East Side Review

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Program working within Karen community to educate about tobacco use

“Living back in the camps, we didn’t have a lot to do. People were not employed; you can’t really get a job.

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06
Mar

Farnsworth students learn more than just engineering


The state competition participants, the Trash Talkers, from left to right, are Daisy Vang, Bilise Kumela, Chance Vang, Louis Barrett, YuePheng Yang, Lance Lee, Mitchell Belland, Derek Johnson, Christian Agaba, Delila Yang, Emma Wolters and Natalie Barrett.

At Farnsworth Aerospace, fifth- through eighth-graders are learning that the ability to work with others peacefully is key to problem-solving.

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06
Mar

393 Bates Ave. home takes final bow


Above, with demolition taking only a few hour to complete, the lot will now be developed into a surface parking lot beginning this spring. Below, the 393 Bates Ave. home was built in 1929 and was the last house on the block, which is now being developed by Metro State University for additional parking. (submitted photo)

The 1929 adobe home at 393 Bates Ave. was finally demolished the morning of Feb. 24. 

Within a couple of hours, all that remained was a muddy hole and a pile of trees, with debris from the home already hauled away.

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28
Feb

East Side Review police reports - January 21—February 3

Thursday, January 21 — Wednesday, February 3 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

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28
Feb

Johnson seniors get creative in cooking contest


Johnson seniors, left to right, Yeng Yang and Va Yang are adapting a Hmong dish to be a possible school lunch offering. (Marjorie Otto/Review)

Seniors Yeng Yang and Va Yang are working to change what they and their classmates eat for lunch at Johnson High School.

The two students are participating in the nationwide culinary contest called Cooking up Change. 

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28
Feb

Holy moly Batman! Dayton’s Bluff will be the new home for High Class Comics


The pink and green storefront at 371 Earl St. will be the new home for High Class Comics starting on Leap Day, Feb. 29. (Marjorie Otto/Review)

After being in business for about nine months in Minneapolis, High Class Comics is expanding, with Dayton’s Bluff being the choice for its new store.

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28
Feb

Precinct Caucuses held March 1

Precinct party caucuses are Tuesday, March 1 at 7 p.m., with a 6:30 p.m. registration time. Voters will express their preferred presidential candidates as well as their preferred party platforms.

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28
Feb

Teens volunteer for 2,211 total hours in 2015, with no end in sight


From left to right, Sierra Ose, Lilyanna Lofgren-Garcia, Raijanee Meadows, Selena Morales, Britney Rodriguez, Jordan Schuster, Breyana Turner and Emily Gronewold. (Marjorie Otto/Review)

At the Payne Ave. Salvation Army Center, a group of girls are giving back in a big way.

From Monday through Thursday, the kids, ages 12 to 14, help with the after-school program every week during the school year.

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21
Feb

East Side Review police reports - January 14-20

Thursday, January 7 - Wednesday, January 14, 2016 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

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21
Feb

Byerly’s East Side store closing next month

The East Side Lunds & Byerlys will be closing at the end of the day on March 6. The store appeared to be operating as normal last week but that will change when the going-out-of-business discounts begin Feb. 27. (Mary Lee Hagert/Review)
The East Side Lunds & Byerlys will be closing at the end of the day on March 6. The store appeared to be operating as normal last week but that will change when the going-out-of-business discounts begin Feb. 27. (Mary Lee Hagert/Review)

Store opened in 1971 with chandeliers, carpeted floors

After 45 years of serving the East Side community, the Lunds & Byerlys store will close its doors at the end of the business day on March 6.

Aaron Sorenson, communications manager for Lunds Food Holdings Inc, stated last week that a decline in sales was causing the shuttering of the store at 1965 Suburban Ave.

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