The North High JROTC, along with the Boy Scout Troop 9515 and Cub Pack 188, were out working at the Southwood Nature Preserve on April 25. They helped the Parks and Recreation Commission pull up buckthorn and lay mulch around the 94 trees planted last summer. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Yard waste collection is a weekly service for North St. Paul residents that runs April - November and is picked up on the same day as trash. Yard waste cost $85.68 annually, but is billed monthly at $7.14.
North Metro Flex Academy plans to open at 2350 Helen St. N., North St. Paul, for grades K-2 this fall. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
While North St. Paul students entering grades K-2 this fall are busy selecting backpacks and folders with their favorite characters from the animated Disney film "Frozen," their parents will need to decide where to enroll them.
Appointed council member to start June 2, or later
Scott Thorsen's North St. Paul council chair inside city chambers has only been empty for a couple of weeks. Inquiries about who's going to fill the newly opened position, however, have already begun flooding City Hall.
From left, Frank Atencio, Dawn Parks, Philip Parks and business owner Emad Almaliki work on interior renovations. Almaliki hopes to open his grocery store by the end of the month, or early May. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Taking spring cleaning to the extreme, two longtime downtown North St.
Officer Joe Friedrichs oversees northern districts 1-3, along with officer Jesse Barnes. He joined the department after serving as a police officer in Roseville for seven months, where he worked as a firefighter prior. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
On the heels of cutting about 90 staff positions to try to make up for an $8 million shortfall, the District 622 Board of Education approved a scaled-down capital-expense budget for the school year starting in July.