At the April 18 Mendota Heights City Council meeting, a group of residents gave a presentation about their concerns with the proposed senior residential care facility at the intersection of Rogers Avenue and Lake Drive.
The Rush Line Corridor Policy Advisory Committee approved a draft of a route for the bus rapid transit line. The downtown St. Paul part of the route will run from Phalen Village to the Union Depot in downtown St. Paul via Phalen Boulevard, Pennsylvania Avenue, Jackson Street and Robert Street. It will then follow the Bruce Vento bike trail in the Ramsey County Railroad Authority right-of-way. North of Interstate 694 the route will run along Highway 61 in its own dedicated lane.
After having charges filed against her in connection with a Woodbury Walgreens robbery, Melanie Sue Parkin of South St. Paul is facing additional charges for similar robberies involving prescription painkillers.