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New Brighton, St. Anthony and sheriff’s office are closing in on police body camera use

Police-worn body camera research and debate has intensified following recent high profle police shootings, such as the killing of Michael Brown in St. Louis in 2014. 

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Dec. 14 program offers tips on dealing with losses of dementia

When someone has Alzheimer’s disease, friends and relatives experience a series of losses that can seem almost overwhelming at times, especially around the holidays.

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New Eagles Nest doesn’t play, when it comes to indoor play


Solomon Gustavo • The Eagles Nest’s improved three-level play structure at the New Brighton Community Center, featuring new amenties like new slides, an air bounce and a simulated eagle nest, is now open.

Any Minnesota child’s dream day is all play. Even in colder months, in the wonder of a fluffy snowfall, mini-Minnesotans could traipse and tumble and sled and snow angel all the live-long-day.

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Phalen Creek may soon see some daylight


courtesy of Inter-Fluve • A technical study conducted by Inter-Fluve on behalf of the Lower Phalen Creek Project looked at two areas where Phalen Creek could be brought back above ground, or “daylighted.” The areas, which on themap are identifed as “Reach 7” and “Reach 5,” were determined based on geology, topography, soil quality and land usage, among other factors.

When the Lower Phalen Creek Project was established in 1997, it was created in order to plan a project to “daylight” Phalen Creek.

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Mendota Heights apartment complex gets final approval


Hannah Burlingame/Review • While the sign still stands, the site of the former Mendota Motel off Highway 13 in Mendota Heights is a blank slate for a new apartment development.

City is sued over project

 

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Sen. Dan Schoen resigns amid sexual harassment allegations


Sen. Dan Schoen

In a Nov. 21 press conference, Paul Rogosheske, an attorney for Dan Schoen, announced the DFL senator was resigning from the Minnesota Legislature effective Dec. 15.

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Inver Grove Heights delays approving short-term rental ordinance

Council wants more information about possible restrictions

 

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Union Gospel Mission benefits from volunteer Christy Vasquez

Christy Vasquez, of Inver Grove Heights, helped distribute food at the Union Gospel Mission for the fourth time.

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‘I know she’s watching us and smiling down at us’


Marjorie Otto/Review • The Karen Weaving Circle celebrated Paw Boh Htoo’s life during a Nov. 29 ceremony at the East Side Freedom Library. The event, which had been planned months before Htoo’s death, wrapped up another year of weaving at the library. Visitors had the chance to purchase items made by the circle and watch weaving demonstrations.

courtesy of the Karen Organization of Minnesota • Paw Boh Htoo was the weaving coordinator at the Karen Organization of Minnesota and worked with the Karen Weaving Circle at the East Side Freedom Library. She was killed Nov. 7 while trying to help a neighbor during a domestic violence situation.

Karen Weaving Circle grieves death of friend

 

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State of Minnesota takes action to stop sale of toxic kids’ jewelry

Testing found three children’s products with dangerous levels of cadmium

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