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Everyday citizens recognized for heroic actions


On July 15, Nicholas and Benjamin Footh were given Citizen Lifesaving Awards for their May rescue of a man who had jumped from the Wakota Bridge. (courtesy of TownSquare TV)

Two citizens were recognized for their life-saving efforts at the July 15 South St. Paul City Council meeting. 

Police Chief Bill Messerich presented Nicholas and Benjamin Footh with Citizen Lifesaving Awards. 

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Observation deck and trail going in at Swede Hollow Park


The nonprofit youth organization Tree Trust is currently working on improvements in Swede Hollow Park. It’s building a new observation deck and improving a primitive trail near the creek, work tied to suggestions made during the city’s ongoing process of creating a master plan for the park. (courtesy of City of St. Paul)

Look for some improvements at Swede Hollow Park this summer. 

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Name of victim released in West St. Paul homicide

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner released the name of a man found dead July 9 in West St. Paul.

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South-West Review police reports published July 22nd, 2019

South-West Review police reports published July 22nd, 2019 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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Can’t skip this summer tradition


Marjorie Otto photos/Review

The Ramsey County Fair returned for its 106th year in a row, running July 10-14.

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Arden Hills upholds flavored tobacco ban


Arden Hills Tobacco has been in business in the city for over a decade, located in a strip mall in the 3600 block of Lexington Avenue. The Arden Hills City Council considered exempting it from the city’s new ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, but ultimately voted against the exemption on July 8. (courtesy of Google Maps)

A possible amendment to Arden Hills’ tobacco ordinance was shot down July 8, when city council members decided not to exempt the city’s one adult-only tobacco store from a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine products. 

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Pollinators at Mounds View City Hall


Mounds View City Administrator Nyle Zikmund poses with the newly redone garden in front of City Hall. After completing a master gardener course through the University of Minnesota, Zikmund set to work clearing out the overgrown space and replanting it with healthy, pollinator-friendly plants. (Bridget Kranz)

New landscaping by city administrator welcomes tiny visitors

Visitors to Mounds View City Hall may now have the opportunity to meet some of city’s tiniest residents — pollinators — thanks to new landscaping outside of the building.  

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Roseville removes Planning Commission chair


Jim Bull

The Roseville City Council on July 8 removed the chair of the city’s Planning Commission.

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Pumping will continue on Twin Lake in Little Canada

Next, it’s wait and see

After 30 days of pumping from Twin Lake, Little Canada city officials say they’ve found success in protecting homes on the lake shore from historically high waters.

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Arrest made following St. Anthony fire


An arrest has been made in relation to a July 5 fire at Equinox Apartments in St. Anthony. The fire burned early in the morning on the third floor of the complex, located in the 2800 block of Silver Lane, allegedly set by a woman targeting one of the building’s residents. (courtesy of Google Maps)

Woman allegedly targeted apartment resident

A Maple Grove woman has been charged with first-degree arson following a July 5 fire at Equinox Apartments in St. Anthony.

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