East Side teens will soon have the opportunity for a first job starting at the age of 15 at a new Cookie Cart location on Payne Avenue. The organization will install a storefront in two years, but until then, it will offer paid job training classes after school at Johnson High School. (photo courtesy of Cookie Cart)
East Side teens will soon have the opportunity for a first job starting at the age of 15 at a new Cookie Cart location on Payne Avenue. The organization will install a storefront in two years, but until then, it will offer paid job training classes after school at Johnson High School. (photo courtesy of Cookie Cart)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Another company picks up a vacant storefront building In the heart of Payne Avenue’s commercial corridor, a non-profit cookie and teen job skills organization is looking to take root. After scoping out a variety of East Side buildings, Minneapolis-based non-profit Cookie Cart bit the... + continue reading
Raised garden beds, including the one with cabbages, are accessible for Jeff to lend a hand in the community garden. Wheelchair access and raised garden beds are among the many benefits MSS staff say this garden has to offer. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Raised garden beds, including the one with cabbages, are accessible for Jeff to lend a hand in the community garden. Wheelchair access and raised garden beds are among the many benefits MSS staff say this garden has to offer. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
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For participants in Midwest Special Services programs, a community garden is not only a place to grow plants, but a way to grow social connections with their surrounding community. The organization’s community garden is located at 1365 Prosperity Ave., adjacent to the St. Paul District 2... + continue reading
Cindy Neuenfeldt and her daughter Tammie have spent much of their life in the charming home at 1763 Ames Pl. E., but Cindy has decided to list the place for sale out of frustration over changes in the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Cindy Neuenfeldt and her daughter Tammie have spent much of their life in the charming home at 1763 Ames Pl. E., but Cindy has decided to list the place for sale out of frustration over changes in the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Long-time business owner asking $670k for house/business Cindy Neuenfeldt’s elegant 1897 home at 1763 E. Ames Place has been revitalized top to bottom, from a finished basement to granite countertops to a master suite in the attic. Yet it retains much of its original charm, with... + continue reading
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
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On July 22, the new Summit Charter School, which had hoped to begin operating in Inver Grove Heights this September, announced it would no longer be open for the upcoming school year. News of the delay coincided with the release of an investigative report by the school's authorizer, Innovative... + continue reading
A front loader rests on a newly paved, but blocked off, southbound lane of Robert Street in West St. Paul. (Jesse Poole/Review)
A front loader rests on a newly paved, but blocked off, southbound lane of Robert Street in West St. Paul. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
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City engineer Matt Saam's math skills were put to the test at the West St. Paul City Council meeting Monday evening. In a scramble to avoid a looming mayoral veto on awarding a bid for phase 2 of the Robert Street improvement project, council members asked Saam to calculate last-minute... + continue reading
East Side teens will soon have the opportunity for a first job starting at the age of 15 at a new Cookie Cart location on Payne Avenue. The organization will install a storefront in two years, but until then, it will offer paid job training classes after school at Johnson High School. (photo courtesy of Cookie Cart)
East Side teens will soon have the opportunity for a first job starting at the age of 15 at a new Cookie Cart location on Payne Avenue. The organization will install a storefront in two years, but until then, it will offer paid job training classes after school at Johnson High School. (photo courtesy of Cookie Cart)
Raised garden beds, including the one with cabbages, are accessible for Jeff to lend a hand in the community garden. Wheelchair access and raised garden beds are among the many benefits MSS staff say this garden has to offer. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Raised garden beds, including the one with cabbages, are accessible for Jeff to lend a hand in the community garden. Wheelchair access and raised garden beds are among the many benefits MSS staff say this garden has to offer. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Cindy Neuenfeldt and her daughter Tammie have spent much of their life in the charming home at 1763 Ames Pl. E., but Cindy has decided to list the place for sale out of frustration over changes in the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Cindy Neuenfeldt and her daughter Tammie have spent much of their life in the charming home at 1763 Ames Pl. E., but Cindy has decided to list the place for sale out of frustration over changes in the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)
A front loader rests on a newly paved, but blocked off, southbound lane of Robert Street in West St. Paul. (Jesse Poole/Review)
A front loader rests on a newly paved, but blocked off, southbound lane of Robert Street in West St. Paul. (Jesse Poole/Review)

