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Wed
27
Mar

North St. Paul gets help from U grant

$175K in services to boost city’s sustainability

Wed
27
Mar

District 622’s “Project Family Connect” seeking volunteers, donations

For the third year in a row, struggling families in the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District will be able to get help through the district’s “Project Family Connect” event.

Wed
27
Mar

Lake Elmo approves sanitary sewer expansions

Old Village area, Olson Lake Trail North to receive sewer connections

Wed
27
Mar

New Brighton to unveil new report a problem web app

Starting in early April New Brighton residents will be able to utilize a new mobile web application to report issues like potholes, graffiti or a broken traffic light. The city plans to make the new Fix 311 web app available to the public starting on Saturday, April 6, when the city will debut the new technology at its 36th Annual Town Hall Meeting.

Wed
27
Mar

Sixth grader Lucy Chen wins Shoreview’s Human Rights Essay Contest

11-year-old Lucy Chen took top honors for her essay on protecting human rights in Shoreview’s 2013 Human Rights Commission’s (HRC) annual middle school essay contest.
Shoreview’s essay contest is held every year in conjunction with the League of Minnesota Human Rights Commissions (LMHRC).

Tue
26
Mar

Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Roseville

The city of Roseville has confirmed an Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation on private property in the 2800 block of Snelling Avenue.

Tue
26
Mar

Nextdoor.com is building closer communities in Roseville

It has been a year since Kathy Ramundt, a member of the neighborhood and community taskforce for Roseville’s Human Rights Commission first approached the city about getting involved with a new social networking site named Nextdoor.com.

Mon
25
Mar

SSP straightens out fence ordinance

Done right, a fence can add beauty to a home and grant peace of mind. Throw in a few miscalculations, however, and the same fence can become a source of strife between neighbors and a magnet for city code enforcement.
The South St. Paul City Council is trying to ensure residential fences built within in the city fall in the first category, with an ordinance amendment that will clarify regulations and policies. The council presented a first reading of the updated ordinance in its March 18 meeting.

Mon
25
Mar

Shaking things up in last days of food drive


Members of the South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force and the South St. Paul High School drama club donned costumes and cut a rug in a YouTube video to raise awareness for the task force’s March food drive. (submitted photo)

Food drives never cease to be important, but at times the constant needs can cause potential donors to grow numb to requests for help.
This March, however, the South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force is demanding attention for its annual food drive with a costumed version of the popular Harlem Shake dance video. Dressed as a giant tub of popcorn, a soup can, the Packers bull, McGruff the Crime Dog, the duck from Neighbors, Inc. and more, members of the task force and members of the South St. Paul High School drama club shook, twisted, boogied and bounded for a one-minute video posted to YouTube March 18.

Mon
25
Mar

Mendota Heights’ Hunter Lane project ready for bids

Plans for street reconstruction in Mendota Heights Hunter and Orchard neighborhoods are now back on track and ready for bids after they were temporarily derailed last fall by disagreements over street widths and curb styles.

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