East Side Review

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Allegations of sexism hit West St. Paul council

Commission appointment leads to tension; feminine hygiene products left at mayor’s house

 

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07
May

More direct travel coming for East Side transit


file photo • Ramsey County traffic engineers have decided to make permanent the three-lane configuration on Maryland Avenue between Johnson Parkway and Payne Avenue. A mill and overlay of the arterial street will be completed in May.

One of the main bus lines connecting St. Paul to the international airport and the Mall of America will be extended through the East Side starting June 9. 

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07
May

Man charged for fatal 2017 South St. Paul stabbing


Daniel Anthony Cruz Hernandez

A man was charged May 2 for the death of an Oakdale man who was stabbed and robbed outside a South St. Paul apartment building last summer.

Mon
07
May

East Side Review - Police Reports • April 12 - April 18 • 2018

Thursday, April 12 — Wednesday, April 18 • Police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

Mon
07
May

Mendota Heights greenlights more invasive plant removal, prairie restoration


file photo • The Mendota Heights City Council approved plans May 1 for prairie management at the Pilot Knob Preservation Open Space, as well as invasive plant species removal at two other parks.

On May 1, the Mendota Heights City Council approved plans for more work to be done on removing invasive plant species from Valley Park and Rogers Lake Park, as well as continued work at the Pilot Knob Preservation Open Space.

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07
May

St. Thomas Academy takes second in state competition


Courtesy of Paula Keller • St. Thomas Academy students and coach with COUNTRY Financial representative Camilla Hemplemand and MCEE Executive Director Donald Liu. From left, Camilla Hempleman, Coach Dean Simmons, Chase Kill, Vernon Lovegreen, Logan Davis, Axel Raarup, and Donald Liu.

St. Thomas Academy took second place at the Minnesota Personal Finance Decathlon state championship on April 18 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

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07
May

Visitation students make reusable packs


courtesy of Helen Wilkie • Macy Mingo, left, and Seringa McHugh of Mendota Heights helped create reusable femanine hygeine kits with other Visitation School students April 28.

Roughly 100 student volunteers from Visitation School and the national nonprofit organization Days for Girls gathered at Visitation April 28 to cut, sew and assemble reusable feminine hygiene products and education kits for girls in developing nat

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07
May

SNAPSHOTS: There’s no place like Simley

Photos courtesy of ISD 199 • From April 26 to 29, audiences at Simley High School’s Performing Arts Center were transported to the land of Oz in Simley Theatre’s production of “The Wizard of Oz.” From left, Liliqui Short as Toto, Ella Dono

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30
Apr

The predictably unpredictable artist


Hannah Burlingame/Review • Jimmy Reagan is an artist from Mendota Heights whose work is currently on display at First Presbyterian Church in South St. Paul. He was diagnosed as a toddler with complex autism, and his artwork gives him a way to show people how he sees the world.

Local painter doesn’t let differences hold him back.

 

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30
Apr

Railroad Island to be an energy conservation hotspot


courtesy of Google Maps • A new solar garden, part of an energy conservation program taking place in Railroad Island, will be located at the end of Minnehaha Avenue near the Village on Rivoli housing development. Homes with low income occupants will be hooked up to the solar garden for free, with the goal of eliminating barriers to renewable energy.

The little neighborhood of Railroad Island has become a big target when it comes to energy consumption and renewable energy.

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