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05
Jun

Boys Totem Town to close


Boys Totem Town, the juvenile detention facility in the Highwood Hills neighborhood of St. Paul, will close Aug. 1, as announced in late May by Ramsey County officials. The 36-bed facility currently has five residents, the last of which is set to finish his programming July 27. (file graphic)

Boys Totem Town will be closing Aug. 1, as announced by Ramsey County Director of Community Corrections John Klavins last month.

Wed
05
Jun

Maplewood backs pair of affordable housing projects


Without making any financial commitments, the City of Maplewood gave its support May 28 to a possible 60-unit affordable housing project where a funeral home currently stands at 1310 Frost Ave. (Solomon Gustavo/Review)

City likes potential for 60-unit, 99-unit developments 

 

St. Paul development group JB Vang has been working with Maplewood city staffers on a potential 60-unit affordable housing project at 1310 Frost Ave. 

Wed
05
Jun

Sights of Summer


As weather warms, sublime summer sights return. A man enjoyed a morning bike ride on White Bear Avenue in Maplewood May 31.
Tue
04
Jun

Neighbors call for action as Twin Lake rises


Neighbors placed sandbags May 25 as Twin Lake’s rising waters threatened the lowest lying home on the lake. Residents are looking for help as there appears to be no end in sight for flooding on the Little Canada lake, which has no natural outflow. (submitted photo)

The unofficial start of summer was not a restful time for Burt Johnson, who lives in Little Canada on the west side of Twin Lake.

Tue
04
Jun

Picture a caring community

courtesy of Roseville Area Schools

Tue
04
Jun

Mounds View motel may become Holiday Inn Express


The City of Mounds View purchased the Skyline Motel, located just off Interstate 35W, and aims to have it redeveloped into another place of lodging.

City buys land, looks to move on hotel proposal

 

Tue
04
Jun

Preliminary Midtown Village plans OK’d by New Brighton council

The New Brighton City Council voted to approve a preliminary plan for the redevelopment of the former New Brighton Elementary School site at its May 28 meeting.

Tue
04
Jun

Shoreview librarian recognized for community engagement efforts


courtesy of Matt Lawrence Photography Carol Jackson

Shoreview librarian Carol Jackson has been named one of Library Journal’s 2019 Movers & Shakers, in recognition of her community-centered approach to programming. 

Tue
04
Jun

Beisswenger’s Hardware celebrates 100 years


Beisswenger’s Hardware, founded in 1919 in New Brighton, is still owned and operated by the Beisswenger family. (photos courtesy of Beisswenger’s Hardware)

Beisswenger’s Hardware in New Brighton will celebrate its 100th anniversary the second weekend in June, honoring customers, employees and residents with a party in its parking lot and a weekend full of deals and activities. 

Tue
04
Jun

Falcon Heights seeks $1 million for Community Park


The building at Falcon Heights’ Community Park is in need of costly repairs, as are other sections of the park. Finding itself short on cash, the city is seeking $1 million in state bonding to completely revamp the park. (Mike Munzenrider)

The Falcon Heights City Council on May 22 signed off on a bonding request to the State of Minnesota for $1 million to improve Community Park.

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