East Side Review

Mon
17
Nov

Ramsey County would like to see coordinated trail system


Just a couple days before the region was covered in a blanket of snow, joggers, walkers and bicyclists could be spotted using Vento Regional Trail on a brisk autumn afternoon Nov. 8. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

With St. Paul’s citywide bike plan in the final draft stages, Ramsey County is looking to draw up a plan of its own to connect existing clumps of bike trails throughout the county’s 19 cities.

Wed
12
Nov

Maplewood police investigating death stemming from Rice Street bar assault

Maplewood Police are investigating the death of a 40-year-old St. Paul man after he was assaulted inside Fred's Tiki Hut, a bar at 1820 Rice Street.

Currently, a 23-year-old man is in custody, being held on suspicion of murder.

Mon
10
Nov

East Side Review police reports Oct. 16-22, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 16 - Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

Mon
10
Nov

Rush Line Corridor November open houses postponed

Open houses previously scheduled in November for the Rush Line Corridor Pre-Project Development Study have been postponed until early January 2015. The new dates for the open houses will be forthcoming.

Mon
10
Nov

Teen will stand trial as an adult in Widstrand beating

After an unsuccessful appeal, Charles K. Redding, 17, will stand trial as an adult in the East Side beating of Ray Widstrand, now 28.

Mon
10
Nov

Group looks to bring Chinese garden to Phalen


A rendering of the structure imagined for the Chinese garden at Phalen Regional Park would feature southern-style Chinese architecture with sweeping eaves on the roofline. (submitted graphic)

Will hold community meeting Nov. 18
Linda Mealey-Lohmann has for years imagined putting in a Chinese garden in a St. Paul park.
Founder of the Minnesota-China Friendship Group, she’s been advocating for introducing Chinese gardens into the Twin Cities for well over a decade.

Thu
06
Nov

‘So far, so good’ for private management at Phalen Golf Course


Golfers took advantage of a sunny October day to enjoy Phalen Golf Course. Long-time patrons of the course, they report that they’re happy with the public course’s private management, now handled by Oakdale-based Prom Catering. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

As fall transitions into colder weather, leaves are falling faster than grounds crews can clear them at Phalen Golf Course.

And that’s about the biggest problem that golfers there could point out.

Thu
06
Nov

Sun Ray Library to re-open Nov. 8

Sun Ray Library at 2105 Wilson Ave. will reopen to the public on Saturday, Nov. 8. The library has been under renovation for 11 months, and now has more public space, more windows and an updated interior.
Sun Ray Library at 2105 Wilson Ave. will reopen to the public on Saturday, Nov. 8. The library has been under renovation for 11 months, and now has more public space, more windows and an updated interior.

Added space, more windows, more flexibility
After nearly a year without a library, Conway residents will again be able to check out books in their neighborhood.
The Sun Ray Public Library is now so shiny and new looking, that a photograph of the facility could be easily mistaken for a digital rendering.

Wed
05
Nov

McCollum wins by a wide margin

Retaining her seat in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District on Tuesday, Nov. 4, DFLer Betty McCollum will serve another two years in the U.S. House.

Wed
05
Nov

East Side House incumbents easily win reelection

Statewide, GOP takes control
Incumbent Minnesota House legislators representing parts of the East Side, including District 67A and 67B, both won with nearly three-quarters of the vote.
Tim Mahoney and Sheldon Johnson’s overwhelming wins were not reflective of what happened statewide, especially in rural Minnesota where several DFL incumbents lost tight races to their Republican challengers.

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