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By Dana Kazel on 4/29/2013 12:56 PM
Following the arrest of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, much debate has focused on why investigators did not read him his Miranda rights prior to questioning him. At the request of the Duluth News Tribune, St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin wrote the following guest editorial, which was published Sunday, April 28.

By Dana Kazel on 4/26/2013 4:23 PM
Following last June's flood, the St. Louis County Public Works Department seemingly worked miracles, not to mention very long hours (3,500 hours overtime in just the first four days following the flood) repairing, inspecting and re-opening many miles of roads and bridges.

That work continues this season with the reconstruction of Haines Road, along with the repairs of numerous culverts. And now, ten months later, a new challenge has surfaced. Literally.
By Dana Kazel on 4/24/2013 8:56 AM
Each County Board meeting in 2013 begins with a short presentation about some aspect of history through the people and places of St. Louis County. This week, Tom Berrigan of the Iron Range Veterans Memorial Committee talked about the 14-year effort to fund raise for, create and bring this amazing sculpture to Virginia.

By Dana Kazel on 4/11/2013 8:32 AM
Welcome to Spotlight! This is the new St. Louis County Blog, and through it we hope to highlight news and services that we think will be of interest to the citizens of our County. But more than that, we hope to engage readers in dialogue. We are here to serve you, and we want your feedback on how you think we're doing. Likewise, if there is a program or service you'd like to learn more about, we want to know that, too.

St. Louis County spans more than 7,000 square miles and is home to more than 200,000 people. That means our citizens have a variety of interests and perspectives. That diversity is what makes us great.

So please, visit this blog often. We have many exciting things to tell you about!



 
 
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