Marjorie Otto

Marjorie Otto can be reached at motto@lillienews.com, or at 651-748-7816.

Sun
06
Nov

Dayton’s Bluff elections sees new and familiar faces


From left to right, the newly elected board members include Barry White, Holly Windingstad, Crystal Norcross, Rasheed Wade, Tamara York-Tallman, Kirstin Scanlan Madore, Yingya Vang and Micheal Boyd. Newly elected candidates not pictured include Elizabeth Matakis and Henry Garnica.

“Let’s create a paradigm that changes the East Side,” said Jesus Ramirez, Dayton’s Bluff resident, artist and keynote speaker for the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council’s annual meeting on Oct. 27.

Sun
30
Oct

Opera commemorates 60-year anniversary of burning of Swede Hollow


Joe Sanchelli, a former resident of Swede Hollow, said his house can be seen in this picture in the bottom, right corner with the picket fence. He said his dad built the fence to keep their chickens from roaming the Hollow.

Former Swede Hollow residents share their memories

Sun
30
Oct

On the eve of elections, candidates discuss the issues


District 67 candidates participated in a League of Women Voters forum on Oct. 24, moderated by Sarah Risser. Candidates participating were, left to right, Foung Hawj, Sheldon Johnson, Andrew Livingston, Joseph Weverka and Tim Mahoney.

Voting rights, public transit and educational disparities were among some of the questions posed at the League of Women Voters District 67 legislative candidate forum on Monday, Oct. 24. 

Sun
30
Oct

Haunted house operator cries ‘boo-hoo’


The Butcher Shop House of Gore, located at 1444 Reaney Ave., was operated by Mike and Eva Etoll.

Popular East Side House of Gore shut down by city

St. Paul has said no more to cheap scares and thrills along the East Side’s Reaney Avenue.

Sun
23
Oct

Redevelopment and attracting new businesses focus of South St. Paul races


Tom Seaberg

Full ballot in race for South St. Paul mayor and council

Sun
23
Oct

Inver Grove Heights candidates focus on public safety and growth of the city


George Tourville

With two seats up for election, an incumbent on the Inver Grove Heights City Council hope to hold on to his seat.

Sun
23
Oct

Ward 6 co-owner & Historic St. Paul team up for renovations on 131-year-old building


The building at 208 Bates Ave. has been vacant since 2002. Ward 6 restaurant co-owner Eric Foster is buying the building for $1 and partnering with the nonprofit Historic St. Paul to renovate it.

Dayton’s Bluff eyesore to be restored

When driving by the 208 Bates Ave. property, one may pass it off as hopeless. 

Sun
23
Oct

Taxes and transportation among concerns facing the state


Andrew Livingston

State House District 67A

Sun
23
Oct

Candidates want investment in infrastructure, mental health and safety


Sheldon Johnson

State House District 67B

Sun
23
Oct

Candidates want to see more jobs for the East Side


Foung Hawj

State Senate District 67

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