Construction on Robert Street in 2016 will be mainly focused between Thompson and Mendota avenues. Detours will be set up so businesses on Robert Street are still accessible.(Submitted graphic)
Round two of the Robert Street improvement project is expected to begin within the next couple weeks. Last year, the northern portion of the busy thoroughfare, from Thompson Avenue to Annapolis Street, was rebuilt.
The circled areas represent redevelopment zones the Economic Development Authority Board is targeting for redevelopment in the next five to 10 years. Most of the areas already have developers working on concept plans that include commercial and/or residential projects. (submitted graphic)
West St. Paul was riding high heading into 2016 after experiencing record-breaking economic development in 2015.
To thunderous applause and cheers from the students and staff of Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet, Great Lakes employees Nick Anderson, second from left, Carrie Hansen, middle, and Ann Scott presented Principal Mark Quinn with a check at an assembly on Jan. 27. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)
Great Lakes Higher Education, a national non-profit student loan servicer, is giving back to local communities in more than one way.
Dodge Nature Center moves pines to help with prairie restoration
Roughly four weeks ago, the process of transplanting trees from the Rachel C. Lilly Preserve in Mendota Heights to Dodge Nature Center in West St. Paul began.
On a frigid Saturday, Jan. 9, the last of four large, native red pines were trucked to their new home at the nature center.
Elizabeth Rios, 26, and Jose Dominguez, 21, both of St. Paul, have each been charged with second-degree murder (without intent/while committing a felony) and first-degree aggravated robbery in connection with the fatal stabbing of Daniel Adam Wallner, 30, of West St. Paul, on Nov. 24 in West St. Paul.