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Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Sunday, 08/02/15
On July 22, the new Summit Charter School, which had hoped to begin operating in Inver Grove Heights this September, announced it would no longer be open for the upcoming school year. News of the delay coincided with the release of an investigative report by the school's authorizer,... + continue reading
Cindy Neuenfeldt and her daughter Tammie have spent much of their life in the charming home at 1763 Ames Pl. E., but Cindy has decided to list the place for sale out of frustration over changes in the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Cindy Neuenfeldt and her daughter Tammie have spent much of their life in the charming home at 1763 Ames Pl. E., but Cindy has decided to list the place for sale out of frustration over changes in the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Sunday, 08/02/15
Long-time business owner asking $670k for house/business Cindy Neuenfeldt’s elegant 1897 home at 1763 E. Ames Place has been revitalized top to bottom, from a finished basement to granite countertops to a master suite in the attic. Yet it retains much of its original charm,... + continue reading
Raised garden beds, including the one with cabbages, are accessible for Jeff to lend a hand in the community garden. Wheelchair access and raised garden beds are among the many benefits MSS staff say this garden has to offer. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Raised garden beds, including the one with cabbages, are accessible for Jeff to lend a hand in the community garden. Wheelchair access and raised garden beds are among the many benefits MSS staff say this garden has to offer. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Sunday, 08/02/15
For participants in Midwest Special Services programs, a community garden is not only a place to grow plants, but a way to grow social connections with their surrounding community. The organization’s community garden is located at 1365 Prosperity Ave., adjacent to the St. Paul... + continue reading
East Side teens will soon have the opportunity for a first job starting at the age of 15 at a new Cookie Cart location on Payne Avenue. The organization will install a storefront in two years, but until then, it will offer paid job training classes after school at Johnson High School. (photo courtesy of Cookie Cart)
East Side teens will soon have the opportunity for a first job starting at the age of 15 at a new Cookie Cart location on Payne Avenue. The organization will install a storefront in two years, but until then, it will offer paid job training classes after school at Johnson High School. (photo courtesy of Cookie Cart)
Sunday, 08/02/15
Another company picks up a vacant storefront building In the heart of Payne Avenue’s commercial corridor, a non-profit cookie and teen job skills organization is looking to take root. After scoping out a variety of East Side buildings, Minneapolis-based non-profit Cookie Cart... + continue reading
Sunday, 08/02/15
‘What’s in it for us?’ neighbors wonder With plans underway for the St. Paul Police Department to get a new training facility in the East Side’s Railroad Island neighborhood, residents have chimed in to raise concerns and provide input on the project. At a... + continue reading

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Sunday, 08/02/15
Thursday, May 28 — Wednesday, June 3, 2015 District 1 District 2 District 4 District 5... + continue reading
East Side teens will soon have the opportunity for a first job starting at the age of 15 at a new Cookie Cart location on Payne Avenue. The organization will install a storefront in two years, but until then, it will offer paid job training classes after school at Johnson High School. (photo courtesy of Cookie Cart)
East Side teens will soon have the opportunity for a first job starting at the age of 15 at a new Cookie Cart location on Payne Avenue. The organization will install a storefront in two years, but until then, it will offer paid job training classes after school at Johnson High School. (photo courtesy of Cookie Cart)
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Minneapolis non-profit Cookie Cart has bought the former meat market at 946 Payne Ave., where it will use the 5,000-square-foot storefront space to run a bakery that teaches teens job skills. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Minneapolis non-profit Cookie Cart has bought the former meat market at 946 Payne Ave., where it will use the 5,000-square-foot storefront space to run a bakery that teaches teens job skills. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
08/02/15 -
Raised garden beds, including the one with cabbages, are accessible for Jeff to lend a hand in the community garden. Wheelchair access and raised garden beds are among the many benefits MSS staff say this garden has to offer. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Raised garden beds, including the one with cabbages, are accessible for Jeff to lend a hand in the community garden. Wheelchair access and raised garden beds are among the many benefits MSS staff say this garden has to offer. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
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A handcrafted sign designates the East Side community garden tended by Midwest Special Services (MSS). The agency encourages its participants to pursue a variety of hobbies and interests, including those in the visual arts. This sign is one of many examples of opportunities MSS participants are offered to enhance the skills used in their areas of interest. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
A handcrafted sign designates the East Side community garden tended by Midwest Special Services (MSS). The agency encourages its participants to pursue a variety of hobbies and interests, including those in the visual arts. This sign is one of many examples of opportunities MSS participants are offered to enhance the skills used in their areas of interest. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
08/02/15 -

South West Review

Sunday, 08/02/15
Jorge Roman Vasquez, 36, of West St. Paul, was sentenced to 228 months in prison by Judge Timothy McManus in connection with an assault on a 35-year-old man at his apartment complex in West St. Paul... + continue reading
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)
08/02/15

Roseville - Little Canada


Lake Johanna, once again with a clean bill of health. (Pamela O'Meara/Bulletin)
Friday, 07/31/15
Ramsey County reopens beaches following two-day closure   Just in time for August, the swimming beaches at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton and Tony Schmidt Regional Park --... + continue reading
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Alexander Menier, 3, enjoyed his cold treat.
Alexander Menier, 3, enjoyed his cold treat.
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07/28/15 -
Beyond the apartments that would have been at 2785 Fairview Ave., marked with the star, plans for hotels and retail off Cleveland Avenue as well as the reconstruction of the Interstate 35W and Cleveland Avenue interchange are underway in the Twin Lakes Area. (courtesy of the City of Roseville)
Beyond the apartments that would have been at 2785 Fairview Ave., marked with the star, plans for hotels and retail off Cleveland Avenue as well as the reconstruction of the Interstate 35W and Cleveland Avenue interchange are underway in the Twin Lakes Area. (courtesy of the City of Roseville)
07/28/15 -
Miles, Samuel, Lillyan, Colette Campbell and Jonathan Stuart. (submitted photo)
Miles, Samuel, Lillyan, Colette Campbell and Jonathan Stuart. (submitted photo)
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Jonathan Stuart (submitted photo)
Jonathan Stuart (submitted photo)
07/28/15 -

