Aundrea Kinney

Aundrea Kinney can be reached at akinney@lillienews.com or at 651-748-7822.

Wed
19
Oct

Thrills in store for Oakdale


The Big Thrill Factory is renovating the old Cub Foods building located in Bergen Plaza in Oakdale.

Former supermarket transforming into entertainment venue

The Big Thrill Factory, a Minnetonka-based family entertainment business, is opening a second location in Oakdale. 

Wed
19
Oct

St. Jerome teacher recognized for inclusiveness


Paulette Krawczyk was named Teacher of the Year by the Arc Minnesota after being nominated by Kelly Kausel, left, and her husband Mike Kausel, right.

Krawczyk known for ‘building family’

Thu
13
Oct

North St. Paul police arrest 'zombie hunter'


Ryan Stanislaw

Resident now faces two felony charges

It's not even Halloween yet, and creepy clowns have been making the news. As if that weren't enough, apparently North St. Paul residents also need to be wary of zombies -- and zombie hunters.

Wed
12
Oct

Lake Elmo city council passes preliminary levy

Residents can expect a decrease in city taxes

On Sept. 20, the Lake Elmo City Council passed the community’s preliminary 2017 property-tax levy, which is $31,778 less than this year’s levy.

Wed
12
Oct

Maplewood Nature Center – a fall birding ‘hotspot’


A hermit thrush, first to arrive in the spring and last to leave in the fall, is caught in a the mist net at the Maplewood Nature Center. Each year worldwide, millions of birds are safely captured, banded, and released unharmed.

Thousands of birds stop by to refuel

Wed
05
Oct

Scout-O-Rama


Jordan Kirchner tries his hand at tying snake knots at the Scout-O-Rama held at the NorthStar Museum in North St. Paul Sept. 24. The youth in the community sampled the fun of scouting also with a cooking demonstration, pioneering, fire starting, crafts, and camping tent set-up.
Wed
05
Oct

North Metro Flex Academy KaBOOMs a playground


Plenty of volunteers offered their labors during the North Metro Flex Academy playground build day Sept. 24.

In the popular TV show “Parks and Recreation,” an episode featured the KaBOOM! organization, which in the end turned out to be an elaborate, fictional prank.

Wed
05
Oct

Maplewood gathers input, advice on its police body-worn camera policy

On Sept 26, Maplewood police chief Paul Schnell presented the city council a review of the police department’s draft body-worn camera policy. This review included the perspectives of three guest speakers.

Wed
05
Oct

New interchange planned at Hadley Avenue and Highway 36

Redesign should eliminate rush-hour headaches

Wed
05
Oct

JW’s Bierstube celebrating 25 years in Oakdale


JW’s Bierstube will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with specials. Owner Jim Yanz is pictured with his wife Jodi and children Max, Sam, and Maci.

This October, Oakdale’s JW’s Bierstube restaurant will be celebrating more than its annual Octoberfest. 

Oct. 7 marks the 25-year anniversary of the restaurant, and owner Jim Yanz is going all out.

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