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Marchers go from East Side to City Hall condemning separation of children


Marjorie Otto/Review • A group of about 100 community members gathered at Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center in Dayton’s Bluff and marched to St. Paul City Hall June 20 to protest the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from families after being detained at the U.S. southern border.

St. Paul City Council passes resolution against administration policy

 

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Construction finally starts at 208 Bates


Marjorie Otto/Review • Construction has finally started on 208 Bates Ave., a historic apartment building in Dayton’s Bluff. The building was a part of the 2016 Vacant Home Tour that was organized by Dayton’s Bluff neighbors to save historic buildings from being torn down.

Just over two years ago, six Dayton’s Bluff homes were in the shadow of the wrecking ball.

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Dakota County to get SMARTer


submitted graphic • The SMART Center will cost an estimated $13.2 million and be located one mile south of Inver Hills Community College, accessible from Highway 52/55 and Interstate 494. The location makes it convenient to first responders from around the state.

New crisis training facility receives state funding

 

It’s something that’s in the news nationwide: police needing training to be better equipped to handle people in crisis. 

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Mendota Heights passes sex offender residency restrictions

The Mendota Heights City Council unanimously passed an ordinance at its June 19 meeting that will restrict where sex offenders can reside in the city.    

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Forest Street may receive bike lanes, further connecting bike infrastructure


courtesy of City of St. Paul • Forest Street is scheduled to be resurfaced this fall. As a part of the construction, the City of St. Paul is planning to add marked bike lanes on Forest between Maryland Avenue and Margaret Street.

Continuing the expansion of St. Paul bike infrastructure, the City of St. Paul is planning to add marked bike lanes on Forest Street between Maryland Avenue and Margaret Street.

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Visitation golf team places top five in state


submitted photo • From left: Brian Burgemeister, assistant coach, Anna Nickelson (10), Sophie Rubio (12), Kira Johansen (11), Chloe Dobbs (11), Jaycee Rhodes (10), Elizabeth Azar (12), Head Coach Ann Feitl

Visitation sophomore Jaycee Rhodes won the Section 4AA Golf Tournament and helped the Visitation Blazers qualify for the Class AA State Tournament held at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minnesota on June 12 to 13.

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Inver Grove Heights man sentenced for sex abuse


Roy Ludvig Derry

Roy Ludvig Derry, 75, of Inver Grove Heights, was sentenced June 7 to six years supervised probation for fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct. 

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East Side Review - Police Reports • May 31 - June 6 • 2018

Thursday, May 31 — Wednesday, June 6 • Police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

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SNAPSHOTS: A little lunch break

On June 20, residents and those who work in Inver Grove Heights had another option for their lunch time break: food trucks.

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North St. Paul cat shelter finds win-win for cats and kids


Aundrea Kinney/Review • During a June 10 visit to Caring for Cats cat shelter in North St. Paul, Tori read the third book in the “Daisy Dreamer” series to Gaheris, a kitten who was new to the shelter. Tori is a participant in a new reading program called Cat Tales, which is designed to help kids with reading and to help shelter cats become comfortable with kids.

New program promotes reading books to felines

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