News

Fri
22
Aug

Effects of Roseville's parks renewal program becoming visible


(Linda E. Andersen/Review)

A lot can happen in a month--the Review took photos of Lexington Park July 19 when the steel frame of the parks shelter was going up. Now, that steel is being covered with wood panels. The building is expected to be completed in October. (submitted photo)

The nonprofit Friends of Lexington Park group hopes to raise enough money to install a climbing rock in the area designated for children ages 10 and up. (submitted photo)
If Lexington Park in Roseville looks a little different these days, it's probably because a new parks building is being constructed. When finished, it will include bathrooms, a meeting space, kitchen and warming room.
Fri
22
Aug

Bergeron memorial restored


The "Bergeron Pass" memorial stone near Lake Phalen underwent renovations recently. The stone is located near where Maplewood police Sgt. Joseph Bergeron was ambushed and killed while he was investigating a carjacking in 2010.

Boulder repainted after death of officer Patrick
A couple weeks ago, the memorial commemorating slain Maplewood police Sgt. Joseph Bergeron was not in peak condition. The lettering was faded, there was some sign of wear, and memorial had been defaced with spray paint in November 2013. 

Thu
21
Aug

St. Anthony looks at e-cigarette code amendment

With the first reading of an amendment to city code Aug. 12., St. Anthony is on its way to making its regulation of electronic cigarettes official and permanent. The city already regulates e-cigarettes the same way as it does tobacco products.

Thu
21
Aug

Supervalu hacked, assures customers its network is secure

Just months after the Target data breach--where hackers accessed credit card information from 40 million customers--Supervalu has announced one of its own.

Wed
20
Aug

TCAAP re-brands to become Rice Creek Commons

As the redevelopment of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site in Arden Hills chugs along, yet another milestone has been passed: the site has been renamed.

Wed
20
Aug

Man faces attempted-murder charges in West St. Paul drive-by shooting


Jorge Roman Vasquez

Complaint: Victim had affair with suspect's girlfriend
A St. Paul man is facing four felony charges in a West St. Paul drive-by shooting for "intentionally" firing at a man who reportedly had an affair with the shooter's girlfriend, according to court documents filed in Dakota County District Court this week.

Tue
19
Aug

Not guilty: Wife of alleged New Brighton shooter


Paula Zumberge

Paula Zumberge acquitted of all counts in accessory to murder trial
Ramsey County District Court Judge Lezlie O. Marek found Paula Zumberge not guilty on all counts in her accessory to murder trial in a verdict delivered Tuesday morning.

Mon
18
Aug

HealthPartners eyes large East Side expansion


HealthPartners submitted a site plan for a 128,000-square-foot building to go alongside existing facilities at 295 Phalen Blvd., near where it intersects Interstate 35E. Leslie McMurray, director of the Payne-Phalen district council, expressed enthusiasm at the potential new building. (submitted photo)

Could mean major investment, new jobs        If what HealthPartners is planning comes to pass, the Phalen corridor will take on a whole new look. The HMO has submitted a site plan to the city of St. Paul for a 128,000-square-foot, four-story neuroscience center to go up alongside existing facilities at 295 Phalen Blvd., according to Tom Beach, who oversees site plan reviews for the city of St. Paul.

Mon
18
Aug

Love, leukemia and loss: Inver Grove Heights family's story becomes faith-based movie


Inver Grove Heights couple Bonnie and Dan Boyum's son, Michael Boyum, died Oct. 17, 1999 after a yearlong battle with leukemia. A movie is now being made about his life, especially his relationship with his childhood sweetheart, Michelle, whom he married just six weeks before he died. The film will also address Michael's brother Matthew's struggle with depression. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Matthew Boyum, left, and brother Michael at Michael's wedding, just weeks before he died from leukemia. Matthew donated bone marrow to Michael during his yearlong struggle with leukemia. (Submitted photo)

Michael Boyum and longtime girlfriend Michelle, all dressed up for their high school prom. (Submitted photo)

Extras being sought for wedding scene
It was like something out of a movie. Michael was dying of leukemia. His childhood sweetheart Michelle asked him to marry her, and he said yes. 

Mon
18
Aug

St. Paul carves out possible skate park at Arlington-Arkwright


Andrew Vega, 17, of St. Paul, does a trick at St. Paul's new Front Skate Park. With the new skate park in there, the park's old equipment may be resurfaced and moved over to the East Side. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
East Side skateboarders and aggressive skaters could be in luck -- the East Side may get ramps, rails and quarter pipes of its own.
 

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