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Tue
23
Jan

Considering the lobster

As temperatures jumped into the upper 20s on Jan. 17, a small crowd gathered and cars slowed while passing by 2777 16th St. NW in New Brighton to see the Bartz brothers’ latest creation. 

Tue
23
Jan

Delays loom as municipal consent falters for Rice/I-694 interchange project


courtesy of Ramsey County • With long-sought funding finally in place, Ramsey County is set to rebuild the Rice Street bridge and interchange at Interstate 694, with construction work starting as soon as the end of the year. However, three cities, Little Canada, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights converge on the site, and Vadnais Heights has yet to give its municipal consent for the project over concerns about its impact, putting the county’s timeline into question.

Last summer, elected-officials celebrated after Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bonding bill that included $20.5 million for Ramsey County to rebuild the Rice Street bridge and interchange at Interstate 694.

Tue
23
Jan

Mounds View residents voice concern and support for possible gun range


Hannah Burlingame • The site of a proposed gun range and apartment complex at Mounds View Boulevard and County Road H2 in Mounds View.

“I can tell you, if there’s a gun club next to a place I might buy or rent, I won’t buy it or rent it,” said Mounds View resident Verne Rice. 

Tue
23
Jan

Former council member worries about New Brighton’s future


Solomon Gustavo • Gina Bauman served on the New Brighton City Council for 12 years until an election loss last fall.

Mayor looks forward to more unity.

Tue
23
Jan

Political analyst, New Brighton native, Sarah Janacek dies unexpectedly

New Brighton native and Irondale High School graduate Sarah Janecek, a veteran political pundit, died during a trip to Brazil on Jan. 12. She was 57. 

Tue
23
Jan

Amazon is not coming to Arden Hills

Company passes on Minnesota for new headquarters.

Amazon, the humongous online retailer, decided Jan. 18 that the state of Minnesota would not be a suitable place for its planned second headquarters.

Tue
23
Jan

Roseville and Mounds View district teachers among 167 MN Teacher of the Year candidates

Education Minnesota, the state’s teacher’s union, has announced this year’s slate of candidates for the 54th Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.

Tue
23
Jan

Caucuses are coming

Party precinct caucuses are Tuesday, Feb. 6, at various locations beginning at 7 p.m. Plan to arrive roughly half an hour early in order to get set.

Mon
22
Jan

South St. Paul students stage walkout over bullying in school


Hannah Burlingame/Review • Students held signs with varying messages that all had one thing in common: bullying should not be tolerated in schools.

At 8:50 a.m. on Jan. 12, as students at South St. Paul Secondary were moving between classes, a group of students walked out of school. This was no field trip — the students walked out because they felt the school and South St.

Mon
22
Jan

Railroad Island man hikes donations to homeless neighbors


submitted photo • Sam Young has been spending much of this winter collecting, organizing and delivering donations for homeless neighbors living near the East Side. Young himself had been homeless when he was younger and says he wants to offer help like he received when he was struggling.

When Sam Young was a teenager, he spent about eight months homeless, moving from one wooded area in St. Paul to another, occasionally sleeping on friends’ couches due to a “volatile home life.”

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