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Highway 13 reconstruction project to begin early June

The Highway 13 reconstruction project, from I-35E to 2nd Street, has been awarded to New Look Contracting. Construction is expected to begin in early June with substantial completion expected by the end of September.

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May

West St. Paul offers Robert St. businesses temporary sign permits

Businesses on Robert Street can apply for a special temporary sign permit during construction on Robert Street. Signs are limited to one per property and are for directional purposes only, not promotions, sales, or other advertising.

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May

64-year-old West St. Paul marathoner Jerry Brown tallies 300th race

West St. Paul resident Jerry Brown, 64, keeps a collection of all the race medals he’s earned. He ran his first marathon at age 32 and will log his 300th Memorial Day weekend. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
West St. Paul resident Jerry Brown, 64, keeps a collection of all the race medals he’s earned. He ran his first marathon at age 32 and will log his 300th Memorial Day weekend. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

For many recreational runners, completing at least one marathon — 26.2 miles — satisfies their urge to push themselves further than they had ever thought possible.

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May

Two men caught vandalizing restroom in Inver Grove Heights

Two local men were detained by Inver Grove Heights police officers for vandalism in a Dakota County park area Wednesday, May 6.

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24
May

Rain gardens come alive in Payne-Phalen

St. Paul residents work with volunteers to plant a boulevard rain garden to keep stormwater pollutants out of Lake Phalen. (photo courtesy of Sage Passi/Ramsey Washington Metro Watershed District)
St. Paul residents work with volunteers to plant a boulevard rain garden to keep stormwater pollutants out of Lake Phalen. (photo courtesy of Sage Passi/Ramsey Washington Metro Watershed District)

About 40 new rain gardens appeared in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood over the weekend of May 15-18, thanks to a joint initiative from two local watershed districts as well as the St. Paul Public Works Department.

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May

WEQY getting closer to airtime

An open house preview of the new WEQY radio station will take place on Saturday, May 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the East Side Enterprise Center, 804 Margaret St. There, East Siders can learn more about how to be involved in the community radio station, and check out some of the equipment that will be used. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
An open house preview of the new WEQY radio station will take place on Saturday, May 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the East Side Enterprise Center, 804 Margaret St. There, East Siders can learn more about how to be involved in the community radio station, and check out some of the equipment that will be used. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Open house scheduled for May 30
With a studio location in place, equipment purchased, and some programming beginning to form, the East Side’s own community radio station, 104.7 WEQY, is on its way to being ready for broadcasting.
“We have all the equipment; we have the antenna,” reports Brenda Reid, project manager for the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council.

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May

Hayden Heights Library gets new kid zone

The old Hayden Heights Library kids’ space is a bit outdated, and could use some sprucing up, St. Paul Public Library staff decided. So, with a $10,000 grant, they’ll unveil a new, brighter space on Saturday, May 30. (submitted photo)
The old Hayden Heights Library kids’ space is a bit outdated, and could use some sprucing up, St. Paul Public Library staff decided. So, with a $10,000 grant, they’ll unveil a new, brighter space on Saturday, May 30. (submitted photo)

A freshened up children’s space will be appearing at the Hayden Heights Library on Saturday, May 30.

Wed
20
May

22nd annual Friday night History Cruzers car show begins June 5

Beginning Friday, June 5, the streets of downtown North St. Paul will be bustling with activity as collectors, residents and out-of-town visitors and spectators of all ages come to scope out the vintage vehicles, street food and live music from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The festivities will take place every Friday evening, through Sept. 18.

"It's probably one of the cheapest events in the Twin Cities that you can go to and enjoy yourself," says John Pontrelli, the event founder.

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20
May

North St. Paul to host updated zoning code open house

The City of North St. Paul will be hosting an open house on May 28, 2015, from 6-8 p.m. at City Hall to review the final draft of the Zoning Code Recodification, as well as answer questions, take comments and feedback.

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20
May

Veterans sought as court mentors

Ramsey County Veterans Court provides veterans of the United States military branches who are charged with committing a crime in Ramsey County an alternative to traditional court processes.

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