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Jun

Henry Sibley High School honored at character recognition awards


submitted photo Henry Sibley High School received a 2019 Minnesota Promising Practices Award from Synergy & Leadership Exchange May 23 at the Character Recognition  Awards in St. Paul. (front, L-R) Ben Geiger(teacher), Sam Gore (Student)  (back, L-R) Jon Althoff, (community member and mentor) Brenda Dietrich (community member and mentor), Stephanie Levine (ISD 197 Board Member, Ben Kusch (Tri-District Lead Designer)

Henry Sibley High School received a 2019 Minnesota Promising Practice Award at the Character Recognition Awards May 23 in St. Paul.

Wed
29
May

$2.7 million and 180 acres: Lake Elmo settles with 3M


Lake Jane in Lake Elmo. The city announced it reached a settlement to end its lawsuit against 3M over pollutants the company made that were found in Lake Elmo groundwater. (file photo)

After decades of contamination findings, lawsuits and finger-pointing, Lake Elmo and 3M have reached a resolution. 

Wed
29
May

Oakdale author’s knack for history unearths gangster hideout story


Oakdale author Betty Passick with her historical novel, “Gangster in our Midst.” (Solomon Gustavo/Review)

Fairbank, Iowa, population 1,123, had a rumor so juicy it persisted for generations. 

People believed a gangster, Al Capone’s bookkeeper, Louie La Cava, relocated to the farmtown in the 1920s to hide out. 

Wed
29
May

Locals welcome North St. Paul growth


On the minds of city brass and residents as North St. Paul grows is adequate parking, which is already sometimes tight. Lynnda Ziebol, who lives on Fourth Avenue East, said parking is especially confounding during the History Cruzer Car Show, when it’s sometimes hard to get a car down her road. (Solomon Gustavo photos/Review)

Adequate parking will be a priority

 

North St. Paul is growing — the city has the space and empty lots have been snapped up by developers for new housing. 

Wed
29
May

Oakdale production company hopes new TV series ‘sticks’


“Undercurrent” characters having a beer in a scene shot at Sidewinders Bar in North St. Paul. (submitted photo)

Making movies or TV is like “shooting spitballs and hoping one sticks.”

Wed
29
May

Toss me a line


Solomon Gustavo/Review

Maplewood firefighters carried out water rescue training at Spoon Lake May 21.

Wed
29
May

Busting myths: Community forum sheds light on teen substance abuse


Before the talk, attendees could visit informally with various community organizations and non-profits that work on issues of substance abuse. (courtesy Kevin Davitch/MN Adult and Teen Challenge)

Bridget Kranz

staff writer

 

Wed
29
May

Input another trophy


courtesy of KnightKrawler Robotics

Irondale High School’s KnightKrawler robotics team took third place at the state tournament, hosted by the Minnesota State High School League, on May 18.

Wed
29
May

New Brighton residents pack Midtown Village development hearing


The current site plan for the proposed Midtown Village development includes 53 townhomes and a 204-unit affordable senior housing building to the north of Old Highway 8, and a 154-unit workforce housing building to the south, at the site of the former New Brighton Elementary School. (courtesy Dominium and BKV Group)

Planning Commission sends preliminary plans to council, with conditions

Wed
29
May

Bassinators Fishing Club founder recognized with leadership award


Jeffrey Nelson, center, accepted his leadership award from the Mille Lacs Smallmouth Alliance; he and his wife, Lori, are flanked by Vern Wagner and Jim DaRosa, who presented the award. (courtesy of Steve Galletta)

After 15 years of running the Bassinators Junior Fishing Club, New Brighton resident Jeffrey Nelson, 56, was recognized for his dedication with a leadership award from the Mille Lacs Smallmouth Alliance, presented on May 4. 

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