News

Wed
12
Nov

Maplewood police investigating death stemming from Rice Street bar assault

Maplewood Police are investigating the death of a 40-year-old St. Paul man after he was assaulted inside Fred's Tiki Hut, a bar at 1820 Rice Street.

Currently, a 23-year-old man is in custody, being held on suspicion of murder.

Wed
26
Nov

Bulletin-area cities to discuss tax levies at meetings set to begin next week

Homeowners in Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, Shoreview, St. Anthony and Vadnais Heights, along with those across the state, should have, by now, received parcel-specific proposed property tax notices.

Wed
26
Nov

MnDOT holding meeting on planned resolution of 694's 'Shoreview slowdown'

A MnDOT graphic shows the extent of planned construction work on Interstate 694, which will include two new left lanes on both sides of the highway, east- and westbound, between Rice Street and Lexington Avenue.
A MnDOT graphic shows the extent of planned construction work on Interstate 694, which will include two new left lanes on both sides of the highway, east- and westbound, between Rice Street and Lexington Avenue. (submitted graphic)

A stretch of Interstate 694 in Shoreview is set to be widened in about a year's time, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold an open house Dec. 4 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. to discuss the plan at Shoreview City Hall in the council chambers.

Tue
25
Nov

Snelling Ave. bus rapid transit speeds ahead

The Metro Transit BRT A Line will start at Rosedale Center in Roseville and follow Snelling south to Ford Parkway in St. Paul, reaching its final stop at 46th Street in Minneapolis.
The Metro Transit BRT A Line will start at Rosedale Center in Roseville and follow Snelling south to Ford Parkway in St. Paul, reaching its final stop at 46th Street in Minneapolis. (graphic courtesy of Metro Transit)

It's a bus! It's a train! It's bus rapid transit!

Tue
25
Nov

Cities gear up to approve final budgets

The cities in the Review's coverage area -- Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada and Roseville -- will soon vote to approve their final budgets for 2015. The public will have the opportunity to offer input on the budgets before they're approved by the various city councils.

Tue
25
Nov

Conway Recreation Center still in transition

Soccer games filled the Conway Recreation Center gymnasium on a recent Saturday afternoon. During the week, basketball is a popular sport.
Soccer games filled the Conway Recreation Center gymnasium on a recent Saturday afternoon. During the week, basketball is a popular sport. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Added hours, heavy gym use bode well for the city facility
Walk into Conway Recreation Center on a Monday afternoon, and you'll see dozens of teenagers playing basketball, which is more or less what you might have seen a year ago, when it was St. Paul Parks and Recreation managing it, rather than a private company.

Mon
24
Nov

Woman forced to drive to empty lot by would-be rapist

Eerily similar to two prior incidents in Maplewood, North St. Paul 
Maplewood police are investigating the abduction and threatened sexual assault of a 25-year-old woman that occurred early Sunday morning.

Mon
24
Nov

Vadnais Heights meat company recalls product over possible E. coli contamination

A Vadnais Heights-based meat processing company is recalling more than a half-ton of meat that may be contaminated by E. coli bacteria, according to a Nov. 22 release from the Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Sat
22
Nov

MPCA fines city $3K for 'stormwater violations'

South St. Paul fixes issues, completes project
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has finalized a violation involving South St. Paul and a city contractor who pumped "cloudy" water into the city's stormwater system while building a new pumping station, spilling untreated water into the Mississippi River. 

Fri
21
Nov

Phalen 'Lights in the Park' still waiting for lights

It's almost like the anticipation of waiting for Santa to arrive, if you weren't sure he'd get here by the 25th.

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