Oakdale - Lake Elmo

Wednesday, 07/29/15
While Lake Elmo City Council members have frequently said they are committed to returning civility to City Hall, heated disputes and outbursts among the elected officials still disrupt council... + continue reading
Lake Elmo Mayor Mike Pearson beats the throw at first base during last year’s city of Lake Elmo vs. Lake Elmo Jaycees highlight game at Huff n’ Puff Days. (Linda Baumeister/file photo)
Lake Elmo Mayor Mike Pearson beats the throw at first base during last year’s city of Lake Elmo vs. Lake Elmo Jaycees highlight game at Huff n’ Puff Days. (Linda Baumeister/file photo)
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Henry winds up for the ball toss to pop balloons last summer during Huff n’ Puff Days. Kids activities were expanded at last year’s event and will continue this year Saturday, Aug. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. (Linda Baumeister/file photo)
Henry winds up for the ball toss to pop balloons last summer during Huff n’ Puff Days. Kids activities were expanded at last year’s event and will continue this year Saturday, Aug. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. (Linda Baumeister/file photo)
07/29/15
The League of Minnesota Cities honored the city of Oakdale with the 2015 Sustainable Cities Award at its annual conference June 26. Oakdale’s senior community development specialist Jennifer Hassebroek presented the award to the city council July 14. Pictured from left, Council member Paul Reinke, council member Lori Pulkrabek, Jennifer Hassebroek, mayor Stan Karwoski, council member Krinten Cici and council member Bill Rasmussen. (Submitted photo)
The League of Minnesota Cities honored the city of Oakdale with the 2015 Sustainable Cities Award at its annual conference June 26. Oakdale’s senior community development specialist Jennifer Hassebroek presented the award to the city council July 14. Pictured from left, Council member Paul Reinke, council member Lori Pulkrabek, Jennifer Hassebroek, mayor Stan Karwoski, council member Krinten Cici and council member Bill Rasmussen. (Submitted photo)
07/22/15

Ramsey Co. - Maplewood

Sheila, a black australorp hen, rests while her owners, the Blomquist family, tend to the garden and chicken coop. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Sheila, a black australorp hen, rests while her owners, the Blomquist family, tend to the garden and chicken coop. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Wednesday, 07/29/15
‘Therapy chickens’ create city-neighborhood divide Nancy Blomquist, 57, and her husband, Joe, 52, started out raising chickens at their Maplewood residence to serve as therapy pets... + continue reading
Sheila, a black australorp hen, rests while her owners, the Blomquist family, tend to the garden and chicken coop. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Sheila, a black australorp hen, rests while her owners, the Blomquist family, tend to the garden and chicken coop. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
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Nancy Blomquist, 57, fears she will be sentenced to 90 days in jail if found guilty of violating the city’s chicken ordinance at her Aug. 3 trial. (Erin Hinrichs photos/Review)
Nancy Blomquist, 57, fears she will be sentenced to 90 days in jail if found guilty of violating the city’s chicken ordinance at her Aug. 3 trial. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
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The Blomquist family keeps a clean run, replete with flowers and garden statues.  (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
The Blomquist family keeps a clean run, replete with flowers and garden statues. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
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Lizzy Blomquist, 10, holds Alice, a red star hen. Caring for the chickens makes her feel responsible and needed, Joe Blomquist says.  (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Lizzy Blomquist, 10, holds Alice, a red star hen. Caring for the chickens makes her feel responsible and needed, Joe Blomquist says. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
07/29/15 -
A major construction project that Canadian Pacific Railway is doing at its St. Paul switching yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and grading work has been completed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A major construction project that Canadian Pacific Railway is doing at its St. Paul switching yard is well underway. Ninety percent of the work to fill in six acres of wetlands is done, a retaining wall is in place, and grading work has been completed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
07/26/15 -

Bulletin Area


Lake Johanna, once again with a clean bill of health. (Pamela O'Meara/Bulletin)
07/31/2015
Ramsey County reopens beaches following two-day closure   Just in time for August, the swimming beaches at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton and Tony Schmidt Regional Park --... + continue reading
Mayor Sandy Martin along with council members Cory Springhorn, Terry Quigley, Ady Wickstrom and Emy Johnson turn some dirt in what Martin called a “symbolic way.” (courtesy of the City of Shoreview)
Mayor Sandy Martin along with council members Cory Springhorn, Terry Quigley, Ady Wickstrom and Emy Johnson turn some dirt in what Martin called a “symbolic way.” (courtesy of the City of Shoreview)
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The ceremonial groundbreaking took place for Shoreview’s $12.3 million water treatment plant nearly a month after work began on it. (courtesy of the City of Shoreview)
The ceremonial groundbreaking took place for Shoreview’s $12.3 million water treatment plant nearly a month after work began on it. (courtesy of the City of Shoreview)
07/29/2015
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