Aundrea Kinney

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

Thu
20
Apr

Oakdale City Council awards bid for dog park contractor

At the April 11 city council meeting, Oakdale city council members selected Fitol Hintz as the contractor to build Oakdale’s first off-leash dog park. 

Thu
20
Apr

Oakdale moves forward with Olson Lake Trail improvements

Oakdale, Lake Elmo and Washington County are teaming up on a $5.5 million project that will add a sidewalk and make sanitary sewer improvements to a span of Olson Lake Trail that runs — in part — between 44th and 50th streets in Oakdale.

Thu
20
Apr

Hill-Murray robotics team wins Iowa regional


submitted photo Team captain Connor Propp and the robot nicknamed “Hope” get ready for the game.

PioNerds set to compete in national championship in St. Louis

 

Wed
19
Apr

North St. Paul domestic dispute ends with shooting

Around 2:45 a.m. on Sunday April 2, a North St. Paul resident called police to report what turned out to be a shooting at a neighbor’s house in the 2100 block of Eldridge Avenue. 

Wed
19
Apr

Workforce Development Center relocates within North St. Paul


Ramsey County’s Workforce Development Center has relocated to 2266 Second St. N. in North St. Paul.

Ramsey County’s Workforce Development Center, an organization that primarily helps people find jobs, had to discontinue its services in North St.

Wed
01
Mar

John Glenn Middle School calls astronauts at International Space Station


John Glenn Middle School and ham radio volunteers made history Feb. 22 by speaking with Commander Shane Kimbrough, commander of the International Space Station. Sixth-grader Andrewon Xiong wanted to know, “How important is team work to the mission of the ISS crew?”

Students ask Commander Kimbrough about life in space

“NA1SS, KOJDD calling for a scheduled contact. Do you copy? Over.”

“NA1SS copies loud and clear. Over.”

Thu
23
Feb

Maplewood City Council shuts down Stargate after brazen shooting


Since a chaotic Feb. 18 shooting, Maplewood City Council members have received numerous concerns and complaints about Stargate Bar & Nightclub from residents of Maplewood, Roseville and St. Paul. The club’s location at Rice Street and Larpenteur Avenue places it near the intersection of the three cities.

Some 70 shots fired in incident that injured five

Wed
22
Feb

Now it’s easy to be green


North St. Paul’s turbine is a smaller turbine than commonly used on wind farms, but it has the capability to produce about 160 kilowatts of energy in each hour, which is enough to power about 60 to 80 homes.

North St. Paul offers residents a new way to support renewable energy

Wed
22
Feb

Getting to know Paul Reinke


Paul Reinke, a longtime Oakdale city council member who oversaw many developments including the Oakdale Discovery Center, is now the mayor of Oakdale.

A closer look at Oakdale’s appointed mayor

Wed
15
Feb

North St. Paul residents reminisce on a historic local business


Bruce Fisher, a board member for the North St. Paul Historical Society, explained that one of the buildings was parallel to the Soo Line railroad tracks and had the railcars go right into the building to make loading and unloading easier. The tracks are still there today, although they can’t be seen because they have been paved over.

Standard Conveyor is long gone, but memories remain

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