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Wed
20
Jul

Oakdale Police Department resignations coincidence

Residents are expressing concerns and asking questions following the recent resignations of three long-time members of the Oakdale Police Department. 

Wed
20
Jul

Maplewood to review its police ‘use of force’ policies

In the aftermath of the July 6 killing of Philando Castile by a St.

Wed
20
Jul

Celebrating restoration


Keller Creek is an important part of the Phalen chain of lakes, as it controls the flow of water from Keller Lake into Round Lake and Lake Phalen.

Keller Creek gets an all-natural makeover

 

The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District staff and volunteers recently celebrated the first two years of Keller Creek restoration. 

Tue
19
Jul

Highway 280 construction nears completion

As summer teeters on its midway point, at least one area road construction project that began this spring is nearing completion.

Tue
19
Jul

Falcon Heights residents call for change in wake of police killing


A sign on Larpenteur Avenue near where Philando Castile was killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights. Residents, including the owners of the property in the photo, attended a July 13 city council meeting demanding the city take action.

As memorials on Larpenteur Avenue for Philando Castile, the 32-year-old black man killed by a St. Anthony police officer in Falcon Heights July 6, continue to grow, the city and its residents are trying to figure out what’s next.

Tue
19
Jul

Killing of Philando Castile felt across Twin Cities, nation

 

The funeral for Philando Castile, the 32-year-old black man from St. Paul who was shot and killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights during a traffic stop, was July 14 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

Tue
19
Jul

Protesters march in St. Anthony against killing of Castile


Marchers protesting the killing of Philando Castile by a St. Anthony police officer took to the streets of St. Anthony Village July 10, stopping traffic on Silver Lake Road as they marched south near Silver Lake Village.

People protesting the killing of Philando Castile by St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez in Falcon Heights staged a rally at St. Anthony City Hall July 10. 

Sun
17
Jul

Jack Geller named Bank of America student leader

Jack Geller, a Mendota Heights resident and senior at St. Paul Academy and Summit School, is one of five Twin Cities teens selected to be part of the 2016 Bank of America Student Leaders program this summer. 

Sun
17
Jul

Raspberry and blueberry seasons underway for parts of Minnesota

Raspberry and blueberry seasons are underway in much of Minnesota. Farmers across the state are reporting fields full of ripening berries and anticipate a strong season. Many southern and metro producers started picking in July. 

Sun
17
Jul

East-West Transit Study: public involvement opportunities

Residents can attend two upcoming open houses hosted by Dakota County to discuss improved transit options for east-west corridors throughout the county. 

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