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Aug

Growing food for those in need


Out at the Guardian Angels Community Garden, volunteers Kirsten Rios, Terri Watschke and Carol Gross wash, bag and weigh the day’s picked produce of beets, beans and cauliflower. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Summer’s scorching hot days do not keep Maggie Lindberg from putting on a long-sleeved shirt and garden gloves to tend to a community garden.
Despite high humidity and blazing sun, Lindberg never veers off her Post-it note list of tasks - adding mulch to the garden, weeding, watering and caring for the cauliflower.
“We’re still out here,” Lindberg said with a chuckle on a recent 94-degree day.

Wed
31
Jul

Maplewood OK’s tax increment financing for 3M project


The project area for the research and development building is part of the 28-acre 3M corporate headquarters, located on the corner of McKnight and Conway avenues in Maplewood. (submitted graphic)

At the July 22 city council meeting, Maplewood officials held a public hearing and voted to establish a tax-increment financing district with 3M for the construction of a new research and development laboratory on its 28-acre campus on the corner of McKnight and Conway avenues.
The TIF agreement will help 3M move forward with the project, which is estimated to cost around $156 million and will house about 700 employees and support staff when it is completed in two years. These employees already work for 3M, but will be relocated into the new 400,000-square-foot building.

Wed
31
Jul

Man shot by police charged in domestic violence case


Reginald C Sutherlin

The man who was shot by St. Paul police late Sunday night on the East Side faces an array of charges in connection with a months-long stalking case.
Reginald Craig Sutherlin, 53, was shot near Earl Street North and Geranium Avenue East as he reportedly attempted to flee police, who were acting on active warrants related to the case.
The Ramsey County attorney's office formally charged Sutherlin on Tuesday, July 30. He faces charges of assault, two counts of stalking, and two counts of making terroristic threats, according to a criminal complaint.

Wed
31
Jul

Maplewood gearing up for summer vote

If you’re a Maplewood resident, be sure to mark your calendars for the primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 13. The city’s 16 polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and the winners will advance to the municipal general election Nov. 5.
There are three candidates for mayor and six candidates for the two council seats that will expire in December. The primary will narrow the field to two mayoral candidates and four for city council on Election Day in November.

Wed
31
Jul

Accidental shooting injures child in Oakdale

A 9-year-old girl has survived after she was accidentally shot in Oakdale Friday evening, according to Oakdale police.
Police responded to a residence on the 1800 block of Helena Road N. just after 6:30 p.m. July 26. They found the girl, who’d been shot in the upper chest, in an upstairs living room. She was alert and talking to officers.
Police determined the girl had been inadvertently shot by her 5-year-old brother with a .22 caliber rifle.

Wed
31
Jul

Kozlaks’ owners look for new location

Kozlaks’ Royal Oak Restaurant owners Mark and Lynn Satt will be closing the doors to the spacious location on Hodgson Road that has housed the restaurant since 1977.
The couple informed customers of a proposed purchase agreement via email on July 11.
Mark said that although the restaurant belongs to him and Lynn, the building and the land it stands on belonged to Lynn’s father Jack, who passed away in July of last year.

Wed
31
Jul

St. Anthony Community Theater presents ‘Singin’ in the Rain’


“Moses Supposes” song and dance number. From left: Cosmo Brown played by Patrick Gustafson, vocal coach played by Casey Scott and Don Lockwood played by Andrew Kohagen.

The St. Anthony Community Theater (SACT) held its first three performances of “Singin’ in the Rain” last weekend.
Opening weekend shows were well attended and the theater reverberated with applause as the show concluded Friday and the cast, orchestra and production crew received a standing ovation on Saturday.
“This has been one of the best shows I’ve seen in my time with the theater,” SACT Webmaster and Communications Tech David Severston admits.

Tue
30
Jul

National Night Out noted in Maplewood, North St. Paul


Lane Heinsinger gets fingerprinted by North St. Paul Police Reserves for a child ID kit to take home at the 2012 National Night Out event at Christ Lutheran Church.

National Night OUT, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, will involve over 15,704 communities from all 50 states , U.S. Territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world.  In all, over 37.5 million people are expected to participate in "America's Night Out Against Crime."

Tue
30
Jul

Community program aims to slow traffic in Roseville


Linda E. Andersen/Review

Roseville police are taking a new route to decelerate drivers speeding through neighborhoods and are asking residents to partner with them.
The Roseville Police Department developed an initiative called Adopt a Neighborhood Speed Board Program that allows residents to actively engage with police to slow traffic through their neighborhoods by requesting a speed board and maintaining it for 14 days.

Tue
30
Jul

St. Anthony approves PD contracts with Lauderdale and Falcon Heights

The St. Anthony Village City Council unanimously approved contract agreements for police services with the cities of Lauderdale and Falcon Heights at its Tuesday, July 23 council meeting.
Both cities approved separate one-year, $617,000 contract agreements for police services in 2014.

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