Aundrea Kinney

Aundrea Kinney can be reached at akinney@lillienews.com or at 651-748-7822.

Wed
28
Feb

Hill-Murray receives $3 million scholarship fund in remembrance of graduate


submitted photo • The Mark. C. Nyman Scholarship was established with the help of Jeanne Nyman in memory of her late husband. She’s pictured above with Hill-Murray President Jim Hansen. According to Jeanne, Nyman, a member of the Hill High School class of 1969, suffered from severe asthma as a child, but was an adventurer at heart. Despite illness, he persistently lived life to its fullest, as a child and as an adult. In addition to developing a successful business career in the medical field, Nyman became a world traveler, scuba diver and sail boat captain.

Mark C. Nyman, pictured in his senior year at Hill High School.

Maplewood’s Hill-Murray School recently received a $3 million gift, the second largest it has ever received, which will be used as a scholarship fund to help support 20 students each year.

Tue
27
Feb

3M to pay $850 million settlement to state

Money to be used to benefit water quality in the east metro.

Tue
20
Feb

Lake Elmo begins the process for reconstructing City Hall and a fire station


Aundrea Kinney/Review • An open house was held in Lake Elmo Feb. 15 to give residents an opportunity to ask questions and provide input on three possible options for rebuilding City Hall and a fire station.

With a growing population and current needs not being met by its City Hall and fire station buildings, Lake Elmo is looking to construct updated facilities. 

Tue
20
Feb

Maplewood and cable commission await judge’s decision on $1.15 million lawsuit

After a Feb.

Wed
14
Feb

Lake Elmo loosens restrictions on bed-and-breakfasts, Airbnb rentals

The Lake Elmo City Council changed the city’s ordinance regarding short-term rentals at places like bed-and-breakfasts and Airbnbs to make it easier for residents throughout the city to rent out their homes.

Wed
14
Feb

Third grader fires officer’s holstered gun at Maplewood school; no injuries


Aundrea Kinney/Review • A school liaison officer was talking with students at Harmony Learning Center in Maplewood Feb. 5 when a child stuck his finger into the officer’s gun holster and pulled the gun’s trigger. The gun fired into the floor but no one was hurt.

No one was hurt by an unintentional gunshot fired Feb. 5 when a third grader pulled the trigger on a police officer’s holstered gun at the Harmony Learning Center, a special education school in Maplewood.

Mon
12
Feb

Car with two dogs inside stolen from Maplewood gas station


courtesy of Maplewood Police Department • COMBINED CUTLINE: A black 2013 Ford Fusion, similar to the one in this photo, was stolen from a Holiday gas station in Maplewood the evening of Feb. 11. The stolen car has damage on the rear driver’s side bumper and a Minnesota license plate with the number 2DG309.

Dogs safely returned home the following day, but thief still at large.

 

Mon
12
Feb

Lillie News reporters win Better Newspaper Contest awards


Jesse Poole

Wed
07
Feb

North St. Paul woman witnesses 103 years of local history


submitted photos • A lifelong passion for gardening began when 103-year-old Josephine Zeug was a girl working on her parent’s farm in Little Canada. After marrying and moving to North St. Paul, she continued gardening both on her own property on Margaret Street and on her parents new property down the road. She’s seen in her garden in the early 2000s.

Josephine Zeug, who is likely the oldest person in North St. Paul, celebrated her 103rd birthday with cake and ice cream at home with her two sons and her granddaughter on Jan. 20. 

Wed
07
Feb

Diversity of issues discussed at U.S. Rep. McCollum’s town hall meeting

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, who represents the Fourth Congressional District and whose political career began when she was a city council member in North St. Paul, held a town hall meeting at North High School on Feb. 1.

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