Students from Northeast Metro 916 Career and Technical Center transformed the duplex on Sixth Avenue in North St. Paul into a single-family home during the 2014-15 school year. Above is after, below is before. (file photo/Linda Baumeister)
North St. Paul now marketing ‘new’ single-family home near Webster School
The transformation of a duplex into a single-family home located across the street from Webster Elementary School in North, St. Paul, is nothing short of amazing, and it is even more amazing that all the renovation work was done by high school students.
After a prior resident had to be evacuated using teargas and arrested for criminal acts in 2013, the duplex at 2001 Sixth Street, North St. Paul, was boarded up and fell into foreclosure. The dwelling soon became a blight that the neighborhood was eager to change.
The 4th annual Crazy Classic, five rounds, was underway at Northwood Park’s hockey rink during Hockey Day Minnesota Feb. 6. The local graduates, guys and gals, enjoy getting together for some old-school boot hockey.
The North Metro Flex Academy is opening its doors this September for inaugural year. (file photo)
New charter school will be located in former Atrium building
This is National School Choice Week, and locally the new North Metro Flex Academy administrators are hoping parents of grade-schoolers will give their charter school a second look after the school failed to open as planned last September.
The grade school will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, Jan. 30, for families in the area to learn more about its teachers and programs. The new school will be located in the former Atrium building at 2350 Helen St. in North St. Paul.
"Found, Forgiven, Forever!" is the story of retired businesswoman Clarice Erickson's unique life journey. (Submitted photo)
North St. Paul history museum to host talk, book signing by 'Antie Clare' Erickson
Clarice Erickson, who for years was the proprietor of Antie Clare's Doll Hospital, Shop & Museum in downtown North St. Paul, will give a talk entitled "My Journey of Faith" at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at the North St. Paul Historical Society Museum, 2666 E. Seventh Ave.
The wide-ranging talk will focus on Erickson's memoir "Found, Forgiven, Forever!" and her unique life journey.