Marjorie Otto

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

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04
Nov

A little bit of St. Paul halfway around the world


Marjorie Otto photos/Review • As a part of the sister city relationship St. Paul has with Changsha, China, five “Peanuts” sculptures will be sent to Changsha as a part of a gift exchange. The city of Changsha will give St. Paul a replica of its famous Aiwan Pavilion, to be installed at Lake Phalen Regional Park.

The “Peanuts” characters are going to China.

Fri
03
Nov

New St. Paul police training facility opens


The St. Paul Police Department opened its new Richard H. Rowan Public Training Center on Oct. 31 in the Railroad Island neighborhood.

Neighborhood puts mark on facility

 

The new St. Paul Police training facility opened on Oct. 31, a little more than a year after construction began. 

Mon
30
Oct

SNAPSHOT: In was a smash!

SNAPSHOT - because sometimes all you need is a great photo and a few words. (Miranda Otto / photo)

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30
Oct

Rice Street Gardens serves to unite old and new neighbors


The Rice Street Gardens, located in the northeastern corner of Rice Street and Roselawn Avenue in Maplewood, recently received an award from the Minnesota State Horticultural Society for its work connecting the community. Marjorie Otto

The Rice Street Gardens has been operating for just two growing seasons, but the work has not gone unnoticed. 

Mon
30
Oct

Beloved Mikee the monkey, known on the East Side and beyond, passes away


photos courtesy of Roy Carlson Mikee the monkey, as he was known by many in the Twin Cities, passed away suddenly on Sept. 1. His “Papa,” Roy Carlson, said Mikee was just shy of 20 years old when he died of a heart attack.

A celebration of life gathering will be held Nov. 5

 

“The highlight of my life is gone,” said Roy Carlson, also known as “Papa” to his Mikee, who recently passed away.

Fri
20
Oct

Dayton’s Bluff celebrates another year of community organizing


Newly elected and re-elected board members of the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council, from left to right, include Kirstin Scanlan Madore, Dana Fitzpatrick, Erica Merritt, Quintin Kidd and Barry Frantum. Re-elected board members Osman Egal, Jeanelle Foster and Laura Kidd were unable to attend the community council’s annual meeting on Oct. 18. Marjorie Otto/Review

The Dayton’s Bluff Community Council held its annual meeting and board elections on Oct. 18.

Fri
20
Oct

Residents sit down to chat with St. Paul mayoral candidates


East Side and other St. Paul residents were able to sit down and chat with St. Paul mayoral candidates Oct. 17 during a League of Women Voters candidate forum at the Minnesota Humanities Center. Marjorie Otto/Review

ELECTION 2017


Marjorie Otto

Review staff

 

Sat
14
Oct

St. Paul Public School Board candidates discuss school safety, enrollment and a new vision

ELECTION 2017


The St. Paul Public School Board has three seats up for grabs this year. Two incumbents, John Brodrick and Jeanelle Foster, are running for reelection, leaving one spot open for a new face.

Sat
14
Oct

St. Paul mayoral candidates address neighborhood inequities, subsidies and education

ELECTION 2017


It would be an understatement to say the ballot for the St. Paul mayoral race is little full. 

Fri
13
Oct

Man shot and killed by St. Paul police following domestic violence call

A man was shot and killed by St. Paul police officers Oct. 5 after officers responded to reports of shots fired and domestic violence in the 400 block of Earl Street in the East Side neighborhood of Dayton’s Bluff.

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