The Friends of the Ramsey County Libraries is hosting a “Spooktacular” Used Book Sale October 22-26 at the Roseville library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N. Thousands of books, movies, talking books and CDs from all seven branches of Ramsey County Library, as well as private donations, will be sold. Most items sell for $1 or less. [...]

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The House District 41A seat is up for re-election this year. Incumbent Connie Bernardy, DFL-Fridley, is running against Jeff Phillips, R-Fridley, for another two-year term. The district includes Fridley, the north half of New Brighton, and the southwest corner of Spring Lake Park. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 4. For this year’s Voters Guide, [...]

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During the Oct. 6 work session, the Mounds View City Council discussed the financial health of Festival in the Park. Theresa Cermak, president of the Festival in the Park, said the committee during its last meeting reviewed its working budget for 2014. “We’re finding that we are not making quite enough money to sustain this [...]

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By Clarence Hightower – Guest Columnist Last winter, a local man found himself needing financial assistance for the first time in his life. A tumultuous economy forced him to close the family businesses, which had dutifully served St. Paul neighborhoods for more than 80 years. As his life savings dwindled away, he returned to the home [...]

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The House District 42A seat is up for re-election this year. Incumbent Barb Yarusso, DFL-Shoreview, is running against Randy Jessup, R-Shoreview, for another two-year term. The district includes all of Mounds View. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 4. For this year’s Voters Guide, the Sun Focus asked the candidates for biographical information and responses [...]

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