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Tue
15
May

Shoreview and Falcon Heights councils up the age to buy tobacco products

The Shoreview and Falcon Heights city councils both voted to raise the legal age for buying tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to 21. 

The aim of the age change is to make it harder for teens to have access to tobacco products.

Tue
15
May

First round of local candidate filing opens May 22

The first round of candidate filing for the 2018 election is nearly here, opening up on May 22 for all state and county offices and cities that hold primaries, which will take place Aug. 14. Filing closes June 5.

Tue
15
May

Rescheduled Roseville transportation forum set for May 19

A forum to learn about transportation services in Roseville — and to explore “transportation deserts” in Roseville where more services are needed — is Saturday, May 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N.

Tue
15
May

Roseville PD issues crime alert about string of burglaries in southeast of city

According to a May 11 Roseville Police Department crime alert: Just after 5 a.m. on May 11, Roseville police officers headed to the area of Chandler and Glenwood avenues in the southeast of the city on a report of a possible burglary.

Mon
14
May

Sheriff’s office says it doesn’t want to hear about suspicions via social media

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office shared a May 9 Facebook post about reports of crimes and suspicious activity being made to it through social media. 

Mon
14
May

L’Etoile students get hands-on in the neighborhood


Courtesy of Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District • L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion School students went around the Beaver Lake neighborhood in early May to encourage neighbors to “adopt a drain” and help keep local water sources clean. The students have been working with the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District all year on various water quality projects.

L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion School fourth-grade students went around the Beaver Lake neighborhood in early May encouraging neighbors to adopt a drain. 

Mon
14
May

East Side fifth-grade students become published poets


Cover art courtesy of Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute • Fifth-grade students from John A. Johnson Elementary are now published authors after spending the school year writing and editing poems. Their work is appearing in an anthology called “The Bold, Untold North,” through the help of creative writing and tutoring nonprofit the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute.

Anyone can be a writer and everyone’s voice matters is a lesson that John A. Johnson Elementary school students have been learning throughout the school year. 

Mon
14
May

Voters pass $117 million building bond in ISD 197

On May 8, voters in the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan School District 197 passed a bond referendum for $117 million. It was approved with 62 percent of the vote. 

Mon
14
May

Man pleads guilty to murder of Mendota Heights woman


Lucifer Vincent Nguyen

Lucifer Vincent Nguyen pleaded guilty May 8 to second-degree murder for killing a woman last July in Mendota Heights.  

He also pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree aggravated robbery.

Mon
14
May

Candidate filing opens next week for East Side area

Minnesota midterms will be busy.

The midterm elections are quickly approaching and that means it’s time for candidates to file to run. 

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