Aundrea Kinney

Aundrea Kinney can be reached at akinney@lillienews.com or at 651-748-7822.

Wed
11
May

Arbor Day celebrations!


Council members, including Kristen Cici, joined in with others at Oakdale’s 41st annual Arbor Day Tree Give Away at Richard Walton Park April 30. In memory, Pete Graske’s retired #1 started the event as the city gave out 200 large bare root and container trees- Evans Bali Cherry, Red Maple, White Pine and Amur Chokecherry, for residents to plant for generations to enjoy.
Wed
11
May

Candidate filing to open for 2016 elections

Candidate filing for the 2016 election will be open May 17 through May 31 for individuals to have their names on the ballot this fall. 

The offices up for re-election in 2016 that represent the Review coverage area include:

Wed
11
May

‘Grandpa Terry’s’ last story time


Students at Christ Lutheran School in North St. Paul bid farewell to “Grandpa Terry.” Retired police officer Terry Johnson would read to the students each month for years. He was diagnosed with MS about two years ago and is now confined to a wheel chair, so his last reading was May 4. They also presented him with a framed all class photo and card.
Wed
11
May

Where does the sidewalk end?

Apparently, on North St. Paul’s 19th Avenue

The North St. Paul City Council passed a resolution to eliminate the sidewalk portion of the reconstruction planned for 19th Avenue at its May 3 meeting.

Wed
11
May

Grade-schoolers decorate Buddy and Peace Benches for the playground


Lake Elmo Elementary first grade students with a little help from their third grade buddies got to work painting Buddy and Peace Benches May 2. The benches will be dedicated at the playground May 23. Peace signs, flowers, butterflies as well as peaceful words adorned the Peace Bench.

First- and third-grade students tried to stay still as Lake Elmo Elementary School’s artist-in-residence, Karron Nottingham, told them the rules for painting their school’s new Buddy Bench and Peace Bench. 

Wed
04
May

Oakdale’s new Cub Foods is set to open May 10


Cub has expanded health and beauty sections in some of its stores, but according to Darren Caudill, Cub’s vice president of merchandising and sales, the company decided to revamp the department to create the atmosphere of a vitamin shop for the new Oakdale store.

The new Cub Foods store going into Bergen Plaza has been a bit of a mystery since the October announcement last year of the company’s plans to renovate the plaza’s former-Kmart building. 

Mon
25
Apr

Police pursuit ends in Wisconsin lake


The Hudson Fire/Dive Team pulled Maunu’s Honda Odyssey out of Lake Mallalieu after the vehicle rolled off a boat launch into the water. (Photo courtesy of the Hudson Police Department)

One woman’s ‘thrill of the chase’ leads to water rescue and arrest

Sun
24
Apr

Reaching for sobriety


Seniors often drink at home to cope with pain, loss and loneliness. (photo illustration by Linda Baumeister)

A 2-year old girl scoops up a clean cotton ball with both hands as if it was a little creature and gently delivers it to her grandfather who is sitting on the living room couch. 

Wed
20
Apr

Maplewood man admits to aggravating factors in beating death of child

Leb Mike Meak
Leb Mike Meak

Leb Meak facing 25 years in prison

On the morning of April 19, Leb Mike Meak admitted to aggravating factors in the beating death of Genesis Xiong, an 18-month-old girl under his care at his home in Maplewood. 

Wed
20
Apr

District 43 candidates are lining up

Political parties have made their endorsements

The upcoming presidential election is on everybody’s radar, but the November 2016 ballot will also allow people the chance to vote for candidates running for the Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives. 

The Republican and DFL parties have been holding their endorsing conventions, and in District 43 the legislative races are beginning to take shape. 

House District 43A includes Maplewood Precincts 1-9, White Bear Lake Precincts 3-5, Mahtomedi and Willernie.

House District 43B includes North St. Paul, Oakdale north of Tenth Street and Maplewood Precincts 10 and 11. 

Senate District 43 includes the entire area of House District 43A and 43B.

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