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Sun
03
Dec

‘I know she’s watching us and smiling down at us’


Marjorie Otto/Review • The Karen Weaving Circle celebrated Paw Boh Htoo’s life during a Nov. 29 ceremony at the East Side Freedom Library. The event, which had been planned months before Htoo’s death, wrapped up another year of weaving at the library. Visitors had the chance to purchase items made by the circle and watch weaving demonstrations.

courtesy of the Karen Organization of Minnesota • Paw Boh Htoo was the weaving coordinator at the Karen Organization of Minnesota and worked with the Karen Weaving Circle at the East Side Freedom Library. She was killed Nov. 7 while trying to help a neighbor during a domestic violence situation.

Karen Weaving Circle grieves death of friend

 

Fri
01
Dec

State of Minnesota takes action to stop sale of toxic kids’ jewelry

Testing found three children’s products with dangerous levels of cadmium

Wed
29
Nov

North St. Paul’s search for a city manager won’t begin for several months


Mayor Mike Kuehn

It may take until spring or even later before North St. Paul begins accepting applications for a permanent city manager, said Mayor Mike Kuehn in a recent interview.

Wed
29
Nov

Shrimp-hauling semitrailer catches fire on I-94, nobody hurt


courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation • All westbound lanes of traffic on Interstate 94 near the border between Maplewood, Oakdale and Woodbury were closed for about half an hour the morning of Nov. 20 when a semitrailer full of frozen shrimp caught fire.

Commuters on Interstate 94 were likely delayed the morning of Nov. 20 when a semitrailer hauling frozen shrimp caught fire near the border between Maplewood, Oakdale and Woodbury.

Tue
28
Nov

Holiday season is mail-theft season

Trusty neighborhood mail or delivery professionals may have a nefarious figure following them on their route this time of year — package thieves.

Tue
28
Nov

Morning in Rotary: New Brighton/Mounds View club adds breakfast meetings

Gerry Tietz, president of the New Brighton/Mounds View rotary club, ended the Nov. 21 lunch meeting with a proclamation; it’s a new era for the rotary club. 

Tue
28
Nov

Veterans discuss their experiences as part of ‘Ask A’ series


Mike Munzenrider / photo • Dakota Black, who served in the Marine Corps and Army Reserves, answered a question during Do Good Roseville’s “Ask a Veteran” panel discussion Nov. 16 at the Roseville Library, as seen with fellow veterans Jesse Aguirre and Trista Matascastillo.

In the week following Veterans Day, Do Good Roseville and the Ramsey County Library-Roseville hosted a Nov. 16 panel discussion called “Ask a Veteran.”

Mon
27
Nov

Polly’s Coffee Cove takes a different shape


Marjorie Otto/Review • Ann Polachek, the former owner of Polly’s Coffee Cove, and one of her youngest patrons, Thomas Richardson, 19, stand in a former Sunday school classroom at First Lutheran Church, the soon-to-be new home for the next phase of Polachek’s coffee and social gathering place.

The shop’s mission continues at First Lutheran Church

 

After more than 11 years at 1382 Payne Ave., Polly’s Coffee Cove unexpectedly closed earlier this fall. 

Mon
27
Nov

Longtime East Side state Rep. Sheldon Johnson announces retirement


Sheldon Johnson

East Side community activist announces run for seat

 

Mon
27
Nov

Knights of Columbus and local police are helping kids stay warm this winter

On Nov. 20, a trailer full of coats pulled into the West St. Paul Police Department’s parking lot.

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