidates were asked questions about county priorities, transit projects including the Rush Line and Gateway Corridor, and about a proposed plan to combine juvenile detention services with Hennepin County.
Ramsey County's third district includes Falcon Heights, the Payne/Phalen neighborhood, North End/South Como, Como Park, Frogtown, Summit-University and Hamline-Midway.

Tue
14
Oct

Falcon Heights names new council member


Joseph Brown Thunder (courtesy of the city of Falcon Heights)

Joseph Brown Thunder appointed Oct. 8

The city of Falcon Heights has appointed a new council member following the resignation of Keith Gosline this summer. 
Joseph Brown Thunder, 43, will fill the position until next fall, when a special election will be held to elect a new council member. 
Mon
13
Oct

Forgotten gem? 3M headquarters may be headed for historic register


Built in 1940, the old 3M headquarters was surrounded by other 3M buildings which have since been demolished. (Submitted photo)

A marble stairway connects the building’s lobby with the second floor. (Submitted photo)

A conference room at the old 3M headquarters featured marble trim and mahogany paneling. (Submitted photo)

After buying the vacant former 3M headquarters building at 777 Forest St. two years ago from the St. Paul Port Authority, Exeter Group has been trying to fill the place with tenants.

Mon
13
Oct

Social Security and immigration focal points for U.S. Congress - District 4

This year’s matchup for the Fourth Congressional District seat features three candidates from major parties. The district covers all of Ramsey County. The candidates running for federal office were asked about their positions on the future of Social Security and Medicare, immigration reform, and what their legislative initiatives and priorities are.

Mon
13
Oct

Ramsey County Commissioner candidates talk transit, juvenile corrections

Up for election for spots on the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners are two incumbents and two challengers in District 5. Jim McDonough is running unopposed in District 6. Candidates were asked questions about county priorities, transit projects including the Rush Line and Gateway Corridor, and about a proposed plan to combine juvenile detention services with Hennepin County. Ramsey County's District 5 includes a variety of St. Paul neighborhoods: Capitol Heights, Dayton's Bluff, Downtown, Highland, Macalester Groveland, Railroad Island, West Seventh, West Side.

Mon
13
Oct

Minnesota House of Representatives candidates address MNsure and transportation infrastructure

Minnesota House members serve two-year terms. Candidates were asked about the MNsure health exchange system, transportation infrastructure projects, and their legislative priorities.

Mon
13
Oct

Gaylord and Jungbauer face off in county race

The position of Dakota County Commissioner will pit longtime incumbent Kathleen Gaylord against West St. Paul city advisory committee member Bill Jungbauer when voters take the polls.

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