South St Paul

Wed
23
Sep

Sen. Jim Metzen battles cancer again, political future remains uncertain

Sen. Jim Metzen stops by the Kaposia Convenience Center in South St. Paul to support a new promotion to support breast cancer research. Currently battling cancer himself, he was the first to use the station's pink pump earlier this month.  (submitted photo)
Sen. Jim Metzen stops by the Kaposia Convenience Center in South St. Paul to support a new promotion to support breast cancer research. Currently battling cancer himself, he was the first to use the station's pink pump earlier this month. (submitted photo)

After living nearly two and a half years cancer-free, Sen. Jim Metzen, DFL-South St. Paul, is about to start a new round of treatment.

Sun
20
Sep

New outdoor archery range opens in South St. Paul

The new South St. Paul outdoor archery range, located at 405 Kaposia Boulevard, opened on September 4. It features six targets at various ranges. (Jesse Poole/Review)
The new South St. Paul outdoor archery range, located at 405 Kaposia Boulevard, opened on September 4. It features six targets at various ranges. (Jesse Poole/Review)

Mendota Heights has sights on starting similar facility

Open just in time for deer bow hunting season and the release of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2,” South St. Paul’s new outdoor archery range is already being put to use.

Sun
13
Sep

South St. Paul man indicted for first- and second-degree murder

Thomas Michael Luby, 58, of South St. Paul, was indicted Sept. 10 for the murder of Kelly Ann Anderson, 45, also of South St. Paul.

Sun
13
Sep

Wakota Arena to be renamed after South St. Paul hockey legend Doug Woog

South St. Paul’s Wakota Arena will be renamed after local hockey legend Doug Woog, 71. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
South St. Paul’s Wakota Arena will be renamed after local hockey legend Doug Woog, 71. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Long before competitive hockey took hold in South St. Paul, basketball games filled the bleachers. Local youth — including Doug Woog, 71 — looked up to high school basketball players with aspirations of someday filling their spot on the court.

Sun
06
Sep

Man who robbed South St. Paul credit union still on the lamb

The suspect was described as a white male in his twenties with dark blonde or reddish facial hair, approximately 5’7” tall with an average build. (submitted photo)
The suspect was described as a white male in his twenties with dark blonde or reddish facial hair, approximately 5’7” tall with an average build. (submitted photo)

Police are continuing the investigation of a credit union robbery that took place over a month ago in South St. Paul.

Sun
06
Sep

Man charged with murder in South St. Paul

Dustin Chenevert
Dustin Chenevert

A 26-year-old Albert Lea man was charged Aug. 26 with third-degree murder for the overdose death of a teen, also from Albert Lea, when the two were in South St. Paul earlier this year.

Sun
30
Aug

From back pain to back in the game

According to a South St. Paul resident, the nation will soon be watching him on TV.

Sun
23
Aug

Community-driven effort to rename Wakota Arena appears likely

Doug Woog speaks at the Wakota Arena in South St. Paul during the unveiling of his retired hockey jersey on Feb. 6, 2010. Soon, the arena may be renamed in his honor. (file photo)
Doug Woog speaks at the Wakota Arena in South St. Paul during the unveiling of his retired hockey jersey on Feb. 6, 2010. Soon, the arena may be renamed in his honor. (file photo)

South St. Paul has a long-standing history of producing hockey talent and loyal fans, alike.

Tue
11
Aug

South St. Paul man charged with stabbing murder of South St. Paul woman

Thomas Michael Luby

Thomas Michael Luby, 58, of South St. Paul, was charged Monday with one count of second-degree murder in connection with the intentional stabbing death of Kelly Ann Anderson, 45, also of South St. Paul.

Sun
09
Aug

Two area schools revamp, readying for fall

District 199 superintendent Dave Bernhardson points out the new entrance of Simley High School, where students and visitors will be immediately met by administrative offices and a reception area. In the past, these offices were closer to the center of the building. (Jesse Poole/Review)
District 199 superintendent Dave Bernhardson points out the new entrance of Simley High School, where students and visitors will be immediately met by administrative offices and a reception area. In the past, these offices were closer to the center of the building. (Jesse Poole/Review)

It's summer and most students are out of school, but that doesn't mean the lights are off and the hallways empty.

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