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South St. Paul sets 2018 budget

The end of the year means cities finalize their budgets for the coming year. At its Dec. 4 meeting, the South St. Paul City Council approved its 2018 budget and property tax levy, as well as the city’s 2018-2022 capital improvement plan.

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Dec

Mendota Heights approves 7.5 percent property tax increase

At its Dec. 5 meeting, the Mendota Heights City Council unanimously approved the final 2018 budget and property tax levy.

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Dec

Oakdale gifts residents silent nights, just in time for the holidays


Aundrea Kinney/Review • After a final inspection, Oakdale will be a railroad quiet zone, where locomotive engineers will no longer be required to blow their train horns before reaching rail crossings at Oakdale streets. To avoid crossing collisions, signs and medians were installed at the city’s four at-grade crossings, such as the one on Hadley Avenue near Menards.

City’s rail crossings set to become quiet zones

 

Oakdale residents will soon be able to say goodbye to sleepless nights — or at least to waking up in the middle of the night to train horns blaring. 

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Dec

Body of Oakdale man found in state park, months after his disappearance

Just before Thanksgiving, a pair of hunters walking along the Wisconsin side of the St. Croix River found the remains of an Oakdale man who had been missing for more than three months. 

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06
Dec

Police seek information regarding brazen daytime shooting on Highway 36

Two vehicles were involved in a daytime shooting that took place at the intersection of Century Avenue and Highway 36 on Nov. 22.

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Dec

Roseville ‘brewstillery’ pushing for state law change


Mike Munzenrider • Bartley Blume, who owns Roseville’s Bent Brewstillery, is pushing for a change in state law that would allow for businesses such as his, which makes beer and spirits, to sell both at the site of production. Blume is seen in the Bent taproom with the brewstillery’s second whiskey offering, One-Twenty, which went on sale Dec. 2.

Minnesota state law is clear: If a company both brews beer and distills spirits, it can have a taproom or a cocktail room where its production takes place, but it can’t have both.

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04
Dec

New Lowry Grove development planning presented at community meeting


Solomon Gustavo • A participant at the Nov. 27 Lowry Grove development open house at St. Anthony Village High School asks a question about affordable housing nonprofit orginization Aeon. St. Anthony City Council members Hal Gray and Jan Jenson stand and listen on.

The Village, LLC, which owns the Lowry Grove site, has regrouped since its development proposal was rejected by the St. Anthony City Council in October. 

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04
Dec

Roseville PD gets closer to body cameras for all

Council member still has questions

As Roseville moves closer to implementing a police department-wide body camera program, one member of the city council still has questions about the need for such cameras.

Mon
04
Dec

St. Anthony lays out council seat appointment process

Election runner-up confirms she’ll apply

 

At its Nov. 14 meeting, the St. Anthony City Council decided to appoint a replacement to fill the council seat opened up by Bonnie Brever’s resignation in August. 

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Dec

Community memorializes teens killed in Arden Hills crash


Solomon Gustavo photo • Mounds View High School students and community members gathered on the grounds of North Heights Lutheran Church in Arden Hills for a memorial service Dec. 1 to remember Mounds View students Stephanie Carlson and Bridget Giere. Both died in a car crash in Arden Hills on Dec. 1, 2016. Both were 16.

It’s been a year since two Mounds View High school students, Stephanie Carlson and Bridget Giere, both 16, were killed in a car crash in Arden Hills on Dec. 1, 2016. 

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