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A quiet primary for the East Side

The Minnesota primary, which took place Aug. 9, proved to be uneventful for the East Side.

The only office on the ballot, besides the Minnesota Supreme Court, was for the U.S 4th Congressional District.

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Lake Phalen splash pad to open in spring of 2017


Construction on the new splash pad began Aug. 1 and will be completed in Oct. of this year. The pad will open in the spring of 2017.

Construction has begun on a new splash pad at Lake Phalen Regional Park beach. 

The splash pad will will spray chlorinated water from the ground and from nozzles above, with the water draining away.

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East Side nonprofit hosts education forum


From left to right, State Rep. Tim Mahoney, State Rep. Sheldon Johnson, Ramsey County Commissioner Jim McDonough and State Sen. Foung Hawj discussed their ideas to address educational disparities on the East Side.

Policy-makers talk educational disparities, new superintendent

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Aug

Neighbors have little confidence in Whitall Street apartment development


An east metro developer is asking to have the land at 419 Whitall St. rezoned to construct an apartment building.

CPED moves forward with rezoning application

The atmosphere was tense at the Aug. 3 Payne-Phalen Community Planning and Economic Development committee meeting, the main draw being a rezoning application on the agenda.

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Aug

Tot Boss prepares for ‘The Great Minnesota Get Together’


Dan Docken, the owner and operator of the Tot Boss food truck, will be serving his food at the Minnesota State Fair this year. He says he enjoys getting to know his customers and is fluent in sign language.

Local food truck one of only two new State Fair vendors

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10
Aug

NEVER FORGOTTEN


Strung along the pedestrian bridge, blue lights and personalized hearts represented law enforcement who died in the line of duty. A candle light vigil with blue glow sticks for our fallen officers was held in North St. Paul Aug. 1 and planned for each night through Aug. 4.
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Aug

Summer Santas celebrate Christmas in July


Santa Greg and Santa Randy stop by the appetizers and desserts table.
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Aug

ST. ANTHONY VILLAGEFEST 2016


The huge inflatables at the Villagefest celebration got kids and families moving around Aug. 6. There was a space devoted to games for children, sponsored by the St. Anthony Village High School band boosters.
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Aug

New-to-Minnesota bat found in Arden Hills


An evening bat was caught and studied in Arden Hills by researchers in July. This was the first time this species of bat has been confirmed to be found in Minnesota.

Discovered by team working against bat-killing disease

many people, they’re little fury balls of flying fright. That’s not, however, the case for everyone, every time.

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10
Aug

New playground structure planned for Northwood Park


The Northwood Park playground is already being removed to make way for a new play structure.

The removal of the playground structure at Northwood Park, located at the corner of First Street North and Northwood Drive in North St. Paul, began Aug. 1. The playground is being removed to make room for a new structure.

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