Aundrea Kinney

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

Mon
09
Oct

Beeping anti-theft device mistaken for bomb in Maplewood


The Maplewood Police Department helped keep passersby safely away from the Maplewood Mall Metro Transit Station until it was clear there was no bomb. Aundrea Kinney/photo

When a Metro Transit bus operator heard a beeping sound in one of the trash cans at the Maplewood Mall Metro Transit Station, the driver immediately contacted Metro Transit Police Officers, fearing the noise could be coming from a bomb.

Tue
03
Oct

Emma’s Place in Maplewood makes a difference


Emma’s Place, located on Van Dyke Street in Maplewood, was opened in 2002 and offers permanent townhouse-style homes and support services for single parent families with three or more children. Emma Norton Services, which runs Emma’s Place and works to end homelessness for women and families, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Aundrea Kinney photo/Review

Emma Norton Services celebrates a century of fighting homelessnes.

 

Tue
03
Oct

Long lines plague the Maplewood DMV


Over the summer, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division upgraded and replaced its 30-year-old vehicle services computer system. 

Tue
26
Sep

Let the fun begin at Hause Park’s new playground


After. Aundrea Kinney /Review

The outdated play structure at Hause Park, located on Charles Street North between Fourth and Fifth avenues in North St. Paul, was replaced with a new play structure, which opened for use the week of Sept. 11.

Tue
26
Sep

Oakdale nonprofit collects winter coats for children in need


Grandma’s Coats for Kids, an Oakdale-based nonprofit, collects coats and other winter outerwear and distributes them to children in need at L.C. Webster, Richardson and Cowern elementary schools. submitted photo

When Oakdale resident Kay Weber thinks of her childhood, she fondly remembers her grandmother purchasing her a warm coat each fall before the next brutal Minnesota winter.

Tue
26
Sep

North St. Paul sets preliminary budget, tax levies

Property tax levy could increase by 15 percent


North St. Paul has set its preliminary property tax levy for 2018, and if it’s approved as is, residents could see a 15 percent increase in their property taxes. 

Tue
19
Sep

Maplewood food bank leads region in hunger action campaign


Volunteers are needed at Second Harvest Heartland to help repackage bulk items like rice or pasta into manageable amounts. Each volunteer shift is about two and a half hours long. courtesy of Second Harvest Heartland

Maplewood and Minnesota declare September Hunger Action Month

 

Tue
19
Sep

Suspect arrested after stabbing in Lake Elmo

Two men hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries

Tue
19
Sep

SNAPSHOT: Fall Round Up parade in N. St. Paul


Clowns from various clown clubs delighted children and adults alike as they made their way through the downtown area during the Fall Round Up parade in North St. Paul.
Wed
13
Sep

North St. Paul daycare provider pleads guilty in infant’s death


Amy Jo Englebretson

An unlicensed daycare provider in North St. Paul pleaded guilty to manslaughter for the death of an infant in her care last summer.

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