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Tue
21
Aug

Former St. Anthony Walmart is still empty


file photo • Walmart closed its St. Anthony location in 2014 and moved three miles to a brand-new building in Roseville. Though the owners of the nearly 150,000-square-foot space at Silver Lake Village were confident they’d quickly find a new tenant, the building continues to sit empty today.

Back in 2015, about a year after Walmart vacated its former 150,000 square feet of retail space in St. Anthony, the owners of the the building felt confident it would soon be filled. 

Tue
21
Aug

Area city council candidates set as filing closes

The candidate filing period for city council races without a primary closed Aug. 14 and the following candidates have filed for elected office in Shoreview, Arden Hills, Mounds View, Lauderdale and Little Canada.

Tue
21
Aug

New boss in St. Anthony-New Brighton School District


submitted photo • New St. Anthony-New Brighton Schools Superintendent Dr. Renee Corneille, who started in the position July 1, spent time recently with 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds attending a soccer camp at Central Park in St. Anthony.

Concluding nearly 40 years in education, St. Anthony-New Brighton Schools Superintendent Robert Laney retired June 30.

On July 1, Dr. Renee Corneille became the new superintendent. 

Tue
21
Aug

Reported crimes on the rise in Roseville since 2010


courtesy of City of Roseville • A breakdown of Part 1 crimes as reported in Roseville from 2010 to June of 2018. As noted by Police Chief Rick Mathwig at the Aug. 13 Roseville City Council meeting, the overall number of crimes reported in the city has increased since 2010. The crimes are categorized as “Part 1” for FBI crime data collection purposes.

The number of crimes reported in Roseville has steadily increased since 2010.

That’s according to Police Chief Rick Mathwig, who presented a report on crime trends during the Roseville City Council’s Aug. 13 meeting.

Mon
20
Aug

A day in the life of a Payne Avenue restaurant owner


Marjorie Otto/Review • When business picks up during the lunch rush, Eddie Wu steps in to help cook. On this particular Tuesday, it was just Wu, one cook and one server.

There’s a sense of magic when eating at a restaurant — your order goes in and a bit later, a warm meal comes out. 

Mon
20
Aug

Inver Grove Heights delays splitting up city land


courtesy of City of Inver Grove Heights • The Inver Grove Heights City Council voted Aug. 13 to delay splitting up a portion of city-owned land, outlined in black, after residents raised concerns about the move. A plot that would have been created was to be purchased and used by AmericInn Hotel and Suites for a park and ride; the hotel currently has overflow parking at a nearby AMC Theatre.

The Inver Grove Heights City Council voted Aug. 13 to delay dividing up a piece of city-owned land along Highway 52, that would have been used as a hotel park and ride.

Mon
20
Aug

Carter shares budget proposal, addresses East Side projects


Mayor Melvin Carter

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter shared his priorities for the 2019 St. Paul Budget during an address at Washington Technology Magnet Middle School on Aug. 9.

Mon
20
Aug

East Side primary round-up

In what was one of Minnesota’s largest primary election turnouts ever on Aug. 14, East Siders had few local elections in which to have a say.

Mon
20
Aug

Shooting leaves one dead near Harding High School


Malik Dontarius Turner

Man charged with second-degree murder.

The St. Paul Police Department is investigating an Aug. 12 shooting that left a man dead near Harding High School.

Mon
20
Aug

Final round of South-West candidate filing is closed

Just prior to the primary polls closing Aug. 14, candidate filing for races that do not hold primaries came to an end.

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