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East Side fifth-grade students become published poets


Cover art courtesy of Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute • Fifth-grade students from John A. Johnson Elementary are now published authors after spending the school year writing and editing poems. Their work is appearing in an anthology called “The Bold, Untold North,” through the help of creative writing and tutoring nonprofit the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute.

Anyone can be a writer and everyone’s voice matters is a lesson that John A. Johnson Elementary school students have been learning throughout the school year. 

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14
May

A late bloomer finds his calling


Hannah Burlingame/Review • Parker Knudson and Az’Rhyanna Smith, who are both third-graders at Kaposia Education Center, are just two of the many students who have been helped by 67-year-old John Kidd, who has been working at the school since 2016 as part of Minnesota Reading Corps.

Kaposia Reading Corp tutor gives teaching a try

 

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14
May

Voters pass $117 million building bond in ISD 197

On May 8, voters in the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan School District 197 passed a bond referendum for $117 million. It was approved with 62 percent of the vote. 

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14
May

Man pleads guilty to murder of Mendota Heights woman


Lucifer Vincent Nguyen

Lucifer Vincent Nguyen pleaded guilty May 8 to second-degree murder for killing a woman last July in Mendota Heights.  

He also pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree aggravated robbery.

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14
May

Candidate filing opens next week for East Side area

Minnesota midterms will be busy.

The midterm elections are quickly approaching and that means it’s time for candidates to file to run. 

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14
May

South-West area residents can file for 2018 elections May 22

Candidate filing for the 2018 election will be open May 22 through June 5 for individuals to have their names on the ballot for primaries. The filing period for elections where a primary is not needed will open July 31.

 

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South-West Review police reports published May 13, 2018

South-West Review police reports published May 13, 2018 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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May

West St. Paul Days 2018

    West St. Paul Days 2018 - A Special Section published by Lillie Suburban Newspapers

 

 

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09
May

Rep. Leon Lillie recovering after fall from ladder


Courtesy of Minnesota House Public Information Services • Despite having numerous broken bones, State Rep. Leon Lillie made a surprise appearance at the House Capital Investment Committee the morning of May 4, according to a tweet posted by @MNHouseInfo that same day.

Leon Lillie

State Rep. Leon Lillie was hospitalized after he fell off a ladder at his home April 22, breaking multiple bones. 

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08
May

Priest sentenced in Mendota Heights criminal sexual conduct case


Jacob Andrew Bertrand

A man who had sex with a woman he was counseling as an ordained priest in 2010 has been sentenced as part of a plea agreement.

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