St Paul

Sun
26
Feb

Nation’s first sepak takraw courts to be built on East Side


The Southeast Asian game of sepak takraw is played by using only the head, feet, or knees to knock a plastic ball back and forth. Hands cannot be used and players go to gravity-defying measures to ensure the ball does not fall on their side.

Soccer-like game is a tradition for Southeast Asian cultures

Sun
26
Feb

Rush Line route to be finalized this spring


Final route decisions will be made this spring for the Rush Line transit corridor between downtown St. Paul and downtown White Bear Lake. There are four route options for downtown St. Paul and Rush Line project planners are deciding if they should make a deal with BNSF Railway company to use their railroad right-of-way north of Interstate 694.

Multiple options for bus rapid transit route on the table

The Rush Line project is chugging along as final route decisions will be made this spring. 

Sun
26
Feb

East Siders march from Mexican Consulate to capitol on ‘Day Without Immigrants’


On Thursday, Feb. 16, marchers gathered at the Mexican Consulate along East Seventh Street to march to the Minnesota State Capitol on the “Day Without Immigrants.”

Businesses close as the community marches

Sun
12
Feb

Week of gun violence rattles East Side

Within four days the East Side saw two people killed by gun violence. 

Sun
12
Feb

Fourth East Side teacher nominated for Teacher of the Year award


Ong Xiong

Ong Xiong teaches at Phalen Lake magnet

St. Paul Public Schools announced a fourth teacher from the East Side has been nominated for the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award. 

Sun
12
Feb

St. Paul celebrates positive impact from neighbors


Ahmed Hersi, middle, is pictured with St. Paul City Council president Russ Stark, left, and District 1 Community Council president Paul Sawyer, right.

On Friday night, Jan. 27, St. Paul residents gathered to celebrate neighbors and organizations that had been nominated by St. Paul’s 17 district councils for the annual Neighborhood Honor Roll. 

Sun
05
Feb

Three East Side teachers are candidates for MN Teacher of the Year


Michael Houston

The list of 132 teachers nominated for the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award includes three East Side teachers this year. They are:

 

• Michael Houston, a math teacher at Harding High School. 

Thu
02
Feb

Kareem Mitchell charged in St. Paul Saloon homicide

Police say he has fled Minnesota

A man has been charged in connection with a homicide that took place Sunday night, Jan. 29, in Dayton’s Bluff in front of the St. Paul Saloon, 1045 Hudson Road.

Thu
02
Feb

Shots fired in Payne Phalen neighborhood leave one dead and two injured

Second shooting incident in four days on East Side

Mon
30
Jan

One man dead, another injured outside St. Paul Saloon

A shooting occurred on the 1000 block of Hudson Road, near the St. Paul Saloon, leaving one man dead and another wounded.

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