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New senior facility in West St. Paul coming closer to reality


submitted rendering • The West St. Paul City Council continues to clear the way for a new 172-unit independent senior living facility that’s likely to be built at the same location as the DARTS campus. With resolutions for the project passed June 25, the council will take up zoning issues related to it July 9.

After getting the initial green light at the end of May, a new senior facility in West St. Paul passed more tests on its way to becoming a reality. The West St.

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Mayor calls off St. Paul Fourth of July fireworks

The City of St. Paul won’t be hosting Fourth of July fireworks this year due to budget concerns. 

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter announced the decision via a Facebook post on June 27. 

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Former music teacher sentenced for criminal sexual conduct


Christine Lee Funk

A former Henry Sibley High School music teacher was sentenced June 25 after pleading guilty to third-degree criminal sexual conduct in Dakota County District Court.

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West St. Paul Target to get a liquor store

After little discussion at its June 25 meeting, the West St. Paul City Council unanimously cleared the way for a new liquor store in town.

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27
Jun

Catching babies, rescuing politicians


courtesy of North St. Paul • State Rep. Leon Lillie and his wife Missy Lillie spoke at the June 19 North St. Paul City Council meeting, sharing their appreciation for the help Lillie received from North St. Paul first responders after falling off a ladder at his North St. Paul home this spring. At the same meeting, firefighters were also recognized for their good work in putting out an apartment fire that occurred the same day as Lillie’s emergency.

North St. Paul emergency responders recognized at council meeting

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27
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Hidden flames ravage Maplewood Noodles & Company


Aundrea Kinney/Review • A fire started at the Maplewood Noodles & Company the night of June 17. Maplewood Fire Chief Steve Lukin said the fire was located in voids built into some of the building’s walls as part of the remodel when it was converted from a Burger King to Noodles & Company.

A fire burned for hours within the Maplewood Noodles & Company the night of June 17, and the restaurant is closed until further notice.

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27
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Police investigate Oakdale shooting

The Oakdale Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred around 2:15 a.m., June 18, at the Titan’s Sports Saloon. No injuries have been reported as a result of the shooting.

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Shoreview City Council approves revised home loan program

At its June 18 meeting, the Shoreview City Council unanimously approved a revision to an existing home loan program aimed at incentivizing home ownership in Shoreview by increasing home improvement loan options and expanding the program to offer d

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26
Jun

Former Gov. Arne Carlson speaks at Roseville Area Optimist Club


Pamela O’Meara • Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson spoke at the June 8 Roseville Area Optimist Club meeting.

Pamela O’Meara

staff writer

 

Arne Carlson, who was Minnesota governor from 1991 to 1999, was the guest speaker at the June 8 meeting of the Roseville Area Optimist Club.

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Hansen Park reconstruction should be ‘largely done’ this fall


courtesy of City of New Brighton • Grandview Apartments residents watched helplessly as their parking lot and cars flooded following a superstorm in 2011 in New Brighton. In an effort to prevent future flooding, the Rice Creek Watershed District and New Brighton have undertaken a $4.8 million water storage reconstruction project at Hansen Park, which should be mostly complete this year.

Long project aims to decrease chances of flooding

 

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