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NEWSBRIEFS: Ramsey Co. / Maplewood / Oakdale / Lake Elmo - July 23, 2017

Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp

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PEOPLE: Oakdale, Lake Elmo & Ramsey Co. - July 23, 2017

Katelyn Vue, a junior at North High School in North St.

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North St. Paul invests in Hause Park renovations


On July 20, North St. Paul Public Works staff began dismantling the 21-year-old play structure at Hause Park. New equipment will be installed Aug. 10. Aundrea Kinney/Review

Hause Park in North St. Paul may look like a whole new park after two renovation projects are complete. On July 18, the North St. Paul City Council agreed to update the enclosed park building, and on Aug.

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Maplewood launches new interactive map to collect community feedback


Maplewood’s new interactive map includes six categories of pins for location-based comments. The map is part of an increased staff effort to reach residents who don’t normally attend public meetings. courtesy of City of Maplewood

In an effort to better identify community needs, Maplewood city staff is seeking input from people who spend time in Maplewood.

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Roseville Rotary learns about ShelterBox

On July 10 guest speaker and Rotarian Greg Krauska spoke to the Roseville Rotary Club about ShelterBox USA, a program with which Rotary International partners.

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Woman charged with first-degree assault for Lauderdale box cutter attack


Elizabeth Jean Kleven

A 40-year-old Minneapolis woman was charged with first-degree assault for allegedly slashing a man with a box cutter multiple times in Lauderdale July 18.

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Sheriff honors deputies for ‘meritorious acts’


Ramsey County Sheriff Jack Serier, left, honored several deputies at a July 19 event, commending them for their “successful resolution” of a mental health crisis in Shoreview last Feburary involving a man with a knife. Pictured from left to right, deputies Mike Casey and Brian Hughes, Sgt. Tim Schwab and Maplewood Officer Brian Tauzell, were all recognized at the ceremony, where Serier applauded them, and deputy Marilyn Hedstrom who couldn’t make it to the event, for their determination to help the man, rather than turning to lethal force, despite endangering their lives. submitted photo

In February, more than a half dozen police squad cars responded to a home in Shoreview after police received a report of a potential active shooter. 

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As Roseville home comes down, it lifts up others


Nick Swaggert from Better Futures Minnesota points out elements of a home on South McCarrons Boulevard in Roseville that will be salvaged for resale. The organization, a nonprofit that employs and supports men who have been in the prison system, was hired to deconstruct the home, which was purchased by Roseville last year. Once the home comes all the way down, another nonprofit will build a new home on the site that will house an at-risk family or military veteran. Mike Munzenrider photo

As workers left for lunch on a Tuesday earlier this month, the small home at 196 South McCarrons Blvd. in Roseville was stripped and looked set to be remodeled, except it wasn’t being renovated.

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Civil suit filed by brother of man killed by Roseville police moving towards court


John Birkeland

As the aftermath of the Jeronimo Yanez acquittal plays out and the Twin Cities deal with another police shooting this month, a lawsuit connected to the police killing of a Roseville man is slowly making it’s way towards court.

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New Brighton police de-escalate dangerous situation in city park


On July 13, police responded to a report of a weapon at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton. After some time, officers safely disarmed a woman who had been wielding a large kitchen knife. Jesse Poole

Wielding a large kitchen knife, a woman experiencing a mental health crisis approached New Brighton police officers in a public park, waving the weapon at them and disobeying their commands. 

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