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New Brighton narrows Korean Church redevelopment preferences


file photo • New Brighton has narrowed its redevelopment preference for the Korean United Methodist Church site, which the city bought last year for $1.9 million, targeting senior and affordable housing and owner-occupied townhomes.

The New Brighton Economic Development Commission on May 23 narrowed its preference of what will happen to the city-owned defunct Korean United Methodist Church site, approving discussions with developers that can specifically deliver a hybrid proj

Tue
12
Jun

North suburban House races set for November

Only primary will be in District 41B

 

Mon
11
Jun

Eastview Rec to get a little community flair


submitted photo • Community leaders are helping to create a mural on the northwest and southwest walls of Eastview Recreation Center. The concept of the mural is flowing rivers, particularly the Mekong, Rio Grande and Mississippi, representing the different cultures of the neighborhood. Within the rivers there will be painted fish, which neighbors are asked to help design and paint.

In an effort to turn a drab wall into a community connection, a number of community partners are coming together to create a mural at the Eastview Recreation Center. 

Mon
11
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Affordable housing apartments on church property get go-ahead in Inver Grove Heights


courtesy of the City of Inver Grove Heights • A new Center City Housing affordable housing apartment complex, Cahill Place, will be built in the north side of the property where River Heights Vineyard Church currently resides, at 6070 Cahill Ave. The Inver Grove Heights City Council approved land-use resolutions May 29 that clear the way for the development.

At its May 29 meeting, the Inver Grove Heights City Council approved a series of resolutions that will allow for a new affordable housing apartment building for low-income families to be built on property currently owned by a church. 

Mon
11
Jun

Look for a new mural in Dayton’s Bluff


Marjorie Otto/Review • Phoenix Market, located near the corner of Third Street and Maria Avenue in Dayton’s Bluff, will soon feature a mural on the building’s southern wall. The mural’s creation was organized by the Urban Root’s Youth Council and should be installed by the end of the month. Urban Roots’ oldest garden is also located next to the neighborhood convenience store.

Urban Roots leaves its mark on the neighborhood through a series of gardens across the East Side. Soon, the organization can add murals to the list. 

Mon
11
Jun

Filing closes, leaving East Side voters with lots of options

Early filing for the 2018 midterm elections in Minnesota closed on June 5, leaving voters with a plethora of choices to make in the upcoming Aug. 14 primary and on Election Day in November.

Mon
11
Jun

Filings fill up South-West primary races

Some incumbents will be missing from ballot

 

The first round of 2018 candidate filing closed June 5 and races for several South-West coverage cities are set.

Wed
06
Jun

For three generations, one Oakdale family has served the city as firefighters


submitted photo • Holly Jeske is a third generation Oakdale firefighter, following in the footsteps of her grandfather, Gary Jungman, and uncle, B.J. Jungmann.

Holly Jeske was sworn into the Oakdale Fire Department on May 4, making her a third generation Oakdale firefighter.

Wed
06
Jun

Former Oakdale mayor passes away; leaves a legacy of community pride


Robert C. Hanson

Robert C. Hanson, a former Oakdale mayor and city council member, died May 21 due to a stroke.

Wed
06
Jun

Record-length sturgeon caught by retired Oakdale businessman


courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources • Jack Burke broke a Minnesota catch-and-release record for the longest lake sturgeon while fishing on the Rainy River with a neighbor May 4. The fish was 73 inches long with a 32-inch girth.

When Jack Burke got to a Rainy River boat landing around 6 a.m. May 4, he couldn’t have anticipated the success he would have fishing that day, but by 11 a.m.

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