East Side Review

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10
Jul

South St. Paul man charged for kidnapping of Kansas teen


Dechon Michael White

A 22-year-old South St. Paul man was charged July 9 in federal court for the alleged kidnapping of a 13-year-old Kansas girl who he met online.

Tue
10
Jul

Local authors create writing workshop for trauma survivors


Aundrea Kinney/Review • Authors Alex Acker-Halbur, left, and Meg Blaine Corrigan, right, both said that writing about the traumas they’ve experienced helped them to heal. Now they aim to help others who have experienced trauma. Acker-Halbur and Blaine Corrigan have designed two writing workshops, which will next be offered Aug. 4 and Aug. 18 in Lake Elmo.

While in the hospital for stage 4 colon cancer surgery, Alexis Acker-Halbur, a copywriter from Shoreview, prayed to the Great Spirit, asking “How do I live?” It was in that spiritual moment she had an epiphany.

Mon
09
Jul

Roseville, genetic mystery, underpin ‘Summer’s Complaint’


Laura Kieger

It was an event that Laura Kieger says effectively ended her childhood: her 3-year-old nephew, Markie, died from a rare form of cancer the summer after she’d finished fourth grade.

Mon
09
Jul

Renovations could be coming to decades-old Mendota Heights fire house


submitted graphic • The renovated Mendota Heights fire station will include a 14,000 square foot expansion, including an expanded apparatus bay and training area.

The Mendota Heights City Council took the first steps July 2 of lining up funding for a remodel of the city’s fire station.

Mon
09
Jul

Tiny East Side gift shop closing after more than 60 years


file photo • Sandeen describes the items at the shop as things you’d find at “grandma’s house” — traditional decorations and gifts.

Sandeen’s Scandinavian Gifts will close at the end of August

 

Mon
09
Jul

South St. Paul city administrator prepares to say goodbye


courtesy of Steve King • Steve King, left, is wrapping up a 15-year career in South St. Paul, and more than 30 years as a city administrator, at the end of the month. His replacement is Joel Hanson, who most recently served as city administrator of Little Canada.

After 30 years in public service, South St. Paul City Administrator Steve King is looking to the next chapter of his life — retirement. The 67-year-old, who has worked for South St.

Mon
09
Jul

East Side Review - Police Reports • June 14 - June 20 • 2018

Thursday, June 14 — Wednesday, June 20 • Police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

Mon
09
Jul

Cruising Alaska — glacier flights and Russian history


Pamela O’Meara photos/Review • Tarr Inlet, a geological feature of Glacier Bay National Park, as seen from from a sea plane. Glacier Bay National Park features glaciers and mountains and is the largest UNESCO-protected biosphere in the world.

Bang, crash, rock and roll, rise and fall with the waves — these were sensations at the beginning of my first Alaskan cruise. 

Tue
03
Jul

The old and the new teach story of life at Bell Museum


Mike Munzenrider photo • A woolly mammoth and other ice age creatures are some of the newest additions to the new $79 million Bell Museum, located at the corner of Cleveland and Larpenteur avenues on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus in Falcon Heights. Its grand opening is July 13-15.

The woolly mammoth towering over the corner of Larpenteur and Cleveland avenues will soon be a familiar sight as the new Bell Museum opens in Falcon Heights this month.

Mon
02
Jul

Met Council study shows region needs more housing

The message from a recent Metropolitan Council study is that the metro region needs more housing. 

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