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Jun

North suburbs’ populations have grown


North suburban population increases since the 2010 census. The Metropolitan Council released 2017 population estimates for each city in the metro area on May 17. All the cities in the Roseville Review and Bulletin newspapers coverage areas saw varying degrees of growth compared to population numbers from the 2010 census. The metro-wide population grew by 7.9 percent since 2010, according to the Met Council.

Met Council releases population estimates

 

The population of the metro area grew nearly 8 percent between the 2010 census and 2017, according to Metropolitan Council estimates.

Fri
01
Jun

I-35W repaving south out of Roseville is on the horizon


Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation • The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin four months of repaving work July 13 on Interstate 35W between County Road C in Roseville and Fourth Street in Minneapolis. The $17 million project includes five planned weekend closures of the freeway.

Though construction season came in with a whimper for most of the north suburban area this spring, roadwork just south of the area on one of its major thoroughfares is coming up this summer.

Fri
01
Jun

Spring means it’s chicken approval season for the St. Anthony City Council

At its last two meetings, the St. Anthony City Council has approved a number of requests from residents to keep chickens.

Tue
29
May

Teen charged with murder for fatal Inver Grove Heights party bus shooting

A 17-year-old boy from St. Paul was charged with murder for the March 24 killing of a young man outside an Inver Grove Heights movie theater as people exited a party bus.

Tue
29
May

Area watershed district breaks ground on new HQ


submitted photo • Capitol Region Watershed District staffers broke ground on the organization’s new headquarters in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul on May 22. The district covers parts of Falcon Heights, Lauderdale and Roseville, among other places.

The Capitol Region Watershed District broke ground on a new headquarters May 22 in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul. 

Mon
28
May

Cookie Cart opens to embrace of the East Side


Marjorie Otto/Review • St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter helped cut the ribbon during the May 17 grand opening of Cookie Cart, a new St. Paul bakery at 946 Payne Ave.

After nearly a year of construction, the much-anticipated Cookie Cart bakery at 946 Payne Ave. opened on May 17. 

Mon
28
May

Mendota Heights bans sale of many flavored tobacco products


file photo • At the March 20 Mendota Heights City Council meeting, a group of students from Henry Sibley High School gave a presentation on why the sale of flavored tobacco, outside of tobacco-only shops, should be banned. The students are part of Anglos Latinos Motivated to Succeed, ALMAS, and discussed how flavored tobacco products target younger kids, and what can be done about the problem. On May 15 the council acted on the students’ presentation, banning the sale of many flavored tobacco products within the city.

Joins growing list of area cities changing tobacco ordinances

 

Mon
28
May

Metro State home to Minnesota’s first ‘cyber range’


Marjorie Otto/Review • Metropolitan State University held a grand opening celebration May 16 for its new MN Cyber Range, which will be based in the university’s Jason R. Carter Science Education Center. The cyber range, the first of its kind in Minnesota, is described as a “flight simulator for cyber attacks.” Cyber security professionals will use the range to practice how to react to and stop cyber attacks. Instructors demonstrated how the training simulator works during the grand opening.

Range will be used to train for cyber attacks

 

Mon
28
May

Police investigating 3 assaults over span of 3 days

St. Paul police are investigating a series of assaults that occurred on the East Side and North End neighborhoods of St. Paul on May 12 and 14.

Mon
28
May

Inver Grove Heights school district hones in on potential new start times


courtesy Inver Grove Heights Schools • Inver Grove Heights Schools is looking at possibly switching the start and end times of its elementary and secondary schools. This would put the start time of secondary students in better alignment with research that shows later start times are better for their sleep habits. The change, which would need to be approved by the ISD 199 school board, wouldn’t take effect until the 2019-2020 school year.

South St. Paul school district begins its own look

 

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