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Oakdale man cited for offering beer to child

The evening of April 16 in the 5000 block of Hadley Avenue near Castle Elementary School in Oakdale, a juvenile said a man offered him beer and invited him to a “hiding place.”

Tue
30
Apr

Neighbors horrified by Myth shooting, but largely OK with venue

The clear March night had an early-spring chill in the air as a crowd poured out of Myth Live following a concert by rapper Lil Baby. 

Tue
30
Apr

Uneasy Maplewood council gives Myth extension for security plan

A pall of deja vu hung over the Maplewood City Council April 22 as it discussed improving security at Myth Live following a recent shooting. 

Tue
30
Apr

Invasive species in for a shock in New Brighton


During recent common carp removal from Long Lake carried out by the Rice Creek Watershed District and researchers from the University of Minnesota, trapped carp were sent through the Whooshh system, which rapidly transported the fish out of the water and into tubs, by suctioning them through a tube. (Bridget Kranz photos)

Conservation experts are hoping to make common carp a little more rare in the Rice Creek Watershed District. 

Tue
30
Apr

Lake Elmo sues neighborhood for use of trails


Hamlet on Sunfish Lake, a neighborhood in Lake Elmo, is at odds with the city over the public use of its trails. (Solomon Gustavo)

The City of Lake Elmo sued the Hamlet on Sunfish Lake neighborhood on Kindred Way for public use of the neighborhood’s trails. 

Tue
30
Apr

Bear shot to death in North St. Paul


A bear found in North St. Paul was deemed an immediate threat and was shot and killed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources April 25. (submitted photo)

After determining a bear that had wandered into North St. Paul to be an immediate safety threat, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shot and killed the animal April 25. 

Tue
30
Apr

More approvals for school, homes at Roseville armory site


The former National Guard Armory site in Roseville is on its way to becoming a school once again, while four single-family homes are also planned for the site. (file photo)

The Roseville City Council is continuing to help chart the course for the National Guard Armory site in the southeast corner of the city, which is planned to become a Montessori school and four homes.

Tue
30
Apr

Amid building boom, District 623 braces for operating budget cuts


As the Roseville Area School District carries out district-wide facilities improvements backed by a $144 million bond referendum, including an expansion of Roseville Area High School, it’s bracing for a third year of operating budget cuts. (Mike Munzenrider)

The near $70 million worth of construction and upgrades currently underway at Roseville Area High School are apparent to anyone who drives by on Highway 36.

Tue
30
Apr

Building season


Greg Helgeson/Mounds View Public Schools

Members of the Mounds View Public School Board ceremoniously broke ground on April 23 at Edgewood Middle School to celebrate the kick-off of construction season across the district.

Tue
30
Apr

Little Canada looks to increase tobacco purchase age

Little Canada is the latest north suburban community looking to keep tobacco products out of the hands of young people by increasing its tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21.

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