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08
Aug

Semitrailer catches fire on I-94 in Maplewood

A semitrailer caught fire in Maplewood July 30, just west of Century Avenue in the ditch between Interstate 94 and Hudson Road. 

Tue
08
Aug

Maplewood mobile home taken by flames

A mobile home in Maplewood caught fire early July 29. A passerby saw the flames and called the fire department, but the home, which was unoccupied at the time, was a total loss. 

Tue
08
Aug

Hill-Murray theater program performs at the Minnesota Fringe Festival


Left to right, Kelvin Hatle plays “Dad”, Eva Potvin plays “Emily” and RoRo Germ plays the “Okay Fairy” in Hill-Murray’s original comedy “Absurd Advice.” submitted photo

‘Absurd Advice’ is a comedy written and directed by Hill-Murray alumni

Mon
07
Aug

A visit from inventors

Spencer Silver, left, and Art Fry, inventors of the Post-it Note and 2010 inductees in the National Inventors Hall of Fame, visited with participants of Camp Invention at Central Park Elementary in Roseville Aug. 3.

Mon
07
Aug

Castile shooting looms large as Falcon Heights council candidates line up

Following a year in which Falcon Heights was thrust into the national spotlight and forced to take stock of its community values after the police killing of Philando Castile, the upcoming city council election should be another bellwether event.

Mon
07
Aug

Shoreview natives open new brewery in St. Paul


Three young men, who started their beer-brewing endeavors in a basement in Shoreview, have now opened their brewery — 12wleve Eyes — in a basement in downtown St. Paul. Pictured, Elliot Grosse, one of the owners and brewers, takes an order from some customers during a July 27 soft opening. Jesse Poole

Beers, some first concocted in a Shoreview basement, can now be enjoyed in a newly renovated space beneath one of downtown St. Paul’s historic buildings.

Mon
07
Aug

Settlement reached in contested Lowry Grove sale


St. Anthony’s former Lowry Grove mobile home park is vacant of residents, but it won’t be that way for long. In addition to building market-rate apartments, townhouses and senior-focused housing, as part of a legal settlement, the site’s owner is making provisions, in partnership with equitable housing nonprofit Aeon, to add 110 affordable units to the site as well. Jesse Poole photo

The new owner of the land known as Lowry Grove in St. Anthony Village has agreed to sell a portion of the 15-acre property to Aeon, a Minneapolis-based equitable housing nonprofit. 

Mon
07
Aug

Schools set referendums for November elections

The school boards of both South St. Paul Public Schools and Inver Grove Heights Schools have approved putting two questions each on the upcoming November ballot.

South St. Paul

Fri
04
Aug

Indian Mounds Park death compounded by social media


Micheal Bringle, 50, was found hanging at Indian Mounds Regional Park the morning of Aug.1. His family said he struggled with his mental health for many years. After someone took pictures of his body hanging and spread them on social media, inciting rumors about the man’s race and means of death, the family decided to share this photo of Bringle, asking that others take down the disturbing images. Courtesy of Micheal Bringle family

A man was found hanging from a tree by a passerby in Indian Mounds Regional Park the morning of Aug. 1. According to St. Paul police, officers responded to the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood park at about 5:40 a.m.

Fri
04
Aug

Police investigate early morning homicide in South St. Paul

The South St. Paul Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place early Aug. 2.

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