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Meet South St. Paul’s first ‘Mayor for the Day’

Police Chief Bill Messerich and Mayor Beth Baumann pose for a photo with Kaposia sixth-grader Emily Martinez at the police station. (Submitted photo)
Police Chief Bill Messerich and Mayor Beth Baumann pose for a photo with Kaposia sixth-grader Emily Martinez at the police station. (Submitted photo)

South St. Paul Mayor Beth Baumann got a little break March 16. She didn’t quite play hooky on one of the 52 dreaded Mondays of the year.

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29
Mar

Visitation’s Mandi Simon honored at ‘Star of the North’ ceremony

Mandi Simon, founder of the nonprofit Simon Says Give. (submitted photo)
Mandi Simon, founder of the nonprofit Simon Says Give. (submitted photo)

Sixth-grader’s nonprofit brings birthday parties, school supplies to community

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29
Mar

South St. Paul City Council endorses higher franchise fees

Come July 1, South St. Paul may start to see a rise in resident-based revenues, deriving from a 1.25 percent increase to Xcel gas and electric franchise fees.

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29
Mar

Inver Grove Heights City Council supports alternate Argenta Trail option

From left, Peter Deanovic, Nikki Abbott, Denny Wolfe and Jim Deanovic exchange words of gratitude and understanding over the Inver Grove Heights City Council’s decision on the long-deliberated Argenta Trail alignment, while council members discuss remaining items on the March 23 agenda. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
From left, Peter Deanovic, Nikki Abbott, Denny Wolfe and Jim Deanovic exchange words of gratitude and understanding over the Inver Grove Heights City Council’s decision on the long-deliberated Argenta Trail alignment, while council members discuss remaining items on the March 23 agenda. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Project moves to Dakota County for review

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29
Mar

Watershed staff explore stormwater caverns

Barr Engineering staff take notes during the inspection at the  entrance to the Beltline near the Mississippi River.  (submitted photo)
Barr Engineering staff take notes during the inspection at the entrance to the Beltline near the Mississippi River. (submitted photo)

For some, exploring the dark enigma of tunnels that carry stormwater from near Lake Phalen down to the Mississippi River sounds exciting.

For others, it might sound mortifying.

For Dave Vlasin, it’s just his job.

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29
Mar

East Side young man gets 32 years for shooting, killing cousin

Chevaze Darrell Ward
Chevaze Darrell Ward

A 25-year-old man who murdered his cousin was sentenced to 32 years in prison on Monday, March 23.

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29
Mar

City Council passes final bike plan

A bicyclist goes through the Swede Hollow Park tunnel. The East Side may gain a number of bike facilities thanks to St. Paul’s comprehensive bike plan. (submitted photo)
A bicyclist goes through the Swede Hollow Park tunnel. The East Side may gain a number of bike facilities thanks to St. Paul’s comprehensive bike plan. (submitted photo)

On Wednesday, March 25, St. Paul residents could be seen parking their bicycles in special designated bike parking outside of City Hall, anticipating their turns to speak about the city’s bicycle plan.

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27
Mar

Stepmom charged after 9-year-old screams 'Mom's trying to kill me'

Boy flees into elementary school, principal witnesses threat  A 24-year-old Dayton's Bluff woman is charged with making terroristic threats to her 9-year-old stepson, and for maliciously punishing him.

On March 25, after school let out, the young boy ran into Dayton's Bluff Achievement Plus Elementary School reportedly panicked, fearing for his life and fleeing from his stepmother.

Wed
25
Mar

Lake Elmo council votes to retain Zuleger, for now

Protesters lined the sidewalk leading into Lake Elmo City Hall Tuesday, March 24. A crowd of nearly 200 people opposing a contentious council vote on March 10 to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger showed up that evening. At the March 24 meeting, the council voted unanimously to retain Zuleger through at least Jan. 31, 2016. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)
Protesters lined the sidewalk leading into Lake Elmo City Hall Tuesday, March 24. A crowd of nearly 200 people opposing a contentious council vote on March 10 to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger showed up that evening. At the March 24 meeting, the council voted unanimously to retain Zuleger through at least Jan. 31, 2016. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)
Dean Zuleger
Dean Zuleger
Wed
25
Mar

Exchange polluting gas can with a new one at Environmental Center

Because an older-style gas contributes to air pollution, the Washington County Environmental Center is offering to exchange it for a new, vent-free, no-spill gas can.

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