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Ramsey County Review Deans List July 23, 2014
St. Cloud State University a Samantha Bauer of Maplewood a Joseph Kennedy of Maplewood a Tami Rossbach of Maplewood a Brian Butler of North St. Paul a Charlotte Gill of North St. Paul a Nicholas Margot of North St. Paul St. Mary's University a Kyle Johnsen of Maplewood a Jessica Drake of North St. Paul, a Tyler Kline of North St. Paul, Gustavus ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
St. Anthony Bulletin News
Just prior to being loaded into firetrucks and distributed to other stations, Lake Johanna Fire Department's 60 new airpacks were on display at the department's headquarters July 16. Engineer Bruce Carlson loads one of the department's new airpacks into a firetruck.
'Sweetheart swindler' gets 5-plus years in slammer; 'I'm a pitiful soul,' he tells unmoved judge
A Ham Lake man pleaded for mercy, blamed his lifelong history of swindling women on bipolar disorder and promised a judge that -- if she gave him probation -- he would never do it again.
St. Paul woman slashed, stabbed. Did ex-boyfriend try to kill her? Jury to decide
A cop described it as one of the worst scenes he had witnessed in 15 years of police work: A woman slashed and stabbed in her St. Paul home, blood everywhere, and the victim's 5-year-old son a witness to it all.
Green Line illuminates Rondo story
After its first month of service, Metro Transit's new Green Line light rail line is exceeding ridership expectations - and opening new learning opportunities for its passengers.
Second man arrested in St. Paul woman's death
A St. Paul man was being held Thursday at the Ramsey County jail on suspicion of murder of a woman who died this week.
Jacoby Kindred trial underway
Testimony began Monday, July 14, in the trial of Jacoby Kindred Sr., 61, who is accused of sexually abusing two young girls multiple times over the span of a decade.
Ramsey County, Arden Hills seeking TCAAP energy board members
The Joint Development Authority for the redevelopment of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant, which is made up of representatives from Arden Hills and Ramsey County, has put the call out for the creation of an Energy Resilience Advisory Board, accepting applications for membership through July 25. The board will work on a document called an ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Pricy solutions for thirsty White Bear Lake
Two of three solutions proposed for dwindling lake top $600 million and would change how many cities get their water.
Metro Transit delays rapid bus line from St. Paul to Mall of America
At the urging of St. Paul and Ramsey County officials, Metro Transit will grudgingly back off immediate plans to pursue a $28 million rapid bus line from downtown St. Paul to the Minneapolis-St.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Ramsey County to keep property taxes flat
Ramsey County plans to keep its property tax levy flat for the second year in a row.
Ford Plant demolished, St. Paul leaders seek model development
The empty land where the Ford Plant once stood in St. Paul as seen in this aerial photo taken Friday, June 20, 2014.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Judge: Priest abuse accuser 'deserves his day in court'Judge: Priest...
Judge: Priest abuse accuser 'deserves his day in court' "Generally speaking, this case needs to be tried," the Minnesota judge said.
St. Anthony Bulletin News
By Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin's estimate, some 60 people showed up to play some pickleball and to watch the ribbon cutting ceremony at Bobby Theisen Park on July 9. The new pickleball courts in Bobby Theisen Park in Shoreview were at capacity as they were opened officially with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
City OKs streetcar studies
The St. Paul City Council voted 6-0 at its July 9 meeting, following the hearing, to pursue a network of seven streetcar lines, and also to further study a proposed four-mile starter line that would stretch from West Seventh Street through downtown St. Paul and into the East Side via East Seventh Street.
New Brighton couple charged in neighbor's murder plan to testify
A New Brighton couple charged with murder in the shooting death of a neighbor and the wounding of another over a feud about feeding deer both plan to testify at a trial in August.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Counterpoint: Don't confuse charitable trusts
'Bremer Foundation must clean up its act," the July 12 commentary that comes on the heels of a report by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, raises legitimate questions about the oversight of charitable trusts.
St. Cloud Times
Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to seek dismissal of...
Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to seek dismissal of abuse lawsuit Lawyers return to court Monday; here are 5 things to know about case.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Como, Phalen golf course rates could decrease
Now that St. Paul's Phalen and Como golf courses are under private management, greens fees are likely to go ... down.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Renovated Keller clubhouse perfect for fairytale wedding
When Molly Fletcher and Alan Almeida began planning their wedding in early January, the bride's mother offered a key suggestion for the reception.