Most people associate North St. Paul with the historic snowman structure at Margaret Street and Highway 36. Lately, however, those who grew up in town have been asserting pride in another local treasure: the city's groundwater supply.
“Bacon Bits,” the Maplewood Police Department’s team, made their grand entrance on White Bear Lake for the Polar Plunge Jan. 31. The team came in above their goal, raising $4,880 for the Polar Plunge presented by Law Enforcement for Special Olympics Minnesota. At the event, 1,600 participants raised $300,000. (Linda Baumeister photos/Review)
When city naturalists expressed the need for North St. Paul Parks and Recreation to conduct a survey of the Southwood Nature Preserve, where invasive plants are continuing to gain ground, Mayor Mike Kuehn was a bit surprised to discover this hadn't already been done.