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Thu
11
May

Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce scholarship winners


From left to right, Dariah Muhammad from Tartan, Samantha Cortes from Tartan, Abigail Schouvieller from North, Jaime Bonilla from Tartan, Samuel Rosemark from Tartan and Megan Williams from North.
Thu
11
May

I scream for kids’ art at LUV Ice Cream Café


Aria, 4.5, of Oakdale and her mom, Olivia, attended the Art Opening at North St. Paul’s LUV Ice Cream Café April 29. The scoop shop features different artists monthly, and this May the students involved with the Tree-of-Life Home-school Cooperative are displaying their work. This is Aria’s first art show and her piece depicts Rapunzel in bright pink and yellow. The children’s art will be on display through the rest of May.
Tue
09
May

New Brighton seminary gets approval to rent out space for K-8 school


United Theological Seminary in New Brighton has received permission from the city to lease space out to be used as a K-8 school, though as of yet UTS does not have a tenant.

Seminary campuses are typically home to calm, studious adults working towards a master’s of divinity — many aiming to become church leaders.

Tue
09
May

Roseville names assistant city manager


Rebecca Olson

Roseville has named its first assistant city manager in some 15 years. 

Rebecca Olson started in the position May 8. The position was recreated in order to take over some of City Manager Pat Trudgeon’s day-to-day managerial duties.

Tue
09
May

Roseville to take up ‘separation ordinance’ in coming months


Imagine Roseville panelist, immigration attorney and Lauderdale City Council member Kelly Dolphin discussed cities’ roles in immigration enforcement and “separation ordinances” at the May 3 event. A separation ordinance puts into city code a city’s policy of not assisting the federal government in enforcing immigration policy.

Move follows dual events on immigration policy

Does the Roseville Police Department concern itself with peoples’ immigration status? And does Roseville need a “separation ordinance?”

Tue
09
May

Lowry Grove vigil

Some 200 people showed up in intervals during a 24-hour vigil that started at Nativity Lutheran Church in support of the Lowry Grove manufactured housing community in St. Anthony Village.

Mon
08
May

The prevailing Windigos


The Windigos wind energy team from Farnsworth 5-8 school is currently raising funds for a trip to Anaheim, California, to compete in the National Renewable Energy KidWind Challenge at the American Wind Energy Association’s conference at the end of the month.

Farnsworth team invited to national wind turbine competition

 

Mon
08
May

A bit of community elbow grease


Near the end of construction, Community of Peace second graders came out to say thank you to the volunteers.

Community volunteers came together on April 28 to help construct a new playground at the Community of Peace school, a pre-k through twelfth-grade charter school. About 300 volunteers were swarming like bees at the lot at 421 Magnolia Ave. E.

Mon
08
May

St. Joseph’s in West St. Paul says goodbye to three longtime teachers


Diana Ostrowski, Carol Day and Nancy Gagliardi have all taught at St. Joseph’s since the 1970s. The group of three friends will be hanging up their teaching hats at the end of the school year.

On the last day of school at St. Joseph’s Catholic School, the final bell will not only mark the beginning of summer but also the end of an era. At the end of this school year three longtime faculty members will retire.

Mon
08
May

A home to connect to culture


Indigenous Roots/Kalpulli Yaocenoxtli, a Mexica-Nahua dance group, has performed on the East Side for about 10 years.

New Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center opens May 13

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