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‘A little less than neighborly’


The North Oaks maintenance center’s north gate, situated at city limits, opens onto Turtle Lake Road in Shoreview. Residents across the street say they’ve seen a marked increase in maintenance center traffic exiting the center, using a Shoreview road, and then reentering North Oaks over the last couple of years, including a large amount of construction vehicles during a recent project in early July. (Bridget Kranz)

Shoreview residents irked by North Oaks truck traffic

 

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Jul

McCarrons beach remains closed due to E. coli


The beach at Lake McCarrons County Park was closed as of July 10 due to high levels of E. coli bacteria in the lake water, and will remain closed at least until July 24. (Mike Munzenrider)

Ramsey County closed its guarded beach at Lake McCarrons County Park on July 10, and according to a county official it could be closed for some time.

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24
Jul

Affordable housing advocates hope to join TCAAP lawsuit


The Alliance for Metropolitan Stability hopes to join a lawsuit against the City of Arden Hills over the redevelopment of 427 acres of vacant land in the city. The organization claims that by not planning for adequate affordable housing at the site the city has violated the federal Fair Housing Act by effectively excluding families of color. (file photo)

Advocates claim Arden Hills violated Fair Housing Act

Wed
24
Jul

Out of sight, not out of mind


Some 200 people showed up to the Lights for Liberty vigil held at Freedom Park in New Brighton on July 12. The event was one of more than 800 happening nationally to protest conditions at migrant detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border. (photos courtesy of Maria Paik )

New Brighton residents hold vigil for migrants detained at southern border

Wed
24
Jul

Groundbreaking a sign of the redeveloping times in Roseville


Officials, including Roseville Mayor Dan Roe, center, tossed dirt July 18 to mark the groundbreaking of Colder Products Company’s new 132,000-square-foot headquarters on Cleveland Avenue in Roseville. (Mike Munzenrider photos)

Though work at the site had begun earlier this year, on July 18 officials from Colder Products Company, Ryan Companies and the City of Roseville gathered in the 2800 block of Cleveland Avenue for a groundbreaking ceremony on CPC’s new headquarters

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24
Jul

Kimberly Shen


Kimberly Shen

Kimberly Shen, a junior at Mounds View High School in Arden Hills, earned a bronze medal at the 17th Annual USA Biology Olympiad National Finals.

Wed
24
Jul

Elliot J. Peters


Elliot J. Peters

U.S. Air Force Airman Elliot J. Peters has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Amy and Jason Peters of Arden Hills, and is a 2018 graduate of St.

Tue
23
Jul

Inver Grove Heights man charged with attempted murder after home invasion


Semaji Jamal Clemons

A 29-year-old Inver Grove Heights man was charged July 22 with second-degree attempted murder, first-degree burglary and first-degree assault.

Mon
22
Jul

Henry Sibley aquatics center gets green light


With the City of Mendota Heights’ blessings, a new aquatics center will be built at Henry Sibley High School. Water activities will be moved from Heritage Middle School, the former high school location. (courtesy of City of Mendota Heights)

A unanimous vote of approval made by the Mendota Heights City Council July 16 was met by applause from a council chamber filled with supporters. 

Mon
22
Jul

Getting up to speed on the new hands-free phone law

The hands-free phone bill that was passed in the Legislature this spring goes into effect Aug. 1. 

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