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Sanneh Foundation receives $600,000, plans to expand programming

The Sanneh Foundation, which is based out of the Conway Recreation Center on the East Side, recently announced it has received $600,000 in grants from the Otto Bremer Trust.

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Assisted living project in limbo


While the St. Paul Zoning Committee rejected to rezone the vacant lot at 1475 Ames Ave. (arrow), a future assisted living facility project may be saved a land swap with the city. The city owns a vacant lot along Magnolia Avenue (black circle).

Possible land swap with city could save project

Plans for an assisted living home at 1475 Ames Ave. have been put on hold after neighbors expressed concerns about increased traffic along the narrow street.

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Merrick Community Services finds a new home


Merrick Community Services will lease 15,000 square feet within Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church, located at 1669 Arcade St.

Gustavus Adolphus church is leasing space to social services agency

After 10 years of searching, Merrick Community Services has found a new permanent home on the northern edge of the East Side. 

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Just barely a ‘Freeze Fest’


Jolie Yang is ready for her just-made pudgy pie, an apple-filled cinnamon bread dessert cooked over a fire.

On Saturday, Feb. 11, families spent an unusually warm winter afternoon out on the ice at Lake Phalen for the annual Phalen Freeze Fest.

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Roseville bilingual child center rallies on 'Day Without Immigrants'


Staff and families from the Bilingual Child Care & Education Center located at County Road B and Lexington Avenue in Roseville rallied at Lexington Park Feb. 16 in support of "Day Without Immigrants."

As restaurants and businesses across the Twin Cities and nation closed Feb. 16 to mark a "Day Without Immigrants," a bilingual daycare center in Roseville did its part to make a statement.

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South St. Paul ‘Mayor for the Day’ essay contest announced

South St. Paul fourth- through eighth-graders are eligible to enter the third annual “Mayor for the Day” essay contest. 

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Sen. Franken nominates Mendota Heights student To U.S. service academy

U.S. Sen. Al Franken announced on Feb. 15 that he has nominated Mary Farley of Mendota Heights for admission to the U.S. Military Academy.

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St. Thomas Academy seniors appointed to military academies

Two St. Thomas Academy seniors have received appointments to U.S. military academies following graduation. 

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A Wild visit


Minnesota Wild hockey players Eric Haula, left, and Zack Mitchell, right, answered questions from South St. Paul Secondary eighth-grade students during an assembly at the school on Feb. 15. The Wild players also stressed how to work hard and believe in yourself to achieve future goals in life.

On Wednesday, Feb. 15, students at South St. Paul Secondary School received a special treat. Members of the Minnesota Wild visited the school to celebrate the usage of “Future Goals-Hockey Scholar.” 

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Inver Grove Heights moves forward with new zoning amendment


The look into a zoning amendment began after the property owners of 6047 Cahill Ave. expressed interest in having mixed use for the property, which has a barn and house.

Vacant house, barn renovations on Cahill spark request

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