The Rush Line Corridor Policy Advisory Committee approved a draft of a route for the bus rapid transit line. The downtown St. Paul part of the route will run from Phalen Village to the Union Depot in downtown St. Paul via Phalen Boulevard, Pennsylvania Avenue, Jackson Street and Robert Street. It will then follow the Bruce Vento bike trail in the Ramsey County Railroad Authority right-of-way. North of Interstate 694 the route will run along Highway 61 in its own dedicated lane.
After having charges filed against her in connection with a Woodbury Walgreens robbery, Melanie Sue Parkin of South St. Paul is facing additional charges for similar robberies involving prescription painkillers.
Last summer, neighborhood complaints that 225 Warburton St. W. was becoming an eyesore led South St. Paul city staff to inspect the vacant house. On the rear portion of the house, they found rotted siding and collapsted rain gutters.
Mystery surrounds owner’s whereabouts
The fate of a dilapidated South St. Paul house was decided at the Feb. 6 council meeting. The home at 225 Warburton St. W., will need to either be repaired or removed by March 8.