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SNAPSHOT: Storytime with Mayor Carter

courtesy of Joanna Rada at New Horizon Academy • St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter visited students Feb.

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SNAPSHOT: St. Paul’s Hmong girl

submitted photo • Sen. Foung Hawj and Rep.Tim Mahoney, who represent the East Side for legislative districts 67 and 67A, helped unveil “Nkauj Hmoob Lucy” Feb.

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‘Granny flats’ could be coming to East Side


Courtesy of the City of St. Paul • St. Paul city staff is looking at expanding the use of accessory dwelling units to select East Side neighborhoods. Commonly known as “mother-in-law apartments” or “granny-flats,” accessory dwelling units are small, separate apartments that can be created within an existing structure, as a separate, small dwelling, or on top of a garage.

The St. Paul City Council voted to begin a study of the use of accessory dwelling units in select parts of the city during its meeting on Feb. 7.

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Resident wins preliminary injunction against West St. Paul to stay in home

City to amend sex offender ordinance.

 

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Former IGH Rainbow building to become special education school


Hannah Burlingame/Review • A new special education school got the go-ahead from the Inver Grove Heights City Council Feb. 26 to move into the space that once housed the Rainbow Foods at 9015 Broderick Blvd.

The long vacant building that used to house Rainbow Foods in Inver Grove Heights has been given the green light for a new tenant. 

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East Side educators make it to semifinals for Teacher of the Year award


Justin Hudalla

This year there were 167 candidates for the Minnesota Teacher of the Year award. That initial field, the third-highest number in the award’s 54-year history, has been cut to 43 semifinalists, as announced Feb.

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South St. Paul resident Emmanuel “Manny” Bonilla Galvez from St. Agnes School awarded the WGA’s Chick Evans Scholarship

Twelve Minnesota high school seniors were awarded the WGA’s Chick Evans Scholarship, a full, four-year housing and tuition scholarship and the nation’s largest privately funded scholarship programs, including South St.

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West St. Paul council decides to close municipal golf course


Graphic courtesy of Dakota County • The concept map shows what the River to River Greenway crossing could be like between Livingston and Oakdale avenues. The dashed line represents what could be an alignment through Thompson Oaks Golf Course, made possible by the West St. Paul City Council’s Feb. 26 decision to close the city-owned course.

Closure could open door to new development and trails.

 

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South-West Review police reports published March 4, 2018

South-West Review police reports published March 4, 2018 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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Hill-Murray receives $3 million scholarship fund in remembrance of graduate


submitted photo • The Mark. C. Nyman Scholarship was established with the help of Jeanne Nyman in memory of her late husband. She’s pictured above with Hill-Murray President Jim Hansen. According to Jeanne, Nyman, a member of the Hill High School class of 1969, suffered from severe asthma as a child, but was an adventurer at heart. Despite illness, he persistently lived life to its fullest, as a child and as an adult. In addition to developing a successful business career in the medical field, Nyman became a world traveler, scuba diver and sail boat captain.

Mark C. Nyman, pictured in his senior year at Hill High School.

Maplewood’s Hill-Murray School recently received a $3 million gift, the second largest it has ever received, which will be used as a scholarship fund to help support 20 students each year.

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