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Walz backs New Brighton legislator’s indigenous women task force


Mary Kunesh-Podein

While unveiling his budget proposal on Feb. 19, Gov. Tim Walz announced a line item to support a New Brighton legislator’s bill.

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05
Mar

County announces 2019 road projects for north suburbs


courtesy of Ramsey County Ramsey County is planning an estimated $11 million reconstruction of County Road C from Highway 88 to Long Lake Road, which will include construction of a trail on the south side of the roadway. More than a dozen other county-led projects are planned for the north suburbs this year.

When and if the snow ever melts, Ramsey County has more than 40 roadwork projects set for this year.

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Falcon Heights mayor up for Met Council seat


Angelica Klebsch

Falcon Heights Mayor Peter Lindstrom is up for a spot on the Metropolitan Council.

Tue
05
Mar

Stopping the flow of poverty


courtesy of Deb Nygaard Girls pose with their reusable feminine hygiene kits; each kit includes a waterproof shield and eight flannel liners that can be inserted, removed and washed.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. For many girls in developing countries, something as simple as a maxi pad is key to continuing their education and avoiding the complications that come with premature marriage and childbirth. 

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05
Mar

New Brighton police make more than 4,000 traffic stops in 2018


courtesy of City of New Brighton This map shows the distribution of 4,230 traffic stops made by New Brighton police officers in 2018.

New Brighton officers made 4,230 traffic stops in 2018, according to figures released on Feb. 15.

That’s 2,792 male drivers and 1,492 female drivers pulled over. For 351 stops, officers searched vehicles.

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05
Mar

Rosedale curbs Sunday morning dog walks


file photo After just more than a year of opening up for dog walkers on Sunday mornings, Rosedale Center has called it quits on the canines.

Sunday mornings were going to the dogs at Rosedale Center — and few seemed to mind — but the canines are welcome no more.

The Roseville mall said in a Feb. 18 tweet that it had ended its weekly dog-walking-is-welcome hours.

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St. Paul’s Urban Roots celebrating 50th anniversary


file photo Urban Roots has partnered with numerous St. Paul organizations, including Dayton’s Bluff Neighborhood Housing Services. That particular partnership includes an urban farm at the Village on Rivolli housing development in Railroad Island, where the high tunnel seen above was installed in 2018.

East Side St. Paul youth nonprofit Urban Roots will spend 2019 celebrating its 50th anniversary.

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05
Mar

Like a broken record


Matt Hudson/Review

Kim Anderson, with help from kids Lydia (middle) and Luke, shoveled her Shoreview driveway on Feb. 20.

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Feb

Urban Roots celebrating 50th anniversary


file photo Urban Roots, the East Side youth urban agriculture nonprofit, will be spending 2019 celebrating its 50th anniversary. The organization has a number of gardens across the East Side, including its original garden on the corner of Third Street and Maria Avenue, which it established in 1996.

East Side youth nonprofit Urban Roots will spend 2019 celebrating its 50th anniversary.

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A show of belief: Local students awarded Ann Bancroft Foundation grants


submitted photos Colibri Lopez-Munoz, above, and Addie Cooper, both on Visitation School’s Robettes FIRST Robotics team, were selected as grant recipients by the Ann Bancroft Foundation. They will use their grant money to help pay team dues this year.

The Ann Bancroft Foundation recently awarded grants to 373 Minnesota girls — two of the lucky recipients attend Visitation School.

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