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Thu
04
May

Vehicle crashes through brick wall of North St. Paul business


The North St. Paul police and fire departments were on scene shortly after a vehicle crashed through the back of the North St. Paul Chiropractic building April 24.

According to office manager Caroline Claussen, the North St. Paul Chiropractic office had to be aired out because the electrical panel was sparking and smoking after being damaged in the crash.

The North St. Paul Chiropractic office located in the 2500 block of East Seventh Avenue was damaged when a driver crashed through the back of the building around 4:45 p.m. on April 24.

Wed
03
May

New Life Presbyterian holding belated Earth Day Sunday Event


Previous Earth Day Sunday Events at New Life Presbyterian Church in Roseville have featured displays on being environmentally friendly. This year’s event on May 7 will feature displays, as well as a ride and drive demonstration of the new Chevrolet Bolt electric car.

Even though Earth Day was last month, that’s not stopping New Life Presbyterian Church in Roseville from marking the environmentally aware day in its own way.

Wed
03
May

Man killed in crash while fleeing from Falcon Heights traffic stop


A make-shift memorial for Ryan James Reeves as seen April 25 near the intersection of Hamline and Wynne avenues in St. Paul. According to police, Reeves died after he crashed his car into a tree while allegedly fleeing from police after an April 23 traffic stop in Falcon Heights.

A White Bear Lake man is dead after crashing his car in St. Paul while allegedly fleeing from police after an officer attempted to stop him April 23 in Falcon Heights.

Wed
03
May

Running is New Brighton man’s key to North Korea


Lowell Thompson, 78, now back at his New Brighton home from his trip to North Korea, holds a memento from his time in the isolated East Asian country: the shirt he was given to race in.

Thompson, a sprinter, found himself running a 10K race in North Korea in early April. Here, he stands before thousands of North Korean spectators at a Pyongyang stadium.

One way to get to North Korea is to simply run there. Recently, that’s what a New Brighton man did to unlock the doors to one of the most inaccessible countries in the world.

Tue
02
May

Payne-Phalen Community Council annual meeting gets tense over bylaws


The city of St. Paul consists of 7 wards and 17 district councils. The district councils are separate from city government and are a liaison between community members and their city council representative.

Renamed council also reduces number of board seats

Tue
02
May

Two East Side teachers finalists for Teacher of the Year


Ong Xiong, a kindergarten teacher at Phalen Lake Hmong Studies Magnet, teaches in a dual immersion Hmong classroom, where 90 percent of the students’ materials are taught in Hmong and the other 10 percent are taught in English.

Phalen Lake teacher finds passion in protecting Hmong language

Walking into her kindergarten classroom at Phalen Lake Hmong Studies Magnet, Ong Xiong laughs about how busy her students keep her.

Tue
02
May

A recognition centuries in the making


The view from Pilot Knob in 2010 looking across the Mississippi River shows Fort Snelling as well as downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. The native flowers provide color as well as a spot for pollinators to visit.

Pilot Knob placed on National Register of Historic Places

It’s a well-known name and a wonderful lookout, but few people know its historic significance.

Tue
25
Apr

Eaglet update!


It’s now a family affair over on Keller Lake in Maplewood. Roseville photographer Mark Connolly captured the shot of the eagle and eaglet high in their nest the evening of April 17.

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