East Side Review

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19
Apr

DNR will aim for fishing fun

Staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stocked 500 catchable size rainbow trout into a pond at DNR’s Central Region Headquarters on Warner Road in preparation for Take Aim at Summer Fun on May 16, when kids will be able to shoot

Sun
19
Apr

Metro State data breach proves substantial

Metropolitan State University announced on Tuesday, March 14, that a December data breach led to the exposure of personal information from 160,000 current and former students.

Sun
19
Apr

Neighborhood meeting assuages some fears, but worries others

Freedom Works, a post-prison ministry, will look to locate in a former convent at 869 E. Fifth St. where they’d provide housing for about 24 men who are recently released from prison. (file photo)
Freedom Works, a post-prison ministry, will look to locate in a former convent at 869 E. Fifth St. where they’d provide housing for about 24 men who are recently released from prison. (file photo)

Post-prison ministry group hoping neighbors will be welcoming

Wed
15
Apr

Community forum reveals troubling stats on heroin use in Washington County

Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge program director, Adam Pederson, talked about drug trends and warning signs of drug abuse at a community forum at Tartan High School April 9. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge program director, Adam Pederson, talked about drug trends and warning signs of drug abuse at a community forum at Tartan High School April 9. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Today’s drug abusers come from all walks of life

Lori Lewis fought back tears during an emotional and tragic recount of her son Ryan’s battle with drug addiction.  

Sun
12
Apr

Keller Creek gets some TLC

A kayaker enjoys a bout of warm weather in late March on Keller Creek. Boating in the creek should be a little easier once there’s a new boat portage spot later this summer. (submitted photo)
A kayaker enjoys a bout of warm weather in late March on Keller Creek. Boating in the creek should be a little easier once there’s a new boat portage spot later this summer. (submitted photo)

This year, Keller Creek should start looking a little nicer.

Sun
12
Apr

East Side Review police reports - March 12-25, 2015

Thursday, March 12 - Wednesday, March 25, 2015 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

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12
Apr

Meeting to look at development opportunities along Gateway Corridor

The Gateway Corridor, a bus rapid transit route, is on track to be completed in 2022. Ahead of that, Community and business leaders are getting together to discuss ways to attract development to the new transit corridor. (submitted graphic)
The Gateway Corridor, a bus rapid transit route, is on track to be completed in 2022. Ahead of that, Community and business leaders are getting together to discuss ways to attract development to the new transit corridor. (submitted graphic)

With plans for the Gateway Corridor coming along slowly, planners are looking to spark conversations about how to attract desirable commercial development along the proposed route.

Sun
12
Apr

Goodbye, tattered billboard

The billboard over the St. Paul Police Department’s Eastern District building will be taken down. (file photo)
The billboard over the St. Paul Police Department’s Eastern District building will be taken down. (file photo)

Deciding to abide by the city’s own regulations, City Hall staff have announced the blank, aging billboard above the St. Paul Police Department’s Eastern District building is coming down.

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12
Apr

Wilder playground to get updates

The weary, old playground at Wilder Recreation Center should be getting some spiffing up in the near future.

With some St. Paul Community Improvement Budget funds, St. Paul Parks and Recreation plans to improve the well-used playground.

Wed
08
Apr

Vang brings new perspective to Maplewood police force

Maplewood police officer Pam Vang prepares for a day shift during her second phase of training. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Maplewood police officer Pam Vang prepares for a day shift during her second phase of training. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Nearly eight weeks into training, one of the Maplewood Police Department's newest members, officer Pam Vang, 26, is focused on learning the ropes so she'll be able to serve the city safely and effectively.

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