East Side Newsbriefs

Mon
15
Dec

New HealthPartners construction to start in spring

HealthPartners will add a new 128,000-square-foot neuroscience building at 295 Phalen Blvd., near the intersection of Interstate 35E, replacing the structure shown above. The nonprofit HMO asserts it will be the largest free-standing neuroscience center in the Midwest, and one of very few in the country.
HealthPartners will add a new 128,000-square-foot neuroscience building at 295 Phalen Blvd., near the intersection of Interstate 35E, replacing the structure shown above. The nonprofit HMO asserts it will be the largest free-standing neuroscience center in the Midwest, and one of very few in the country. (submitted photo)

New Phalen Blvd. site will be 4-story neuroscience building
HealthPartners has announced it will begin building a new neuroscience center on Phalen Boulevard, just east of Interstate 35E, starting this spring.
According to a statement from the company, it will be the largest, freestanding neuroscience center in the Midwest, and one of very few in the country.

Mon
01
Dec

I-94 westbound to close this weekend

Westbound Interstate 94 in St. Paul between Highway 61 and I-35E will close this weekend as crews continue work on the Highway 52 Lafayette Bridge, MnDOT announced on Monday, Dec. 1.
Mon
01
Dec

After delay, holiday lights show up and running

Volunteers with the Holiday Lights in the Park work on setting up the more than 60 themed holiday sculptures and animated displays at Phalen Park Nov. 23. The new LED lighted displays debuted Nov. 25 and runs through Jan. 1.
Volunteers with the Holiday Lights in the Park work on setting up the more than 60 themed holiday sculptures and animated displays at Phalen Park Nov. 23. The new LED lighted displays debuted Nov. 25 and runs through Jan. 1. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

After snow-related hickup, holiday lights are up and running at Phalen Regional Park

Sun
30
Nov

Man guilty of atal kicking gets maximum sentence

Peter Louis John, 50, received a maximum sentence of 16 1/2 years for a second-degree unintentional murder conviction.

Mon
24
Nov

With Marine vet freed, protestors wrap it up

For 11 weeks, activists showed up every Thursday at 10 a.m. outside the Mexican Consulate on East Seventh Street in Dayton's Bluff to draw attention to the arrest of U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi.

Mon
10
Nov

Rush Line Corridor November open houses postponed

Open houses previously scheduled in November for the Rush Line Corridor Pre-Project Development Study have been postponed until early January 2015. The new dates for the open houses will be forthcoming.

Mon
10
Nov

Teen will stand trial as an adult in Widstrand beating

After an unsuccessful appeal, Charles K. Redding, 17, will stand trial as an adult in the East Side beating of Ray Widstrand, now 28.

Wed
05
Nov

Tour ‘3M fire station’ Nov. 15


A rendering of the new Maplewood fire station shows its four bays as it will look from McKnight Road. (submitted graphic)

A open house and ribbon cutting ceremony are scheduled for the new Maplewood Fire and Police South Station, located on the 3M campus east of McKnight Road and south of Minnehaha Avenue, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15.

Mon
06
Oct

Federal money could mean improvements to East Side bus stops


A bus stop along route 64 on Payne Avenue looks a bit rundown. Federal grant funding will help improve some East Side bus stops by the end of 2015. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

With colder weather on the way, the news of potential bus stop improvements could warm some spirits for East Side bus riders.

Thu
25
Sep

An update on St. Paul recycling and trash programs

Since the launch of the new All In recycling program in St. Paul in April, the city has seen a 16% increase in the volume of recycled materials collected. The program introduced single-sort recycling, and also added the collection of additional plastics.

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