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Tue
17
Oct

North St. Paul city manager resigns


Jason Ziemer

After working four years as North St. Paul’s city manager, Jason Ziemer resigned Oct. 6. The recruitment process for a new city manager has not yet begun, and in the meantime, the North St.

Tue
17
Oct

NEWSBRIEF: Lights are turned


Minnesota Municipal Power Agency recently installed a solar array at North High School as part of the Hometown Solar Grant program. submitted photo

The lighted trails at Lake Elmo Park Reserve have been turned on from dusk until 9:30 p.m. each evening for hikers, until the trails are being groomed for the ski season, depending on snowfall.

Tue
17
Oct

NEWSBRIEF: Call CenterPoint Energy now for Cold Weather Rule protection


Minnesota Municipal Power Agency recently installed a solar array at North High School as part of the Hometown Solar Grant program. submitted photo

CenterPoint Energy is reminding customers about certain rights and their responsibilities as it relates to the Cold Weather Rule (CWR), which protects residential customers experiencing difficulty paying their natural gas bill from having th

Mon
16
Oct

North St. Paul food shelf experiences a different kind of scarcity: volunteers

The North St. Paul Area Food Shelf, which is run entirely by volunteers, is in trouble. Daytime volunteers have become a scarcity, and unless new volunteers step up, the food shelf may close.

Mon
16
Oct

Signs, signs, Roseville’s getting new street signs

Roseville is currently replacing its street signs — 1,250 out the city’s 1,600 street-marking signs will be swapped out for new and brighter signage in the coming months.

Mon
16
Oct

Lowry Grove redevelopment proposal rejected by St. Anthony


A proposal to redevelop the property long known as Lowry Grove into many high-density apartment buildings was denied by St. Anthony Oct. 10. Residents expressed concerns about the plan’s density for the site that was once a mobile home park. submitted image

The St. Anthony City Council unanimously voted to reject a re-worked proposal for the redevelopment of the Lowry Grove property, despite the owner’s efforts to address concerns from residents.

Mon
16
Oct

New Brighton council candidates talk it out at forum

For a race that nearly wasn’t, New Brighton’s city elections are fairly stacked. Six candidates are running for two city council seats and one candidate is challenging incumbent Mayor Val Johnson.

Mon
16
Oct

Falcon Heights adds more permitting to deter student parking


Listening to resident feedback, the Falcon Heights City Council voted Oct. 11 to expand permit parking in the Falcon Woods neighborhood to include all of Moore Street. University of Minnesota students often park in the neighborhood, which is a short walk or bike ride from the St. Paul campus. courtesy of City of Falcon Heights

Just prior to the Falcon Heights City Council’s Oct. 11 approval of expanded permit parking in more, but not all of the Falcon Woods neighborhood, council member Pamela Harris made a prediction.

Sat
14
Oct

St. Paul Public School Board candidates discuss school safety, enrollment and a new vision

ELECTION 2017


The St. Paul Public School Board has three seats up for grabs this year. Two incumbents, John Brodrick and Jeanelle Foster, are running for reelection, leaving one spot open for a new face.

Sat
14
Oct

St. Paul mayoral candidates address neighborhood inequities, subsidies and education

ELECTION 2017


It would be an understatement to say the ballot for the St. Paul mayoral race is little full. 

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