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Vadnais Heights City Council approves new park and ride facility
In a 3-2 vote, the Vadnais Heights City Council approved an application submitted by Metro Transit for a site plan, special use permit and preliminary plat to build a commuter bus park and ride facility at 850 East County Road E. Council members Terry Nyblom and Craig Johnson voted against the motion at the March 5 council meeting.
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White Bear Lake man celebrates 90th birthday in prison - voluntarily
Guests at Bob Clemens' 90th birthday party on Tuesday morning had to undergo a background check, walk through a metal detector and pass by dozens of prison guards.
Senate GOP offers up bullying bill alternative
Republicans state senators say they have an alternative to the controversial anti-bullying legislation DFLers and educators have made a priority this legislative session.
Controversial Anti-Bullying Legislation Goes Before MN Lawmakers
Hundreds of students held a rally at the State Capitol Monday in favor of a bill to put more teeth in the state's anti-bullying law.
Bill would create Hwy. 36 memorial to slain North St. Paul officer
A portion of Hwy. 36 that runs through North St. Paul would be designated the "Officer Richard Crittenden Memorial Highway" under a legislative proposal to honor the only officer from that city to lose his life in the line of duty.
Twin Cities north metro town briefs: Freestyle ski race on Sunday, March 2
Sunday is the day for the Freestyle Cross Country Ski Race at Green Haven Golf Course.
Truck Goes Through Ice in Anoka County
Authorities say a Chevy Silverado was pulling a snowmobile trailer in the middle of Peltier Lake in Lino Lakes when it broke through the ice.
Twin Cities north metro town briefs: Area is part of volleyball extravaganza
If you're a volleyball fan, this is your weekend. More than 660 girls' teams from Minnesota, four other states and Canada will be taking part in the 24th annual Presidents' Day Festival at 171 courts throughout the Twin Cities and in Rochester.
Medical provider is sued in Lino Lakes inmate's death in 2011
An inmate's pleas to be taken to an emergency room in the hours leading up to his death went unheeded by doctors and corrections staff at the Lino Lakes prison in 2011, according to a federal lawsuit filed Friday against the company that was then providing medical care in Minnesota prisons.