A Grand redo planned from Snelling to Fairview

A map showing the existing conditions on Grand Avenue between Snelling and Fairview avenues. Improving pedestrian safety and slowing traffic are among the primary concerns that have emerged as planning gets underway for the reconstruction of Grand Avenue between Snelling…

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Comments sought on rebuilding Grand from Snelling to Fairview

A virtual meeting will be held on June 1 regarding the city’s plans to reconstruct Grand Avenue from Snelling to Fairview avenues (shown in red above) in 2024 at a cost of around $6.9 million. Plans for reconstructing Grand Avenue…

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Committee weighs in on Grand reconstruction

Public comments are being sought on a plan to add new pavement, sidewalks, streetlights and underground utilities on Grand Avenue between Snelling and Fairview avenues. The estimated $7 million project is scheduled to start in 2024. The stretch of Grand…

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Despite cold, Scots sizzle in Nordic skiing

The Wright Call By Dave WrightFor a lot of people, the recent spell of polar weather has been miserable. That includes a group you might not have expected: the Highland Park High School boys’ and girls’ cross-country ski teams. A…

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Macalester to turn Lincoln Ave. home into offices

Macalester College was given the green light on January 21 to turn a single-family home at 1657 Lincoln Ave. into offices for its Sustainability Department and High Winds Fund. The Saint Paul Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit that…

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