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Sun
23
Dec

Reflections in ornaments


Marjorie Otto/Review Most of Marjorie Otto’s holiday ornaments hold special memories or meanings, like the tiny red mailbox her grandma gave her years ago with a note she left inside it. Though her grandmother passed away years ago, Otto still takes the note out every year to read it.

I often think of my boxes of Christmas ornaments as some kind of time travel devices. 

Sun
23
Dec

Family and Christmas tea


Pamela O’Meara/Review High tea is becoming a family tradition for Pamela O’Meara.

What better way to kick off the holiday season than with a fancy five-course tea at the St. Paul Hotel downtown with my daughter and granddaughter?

Sun
23
Dec

Can you get a six-pack from laughter?


Hannah Burlingame/Review Hannah Burlingame’s annual holiday cookie baking with family often turns into a mini concert, complete with horrible dancing and singing. Trying to get cookies out of burning-hot tins does not work well when you are hunched over laughing.

With the holiday season comes plenty of family events ... sometimes, whether I want it to or not. From small gatherings to 30-plus people, there’s no shortage of things to go to. 

Wed
19
Dec

New RAHS course flies high


photos courtesy of Roseville Area Schools A student in Roseville Area High School’s drone technology course flies an unmanned aerial system — a drone — in the school’s cafeteria.

First class on drones a success

 

Roseville Area High School just produced some 20 new Federal Aviation Administration-certified drone pilots.

Wed
19
Dec

SNAPSHOT: Helping paws


submitted photo

 

Wed
19
Dec

Dick Hjelm


submitted photo Dick Hjelm, at right, received the Vantine Award, which is given to Kiwanis members who have excelled through service to their club and to the communities in which they serve.

The Vantine Award is named for Jack Vantine, a lifetime Kiwanian who was instrumental in setting up the Minnesota/Dakotas Foundation for the purpose of funding college scholarships for high school students at schools in the Minnesota/Dakota Distri

Mon
17
Dec

SNAPSHOTS: Busy Elves


Marjorie Otto/Review

There was plenty of hustle and bustle at the Hazel Park Recreation Center Dec. 11 as kids shopped at “Santa’s workshop” for gifts for their parents. Kids, some equipped with lists, shopped with St. Paul Police officers, the St.

Mon
17
Dec

Looking at Indian Mounds Regional Park differently


Marjorie Otto/Review The native community and the City of St. Paul are working together on a cultural landscape study of Indian Mounds Regional Park with the goal of creating a shared vision that respects the sacredness of the land. As part of the project, a series of community engagement meetings are being held so community members can learn from each other about the significance of the park.

Native community and city work on cultural landscape study

Mon
17
Dec

Vikings back Kaposia center’s ninja course


photos courtesy Samantha Chin Kaposia Education Center held a pep rally Nov. 27 for students and faculty after being selected as this year’s recipient of the Hometown Grant, which gives the school $10,000 to be used to help support healthy nutrition and activity programs.

Center selected for fitness and nutrition grant

 

Students and staff at Kaposia Education Center in South St. Paul were treated to a special pep rally Nov. 27, complete with some special guests. 

Mon
17
Dec

Garlough Elementary School improvements get the go-ahead


courtesy of City of West St. Paul As part of a bond that was approved earlier this year, Garlough Elementary School will be getting two new classrooms as well as a new front entry and an expanded kitchen/cafeteria.

Concerns about parking almost stall project

 

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