Vadnais Heights

Mon
17
Dec

Garlough Elementary School improvements get the go-ahead


courtesy of City of West St. Paul As part of a bond that was approved earlier this year, Garlough Elementary School will be getting two new classrooms as well as a new front entry and an expanded kitchen/cafeteria.

Concerns about parking almost stall project

 

Mon
17
Dec

Construction season planning underway in West St. Paul

 

The cold weather means Minnesota has moved out of construction season and into winter. That doesn’t mean cities aren’t looking ahead to next year’s season change. 

Mon
17
Dec

Looking at Indian Mounds Regional Park differently


Marjorie Otto/Review The native community and the City of St. Paul are working together on a cultural landscape study of Indian Mounds Regional Park with the goal of creating a shared vision that respects the sacredness of the land. As part of the project, a series of community engagement meetings are being held so community members can learn from each other about the significance of the park.

Native community and city work on cultural landscape study

Mon
17
Dec

Vikings back Kaposia center’s ninja course


photos courtesy Samantha Chin Kaposia Education Center held a pep rally Nov. 27 for students and faculty after being selected as this year’s recipient of the Hometown Grant, which gives the school $10,000 to be used to help support healthy nutrition and activity programs.

Center selected for fitness and nutrition grant

 

Students and staff at Kaposia Education Center in South St. Paul were treated to a special pep rally Nov. 27, complete with some special guests. 

Tue
16
Oct

No charges again after county reopens case of deputy who fatally shot man

The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced Oct. 10 that it is closing its latest review of the deputy who fatally shot a man in Vadnais Heights in 2017, again determining the shooting to be justified. 

Mon
15
Oct

County attorney reopens case of deputy who fatally shot man

New evidence turned over after case was closed in January

Tue
20
Mar

No charges for deputy who fatally shot man in Vadnais Heights

The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced March 15 that no charges would be filed against the sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed Darren Robert Jahnke in Vadnais Heights nearly a year ago.

Wed
14
Mar

School threat leads deputies to stockpile of weapons


Chris Stowe

A boy’s threats against his classmates at a Maplewood school led police to a weapons cache at his home, resulting in the arrest of his parents.

Tue
13
Feb

Cities green-light Rice and I-694 project


file photo • With municipal consent out of the way, Ramsey County will begin early work on replacing the Rice Street bridge and interchange at Interstate 694 late this year.

Ramsey County needed municipal consent from three cities to get going on its planned $31.1 million replacement of the Rice Street bridge and interchange at Interstate 694, and now it has it.

Tue
23
Jan

Delays loom as municipal consent falters for Rice/I-694 interchange project


courtesy of Ramsey County • With long-sought funding finally in place, Ramsey County is set to rebuild the Rice Street bridge and interchange at Interstate 694, with construction work starting as soon as the end of the year. However, three cities, Little Canada, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights converge on the site, and Vadnais Heights has yet to give its municipal consent for the project over concerns about its impact, putting the county’s timeline into question.

Last summer, elected-officials celebrated after Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bonding bill that included $20.5 million for Ramsey County to rebuild the Rice Street bridge and interchange at Interstate 694.

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