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Tue
28
Aug

Safety concerns call for railroad changes near Pig’s Eye Lake


courtesy of Google Maps • Neighbors and businesses near Pig’s Eye Lake and the Red Rock barge and railroad terminal are dealing with a complex problem involving worker safety and preserving natural resources caused by trains blocking access to the area for hours at a time.

Neighbors worry about maintaining access to natural resources

 

Tue
28
Aug

Local music education nonprofit eyeing Payne Avenue for new venue


file photo • The nonprofit Twin Cities Catalyst Music is looking to use the basement of the Old Swedish Bank building for a new all-ages and alcohol-free music venue. Twin Cities Catalyst Music teaches youth about various aspects of the music business — composing, recording, operating a venue and other skills.

Group plans to have after-school music programs.

 

Payne Avenue is being eyed up as a spot for a new all-ages and alcohol-free music venue. 

Tue
28
Aug

‘Unapologetically butter, sugar, gluten’


Hannah Burlingame photo/Review • Ka Small, a transplant from Georgia, operates the Sassy Pecan in South St. Paul's Bridgepoint Business District. The business has expanded to include a variety of sweet treats, including the signature Sticky Doohickey.

Sassy local business debuts as official new food at State Fair

 

When Ka Small was growing up, food was a reason to get together and a source of community.

Tue
28
Aug

Arden Hills says Ramsey County 'bullying' city to rush Rice Creek Commons development


Arden Hills convened an Aug. 27 city council work session to draft a letter asking Ramsey County to slow the pace of work on the Rice Creek Commons development, which is in Arden Hills on land owned by Ramsey County. The two entities are heading the redevelopment together. Specifically, the city wanted to delay a Sept. 4 vote on the development's master plan, but the county said Aug. 28 it's moving forward as planned. (file photo)

The Arden Hills City Council said Ramsey County -- its partner in the massive Rice Creek Commons development -- is pushing the city to rush the project. 

Tue
28
Aug

Woman dead, husband arrested for murder


Dah Eh Ray

Killing caps a week of homicides on the East Side

A woman is dead and her husband was arrested and charged with murder after police responded to what was originally a fire call the morning of Aug. 18. 

Tue
28
Aug

South St. Paul seeking assistance with group homes from Dakota County

The South St. Paul City Council approved Aug. 20 a request to seek assistance from Dakota County to address the impacts in the city related to housing support facilities, more commonly known as group homes.

Wed
22
Aug

3 candidates vying for 2 Lake Elmo City Council seats

Fliflet finds herself 'powerless,' isn't running

 

In Lake Elmo, three candidates have filed to run for two seats up for election this fall on the city council.

Wed
22
Aug

Oakdale fated for a fresh city council

Mayor could remain a constant

 

Turnover is expected on the Oakdale City Council in the near future, as voters this November fill three open city council seats as well as the mayor’s. 

Wed
22
Aug

Longtime Maplewood resident leaves a legacy of community service


submitted • Annemarie Fosburgh smiled surrounded by flowers in September 2006 on the deck of her Maplewood home, in which she lived for 50 years.

Annemarie Fosburgh, Anne to those who knew her, passed away Aug. 3 at age 89, leaving behind a legacy of Maplewood pride and community involvement.

Wed
22
Aug

Furlong likely to be North St. Paul’s next mayor

Mike Kuehn’s presence in the council chambers has been a North St. Paul mainstay for 28 years, a legacy that will come to an end at the close of the year.

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