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Region's first arterial BRT line wins approval
A bus rapid transit route on Snelling Avenue, Ford Parkway and 46th Street in Roseville, St. Paul and Minneapolis would bring enhanced bus stations to 20 intersections.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
MN: Streetcars, Buses and Trains: Transit Backers Face a Big Week
The future of several projects - including whether to study bringing streetcars back to St. Paul - will be affected by key votes Wednesday.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Suspect turns himself in following extensive RVPD, SWAT search
Around 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 27, the Roseville Police Department responded to reports of an armed at-large domestic assault suspect who had possibly entered a nearby business.
Bill Blesener chooses not to pursue re-election
When Bill Blesener ran for mayor in 2004, he thought he'd have a short-lived run as the city's leader.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
St. Paul prostitution defendant's sentence break illegal, appeals court says
A Ramsey County judge erred when he said he would -- over the prosecutor's objection -- dismiss prostitution charges against a man after a period of probation, according to a ruling Monday by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
New Minnesota Law Regulates Dog, Cat Breeders
Minnesota has long relied on citizen complaints to discover and take action against breeders who abuse or neglect their animals.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Roseville fire station brings faster response time, new programs
Camille Huntley, 7, got a chance to use the fire hose with Roseville firefighter Adam Sabotta at her side during "Fridays with Firefighters" June 20. The Roseville Fire Department will hold the kid-friendly open house event at the new Lexington Avenue station every Friday through Labor Day.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Looks like construction - it's not
The Sibley Propane Facility, located off of Highway 13 and Riverside Lane, is being used as a temporary staging area by Q3 Contracting while it works on a natural gas pipeline replacement project in St. Paul.
Charges expected against St. Paul man police sought in manhunt
Charges are expected Monday against a St. Paul man who set off a manhunt Friday after he allegedly assaulted a woman at a Roseville hotel and then was seen fleeing with a gun, possibly into a nearby office building.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Rosemount's 'Adventures in Learning' summer program serves multilingual students
Fifth-grader Leonardo Rodriguez succinctly summed up the goal of a weeklong summer program for multilingual students in Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan schools.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Man Who Allegedly Assaulted Girlfriend, Fled Police Turns Himself In
A man who allegedly assaulted his girlfriend in a Roseville, Minn. hotel room Friday night and then fled from police has turned himself in.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Roseville: Police search for armed suspect
An alleged domestic assault at Roseville's Residence Inn has escalated into a manhunt and evacuation of a nearby office building, as police continue to look for the suspect.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
The Town Talk
Bales of straw perfect for planting fruits, vegetables
Bad soil? Not enough soil? Maybe even no soil? Skip the ground and try planting fruits and vegetables in straw bales instead, suggests Joel Karsten, author of "Straw Bale Gardens" and guru of one of this year's gardening trends.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Roseville massage therapist sentenced to one year
A former massage therapist was sentenced to serve one year at the Ramsey County Workhouse and 10 years' probation last week after pleading guilty to groping several women during massages that took place between June 2011 and August 2012 at the now-closed Serene Body Therapy Health and Wellness Center, which he owned on Snelling Avenue in Roseville.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
New equipment in place - photos
Howard Johnson Park in Roseville, named in honor of the first Roseville police officer killed in the line of duty, held a community build on June 7. Its completion date set for June 20. The new playground equipment is in place for the most part, and some final touches will soon finish up the project for the park off of County Road C.
Roseville police officer denies brutality allegations
One of the Roseville police officers named as a defendant in a police brutality lawsuit has filed a response to the case, denying the alleged abuse.
"Echoes of Evil" is a psychological thriller that follows psychologist Susan McNealy as she unearths the dark secrets of her husband's family.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Green Bay Press-Gazette
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Randal and Mary Arnold in Sturgeon Bay. Olivia graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School and the University of Northwestern in St. Paul.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Roseville ex-massage therapist who groped clients gets a year behind bars
Brandon Lee Palmer, a Roseville massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting four female clients, was sentenced Tuesday to one year in the Ramsey County workhouse.