East Side Review

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Changes to Margaret Street planned for this summer


courtesy of City of St. Paul • The City of St. Paul is planning to add features to Margaret Street to help slow down traffic to make the street safer for all modes of transportation. The street is already a marked bike boulevard, meaning that cars and bicycles share the same space. In addition, an off-street trail will be added along McKnight Road between Minnehaha Avenue and Hudson Road.

Project aims to improve bike and pedestiran safety in the corridior.

 

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19
Feb

Spreading a little bit of kindness


Hannah Burlingame photos/Review • A gym at Somerset Elementary School in Mendota Heights was turned into an assembly line Feb. 14 as students filled sack lunches for a pop-up homeless shelter that will be in West St. Paul.

Somerset Elementary students participate in Kindness Day.

In a loud, packed gym, students at Somerset Elementary School in Mendota Heights had a different kind of Valentine’s Day. 

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19
Feb

Dayton’s Bluff fifth-grader wins state-wide essay contest

Rachel Jeong, a fifth-grader who lives in the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood, is one of three winners of the League of Minnesota Cities “Mayor for a Day” essay contest.

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19
Feb

South St. Paul pot dealer charged for allegedly shooting man who robbed him


Pierre Raymon Mack

A South St. Paul man who was robbed at gunpoint in his South St. Paul home and then shot the robber following a botched drug deal was charged for the Feb. 12 shooting.

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19
Feb

Mendota Heights council greenlights 2018 roadwork


courtesy of City of Mendota Heights • While the Mendota Heights City Council approved a number of road projects Feb. 7, including work on Mendakota Drive, it scrapped planned work on Mendakota Court because the road’s pavement is still viable for five more years.

Council pushes back work on road with still-viable concrete.

 

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19
Feb

Local dancers to perform in original production at The O’Shaughnessy

Out On a Limb Dance Company will be performing its new production, “Once Upon a Dream,” Feb. 23 and 24 at The O’Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University. 

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Feb

Clone of East Side Review - Police Reports • Jan. 18 - Jan. 24 • 2018

Thursday, Jan. 18 — Wednesday, Jan. 24 • Police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

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Feb

Senate District 54 stays blue after special election


Karla Bigham

DFL candidate Karla Bigham, 38, won the Feb. 12 special election for Minnesota Senate District 54 with roughly 51 percent of the votes. Republican Denny McNamara received 47 percent and Libertarian Emily Mellingen earned 2 percent.

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12
Feb

Two months down, plenty more to go


Paul Schnell

New Inver Grove Heights police chief reflects on first few months on the job

 

Mon
12
Feb

SNAPSHOTS: A little winter fun

photos courtesy of Andy Berndt at Dodge Nature Center • On Feb. 3, Dodge Nature Center embraced winter with its annual Frosty Fun Festival.

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