News

Wed
22
Oct

South St. Paul police investigate aggravated robbery involving youths

Gunshots were fired in a robbery that left one victim with non-life-threatening injuries after being beaten by multiple people at about 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in South St.

Wed
22
Oct

Shoreview approves deal for meeting and event web-streaming

The city of Shoreview continues to plan for its pending breakup with the North Suburban Cable Commission and CTV, which currently broadcasts and web streams the city’s various public meetings and events.

Wed
22
Oct

Sports center, economic development hot button issues for Vadnais Heights council and mayoral candidates

Vadnais Heights is home to competitive city council elections this fall with two council members and the mayor up for re-election.

Wed
22
Oct

Shoreview council candidates talk redevelopment, quality of life

Two Shoreview city council members are up for re-election this year. Seats held by Terry Quigley and Ben Withhart are set to expire at the end of the year.

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.

Tue
21
Oct

Kaying Thao addresses past criminal charges

Roseville council candidate, school board member convicted of fifth-degree drug possession in 2007
A candidate for Roseville city council and a current member of the Roseville Area School District School Board was convicted of fifth-degree drug possession several years ago. Now, Kaying Thao chooses to use the "dark time" in her past as inspiration to serve the community and prevent others from being in the same situation she was.

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.

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