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Wed
13
Sep

Longtime volunteer charged with stealing $15,000 from Oakdale Athletic Association

The man in charge of charity gambling for the Oakdale Athletic Association allegedly admitted to giving himself an unauthorized raise, putting his wife on the payroll and other schemes, stealing $15,000 from the youth-oriented nonprofit.

Tue
12
Sep

Huffman steps out of gubernatorial race


Blake Huffman

Ramsey County Commissioner Blake Huffman has withdrawn his name from the crowded gubernatorial race.

Tue
12
Sep

New school year means new principal for Mounds View High School

Though summer’s not officially over, its all done for students, who woke up early, rubbed the sleep from their eyes, grabbed their backpacks and headed back to school the morning after Labor Day. 

Tue
12
Sep

Locals win at most-attended Minnesota State Fair ever


Shoreview resident Yudong Shen won the People’s Choice Award in the Fine Arts Exhibition at this year’s Minnesota State Fair with the Chinese ink painting “Dawn Over Boundary Waters.” courtesy of Minnesota State Fair

If Falcon Heights felt especially crowded the past couple of weeks, the intuition was correct: this year’s Minnesota State Fair packed the city with more fairgoers than ever.

Tue
12
Sep

Roseville high schoolers open up about stereotypes


The Stereotypes Project, now on display at the Roseville Library. Mike Munzenrider photos

A nondescript display at the Roseville Library reveals truths about area teens’ lives, anonymously written on multicolored pieces of paper.

“People think I am mean. The truth is I am struggling and have my own problems to deal with.”

Tue
12
Sep

Undercover police nab pimp in Oakdale


Shaun Maubach

Second time man sentenced for sex trafficking

 

Mon
11
Sep

Catch Cook St. Paul on the Food Network Sept. 11


In January, producers from the Food Network's new show "I Hart Food" came to Cook St. Paul to film an episode. Above, restaurant owner Eddie Wu and the show's host Hannah Hart discuss one of the dishes they cooked. Marjorie Otto/Review

Following January shoot, the episode finally airs

 

Mon
11
Sep

Local community garden wins Beautification Award


The Green Pride Garden, located at the corner of Greenbrier Street and Lawson Avenue, recently won the Beautification Award from the Sustainable St. Paul Awards. The garden is managed by resident Regina Ripple. Marjorie Otto/Review

When Regina Ripple decided to turn an empty lot into a community garden, she said she never in a million years thought she’d win an award for it. 

But that’s just what happened. 

“I was really surprised,” laughed Ripple.

Mon
11
Sep

Inver Grove Heights considers prohibiting short-term rentals

With the Super Bowl six months away, there are plenty of news reports about people around the Twin Cities renting their homes to out-of-towners here for the game, and how much money they’re set to make off it.

Mon
11
Sep

Man killed in West St. Paul motorcycle crash identified

Pictures of wreck posted to social media

The victim of a fatal crash between a motorcycle and a car on Sept. 4 in West St. Paul has been identified.

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