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14
Mar

Possible funding found for Highway 36/Century Avenue intersection upgrades


courtesy of Google Maps • North St. Paul is seeking Minnesota Department of Transportation funding to rework the intersection of Highway 36 and Century Avenue, which is the only remaining signaled intersection on the highway within the Interstate 694 loop. There is no timeline in place for the project, but that could change if MnDOT funding comes through.

Upgrades to the Highway 36 and Century Avenue intersection are in the running to receive funding from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. 

Wed
14
Mar

Local food shelf receives generous donation from Rotary Clubs


Aundrea Kinney/Review • From left to right, Jason Hanlon representing Stillwater Sunrise Rotary; Jim Stevenson, president of Woodbury Rotary; Greig Metzger, Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf director; John Buettner, Lake Elmo grant chairperson; Tedi Carlson, president of Lake Elmo Rotary; and Larry Probst the grant mentor of Woodbury Rotary.

The Lake Elmo Rotary Club presented the Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf a $21,700 check March 7, to help the nonprofit purchase new refrigerators and freezers.

Wed
14
Mar

SNAPSHOTS: Two North St. Paul properties recognized for exterior improvements

photos courtesy of North St. Paul • The North St. Paul Design Review Commission presented two 2017 Property Improvement Awards at the March 6 city council meeting.

Wed
14
Mar

Hill-Murray gradutes return from Winter Olympics as hockey heros


Solomon Gustavo photos/Review • Olympic hockey players Marissa and Hannah Brandt got quite the welcome during their homecoming event at the Vadnais Heights Commons March 8. The sisters returned from Pyeongchang, South Korea, and competing in the Winter Olympics for two different teams, a story that got international attention. Area hockey fans held “Welcome Home Brandt Sisters” signs, fire trucks were on display in the parking lot and hundreds of people lined up for pictures. Marissa, 25, played for South Korea and Hannah, 24, played for the U.S. Both were raised in Vadnais Heights and graduated from Hill-Murray School.
Tue
13
Mar

Pregnant woman killed in Hayden Heights area

A pregnant woman and her unborn child died after she was shot in an East Side neighborhood the evening of March 9. 

Tue
13
Mar

U of M researchers studying Lowry Grove closure


file photo • The Lowry Grove manufactured housing park in St. Anthony was closed last year for redevelopment, displacing the hundreds of people who lived there. Now, a University of Minnesota researcher is working to document what happened to them.

University of Minnesota researchers are working on a study about the impact of the Lowry Grove manufactured housing park’s sale and closure on displaced residents.  

Tue
13
Mar

Gun scare in Falcon Heights ends peacefully


screenshot • Ramsey County Sheriff’s deputy Sam Loe responded to apartments at 1550 Larpenteur Ave. in Falcon Heights Feb. 23 on a weapons call, and eventually arrested a 14-year-old boy who’d been playing with a replica sniper rifle. The incident prompted community discussion about policing.

Continues community discussion of policing.

 

Tue
13
Mar

Help girls in the developing world, in Arden Hills

Days for Girls, an international program to keep girls in school while they have their periods, has provided more than 100,000 girls and women in the developing world with hygiene kits to help them.

Mon
12
Mar

South St. Paul applies for grants to help with park updates


courtesy of South St. Paul • South St. Paul submitted an application for a Dakota County Environmental Legacy Fund grant that could help pay for phase two at Kaposia Landing, which would include a play area and group picnic shelter.

The South St. Paul City Council passed a resolution March 5 in support of the city’s application for Dakota County Environmental Legacy Fund grants, which would be used for park improvements.

Mon
12
Mar

Help create a St. Paul poem at your local library

This month The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library are asking residents to come out to their local library and share their thoughts about their neighborhood to help create a St. Paul poem.

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