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Inver Grove Heights and Police Chief Stanger part ways


Larry Stanger

Lt. Sean Folmar to continue as acting chief

At the Dec. 12 meeting, the Inver Grove Heights City Council unanimously approved a separation agreement with Police Chief Larry Stanger. 

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Heroes and helpers


The St. Paul Police and Fire departments teamed up with Target to provide holiday meals for forty East Side families on a shopping spree at the Suburban Ave. store Dec. 10. The event is a partnership between St. Paul Police Foundation, District 2 Community Council, East Park Lions, Boys & Girls Club and the White Bear Avenue Business Association. Checking their list are police recruit Daniel Wallace, Fire Captain and paramedic Art Baumeister, Corazon, Katte, and police officer Hector Mena-Carrion.
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Red Rock transit implementation approved


The Red Rock Corridor is a proposed 30-mile transitway that will run along Highway 61 and Interstate 94, connecting Hastings and the Union Depot in St. Paul. The Red Rock Corridor Commission chose the preferred route in January 2016, which includes deviations from Highway 61 in Newport, Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Hastings.

The St. Paul City Council approved the implementation plan for the Red Rock Southeast Corridor transit project during its Dec. 7 meeting.

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East Side community shares a meal


The Intercultural Interfaith East Side Community Meal on Dec. 13 included food from local East Side restaurants such as Mañana Restaurant, Mai Vang’s Eggroll Queen egg rolls and Judy’s Kitchen. There was also food provided by Afro Deli, located in downtown St. Paul.

Following the election, community leaders want to unite the neighborhood

“We are a community that believes that the best part of our community is our diversity,” said St. Paul mayor Chris Coleman. 

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Local school takes a moment to remember its namesake, John Glenn


John Glenn Middle School was named after the first American to orbit Earth on Feb. 20, 1962. The former astronaut died last week.

John Glenn passed away Dec. 8 at the age of 95. He was the first American to orbit Earth and went on to have a long career as a U.S. senator from Ohio. 

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Karwoski sworn in as District 2 Washington County commissioner


Stan Karwoski sworn in as District 2 Washington County commissioner by Judge Ilkka, while his wife Linda looks on.

Stan Karwoski was sworn in as the District 2 Washington County commissioner Dec. 6.

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County Board agrees to purchase right-of-way for CSAH 13, CSAH 24, 14 projects

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‘Holiday Helping Hands’

On Dec. 17, the Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce will launch its 25th year of delivering gifts to kids of District 622. 

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Minnesotans encouraged to apply for energy assistance

 As cold weather sweeps into the state, the Minnesota Commerce Department is encouraging low-income Minnesotans to get help with paying their heating bills through the state’s energy assistance program.

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Local students hold holiday toy drive

The Richardson Elementary 5th-grade Leadership Council held a toy and book drive at their school to benefit the North St. Paul Toy Shelf.

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