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.
Strong and her dog Hendrix working their magic with a Marine at a Memorial Day service by the Vietnam Wall in 2015. (submitted photo)
New business fetches the hearts of many through obedience classes, therapy visits
It is clear from the moment you step into the training room at Journey of Misfits exactly what are the priorities of owner Angela Strong.
Frames fill the wall behind the welcome desk featuring pictures of dogs she has owned and those she has worked with.
“Rebel Rouser,” a unique dwarf replica of a Chevy sedan, stands out among the other vehicles at the North St. Paul History Cruzer Car Show. (Linda Baumeister/file photo)
North St. Paul council renews license for History Cruzers Car Show
With the winter snows deepening across Minnesota and the temperatures getting colder, many people's thoughts are turning ahead to summer. Those involved in organizing and planning the annual History Cruze car shows are no exception.
The North St. Paul Veterans Park is pictured at night following the August 15 dedication of the new park in recognition of those who served. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Veterans organizations look to recruit younger members
As one of North St. Paul's few remaining World War II veterans, Ellsworth Erickson, 92, considers the completion of the new North St. Paul Veterans Park one of his greatest life achievements.
He may not have attended every committee meeting during the design and constructions phases, but he's credited with igniting the idea with some initial sketches, years back.
Senator Chuck Wiger, DFL-Maplewood — along with Representatives Leon Lillie, DFL-North St. Paul, and Peter Fischer, DFL- Maplewood — succeeded in ensuring the Gateway Trail would remain user-friendly throughout the winter.