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Wed
28
May

Obama fast-tracks Gateway Corridor project

Review and permitting processes to speed up
President Barack Obama has fast-tracked the review and permitting process of the Gateway Corridor Project, along with 10 others nationwide that he saw as necessary to “cutting bureaucratic red tape that stalls good projects from breaking ground.”

Wed
28
May

Craig Waldron leaving Oakdale for new digs


Oakdale City Administrator Craig Waldron is leaving the city after this summer to teach at Hamline University. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Longtime city administrator will teach at Hamline full-time starting this fall
When Craig Waldron took a job as Oakdale’s city administrator in 1993, he had no idea he would still be at the helm over 20 years later. But when he took the reigns, the city quickly blossomed into its growth heyday and Waldron became spellbound with his work in the community and never looked back.

Wed
28
May

New Brighton sues U.S. Army over 1988 water contamination settlement

New Brighton filed a suit against the U.S.

Wed
28
May

St. Anthony sisters posthumously donate $10,000 to city police department


Ann Mlinar Milner, "The Dayton's Lady," worked at the store for 85 years.

They lived lives that seemingly followed the contours of the 20th Century before ending back up home; three sisters who loved St. Anthony and spent a combined 90 years living in the community recently donated $10,000 to the St.

Wed
28
May

Lake Elmo’s water line supported through state bonding bill

Last week local and state officials celebrated the passage of legislation that will award the city of Lake Elmo $3.5 million in state bonding to build a 2 1/2-mile water main line down Inwood Avenue to the Interstate 94 corridor. 

Wed
28
May

Bread, beer and bees at United Seminary this summer


United Seminary hopes to build a bread oven similar to this model this summer. (submitted photo)

United Theological Seminary in New Brighton laid the concrete foundation for a community bread oven May 19, and even though it rained, they still poured.

Wed
28
May

Rush Line Corridor to host open house

A pair of meetings set to discuss alternative routes
A pair of open houses will take place to gather public input for the Rush Line Corridor pre-development project, a light-rail and bus transit project study that will review a pair of proposed routes through the St. Paul suburbs.

Tue
27
May

Bonding money should spell relief from train noise for Shoreview and Little Canada residents

Weary residents of Shoreview and Little Canada can expect some future rest from train noise now that Gov.

Tue
27
May

Roseville Police issues crime alert following spike in thefts from automobiles

Following a springtime uptick in reports of thefts from automobiles, the Roseville Police Department has issued a crime alert, strongly encouraging residents to report any suspicious activity as soon as possible.
"Victims are indicating that they 'didn't want to bother the police' with a report of cars being rummaged through or other unusual activity at night," according to a statement from the department.

Tue
27
May

Ramsey County authorizes purchase of Vadnais Sports Center

In about a month, Ramsey County will be able to boast a good-as-new sports complex as its newest addition to the Parks and Recreation Department.
At its May 27 meeting, the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 to authorize county manager Julie Kleinschmidt to purchase the Vadnais Sports Center for $9.8 million. The county also authorized the purchase of two adjacent commercial lots which could be developed for $752,000.

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