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Mon
13
Aug

Mendota Heights hit by new ‘secret’-spilling scam


courtesy of Mendota Heights Police Department • A scheme targeting mostly men has reached Mendota Heights, according to police. Be on the look out for letters like this in your mailbox, stating someone will spill your “secret” if you don’t pay them in bitcoin. Such letters can be ignored — they’re a scam.

Over the past few weeks, residents of Mendota Heights have been getting suspicious messages in the mail or by email. Police Chief Kelly McCarthy said this scam, while new to the city, is a pretty well-established one across the county.

Mon
13
Aug

St. Paul working to create master plan for Swede Hollow Park


Marjorie Otto/Review • The City of St. Paul was recently awarded an $80,000 grant to create a master plan for Swede Hollow Park. Much of the work that has occurred at the park over the years has been guided by the local Friends of Swede Hollow group, as well as other neighbors of the park, who will have a chance to provide input on the city’s new master plan.

The City of St. Paul was recently awarded an $80,000 grant from the McNeely Foundation to fund the work of creating a master plan for Swede Hollow Park. 

Wed
08
Aug

International sex trafficking organization busted in Minnesota

Washington County Attorney’s Office charges four group leaders

 

Wed
08
Aug

SNAPSHOTS: Lifejackets now provided at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

Lisa Dugan and Gene Groebner from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources demonstrate how to properly fit a child’s lifejacket on July 30, after a locker full of child-sized life jackets was unveiled at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

Wed
08
Aug

Former North High School teacher passes away at age 89


Herbert King

Herbert “Herb” E. King, a former teacher and coach at North High School, died July 26. He was 89 years old.

Wed
08
Aug

North St. Paul Police assist in underage sex sting


photos courtesy of Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office / graphic courtesy Thomas Bonneville • Nearly 20 men, aged between 20 and 60 and from all over the metro area, were recently charged in Ramsey County for allegedly attempting to have sex with minors following a sting operation that brought the men to a North St. Paul apartment earlier this year.

Undercover investigations lead to charges against 19 men

Tue
07
Aug

A walk down a candied memory lane


Solomon Gustavo • Larry Erickson worked for Pearson’s Candy Company in St. Paul in the 1960s and 70s. The longtime Arden Hills resident took a July tour of the candy factory for a trip down memory lane.

Forty-year Arden Hills resident Larry Erickson spent a chunk of his professional life doing accounting work for Pearson’s Candy Company in St. Paul in the 1960s and 70s. 

Tue
07
Aug

Mobile home park residents bring worries to Little Canada council


Mike Munzenrider • Residents of the Terrace Heights manufactured housing park brought worries about the intentions of the park’s ownership to the Little Canada City Council July 25.

Residents of the Terrace Heights manufactured housing park brought concerns about the park’s management to the Little Canada City Council July 25.

Tue
07
Aug

Boosting butterflies in Roseville


Mike Munzenrider photo • A swallowtail butterfly caterpillar hung out in Vern Cardwell and Rosemary Graham’s butterfly garden in Roseville Aug. 1. The garden, Cardwell says, has been well-received in the neighborhood.

It’s been a rainy Wednesday morning in Roseville at Vern Cardwell and Rosemary Graham’s butterfly garden, but as the flowers dry out, the activity picks up.

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