OBITUARIES

Mon
17
Dec

Garlough Elementary School improvements get the go-ahead


courtesy of City of West St. Paul As part of a bond that was approved earlier this year, Garlough Elementary School will be getting two new classrooms as well as a new front entry and an expanded kitchen/cafeteria.

Concerns about parking almost stall project

 

Mon
17
Dec

Construction season planning underway in West St. Paul

 

The cold weather means Minnesota has moved out of construction season and into winter. That doesn’t mean cities aren’t looking ahead to next year’s season change. 

Mon
17
Dec

Looking at Indian Mounds Regional Park differently


Marjorie Otto/Review The native community and the City of St. Paul are working together on a cultural landscape study of Indian Mounds Regional Park with the goal of creating a shared vision that respects the sacredness of the land. As part of the project, a series of community engagement meetings are being held so community members can learn from each other about the significance of the park.

Native community and city work on cultural landscape study

Mon
17
Dec

Vikings back Kaposia center’s ninja course


photos courtesy Samantha Chin Kaposia Education Center held a pep rally Nov. 27 for students and faculty after being selected as this year’s recipient of the Hometown Grant, which gives the school $10,000 to be used to help support healthy nutrition and activity programs.

Center selected for fitness and nutrition grant

 

Students and staff at Kaposia Education Center in South St. Paul were treated to a special pep rally Nov. 27, complete with some special guests. 

Wed
08
Aug

Former North High School teacher passes away at age 89


Herbert King

Herbert “Herb” E. King, a former teacher and coach at North High School, died July 26. He was 89 years old.

Wed
03
May

Retired sports editor Wally Wakefield dies at age 86


Wally Wakefield

Wallace (Wally) P. Wakefield, a longtime sports writer for Lillie Suburban Newspapers, passed away unexpectedly in his home May 2. He was 86 years old.

Wed
15
Jul

Jerry Hughes, former state senator, dies at 85

Jerry Hughes, former state senator, in recent years. (submitted photo)
Jerry Hughes, former state senator, in recent years. (submitted photo)

Jerome M. “Jerry” Hughes, known as “the father of Early Childhood/Family Education,” died June 28. He was 85.

Wed
11
Mar

Ken Carpenter, VFW honor guard, past commander

Ken Carpenter
Ken Carpenter

Ken Carpenter of North St. Paul passed away March 6 at age 87.

Carpenter grew up on the East Side and served in the Navy during World War II.

Wed
11
Mar

Gigi Fitzpatrick, devoted to senior causes, dies at 58; services March 14

Gigi Fitzpatrick and Sara Paul spearheaded the Golden Prom, where high-school students arranged an evening with dancing, dining and socializing with area seniors. (file photo)
Gigi Fitzpatrick and Sara Paul spearheaded the Golden Prom, where high-school students arranged an evening with dancing, dining and socializing with area seniors. (file photo)

For nearly 25 years, if you walked into the Gladstone Senior Center, you’d likely hear Gigi Fitzpatrick conversing enthusiastically with someone, be greeted by her bright smile or feel the rush of air as she hurried out to fill in for a Meals on W

Mon
04
Feb

Willard H. McGuire

Past President, National Education Association

Age 79, of Shoreview, passed away February 1, 2008. Survived by wife Helen; son Bruce (Teri) McGuire; daughters Laurie (Dave) Shoop and Lynn (Craig) Stupke; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren.

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