Beyond the greeter monument, planners discussed final touches on Aug. 5. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Dedication ceremony Aug. 15
After nearly four years of planning and months of construction, finishing touches for the new North St. Paul Veterans Memorial are underway.
City staff and volunteers with North St. Paul Veterans Park, Inc. — the nonprofit of local veterans and volunteers formed to manage the memorial — meet at the site to make sure nothing is overlooked.
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Lawyer argues victim was 'drunken nightmare' who carried a gun, argues self-defense.
Monday marked the start of Neal Zumberge’s trial at Ramsey County District Court. Zumberge allegedly shot two of his New Brighton neighbors, Todd Stevens and Jennifer Damerow-Cleven, with a 12-gauge shotgun at their home May 5, 2014.
Once home to the popular bowling alley and shopping complex Hafner’s, 1590 White Bear Ave. has been bare since 2002 when the building was razed. Now, the lot is being marketed in hopes of attracting a developer to build retail or housing. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
NENDC hoping flea market, food trucks will draw attention to the spot
Just south of the border with Maplewood, a bare and disheveled piece of pavement has sat empty for over a decade at 1590 White Bear Ave.
The lot once held a bustling shopping center emblematic of the strip mall format of the 1950's, called Hafner's. Hafner's was a pillar of the Hillcrest shopping area along White Bear Avenue, just south of Larpenteur Avenue and St. Paul's border with Maplewood.
Two anthropology students led a dig to find artifacts of Swede Hollow Park’s rich history. Above, a volunteer excavates a one square meter section of debris and rubble in the park. (photo courtesy of Stefanie Kowalczyk and Kelly Wolf)
Though it's now a quiet, perhaps underused green space, Swede Hollow Park was once home to as many as 2,000 people at a time.
Construction of Metropolitan State University’s new 760-stall parking is wrapped up as of the first week of August. The $21.2 million project comes hand-in-hand with two new development project’s the university is working on. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
It's official, there's more parking on East Seventh Street.
Metropolitan State University officials announced that the school's new 760 car ramp is open.
After some perserverance from neighbors, Margaret Park will be getting $500,000 worth of new facilities, including a permanent restroom facility. Planning is underway and St. Paul Parks and Recreation staff are seeking input from nearby residents. (file photo)
Slowly but surely, updates are on their way for Margaret Park in Dayton's Bluff.
Facebook dispute, misinterpreted teasing; motive behind Parnell Robinson's death unclear Lepierre Carpenter, 24, of St. Paul is charged with second degree murder after allegedly shooting Parnell Robinson, 26, in a shared front porch area of a townhouse. Officers arrived to a townhouse unit on the 1500 block of Ames Avenue, which is part of the Roosevelt Homes public housing complex, on reports of shots fired. The complex is a few blocks east of the Phalen Village shopping area.