March 2014

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Mar

PROGRESS 2014: Prudential • Rick Lockwood

When you envision your financial goals, what do you think of?  That’s what Rick Lockwood wants to know.
Lockwood, a Financial Professional Associate with The Prudential Insurance Company of America, wants to help guide you toward financial freedom for all of life’s challenges. Prudential is a multinational Fortune 500 corporation, and the 139-year old company aims “to help our customers achieve financial prosperity and peace of mind.”

 

Sun
23
Mar

East Side Review police reports Feb. 27 - Mar. 5, 2014

Thursday, Feb. 27 - Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

Fri
21
Mar

Man exchanges fire with cops, gets shot

A 37-year-old man was shot in the arm in by police in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood.
He was shot by the St. Paul Police Department's SWAT team after exchanging fire with officers.

Thu
20
Mar

Boys hockey: North St. Paul B1 Bantams having a great year


Pictured, front row, left to right: Nick Burshten, Nathan Conroy and Max Rossman. Middle row: Ben Herman, Austin Vandell, Kearby Larson, Jack Smith, Jake Edmunds, Jeffrey Schmidt and Joe Reubish. Back row: Coach Zach Denny, Coach Logan Schmidt, Ryan Stokes, Michael Ettlinger, Josh Korngable, Kevin Pilarski, Jake Kubiatowicz, Noah Smith, Dale Coggin, Coach Mike Simmons and Coach Kevin Burshten. (submitted photo)

The North St. Paul boys hockey program looks like it is in good shape down the road. This season the North St. Paul B1 Bantam team (ages 13-15) is on a roll. Recently they capped winning efforts by going 4-0 in the Northern Regional Tournament and qualified for a berth in the State Tournament.

Thu
20
Mar

Spring Cleaning: recycling, donating, and composting

It’s that time of year again, cabin fever is setting in and residents are getting the ‘spring cleaning’ itch. If you have the ‘throw it out’ mentality, please, instead, rethink possible ways to reuse or recycle unwanted items. Beside curbside recycling, drop-off recycling is an option for paper, metal, glass, plastic and other products at the Environmental Center in Woodbury, 4039 Cottage Grove Dr. Items accepted include:

Thu
20
Mar

Letter: 'New days in Lake Elmo'

In her March 12 letter, former Lake Elmo Mayor Sue Dunn critiques the city council in several areas. Foremost: ‘open and honest information’ is needed.
The facts on this and other musings suggest otherwise. 

Thu
20
Mar

Keeping an eye on water

Low White Bear Lake water levels and low groundwater volume have alerted local residents that one of our most precious resources needs watching.

Thu
20
Mar

Beware of tax-related ID theft, other scams

Whether you’re expecting a refund or owe money to Uncle Sam, tax season marks a good time to become familiar with tax-related identity theft and other scams. The U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration estimates 1.6 million Americans were victims of such theft in the first six months of 2013, an increase from 1.2 million in all of 2012.
Don’t let this happen to you. Be on alert for these common scams:

Thu
20
Mar

Water, water everywhere, but not a drip in the sink

The Land of 10,000 Lakes actually contains more than 12,000 lakes and 92,000 miles of streams and rivers. In addition, Minnesota boasts an abundance of ground water resources.
Fresh water supplies such as these are essential to our quality of life in many ways. Water is a necessity for human health as well as the health of crops, livestock and other living organisms. Water is also required to produce energy and manufacture countless products. Although freshwater is plentiful in Minnesota, it is not limitless. Conservation efforts today will help ensure a future with abundant water resources.

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