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2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
When Bill Lorimer's doctor diagnosed him with a kidney stone in May, the Minnesota retiree and part-time resident of Marathon in the Florida Keys went to his local hospital for diagnostic scans of his pelvis and abdomen. A few weeks later, Lorimer received a bill in the mail from Fishermen's Community Hospital, showing the charge for the CT scan: $9,165.21.
6 hrs ago | Star Tribune
In 1979, there was a historic tie. The scenario may not repeat this year, but what if it did? Here's how it played out then.
11 hrs ago | TwinCities
Minnesota retirees Bob and Diane Hall decided to move to Ecuador after disliking the heat of Nevada and Arizona. After Bob and Diane Hall of St. Paul retired in 2008, they, like so many other Minnesotans, moved to the Southwest.
Among ceremonial duties, the task is made even better, Mayor Chris Coleman told us, when he's helping open a project "I had nothing to do with." The public sector -- that is, various arms of government, using taxpayer money -- has put together a good mix of public investments to leverage private investment, "and it's working," St. Paul Port Authority President Louis Jambois said.
This afternoon, Sunday, we will welcome 2,000 neighbors to a half-mile-long table on Victoria Street in Frogtown for a healthy, locally grown meal. Our dinner table conversation will illuminate our places in the urban food system and our ideal of healthy food access for Frogtown, Summit-University and other St. Paul neighborhoods.
Supporters of Bee Vue describe him as a turn-around artist providing homes for those in need. His critics, though, say those homes are often unfit to live in.
If you have Czech or Slovak roots and want to learn how to start your genealogy research, the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International http://www.cgsi.org is offering the option of remote attendance at their 2014 Fall Symposium, to be held Friday and Saturday, October 24-25, 2014, at various locations in St. Paul, Minnesota. There are eight different webinars to choose from .
St. Paul builders or property owners soon will be required to alert neighboring residents before construction begins, and construction debris containing asbestos no longer can be stored in a container intended for recyclable material and nonhazardous waste. St. Paul City Council member Chris Tolbert, who represents the Highland Park and Macalester-Groveland areas, said builders are tearing down homes in his ward and replacing them with higher-end properties.
Terry, left, and Dan Furlong have owned and operated Furlong's Liquor on the border of Oakdale and North St. Paul since 1987, photographed on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. While many small-business owners complain about burdensome government regulations, Terry Furlong welcomes them.
Based on what he tells family, women he's courting and even a judge, Derek Alldred has had a lot jobs. But at least one lie caught up with him last month, when he pleaded guilty in Ramsey County to swindling the St. Paul Hotel out of roughly $2,000.
Bellies to Babies, the shop that buys and sells gently used maternity and nursing wear as well as baby clothes has changed hands. Crystal Pollard said that after five years, it's time to switch gears.
Stephanie Morrissey, 36, is owner of Stephanie's, a women's boutique in St. Paul's Highland Park. Happy 10-year anniversary to Stephanie's, the St. Paul women's boutique known for carrying the latest trends and styles from the runways.
An unusual joint-county grand jury on Friday indicted Brian Fitch Sr. on murder charges in the shooting death this summer of Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick. The grand jury charged Fitch, 39, of Mendota Heights with one count of first-degree murder for the intentional shooting and killing of a peace officer.
Writes Rusty of St. Paul: "My brother-in-law, who is in his early 50s, just bought a 33-foot sailboat to sail amongst the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. His father had a similar boat 30 years ago, at which time Tom bought foul-weather gear, which is basically a heavy-duty waterproof jacket and bib overalls.
A man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for a bloody knife attack of his former girlfriend in her St. Paul home. Damien Tito Jones, 43, formerly of Minneapolis,was convicted of second-degree attempted murder of his then-girlfriend, Ebony Gums.
A former fourth-grade teacher who admitted he hit his adult stepson with an ax learned Friday that he won't serve time behind bars. Mark James, 62, of St. Paul, who pleaded guilty to second-degree assault, was placed on probation for seven years.
Family fears woman latest Minnesotan drawn to Syria 19-year-old said she'd gone to study the Quran Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/09/11/family-fears-woman-latest-minnesotan-drawn-syria/15488729/ The week she disappeared, the biggest worry on the mind of the 19-year-old St. Paul woman seemed to be what to wear to a friend's bridal shower. The shy Muslim woman hated to shop and typically wore a loose-flowing hijab.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:23 pm
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