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Tue
12
Feb

North St. Paul Food Shelf to offer choice, evening hours

The resilient reputation of postal workers crumbled in the freeze of January’s polar vortex, which, understandably, forced a momentary halt to postal service. 

Mon
11
Feb

SNAPSHOTS: Frosty and 40


courtesy of Mike Vance

On Feb. 2, temperatures jumped, but not enough to do away with all the snow, allowing folks to enjoy Dodge Nature Center’s Frosty Fun Festival.

Mon
11
Feb

Mendota Heights police edge closer to body cameras

Roughly five months after it was first brought to the council, the Mendota Heights Police Department is growing closer to implementing body-worn cameras.

Mon
11
Feb

Ward 6, meet your new city council member


submitted photo Kassim Busuri will serve as the city council member for Ward 6 through the end of 2019.

Kassim Busuri, the new Ward 6 St. Paul City Council member, was officially inaugurated on Feb. 6.

Mon
11
Feb

St. Paul Youth Services celebrates 45 years of youth support

An East Side organization, St. Paul Youth Services, will be spending 2019 celebrating 45 years of serving youth. 

Mon
11
Feb

Fix it or remove it


photos courtesy of City of South St. Paul The Feb. 4 South St. Paul City Council meeting agenda packet had several photos showing the disrepair of the house at 110 Third St. S. Each photo listed what needed to be fixed at the home, which has no running water or electricity, for it to be deemed habitable again. The council took action requiring the home’s owner to fix the numerous issues.

South St. Paul council addresses hazardous home 

 

Mon
11
Feb

New Met Council chair: Big challenges ahead

Gov. Tim Walz was clear when he asked me to be the chair of the Metropolitan Council he wanted a mayor for the job. A mayor has a good perspective on the work of the council.

Mon
11
Feb

SNAPSHOTS: Ready. Set. Skate


courtesy of Mendota Heights Park and Recreation

On Feb. 2, the Inver Grove Heights and Mendota Heights police departments traded in their squad cars for skates.

Wed
06
Feb

SNAPSHOTS: Snow and ice and not much nice


Two things Minnesota is known for, snow and ice, made a dramatic reappearance last week after a relatively uneventful winter so far. Snow blanketed the state the night of Jan. 27 and into the next day, though, mercifully, piling up a few inches shy of some forecasts predicting eight inches or more. Come Jan. 28, North St. Paul saw the typical post-storm sight on Seventh Avenue East of a mini-mountain of snow, moved from the street to the empty lot across from the Post Office.
Wed
06
Feb

Maplewood approves plans for Gold Line station


graphics courtesy City of Maplewood An artist’s rendering of the the Gold Line Bus Rapid Line stop in front of 3M on Hudson Road, which was included in preliminary development plans approved by the Maplewood City Council Jan. 28.

The Maplewood City Council approved preliminary development plans for a Gold Line bus rapid transit stop in front of the 3M campus on Hudson Road. 

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