Saint Croix County, WIHudson Star-Observer

3 things to know from St. Croix County board

The St. Croix County Board gathered for its annual meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Here’s what to know from the meeting. Following a state declaration of emergency, the county has repealed its countywide declaration that was issued after a storm last week. The county declaration was made out of an...
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Hesitant To Expand New Mask Policies To Restaurants And Retail, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey Urges Vaccination

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Mayor Jacob Frey is recommending that residents and visitors wear masks indoors in Minneapolis as Hennepin County is now seeing substantial transmission of COVID-19, which health officials attribute to the Delta variant. New policies that go into effect Wednesday require Minneapolis city employees to wear masks indoors and mandate that masks be worn inside all city buildings. Wearing masks inside other buildings is encouraged but will not be enforced. Similar policies were also enacted in St. Paul, as Ramsey County is likewise experiencing substantial Delta spread. The new policies for both cities went into effect following the updated...
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Saint Paul, MNKAAL-TV

Senate requests outside investigation of harassment claim

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Senate Democrats have asked that an outside investigator look into allegations of sexual harassment made by a former staff member. Senate leaders say an internal evaluation of the claim would not instill confidence in its results. A former aide to a senator says she was harassed by another legislative staff member.
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Missing Minnesota Man Last Heard from in Central Wisconsin

NORTH ST. PAUL, MN (WSAU) — A missing man used his credit card in Central Wisconsin after not being heard from for 9 hours. Patrick McNeely, 88, left his home in North St. Paul early Wednesday morning and has not been seen in the area since. McNeely left his phone and ID at home Wednesday morning when leaving in his 2012 tan Chevy Silverado with Minnesota plates DDD294.

BrowTine Adds Outdoor Event Space

AMERY, WI -- BrowTine Restaurant & Event Center, located just north of Amery, Wisconsin, is pleased to announce the opening of its outdoor "Biergarten-style" event space. For years, BrowTine has offered one of the largest indoor event spaces in Polk County. And now, it is able to host large outdoor weddings and events. This means that if you book the space hoping for an outdoor event, the weather is no longer a concern. If there is inclement weather, your event can easily be moved inside.
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Woodbury's plan on long term development

Woodbury, MN - Woodbury's 2040 Comprehensive Plan was adopted in August 2019. The plan is outlining how Woodbury will further develop its land use, transportation, water resources, parks and trails, housing, resilience, and economic competitiveness.
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St. Paul Police Search For Missing Man With Dementia

MINNESOTA (WCCO) – St. Paul Police are asking for help locating a man who went missing on Wednesday. Patrick Albert McNeely left his home in North St. Paul around 1 a.m. in his vehicle, a tan 2012 Chevy Silverado with a Minnesota license plate reading DDD294. He also left his phone and ID at home. McNeely is said to suffer with dementia and is often in a confused state. At 10:07 a.m. McNeely used his credit card at the Kwik Trip in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin. He has no ties to the area and it is unclear where he may be headed. Please contact the North St. Paul Police Department at (651) 747-2406 with any information.
White Bear Lake,

Olympic hockey coach hails from White Bear

White Bear Lake resident Joel Johnson was named coach of the USA women’s hockey team for the 2022 Winter Olympics — six weeks after being named coach for University of St. Thomas as it enters the ranks of Division I next season. "It is an incredible honor to be given...
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Enhanced Unemployment Benefits End In One Month

ST. PAUL -- The enhanced unemployment benefits will come to an end one month from Wednesday. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says if you are receiving the unemployment benefits through Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, or Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, and are receiving an additional $300 a week on top of your regular unemployment benefits, the last week those additional benefits will be available is the week ending September 4th.
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Washington County Fair Serves As Test Run For Great Minnesota Get-Together

STILLWATER, Minn. (WCCO) — Many Minnesotans are wondering whether the State Fair will go on as planned. Some smaller fairs are in full swing in right now. WCCO went to the Washington County Fair to see how it’s operating and how fairgoers feel about the Great Minnesota Get-Together. The Washington County Fair calls itself a little State Fair. They say they have the attractions but fewer lines. This is a very special year for this fair. It’s back, like many events, after a year off. The fair director says it was tricky getting vendors to commit, everyone wondering if there really was going to...
Saint Paul, MNKEYC

Mayors Carter; Frey require masks in public buildings

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KEYC) - The mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul said Tuesday they’ll require city employees to wear masks in indoor public spaces as the delta variant of the coronavirus spurs concern nationwide. Mayors Jacob Frey and Melvin Carter said they’ll also require visitors to city-owned buildings to...
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MDH: 936 new cases of COVID-19, five additional deaths

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KEYC) - The Minnesota Department of Health reports 936 new cases of COVID-19. The total accumulative number of cases in Minnesota since the pandemic began is 615,923. Of those total cases, 43,516 are health care workers. There have been four additional deaths tied to COVID-19. The statewide...
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Minnesota BCA issues alert for missing North St. Paul man

The North St. Paul Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Patrick Albert McNeely, 88, who was last seen at his residence in North St. Paul around 1 a.m Wednesday. McNeely left his home in a tan 2012 Chevy Silverado with a Minnesota license plate, FLT302. At 10...