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Apr

Roseville and 3 officers sued by brother of man killed by police last year


John Birkeland

The brother of a man who was killed by Roseville police last year is suing the city and three of its officers.

Tue
25
Apr

Roseville writing group for women in prison leads to new book


Joan Moses compiled and edited stories written by the women she works with at Residential Re-Entry Center of Roseville and published them in a book called “Breaking the Cycle, Writings from Women in Prison.” Sitting at her dining room table in her New Brighton home, she reads an excerpt.

Every Wednesday evening, a group of women gather in Roseville to write. This is a different kind of writers’ group, though, one in which grammar, spelling, structure and even coherency aren’t the main focus. 

Tue
25
Apr

Man charged with murder for New Brighton strangulation death


Steven Maurice Abrams

Police arrived as girlfriend’s brother was choked 

Officers responding to a report of a domestic disturbance at an apartment in New Brighton arrived to find a man strangling another man April 14. 

Tue
25
Apr

New MN bicycling handbook rolls out for spring cycling

More people than ever before are riding bicycles in Minnesota. That’s why the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota — BikeMN — is rolling out the first-ever Minnesota Bicycling Handbook just in time for National Bike Month in May.

Mon
24
Apr

Volunteer to explore Dakota County wetlands

Dakota County is seeking volunteers eager to pull on a pair of waders and jump into monitoring the health of community wetlands through the Wetland Health Evaluation Program (WHEP).

Mon
24
Apr

Eyeglasses accepted at The Recycling Zone

Dakota County is making it easier to do good by accepting eyeglasses at The Recycling Zone, 3365 Dodd Rd., Eagan.

Mon
24
Apr

Residents chat with Chief Axtell


St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell spoke about the department’s challenges, the main one being an increase in gun violence, at the District 2 Community Council’s Annual Meeting on April 19.

District 2 Community Council holds annual meeting​

“We’re here as neighbors concerned about our neighborhood,” said Gary Unger, a District 2 board member, kicking off the District 2 Community Council Annual Meeting.

Mon
24
Apr

Mendota Heights neighbors voice concerns over potential senior care facility

At the April 18 Mendota Heights City Council meeting, a group of residents gave a presentation about their concerns with the proposed senior residential care facility at the intersection of Rogers Avenue and Lake Drive.

Mon
24
Apr

St. Paul Art Crawl: what’s what on the East Side


Artist Emily Gray Koehler will be showcasing her woodcut prints at J.A. Geiger Studio during the St. Paul Art Crawl, April 28-30.

The crawl expands its reach east​

The St. Paul Spring Art Crawl is April 28-30 and the East Side’s footprint in the crawl has grown quite a bit since last year. 

Mon
24
Apr

Eastview Recreation Center reopens to the public


The Eastview Recreation Center, which had been closed to the public for almost 10 years, reopened the first week of April under the management of St. Paul Urban Tennis, also known as SPUT.

Center was closed for nearly a decade​

After closing almost 10 years ago, the Eastview Recreation Center is reopening to the public under the management of St. Paul Urban Tennis, commonly referred to as SPUT.

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