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Tue
21
Oct

Infrastructure, community engagement priorities for Roseville council candidates

Two Roseville city council members are up for re-election this year. Seats held by Tammy McGehee and Bob Willmus are set to expire at the end of the year. They are being challenged by newcomer Kaying Thao.

Tue
21
Oct

Little Canada council candidates prioritize quiet zones, road conditions

Little Canada has two open city council seats on the ballot this year. Current council member John Keis is running unopposed for mayor, and his term is set to expire at the end of the year.

Tue
21
Oct

Lauderdale council candidates talk aging properties, economic development

Two Lauderdale city council members are up for re-election this year. Seats held by Mary Gaasch and Roxanne Grove are set to expire at the end of the year. The incumbents are being challenged by newcomer Jeremy Carr.

Mon
20
Oct

Metro State breaks ground on new science center

Construction started last week on a new science center at Metro State University. The 65,712 square foot building has been in the works for over a decade.
Construction started last week on a new science center at Metro State University. The 65,712 square foot building has been in the works for over a decade. (Submitted graphic)
The new science center at Metro State should be completed in time for the schools 2016 spring semester.
The new science center at Metro State should be completed in time for the school's 2016 spring semester. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

More research labs, faculty coming
It took 10 years, but Metro State University will no longer be the only school in the MnSCU system without proper science facilities.
"Today is the awakening of a new chapter of the university's history," said Dr. Devinder Malhotra, the school's interim president.

Mon
20
Oct

Mounds Park playground getting a major re-do

A new playground should be ready to go next spring in Indian Mounds Park. The rendering shows the new equipment which is designed to look like the surrounding environment of the park.
A new playground should be ready to go next spring in Indian Mounds Park. The rendering shows the new equipment which is designed to look like the surrounding environment of the park. (Submitted graphic)

Next spring, kids near Indian Mounds Park should have some new playground equipment that is designed to encourage learning, exercise and fun.

Mon
20
Oct

All-woman brew team making headway

Kathleen Culhane, head brewer at Sidhe Brewing, stands in the new taproom space the brewery is working on in Plaza Del Sol on Payne Avenue. Culhane’s hoping the place will be open by Jan. 1, 2015.
Kathleen Culhane, head brewer at Sidhe Brewing, stands in the new taproom space the brewery is working on in Plaza Del Sol on Payne Avenue. Culhane’s hoping the place will be open by Jan. 1, 2015. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Kathleen Culhane, head brewer at Sidhe Brewing, has been working hard to get the fledgling brewery open. If things go well, Sidhe Brewing will soon be operating one of the smallest beer taprooms in the state.

Mon
20
Oct

West St. Paul council scraps first bids on Robert Street revamp

Council members still committed to project
The West St. Paul City Council on Oct. 13 rejected the first round of bids for phase one of planned South Robert Street improvements, but council members said they’re still committed to the project.
Only two paving companies bid on the about $20.8 million of road construction. The bids were upwards of 37 percent more than the engineer’s original estimates, according to city documents.

Mon
20
Oct

Three running for South St. Paul School District board

With four seats open in South St. Paul's school board elections, only three candidates have filed.

Mon
20
Oct

Inver Grove Heights candidates discuss reason for running

In a Review questionnaire, candidates hoping to represent the residents of Inver Grove Heights as city council members were offered a chance to discuss why they're running for office, what important issues their cities are facing and what skills a

Mon
20
Oct

West St. Paul candidates tackle city issues

The candidates vying for the Ward 3 spot on the West St. Paul City Council and facing off in the mayoral race tackled city issues and discussed why they’re running for elected office in response to a Review questionnaire.

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