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New Stillwater park could include dock, promenade

twincities.com — Posted: 09/23/2014 12:01:00 AM CDT Updated: 09/23/2014 12:22:48 PM CDT Picture a new park south of downtown Stillwater with public boat access, a municipal dock and a promenade suspended over the St. Croix River. Those are some of the features being considered for the to-be-named park, which will cover 17 acres on the former Aiple Barge Terminal site across Minnesota 95 from the Oasis Cafe.

Complaints against Newport police to get council review

twincities.com — Posted: 09/23/2014 12:01:00 AM CDT Updated: 09/23/2014 11:55:54 AM CDT The Newport City Council is expected to review investigations of its police officers at a special meeting this week. Each of the five patrol officers was the subject of an investigation.

Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom gets off to encouraging start in preseason opener

twincities.com — Posted: 09/22/2014 12:01:00 AM CDT Updated: 09/22/2014 11:46:30 PM CDT WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The storyline that will follow the Wild throughout training camp, the team's always-fluid goalie situation, could have spiraled to here-we-go-again levels Monday night.
Sep 23, 2014

In his first hockey game since Jan. 30, #mnwild G Niklas Backstrom looked good stopping all 12 shots he faced. twincities.com/wild/ci_265861…

St. Paul to offer $95,000 to settle police brutality claim

twincities.com — Posted: 09/22/2014 12:01:00 AM CDT Updated: 09/22/2014 06:41:42 PM CDT The St. Paul City Council is due to approve a $95,000 settlement Wednesday to a man who was left with a fractured skull and eye socket and a broken nose after an encounter with police.
Sep 23, 2014

St. Paul to offer $95,000 to settle police brutality claim buff.ly/1uEJL8Q

St. Paul native Reed Kelly on reality show 'Survivor'

twincities.com — St. Paul native Reed Kelly has performed in big Broadway productions including "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark," "Wicked" and "The Addams Family." But the actor/dancer/aerialist, who took off for New York after graduating from Hill-Murray in 2001, is about to step in front of his biggest audience.
Sep 23, 2014

A chat with St. Paul native Reed Kelly about "Survivor" and advice he got from his dad, former mayor Randy Kelly. twincities.com/localnews/ci_2…