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Mon
24
Nov

Woman forced to drive to empty lot by would-be rapist

Eerily similar to two prior incidents in Maplewood, North St. Paul 
Maplewood police are investigating the abduction and threatened sexual assault of a 25-year-old woman that occurred early Sunday morning.

Fri
21
Nov

Phalen 'Lights in the Park' still waiting for lights

It's almost like the anticipation of waiting for Santa to arrive, if you weren't sure he'd get here by the 25th.

Thu
20
Nov

Boy Scouts lead Veterans Day ceremony in Oakdale

A Veterans Day ceremony was held at the Oakdale Veteran's Memorial at 6 p.m. Nov. 11. Flags were at half-staff as the crowd gathered for the ceremony.
A Veterans Day ceremony was held at the Oakdale Veteran's Memorial at 6 p.m. Nov. 11. Flags were at half-staff as the crowd gathered for the ceremony. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Nearly 100 people braved unseasonably cold temperatures and a biting wind on Tuesday, Nov. 11 for a Veterans Day ceremony at Oakdale's Veterans Memorial outside City Hall.

Thu
20
Nov

Blue light special

A blue light was recently installed on the southwest corner of County Road D and Old Highway 8. As shown, the blue light is illuminated, meaning the red lights for traffic crossing from the other direction are engaged.
A blue light was recently installed on the southwest corner of County Road D and Old Highway 8. As shown, the blue light is illuminated, meaning the red lights for traffic crossing from the other direction are engaged. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Ramsey County installs new signals to help with red light enforcement
Small blue lights are showing up on the sides of traffic signals throughout Ramsey County offering police a safer way to enforce red lights and in turn, reduce accidents.
In total, 128 blue lights will be installed at 49 intersections, according to a Ramsey County release.

Mon
17
Nov

Ramsey County would like to see coordinated trail system


Just a couple days before the region was covered in a blanket of snow, joggers, walkers and bicyclists could be spotted using Vento Regional Trail on a brisk autumn afternoon Nov. 8. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

With St. Paul’s citywide bike plan in the final draft stages, Ramsey County is looking to draw up a plan of its own to connect existing clumps of bike trails throughout the county’s 19 cities.

Wed
12
Nov

Maplewood police investigating death stemming from Rice Street bar assault

Maplewood Police are investigating the death of a 40-year-old St. Paul man after he was assaulted inside Fred's Tiki Hut, a bar at 1820 Rice Street.

Currently, a 23-year-old man is in custody, being held on suspicion of murder.

Wed
12
Nov

Lake Elmo to take on watermilfoil problem


Lake Jane, as seen from the public boat landing, is one of four lakes in Lake Elmo where it is hoped chemical treatments will help to kill off Eurasian watermilfoil. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The Lake Elmo City Council, Valley Branch Watershed District and several lake associations are partnering to develop a long-term eradication plan for Eurasian watermilfoil.

Mon
10
Nov

Rush Line Corridor November open houses postponed

Open houses previously scheduled in November for the Rush Line Corridor Pre-Project Development Study have been postponed until early January 2015. The new dates for the open houses will be forthcoming.

Mon
10
Nov

Group looks to bring Chinese garden to Phalen


A rendering of the structure imagined for the Chinese garden at Phalen Regional Park would feature southern-style Chinese architecture with sweeping eaves on the roofline. (submitted graphic)

Will hold community meeting Nov. 18
Linda Mealey-Lohmann has for years imagined putting in a Chinese garden in a St. Paul park.
Founder of the Minnesota-China Friendship Group, she’s been advocating for introducing Chinese gardens into the Twin Cities for well over a decade.

Thu
06
Nov

‘So far, so good’ for private management at Phalen Golf Course


Golfers took advantage of a sunny October day to enjoy Phalen Golf Course. Long-time patrons of the course, they report that they’re happy with the public course’s private management, now handled by Oakdale-based Prom Catering. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

As fall transitions into colder weather, leaves are falling faster than grounds crews can clear them at Phalen Golf Course.

And that’s about the biggest problem that golfers there could point out.

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