East Side Review

Mon
21
May

Household Hazardous Waste site open

The Ramsey County seasonal household hazardous waste collection site in Maplewood will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays during April.

Mon
21
May

Still looking for a bigger office space, and not finding it

At the end of last year, the city decided it needed more space for its code enforcement offices now housed at 1612 White Bear Ave., the site of the Hillcrest Shopping Center.

Mon
21
May

Seventeen replacements vie for open School Board seat

With as-yet unfounded accusations of viewing child pornography hanging over his head, Al Oertwig - the long-serving St. Paul School Board member from the East Side - resigned from his post in April.

Mon
21
May

East Side legislators' anti-gang bill likely to become law

State Rep. Tim Mahoney, DFL-67A, an East Sider, quips only half-jokingly that if it were possible, he'd ban gang members from anywhere inside the east metro's Interstate 494/694 circle.

Mon
21
May

Homeowner squirrels away squatters

Well, for all those who've thought for years I have bats in my attic, you're wrong. That bat was caught, then released, with the time-honored ladder, paper bag and flashlight. After a face-to-face encounter, I can attest to the fact one of us mammals was truly terrifying.

Sun
20
May

Minnesota Historical Society releases new books

It's not often the United States Postal Service delivers packages to your desk that spark so many memories of home. But that's what happened to me over several days last month when I received copies of three new books published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.

Sun
20
May

Minnesota Historical Society releases new books

It's not often the United States Postal Service delivers packages to your desk that spark so many memories of home. But that's what happened to me over several days last month when I received copies of three new books published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.

Tue
15
May

Inquiring Minds

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

Q. What are “altered books?” I’ve heard that this is an art form.

Mon
14
May

Lecture, concert set at St. Andrew's

On June 12, St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 900 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi, will feature Roland Martinson discussing "the great last third of life." Martinson is currently professor of children, youth and family ministry at Luther Seminary and serves on the National Council of Family Relations.

Mon
14
May

Amazing Grace

John Newton was born in England in 1725. He had a praying mother but a profane and ungodly father who was a seaman. At the young age of 11, John quit school and soon became a rough and debauched seaman himself. He followed in the steps of his father.

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