East Side Review

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Voters pass $117 million building bond in ISD 197

On May 8, voters in the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan School District 197 passed a bond referendum for $117 million. It was approved with 62 percent of the vote. 

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14
May

Man pleads guilty to murder of Mendota Heights woman


Lucifer Vincent Nguyen

Lucifer Vincent Nguyen pleaded guilty May 8 to second-degree murder for killing a woman last July in Mendota Heights.  

He also pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree aggravated robbery.

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May

Candidate filing opens next week for East Side area

Minnesota midterms will be busy.

The midterm elections are quickly approaching and that means it’s time for candidates to file to run. 

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14
May

South-West area residents can file for 2018 elections May 22

Candidate filing for the 2018 election will be open May 22 through June 5 for individuals to have their names on the ballot for primaries. The filing period for elections where a primary is not needed will open July 31.

 

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East Side Review - Police Reports • April 19 - April 25 • 2018

Thursday, April 19 — Wednesday, April 25 • Police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

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May

Rep. Leon Lillie recovering after fall from ladder


Courtesy of Minnesota House Public Information Services • Despite having numerous broken bones, State Rep. Leon Lillie made a surprise appearance at the House Capital Investment Committee the morning of May 4, according to a tweet posted by @MNHouseInfo that same day.

Leon Lillie

State Rep. Leon Lillie was hospitalized after he fell off a ladder at his home April 22, breaking multiple bones. 

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May

Priest sentenced in Mendota Heights criminal sexual conduct case


Jacob Andrew Bertrand

A man who had sex with a woman he was counseling as an ordained priest in 2010 has been sentenced as part of a plea agreement.

Tue
08
May

Lauderdale buys a piece of its past


Courtesy of City of Lauderdale • The fifth- and sixth-grade class at Lauderdale School as seen in December 1953. Lauderdale recently bought the former school site located at 1795 Eustis St., and prior to its redevelopment, is offering tours of the building on May 19.

Redevelopment planned for Lauderdale School site, but first, tours

 

Mon
07
May

Being at home in Momma’s Kitchen


Marjorie Otto/Review • DeMarco Cavil, an East Sider turned professional chef, is returning to his childhood home to open a restaurant, Momma’s Kitchen, dedicated to his mother. The restaurant will have a soft opening on June 7 and will be located at 1058 Maryland Ave. E.

For DeMarco Cavil, coming home and opening a restaurant on the East Side is a dream come true. 

“It feels so great,” Cavil said of opening a restaurant in the neighborhood where he grew up.

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07
May

SNAPSHOTS: Using art to connect

Photos courtesy of the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center • The Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center was hopping during the St. Paul Spring Art Crawl the weekend of April 27-29.

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