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3 hrs ago | Roseville Review

Little Canada man allegedly pushes another into traffic

The Ramsey County Attorney's Office has charged a Little Canada man with second-degree murder for allegedly pushing another man in front of an oncoming vehicle during an altercation the evening of Aug. 20. Michael John Merten III, 41, allegedly pushed Robert Alan Hilgren, 47, in front of a sport utility vehicle traveling on Rice Street near County ... (more)

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Related Topix: Little Canada, MN

7 hrs ago | Finance and Commerce

Top Projects: The Penfield

Financing : AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Fund, Dougherty Mortgage, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, St. Paul Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Metropolitan Council, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, and Ramsey County Editor's note: This is the 15th installment in Finance & Commerce's Top Projects of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games, Mortgage, Personal Finance, St. Paul, MN

11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Minnesota man charged with moving woman's body

ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Paul authorities have charged a man with moving the body of a woman who was found wrapped in a blanket outside.

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12 hrs ago | Roseville Review

Everything but a reservation

Officers responding to an Aug. 6 complaint of two men in the 1400 block of California Avenue reportedly attempting to sell popcorn for a church fundraiser without a solicitor's permit, arrested one of the men following an altercation.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN

Tue Aug 26, 2014

TwinCities

Ramsey, Hennepin counties may merge homes for troubled teens

The county boards are exploring whether to combine Ramsey County Boys Totem Town in St. Paul and the Hennepin County Home School in Minnetonka.

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Related Topix: Hennepin County, MN, St. Paul, MN

TwinCities

Ramsey County priest abuse trial put off; Winona diocese wants it moved

The Diocese of Winona has made another attempt to move a civil court trial involving one of its former priests out of Ramsey County.

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JD Supra

A Real Lulu of a Trademark Infringement Case

We're actually not covering the trademark fair issue we planned to cover today because we just caught wind of a lulu of a trademark infringement case filed on Friday of last week against a brand new 2014 fair vendor: Lulu's Public House .

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Related Topix: Lulu

TwinCities

Ramsey County OKs Comcast broadband deal for 5 years

The Ramsey County Board recently voted 6-1 to approve a five-year agreement with Comcast to provide high-speed broadband communications between government buildings.

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KSTP

Reward Increases for Arrest of Ty Hoffman in Arden Hills Shooting

The reward leading to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with the shooting death of another man in Arden Hills has increased.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Arden Hills, MN

City Pages

Royalton, MN, police department possesses a grenade launcher it does not want or need

Royalton is a small town in central Minnesota, population 1,242. The police department has one full-time officer and two part timers.

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Related Topix: Royalton, MN, Tracy, MN, Clearwater County, MN

KSTP

Working as Reserve Officers at State Fair Presents Job Opportunities for Some

Nearly 1.8 million people stop by the Minnesota State Fair every year. A police force of nearly 200 officers protects all 320 acres of the fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: New York Mills, MN

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Roseville Review

Snail Lake boat launch closed for more plant removal

The boat launch in Shoreview's Snail Lake Regional Park is closed until further notice as crews continue to remove large mats of plants from the lake using heavy equipment, according to a Ramsey County release.

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Related Topix: Shoreview, MN

Marshall Independent

Ex-chiropractor pleads guilty to sex assault

Fifty-four-year-old Paul D. Thompson of Vadnais Heights pleaded guilty Monday in Ramsey County to third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Related Topix: Vadnais Heights, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WWTC-AM Eagan

Ramsey And Hennepin Counties Added To Disaster Declaration

Residents in Ramsey and Hennepin counties affected by severe weather this summer, are now eligible to receive federal aid.

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Related Topix: Hennepin County, MN, Weather

Sun Aug 24, 2014

CBS Local

Friends Of Kelly Phillips Make Plea To Find His Killer

The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office issued a new wanted poster last week for the man accused of killing his ex-boyfriend at a gas station.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Arden Hills, MN

Roseville Review

St. Anthony Bulletin News

With the first reading of an amendment to city code Aug. 12., St. Anthony is on its way to making its regulation of electronic cigarettes official and permanent.

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Related Topix: St. Anthony, MN, Arden Hills, MN, Shoreview, MN, Mounds View, MN, North Oaks, MN

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Finance and Commerce

HealthPartners kicks tires on Phalen location

HealthPartners in late July submitted a site plan application for a new four-story, 128,000-square-foot medical building at 295 Phalen Blvd. The site is on the northeast quadrant of Interstate 35E and Phalen Boulevard, just feet from the interstate.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN

Star Tribune

Roseville joins Twin Cities suburbs adding sidewalks

Right-of-way disputes, boulevard trees and concerns about aesthetics can all make it a contentious issue - especially in older neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Roseville, MN, St. Louis Park, MN, Edina, MN, Shoreview, MN

St. Cloud Times

Princeton man dead after 4-vehicle crashPrinceton man dead after...

Princeton man dead after 4-vehicle crash Patrol: Vehicle going at 'freeway speeds' ran into stopped vehicle, causing chain reaction Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/23/princeton-man-dead-vehicle-crash/14484237/ Three vehicles were stopped in traffic on Highway 10 south of Ramsey County Road 96 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Brainerd, MN

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Star Tribune

Workhouse, probation for St. Paul woman who broke into a family's home drunk

A St. Paul woman who smashed her way into a stranger's home while drunk and then crawled into bed with a sleeping child was sentenced Friday to 60 days in the Ramsey County workhouse and two years of probation.

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