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Tue
26
Mar

Flooding tips from CenterPoint Energy

With flooding expected in parts of Minnesota, CenterPoint Energy reminds residents of its preparedness and offers customers some important natural gas safety tips.

Tue
26
Mar

Assumed equality is not enough

Ninety-nine years ago, women achieved the right to vote in the United States. Three years later, Alice Paul introduced the Equal Rights Amendment with a rallying declaration: “There’s nothing complicated about ordinary equality!”

Mon
25
Mar

2 East Siders among 2019 Bush Fellows


KaYing Yang

Fellowship helps leaders continue to grow and serve

 

The Bush Foundation on March 19 announced the 24 winners of its Bush Fellowship program, which include two East Siders. 

Mon
25
Mar

Improvements coming to Mendota Heights parks


courtesy of City of Mendota Heights Improvements are proposed for the playgrounds at Wentworth Park, 739 Wentworth Ave., and Hagstrom-King Park, 555 Mendota Heights Road. However, the Mendota Heights City Council is asking city staffers to work on reducing the final price tags.

Price leaves some council members with sticker shock

 

As spring takes hold, the Mendota Heights City Council is looking at improving two area parks. 

Wed
20
Mar

BBB tips for coping with flood damage

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

 

Wed
20
Mar

New Brighton students rally against tobacco at Capitol


submitted photo From left, Elena Parlin, Aimee Causey-Mullaney, Raniya Yimam, Elsa Ralston, Heidi Steiniger, Rep. Connie Bernardy (DFL-New Brighton), Molly Gombold, Jessica Olson, Charlotte Wise, Susan Olson, Annika Fabian and Lindsey Fabian. The young people met with Bernardy to encourage her to support tobacco use prevention legislation this session.

A group of eighth-grade students from New Brighton’s Highview Middle School joined nearly 400 youth and public health advocates from across Minnesota on Feb.

Mon
18
Mar

Finalists selected for Inver Grove Heights police chief

Inver Grove Heights is getting close to once again having a new police chief. 

Mon
18
Mar

Ramsey County opts to end development relationship with Arden Hills

Ramsey County called for the dissolution of a joint powers agreement with Arden Hills, which could remove the city from development planning for the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site.

Mon
18
Mar

Ramsey County supports Equal Rights Amendment

The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution supporting the Equal Rights Amendment efforts happening at the state Capitol.

Tue
12
Mar

Minnesota should restrict conversion ‘therapy’

I went through the destructive process, and many others will, too. The state would be right to join 15 others that have curbed it.

 

 

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