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Tue
05
Nov

Local family helps others understand autism through new books


From left standing: Susanna and Joan Moses. Seated: Monica Moses. (submitted photo)

Three generations of women in New Brighton’s Moses family have collaborated to produce two recently published books.
Joan Quinn Moses released her first book “Roseville Girl” and her daughter Susanna Moses penned a children’s book titled “Monica’s Silent World,” named after and illustrated by her daughter Monica. Both books made their official debut following a book launch and signing event that took place in Maple Grove in October.

Tue
05
Nov

North Suburban Senior Council dissolving

After 37 years of operation, the North Suburban Senior Council (NSSC) is transitioning to become a fully integrated part of Roseville Area School District.
Established in 1975, the NSSC has operated as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit and has provided advice and financial support for the Roseville Area Senior Program (RASP) operated by District 623 through its Community Education Program.

Mon
04
Nov

24 years after graduation, Harding athlete will be first black male hall of famer


Mylai Tenner

Mylai Tenner was an enthused tri-sport athlete when he attended Harding High School.
He shot hoops, ran track and played football, all as a varsity player. As a senior, he was given the “H blanket,” an award given to the school’s top three-sport varsity athletes.

Mon
04
Nov

IGH council not convinced by winds of change


(submitted photo)

Not all the answers are blowing in the wind, according to the Inver Grove Heights City Council.
The council is moving forward a new ordinance that would allow vertical axis wind turbines in certain residentially-zoned districts, but some council and planning commission members have raised concerns about the benefit of the ordinance and the potential eyesore of the towering machines.

Mon
04
Nov

For homeowners, vacant homes mean woes


A fixer-upper at 620 Jessamine Ave. is one of the homes the city of St. Paul is releasing for sale to developers in an effort to boost the housing market in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood, and other areas throughout the city. (submitted photo)

“As winter brings more darkness, the vacant homes just add to it,” wrote Shannon Lawson, a resident of the East Side’s Payne-Phalen neighborhood, in an email to city and state officials, neighbors, the East Side Neighborhood Development Company and the East Side Review.
She should know -- she’s living right in the thick of it.

Mon
04
Nov

Simley High School students work to pass referendum, others voice concerns

Though many of them can’t vote Nov. 5 on the District 199 request for voters to approve bonding funds, district students are doing what they can to promote the cause.
“Students for Better Schools” members have set about their campaign like larger counterparts on the state and national scene. They have a mission statement, officers and an organized door-knocking project. They also launched a Facebook site (search “Students for Better Schools”) and a Twitter feed they’ll use for Election Day get-out-the-vote messages.

Mon
04
Nov

With hit-and-run of Wade Souster, tips flood in


Wade Souster is shown the day after being hit by a car in the early hours of Oct. 3. (submitted photo)

For St. Paul Police Cmdr. Steve Carlson, the lead investigator in the East Side hit-and-run case of Wade Souster, the average day means wading through hordes of voicemails.
Many of the voicemails are from concerned citizens hoping to turn the corner in Souster’s case. A vehicle hit Souster while he walking near his home by Lake Phalen in the early hours of Oct. 3.
He was left in the road; the driver took off.

Mon
04
Nov

WSP invites residents to weigh in with November survey

There are plenty of things to love about life in West St. Paul, and perhaps a few things that aren’t so lovable.
That’s an easy assessment to make, but determining which aspects fit into which category is a much more challenging task, according to city officials -- and one that will require help from residents.

Fri
01
Nov

19 men arrested during prostitution sting in Mounds View

A total of 19 men were arrested over a two-day period for responding to online advertisements to engage in prostitution at a Mounds View motel.
To catch the perpetrators, police placed phony ads on Backpage.com advertising sex at a motel in Mounds View. The men who responded were arrested after they gave money to an undercover female officer posing as a prostitute.
"We are happy with the results of this investigation," said Mounds View Police Chief Tom Kinney. "I would like to acknowledge the St. Paul Police Department for their expertise in this."

Wed
30
Oct

Suspect arrested after Roseville bank robbery


courtesy of the Roseville Police department

A Crystal man suspected of robbing a Roseville bank was arrested just minutes after the robbery occurred.
According to police, a masked man entered North American Bank Company, 2230 Albert St., at 11:12 a.m. Tuesday and robbed the bank of an undisclosed amount of cash from the bank's vault. A surveillance photo shows the suspect pointing a semi-automatic pistol at one of the bank employees.

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