East Side Review

Wed
23
Nov

Gwen Stefani plays Minneapolis . . . er, St. Paul

On Monday, November 14, pop princess Gwen Stefani rocked the Xcel Energy Center in Minneapolis. Or at least, that’s what Stefani would have us believe. During her performance, she referred to the city as Minneapolis.

Wed
23
Nov

Fraud caseloads are increasing

While police think Steven Boland and a possible accomplice might have been able to put on a convincing act, necessitating a plea from the police for all East Side residents to stay wary, the simple fact is their scam is very, very common, and a staple of cons everywhere.

Wed
23
Nov

Bird flu panic reaches the heartland

We interrupt this column for a breaking news flash!

A case of avian influenza has been reported at a junior high near you.

How do we know this? you’re wondering.

Well, this writer’s 12-year-old sons declared it at the supper table one day last week.

Wed
23
Nov

District 2 Council Review

Wed
23
Nov

‘All decked out in red hats’

“When I grow old, I shall wear purple with a red hat … and satin sandals … and summer gloves … and make up for the sobriety of my youth …”
— from “When I am an old woman,” by Jenny Joseph

Wed
23
Nov

Prolific East Side burglar and con man charged

Pam McCreary, crime prevention coordinator for the St. Paul police, calls the man “very engaging, very charming.”

Tue
23
Aug

My ‘first’ date six years later

On Sept. 23, 1999, a guy I met in college was helping me with my science homework when he mentioned a rather attractive offer: his family has season tickets to the Minnesota Vikings games. Maybe we could go sometime, he said.

Tue
23
Aug

Kough gathers five medals at World Master Games



Roseville City Council member Tom Kough is an accomplished diver and takes his talents on the diving board and platform to competitions around the world. But in the World Master Games in Canada, Kough was more impressed with his bowling exploits.

Tue
23
Aug

Lauderdale Police

Arrests
— A verbal argument escalated into more when a 27-year-old man pushed his wife into the bedroom and began to strangle her on Aug. 12.

Tue
23
Aug

Falcon Heights Police

Theft
— Officers responded to a theft report in the 1800 block of Simpson Street on Aug. 12. The man reported the loss of a stereo face plate and cell phone from his vehicle overnight. The loss was estimated at $250.

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