East Side Review

Tue
31
Jan

Local senators, representatives planning Feb. 2 town meeting

State Sen. Mee Moua and State Reps. Sheldon Johnson and Tim Mahoney, all St. Paul DFL legislators representing Senate District 67, will host a public town hall meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Dayton’s Bluff Recreation Center (800 Conway St., St.

Tue
31
Jan

Why they deliver rock in trucks, not rowboats

CO Tales

Tue
31
Jan

Winter Carnival highlighted at Hill House

When St. Paul citizens decided to hold a Winter Carnival in 1886 to combat negative publicity about the city’s weather, James J. Hill was one of its earliest supporters.

Tue
31
Jan

Three yard waste sites accept Christmas trees

Three Ramsey County yard waste sites remain open to the public on a limited basis through March and accept Christmas trees. Two sites in St. Paul (Midway and Frank & Sims) and the White Bear Township site are open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tue
31
Jan

There’s more left over from 2005

As 2005 fades into the distant past, I’ll make another stab at recalling the events of the year just past.
I began a couple of weeks ago, sharing the results of a few quiet hours of going through the sports pages.

Mon
30
Jan

Proposal to extend school has led to broad discussion on learning

Mr. Superintendent, how are you going to vote on the five more weeks of school question?

Mon
30
Jan

Protecting property owners from eminent domain

Since our founding, owning property has been a big part of the American Dream. In fact, our Founding Fathers understood that owning property gave an individual a stake in their community and made them better citizens.

Mon
30
Jan

Maplewood council member says Boy Scouts and firefighting drills don’t mix

Allowing teenage Boy Scouts the opportunity to walk into a burning house - despite the fact it’s a “live-burn training exercise” staged by a fire department - could lead to a deadly mistake, claims Erik Hjelle.

Mon
30
Jan

From a dislike of grass, an award-winning garden

It all started with Sharon Bachmeier’s dislike of mowing. When she moved into her home with a corner lot on Upper Afton Road nine years ago, she realized there’d be a lot of mowing. She just didn’t realize how much, and how much she’d come to hate it.

Mon
30
Jan

At Serlin’s Cafe: 75 years of family fare

Since 1946, the same cozy storefront at 1146 Payne Ave. has been serving the same breakfast, lunch and dinner specialties day after day.

And in that nearly three-quarters of a century, you can count on one hand the number of times the restaurant has changed owners.

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