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28
Jan

Rush Line planning adds 2 new stations


courtesy of Ramsey County The Rush Line bus rapid transit project will run between downtown St. Paul and White Bear Lake, using buses on dedicated lanes. A few stops — at Cook Avenue and Buerkle Road — were added following community input over the past few months.

As the Rush Line transit project continues though its environmental analysis and collects community input about stations, a few stops have been added to the route. 

Mon
28
Jan

Council approves plans for Mendota Heights fire station renovation


courtesy of CNH Architects A view from the northeast of the proposed update and expansion of the Mendota Heights fire station, 2121 Dodd Road. The schematic shows a portion of the 14,000-square-foot expansion, which includes a tower, new office space and dorm rooms.

The Mendota Heights City Council adopted plans and specifications for renovating the city’s existing fire station on Jan. 15.

Mon
28
Jan

State Fair: Admission hike and new exhibit complex for 2019


courtesy of Minnesota State Fair The fair’s new $16 million North End exhibit hall is currently under construction and will feature “museum-quality exhibits” during the fair.

The Minnesota State Fair announced Jan. 20 it was building a new $16 million exhibit hall on the North End of the fairgrounds and that it was increasing the price of admission by $1 for this year’s fair.

Wed
23
Jan

Reading into ‘State of the City’ remarks by Maplewood’s surprise new leader


courtesy of City of Maplewood Then-council member Marylee Abrams speaking during the Jan 10 Maplewood State of the City. To fill a surprise vacancy, she was sworn in as mayor four days later.

Maplewood City Hall has provided some exciting political theater over the last few months.

One of the biggests twists is Marylee Abrams, who ran to retain her council seat in November and became mayor in January. 

Wed
23
Jan

Maplewood’s choice for new mayor came down to two council members

Abrams sworn in; council still has two vacancies 

 

Winner of a 2-1 council vote, council member Marylee Abrams was sworn in as mayor at the Jan. 14 Maplewood City Council meeting. 

Wed
23
Jan

Oakdale group spreads sex trafficking awareness

Following in the footsteps of Washington County Attorney Pete Orput, who has made the prosecution of sex traffickers a priority, an Oakdale group has risen up to help.

Wed
23
Jan

“I loved being mayor of Maplewood” Former mayor Nora Slawik


courtesy of Metropolitan Council

The winner, comfortably, of last fall’s election for Maplewood mayor put in hours, and hours, knocking on doors to get re-elected. 

Wed
23
Jan

Power plays, and poise, in the Maplewood council chambers


Solomon Gustavo staff writer

There was no hockey in Maplewood City Hall, no brawls, no threats, hurt feelings or missing teeth.

Wed
23
Jan

The new 7th Avenue shopkeepers on buying less and choosing well


Solomon Gustavo/Review Haus Theory owners Dan and Amanda Evans keep things minimal at their store on Seventh Avenue East in North St. Paul.

North St. Paul’s Seventh Avenue East, the tchotchke strip, is a collector’s dream. 

Tue
22
Jan

New Brighton mayor pleads guilty to DWI

New Brighton Mayor Val Johnson pleaded guilty to DWI on Jan. 22 after a weekend arrest and three days in jail.

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