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Cat Tales reading program gives children and cats confidence


Oliver and Alyssa Moffatt read a Dr. Seuss book as Uno the kitten perches on Alyssa’s shoulder for a better view. (Amy Felegy/Review)

Just more than a year after its debut, one North St. Paul program continues making a handful of children and cats happier, page by page.

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Ending food shelf stigma with a free farmers’ market


The parking lot at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in North St. Paul will be bustling with activity at its free farmers’ market on Monday, July 29, put on in conjunction with the local food shelf and a food bank. (Amy Felegy/Review)

Summer in Minnesota is synonymous with time outside, refreshing food and getting out into the community for some fun. Three east metro organizations are joining forces to do just that, but not via a typical summer event.

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North St. Paul approves new garbage hauler for residential customers

Republic Services, Inc., garbage carts won’t be seen on North St. Paul curbs for much longer, according to city officials.

Between now and Aug. 30, Tennis Sanitation, LLC, is set to replace Republic carts at homes throughout the city.

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Tax breaks on table for mixed-use Roseville development


The Boaters Outlet site, as it’s called by Roseville city officials, between Fairview and Snelling avenues on County Road C, could become a mixed-use development of housing and retail. Though still in the early planning stages, the Roseville Economic Development Authority voted July 15 to support the redevelopment with $7.5 million of tax increment financing. (Mike Munzenrider)

The Roseville Economic Development Authority voted July 15 to back city financial support for a proposed development that would turn a forgettable stretch of County Road C into mixed-use housing and retail.

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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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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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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

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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

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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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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.

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