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13 hrs ago | Star Tribune

WWII artifacts found in England made at Arden Hills plant in 1943

It was only a lump of molten aluminum and four rusty cartridges. But the story behind the recently unearthed debris from a U.S. bomber plane that crashed in England during World War II traces all the way back to an army ammunitions plant in Minnesota - and may help inspire a Twin Cities memorial to commemorate the plant's wartime role.

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Related Topix: Arden Hills, MN

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Despite financial lull, St. Paul Promise Neighborhood advocates remain hopeful

St. Paul School Board member Keith Hardy greets the students of Freedom School on July 25. The Freedom School is a component of the SPPN initiative, which provides holistic academic and social support to children and their families living within a 250-square block area of St. Paul.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Family, Kids

KSTP

Father, Son Charged in Pawn America Armed Robbery

A father and son are charged in the armed robbery and shooting at a Pawn America store in Roseville last week, but the two are still on the run.

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CBS Local

Father, Son Charged In Connection With Roseville Pawn Shop Shooting

A father and son have been charged in connection with the robbery of a pawn shop in Roseville, Minn.

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TwinCities

In Roseville pawnshop robbery, father and son are charged and still at large

A father and son were charged Monday after allegedly robbing a pawn shop in Roseville at gunpoint and shooting a sales clerk in the leg.

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Related Topix: Roseville, MN

Minnesota Lawyer

Thomas Gilligan named to Ramsey bench

St. Paul attorney Thomas A. Gilligan Jr. has been named to the bench by Gov. Mark Dayton.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Sun Jul 27, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Authorities investigate baby death in ButterfieldAuthorities...

Authorities investigate baby death in Butterfield Newborn was pronounced dead at the scene on Friday in southern Minnesota city Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/07/27/baby-death-butterfield-minnesota/13237463/ Watonwan County authorities said Sunday that they are investigating the death of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Watonwan County, MN, Butterfield, MN, St. James, MN

TwinCities

St. Paul: Tweaking traffic so Green Line can roll

While red lights slowing the Green Line remain an issue, ridership tops estimates during the first month of light-rail operation along the Central Corridor, most of which is in St. Paul.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Finance and Commerce

Gateway aimed at route less traveled

Aiming for less impact to existing properties and more economic development potential, the alignment for a 12-mile bus rapid transit line from St. Paul's Union Depot to Woodbury will hit less-developed portions of the corridor.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, MN, Lake Elmo, MN, Oakdale, MN, St. Paul, MN, Washington County, MN

TwinCities

Minneapolis teen steals cellphone from St. Paul girl, 6, charges say

A teenage boy was charged Friday with felony robbery after he allegedly grabbed a cellphone from a 6-year-old girl and ran off with it.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN

TwinCities

In St. Paul gang rape, last defendant gets time served - 2 years, 4 months

The last of nine males charged in the gang rape of a 15-year-old girl in St. Paul was sentenced Friday to time served, with 30 years probation.

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TwinCities

Friday Opinuendo: On hard work, budget guts and our mighty river

There was a lot in Mila Koumpilova's report, on our front page Thursday, about the remarkable Thao kids of St. Paul's Johnson High School, two of whom -- Justin and Jepheny -- are valedictorians, the next two of whom -- Josalyza and Jethro -- are in the running.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Opinion

Roseville Review

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)

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Related Topix: Maplewood, MN, St. Paul, MN, North St. Paul, MN, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Roseville Review

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.

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Related Topix: St. Anthony, MN, Arden Hills, MN, Shoreview, MN

TwinCities

'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.

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Related Topix: Ham Lake, MN, St. Paul, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

TwinCities

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.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Insight News

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.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, University of Minnesota, African-American

TwinCities

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.

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Roseville Review

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.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, St. Paul, MN, Maplewood, MN

Roseville Review

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)

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