Aundrea Kinney

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

Thu
25
May

Hause Park playground to be updated


The existing playground at Hause Park was built in 1996 and shows its wear and tear; it has outlived its 15 year lifespan.

The Sky Run Zip Track includes a seat for a child to sit on as they slide across the track.

Much to their delight, area children will soon be crawling on a new play structure in North St. Paul. At its May 16 meeting, the North St.

Fri
19
May

New Lake Elmo nature center to honor resident’s late wife


The Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center will include a classroom, gift shop and restroom on the main floor and office space and additional exhibits in the mezzanine.

Organizers expect to break ground this July

Fri
19
May

North St. Paul insurance company employee sentenced in $1.2 million embezzlement case


More than $1.2 million was stolen from the owners of Garry Insurancenter in North St. Paul.

courtesy of Facebook, John William Rowan

 

A former Garry Insurancenter employee was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for stealing more than $1.2 million from the North St. Paul based insurance company over the span of two decades.

Mon
08
May

In the world of education, athletics & activities, Wally Wakefield was positive to the end


Lillie Suburban Newspaper staff fondly remember seeing Wally Wakefield at his desk every Saturday morning with a cup of coffee and his notes from the Friday night games.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former sports editor dies at age 86

Thu
04
May

Mark Landis joins the Oakdale City Council


City Administrator Bart Fischer swore in new city council member Mark Landis at the April 25 city council meeting.

Mark Landis

Mark Landis was appointed to fill the vacant seat on the Oakdale City Council at the council’s April 25 meeting.

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.

Thu
04
May

A fox in pet’s clothing?


According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website, the red fox is a common wild animal across Minnesota, even in the Twin Cities and suburbs.

Oakdale City Council denies request for nontraditional pet

 

Wed
03
May

Retired sports editor Wally Wakefield dies at age 86


Wally Wakefield

Wallace (Wally) P. Wakefield, a longtime sports writer for Lillie Suburban Newspapers, passed away unexpectedly in his home May 2. He was 86 years old.

Tue
25
Apr

Mounds Park Academy presents “Pippin” for the first time

The word from Mounds Park Academy is that tickets for the April 27 through 29 showing of “Pippin” are selling fast, and there’s no wondering why.

Tue
25
Apr

Hill-Murray students bring a unique musical comedy to life

This spring, May 5 through 14, Hill-Murray is bringing something special to its stage. High school students will be performing “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a 1920s musical within a modern comedy.

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