January 2015

Sat
31
Jan

New LeMay Lake development raises water-quality concerns in Mendota Heights


Developers are clearing trees and debris from the LeMay Shores townhouse site, in preparation for construction this spring and summer. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

In the dead of winter, when the trees are bare and the ground is blanketed with snow, Scott Norling says it’s easy to track tree-clearing activity along the elevated eastern shore of LeMay Lake in Mendota Heights.

Fri
30
Jan

Mendota Heights picks new top staffer


Mark McNeill

After interviewing two finalists Jan.

Fri
30
Jan

West St. Paul opens low Robert St. bids; council ‘excited’


On Tuesday, West St. Paul opened a second round of bids for the first phase of the Robert Street reconstruction. The lowest bid was $1.14 million under the estimated cost of $24.2 million, spurring some excitement among city staff and the West St. Paul City Council. The council will meet Feb. 5 to discuss the project. (File photo)

Public invited to Feb. 5 meeting
After delaying phase one of the Robert Street revamp due to higher-than-anticipated costs, West St. Paul on Tuesday received construction proposals as much as $5.5 million less than the lowest bid from the first time around, leaving city officials hopeful about the project’s future.

Thu
29
Jan

Dozens of Roseville firefighters battle two early morning residential fires in three days

The Roseville Fire Department responded to the first residential fire of the week at 3:30 a.m. Jan. 26. Two cats in the apartment died in the fire.
The Roseville Fire Department responded to the first residential fire of the week at 3:30 a.m. Jan. 26. Two cats in the apartment died in the fire. (Photo courtesy of the Roseville Fire Department)

Blazes cause thousands of dollars in damage

In a matter of just three days, the Roseville Fire Department was called to fight two early-morning residential fires.

 

Thu
29
Jan

Ex-Mendota Heights tennis coach pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct


Daniel Erik Hubbard Wilson

Wilson to serve year in county jail, 15 years' probation
The former tennis coach at the Convent of the Visitation School in Mendota Heights accused of having sex with a female student he coached pleaded guilty Jan. 28 in Ramsey County District Court.

Wed
28
Jan

Letter: Protect healthy trees

When a natural disaster occurs and beautiful mature trees are lost due to disease, storms and straight line winds it makes newspaper headlines.

Wed
28
Jan

Eliminating tax on Social Security income

Kathy Lohmer
Kathy Lohmer

Did you know that if you are a senior citizen with an income above $33,000 per year (or $45,000 for couples), you are being taxed on your social security benefits?

Wed
28
Jan

To know him was to have a friend

Quick takoffs
Bill Mahre was unique in many ways

Wed
28
Jan

No additional environmental study for Lake Elmo Avenue project

The Washington County Board of Commissioners agreed Jan. 20 that there is no need for an Environmental Impact Statement for the County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 17 (Lake Elmo Avenue) project.

Wed
28
Jan

Century College partners with Advance Corporation

Advance Corporation has been awarded a $50,000 Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership (MJSP) grant to work with Century College on innovative technical and skills training programs. Located in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, Advance Corporation recognizes the importance of developing workforce training programs that address technical needs for future growth and expanded work opportunities for current and future employees.

 

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