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Mar

“Trees: the good, the bad and the ugly” presentation in Shoreview this week

With spring’s arrival many area green thumbs are anxious to get out and start prepping gardens for the much-awaited growing season. Metro lawns are sill blanketed in snow and it seems as though spring will arrive a bit later than it has in recent years (2010 being an exception).

Wed
20
Mar

Dogs poisoned with rodenticide in St. Anthony

Barbara Subak returned home from an outing on Saturday, Feb 16 to find her two loving canine companions, Billy and Spirit in serious trouble.  Both dogs had severe diarrhea and she knew instantly something was wrong when she saw Billy vomiting large amounts of blood.
The 8-year-old, mixed-breed rescue dog from Oklahoma died a short time later in her owner’s home.

Wed
20
Mar

Owasso street realignment project approved by Shoreview council

At a March 4 meeting Shoreview council members unanimously approved plans and specifications for the realignment and reconstruction of an 800-foot section of Owasso Street near the County Road E and Victoria Street intersection.
The estimated $3 million project will involve moving part of Owasso Street to the north and aligning it with the western leg of County Road E.

Tue
19
Mar

Hearing for Oakdale shooting suspect set for next week

A review hearing for a 34-year-old man accused of randomly shooting at cars and killing an Oakdale Elementary fourth-grader has been set for next week.
Nhan Lap Tran, of Oakdale, is accused of opening fire on passing motorists just after 6 p.m. Feb. 11 near the intersection of Seventh Street and Hadley Avenue in Oakdale. Multiple rounds were fired at four vehicles, including a minivan that 9-year-old Devin Aryal was riding in with his mother, Melissa Aryal.

Tue
19
Mar

Oakdale firefighters discover woman's body in burning townhouse


Firefighters found Weschcke’s body on a bed in her townhouse. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

A 65-year-old woman was found dead Tuesday morning, March 19, after a fire was reported at an Oakdale townhouse.

The victim, Catherine Weschcke, was a longtime teacher in the Stillwater Area School District.

Tue
19
Mar

Bridging needs to fill its warehouses

With spring finally here (really, it is!) local nonprofit Bridging is in dire need of the household goods its clients rely on to get back on their feet.
Bridging, formed in 1987, has offices in Roseville and Bloomington and serves, on average, 4,000 households annually, or about 75 per week. Between the two locations, Bridging has about 50,000 square-feet of warehouse space.

Tue
19
Mar

Police, divers, dogs search Keller Lake Regional Park in Trevino case


Maplewood police officers and Ramsey County sheriff’s deputies search Keller Lake Regional Park in Maplewood Tuesday morning, March 19, for the body of Kira Trevino, who was reported missing Feb. 24. (Photo/Johanna Holub)

Item found Saturday

Tue
19
Mar

Roseville uses new anti-icing equipment built by public works employee


  The truck fitted with the anti-icing equipment Joshua Dix uses to pre-treat Roseville streets before a storm.

The Roseville Public Works Department had success this winter season using new anti-icing equipment on the city’s streets, thanks to the efforts of an inventive employee, who got the project started.

Mon
18
Mar

WSP seeks help to fill empty city manager spot

The DIY fad is over--at least for the West St. Paul City Council.
The council decided in its March 11 workshop session it would seek help from an outside consultant after an in-house committee failed to hire a replacement for the city’s long-vacant city manager position.

Mon
18
Mar

New chief for South Metro Fire

The South Metro Fire Department Board announced it will hire its next chief from within the department to fill the role left open by the retirement of the previous chief.

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