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Mendota Heights OKs purchase agreement with senior housing developer


The Mendota Heights City Council on Aug. 20 approved a purchase agreement with a developer that plans to build senior housing and a restaurant on the city-owned land near the Village at Mendota Heights off Maple Street and Dodd Road. (courtesy of City of Mendota Heights)

The Mendota Heights City Council on Aug. 20 voted to approve a purchase agreement with a developer to buy the city-owned Village Lots off Maple Street and Dodd Road.

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Developers looking to create affordable apartments at 520 Payne Ave.


Developers from JO Companies and Newport Midwest are proposing to build a 45- to 60-unit affordable apartment building on the vacant lot at 520 Payne Ave. During a recent community meeting to collect design feedback, neighbors turned the gathering into a discussion about affordable housing needs on the East Side and whether this specific lot would be an appropriate location for such housing. (file image)

Design discussion turns to larger issue of affordable housing

 

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Mayor’s 2020 budget includes funds to rebuild Dayton’s Bluff fire station


St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter announced his 2020 budget proposal on Aug. 15 with an address at the Frogtown Recreation Center. He’s proposing a total budget of $622 million, broken down between the following departments as seen above. (courtesy of the City of St. Paul)

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter delivered his 2020 budget proposal on Aug. 15, announcing a total budget of $622 million.

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In the battle against aquatic invasive species, key weapons include research, inspections & early detection


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

Last month, the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center announced nine new research projects scheduled to begin this summer. 

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Swede Hollow Ghost Sonata


The cast of Swede Hollow Ghost Sonata. (submitted photo)

Sod House Theater and Black Label Movement will be presenting an outdoor, immersive performance in Swede Hollow park to explore the immigration history in Swede Hollow called “Swede Hollow Ghost Sonata.” The free performances will take place on Sa

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Tanners Lake beach reopens after heightened bacteria levels in lake


A family enjoyed the water during an impromptu swim session on Aug. 15 at the newly-reopened Tanners Lake beach in Oakdale. (Amy Felegy photos/Review)

Oakdale neighbors can resume soaking up the last few weeks of summer at the beach. 

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Man charged in Maplewood triple-shooting involving 2 children


Brendon Joseph Garza

A 23-year-old St. Paul man faces six criminal charges in connection with an Aug. 7 Maplewood shooting that injured three people, including two boys.

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Soon-to-be displaced tenants speak out


The multi-unit building at 2518 Seventh Ave. E. in North St. Paul is slated to be torn down to make way for a new development, displacing several tenants. (Amy Felegy/Review)

Renters given notice to move by Nov. 1 for North St. Paul development

 

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District high-potential students don’t let summer stop the learning


Students from Eagle Point and Carver elementary learned about Japanese culture at the Como Japanese Garden during a field trip for a Summer Academy class. (photos courtesy of Erinn Letts)

For District 622 students, nine months of school is just not enough to sate their curiosity and indulge their imaginations.

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Local Girl Scouts win top award for school service project


Girl Scouts with Troop 56753 built a portable gaga ball pit for Transfiguration Catholic School, winning the highest award for Junior level scouts. Gaga ball is a game similar to dodgeball. (photos courtesy of Gwen Rossini)

Girl Scout Troop 56753 earned the Bronze Award for building a gaga ball pit at Transfiguration Catholic Church and School in Oakdale. 

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