East Side Review

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Beloved literary park receives new bench


submitted photo • Mem Lloyd, pictured with the bench she created, is a founder and board member of the East Side Arts Council.

Poetry Park, a literary sanctuary in Phalen Regional Park, is about to have a new seat for contemplation. 

The East Side Arts Council plans to install a new bench to honor one of the council’s founders, Kitty Anderson. 

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Temporary memorial to be made in honor of Scott Patrick


Hannah Burlingame/Review • The empty lot on the corner of Smith Avenue and Dodd Road just inside West St. Paul will be home to a temporary memorial to Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick, who was killed there while on duty in 2014.

Scott Patrick

WSP council split on right way to memorialize fallen officer.

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Payne-Phalen council gets back to the business of taking care of the community

The Payne-Phalen Community Council held its annual meeting on April 24, where the council announced upcoming changes and achievements. 

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East Side Review - Police Reports • April 5 - April 11 • 2018

Thursday, April 5 — Wednesday, April 11 • Police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

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Mendota Heights Wireless Zone owner recognized


submitted photo • Matt Fun, middle, was recognized by Wireless Zone for his work with the company in the last five years. Funk and his team find ways to give back to local organizations like Minnesota Outdoor Adventure Foundation.

Matt Funk, owner of Wireless Zone in Mendota Heights, was recently recognized at the brand’s annual convention for his outstanding performance at his five locations and 10 years with the brand.

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Apr

SNAPSHOT: A budding spring

Hannah Burlingame/Review • As temperatures continue to climb, buds and birds are coming back, as seen here at Pine Bend Bluff Natural Area in Inver Grove Heights on April 25.

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Roseville district says girls basketball racism allegation is ‘resolved’

Former players pushed back against claim.

The Roseville Area School District has completed its investigation into an allegation of racism that came out of a girls high school basketball banquet last month.

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23
Apr

Minnesota Secretary of State speaks at district council meeting


Marjorie Otto/Review • Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon spoke at the District 2 Community Council meeting on April 18. Simon’s most well-known duty is managing the state’s election process, which Simon spoke about during the meeting.

While Election Day is still many months away, it’s never too early to talk about the process, which is what the District 2 Community Council did during its April 18 annual meeting.

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A different kind of madness


courtesy of Kim Bauer • During Brackets for Good, which pits nonprofits in head-to-head fundraising competition, Dodge Nature Center staffers would host watch parties to see the results roll in. The nonprofit center, which promotes environmental education, won the 2018 tournament, beating Ronald McDonald House of the Upper Midwest in the final round.

Dodge Nature Center wins nonprofit bracket tournament

 

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SNAPSHOTS: Lambs and pigs and kids ... oh my

Hannah Burlingame photos/Review • Despite the recent snowpocalypse, Dodge Nature Center in West St. Paul is feeling and seeing some signs of spring.

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