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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.

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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.

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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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08
May

Release the goats!


Goats were released into Indian Mounds Regional Park on May 2 to help graze away the invasive plant species in the park. The effort is a part of a partnership between St. Paul Natural Resources and the Great River Passage to restore foliage along the Mississippi River to the original, native plants.

Indian Mounds Regional Park has some new, friendly workers​

St. Paul has hired some 30 to 40 new employees — a flock of goats. 

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May

In the world of education, athletics & activities, Wally Wakefield was positive to the end


Lillie Suburban Newspaper staff fondly remember seeing Wally Wakefield at his desk every Saturday morning with a cup of coffee and his notes from the Friday night games.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former sports editor dies at age 86

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May

Mark Landis joins the Oakdale City Council


City Administrator Bart Fischer swore in new city council member Mark Landis at the April 25 city council meeting.

Mark Landis

Mark Landis was appointed to fill the vacant seat on the Oakdale City Council at the council’s April 25 meeting.

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04
May

Vehicle crashes through brick wall of North St. Paul business


The North St. Paul police and fire departments were on scene shortly after a vehicle crashed through the back of the North St. Paul Chiropractic building April 24.

According to office manager Caroline Claussen, the North St. Paul Chiropractic office had to be aired out because the electrical panel was sparking and smoking after being damaged in the crash.

The North St. Paul Chiropractic office located in the 2500 block of East Seventh Avenue was damaged when a driver crashed through the back of the building around 4:45 p.m. on April 24.

Wed
03
May

New Life Presbyterian holding belated Earth Day Sunday Event


Previous Earth Day Sunday Events at New Life Presbyterian Church in Roseville have featured displays on being environmentally friendly. This year’s event on May 7 will feature displays, as well as a ride and drive demonstration of the new Chevrolet Bolt electric car.

Even though Earth Day was last month, that’s not stopping New Life Presbyterian Church in Roseville from marking the environmentally aware day in its own way.

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May

Man killed in crash while fleeing from Falcon Heights traffic stop


A make-shift memorial for Ryan James Reeves as seen April 25 near the intersection of Hamline and Wynne avenues in St. Paul. According to police, Reeves died after he crashed his car into a tree while allegedly fleeing from police after an April 23 traffic stop in Falcon Heights.

A White Bear Lake man is dead after crashing his car in St. Paul while allegedly fleeing from police after an officer attempted to stop him April 23 in Falcon Heights.

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