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Rush Line planning adds 2 new stations


courtesy of Ramsey County The Rush Line bus rapid transit project will run between downtown St. Paul and White Bear Lake, using buses on dedicated lanes. A few stops — at Cook Avenue and Buerkle Road — were added following community input over the past few months.

As the Rush Line transit project continues though its environmental analysis and collects community input about stations, a few stops have been added to the route. 

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Insurance tips to survive the Minnesota winter

Minnesota Department of Commerce

 

Every winter, deep-freeze temperatures, snowstorms and ice cause plenty of headaches, and worse, for Minnesotans.

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Hill Murray receive second largest gift in school history

In a Jan. 18 press release, Hill Murray School on Larpenteur Avenue in Maplewood announced it received a $3.2 million gift from alumni. It’s the second largest gift in school history. 

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State Fair: Admission hike and new exhibit complex for 2019


courtesy of Minnesota State Fair The fair’s new $16 million North End exhibit hall is currently under construction and will feature “museum-quality exhibits” during the fair.

The Minnesota State Fair announced Jan. 20 it was building a new $16 million exhibit hall on the North End of the fairgrounds and that it was increasing the price of admission by $1 for this year’s fair.

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Initial terms set for New Brighton apartment project


file photo The former Korean United Methodist Church is set for demolition, and an apartment and townhome development will take its place.

New Brighton stands to make around $3.6 million from the sale of the former New Brighton Elementary School site, which will become townhomes and affordable apartments.

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Shoreview legislator brings bill to change legal standard for sexual harassment


Kelly Moller

A freshman Minnesota legislator has revived a bill that could expand the legal definition of sexual harassment in the state.

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North suburbs have 4 candidates for Teacher of the Year

The candidates for the 2019 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award have been announced, and four area educators are on the list.

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Longtime Roseville resident crowned Winter Carnival king


courtesy of Emily and Darrin Photography The St. Paul Winter Carnival’s King Boreas LXXXIII, aka Roseville resident Monte Johnson.

Winter showed up just in time for this year’s St. Paul Winter Carnival, and to top it all off, a longtime Roseville resident was revealed as head of the event’s royal family.

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Maplewood org offers free fun for the disabled


submitted photo Brandon, who is developmentally delayed, and his mother Natalie Ratkins, the founder and president of Special Adventures, a Maplewood-based nonprofit that offers free events for adults with special needs.

Reaching adulthood with limited options, perhaps living in a group home or with a disability that precludes them from most work, young people with disabilities can’t really socialize. Many don’t have the money. 

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Unpaid federal workers urged to be careful if seeking short-term loans

Minnesota Department of Commerce

 

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