East Side Review

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15
Mar

Ramsey County Parks holds winter recreation summit

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation will hold a summit to talk about the prospects of adding winter park amenities to Battle Creek Regional Park. The county tried a snowmaking demonstration in the winter of 2013-2014 to push for more permanent snowmaking abilities. (file photo)
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation will hold a summit to talk about the prospects of adding winter park amenities to Battle Creek Regional Park. The county tried a snowmaking demonstration in the winter of 2013-2014 to push for more permanent snowmaking abilities. (file photo)

Hoping to generate ideas for cold-weather facilities at Battle Creek

Sun
15
Mar

City gives interpretive center the nod

The old Standard Oil building at Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be torn down to make way for a new interpretive center at the park. (file photo)
The old Standard Oil building at Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be torn down to make way for a new interpretive center at the park. (file photo)

Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary may get a new building

Dan McGuinness dreams of making the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary a top-notch St. Paul destination.

Sun
15
Mar

Grads gaining numbers

St. Paul Public Schools show grad rate improvements

Squeezing in a percentage point ahead of its goal, St. Paul Public Schools showed a four-year graduation rate of 76 percent for the class of students graduating in May 2014.

Sun
15
Mar

New builds cropping up on the East Side

Eric Saathoff stands outside his soon-to-be-completed home on Wells Street, a block off of Payne Avenue, near Phalen Boulevard. Saathoff says he and his family chose to move to the area because of Payne Avenue’s promise as a main street, and the walkability of the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Eric Saathoff stands outside his soon-to-be-completed home on Wells Street, a block off of Payne Avenue, near Phalen Boulevard. Saathoff says he and his family chose to move to the area because of Payne Avenue’s promise as a main street, and the walkability of the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Eric Saathoff stood in the master bedroom of his soon-to-be finished new home on Wells Street, looking out the window at a view of downtown.

Sun
15
Mar

Conway Rec’s getting busy

Kids play soccer in Conway Recreation Center. Sanneh Foundation, the private partner responsible for managing operations at the city-owned building, has begun to add programming. The organization checked in with community members on their progress on Thursday, March 5. (Linda Baumeisteir/Review)
Kids play soccer in Conway Recreation Center. Sanneh Foundation, the private partner responsible for managing operations at the city-owned building, has begun to add programming. The organization checked in with community members on their progress on Thursday, March 5. (Linda Baumeisteir/Review)

Sanneh Foundation off and running with youth programs

After a year of transitioning into managing Conway Recreation Center, Sanneh Foundation’s keeping the place busy.

Wed
11
Mar

Former Blessed Sacrament pastor Curtis Wehmeyer is defrocked

Curtis Wehmeyer
Curtis Wehmeyer
Following a clergy sexual abuse scandal that rocked the East Side's Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, the priest in question, Curtis Wehmeyer, has been officially been removed from the clergy.
 
Wed
11
Mar

Councilman Thorsen vows to file charges against Mayor Kuehn

Mike Kuehn
Mike Kuehn

Alleged threats follow 'Wanna take this outside?' clash during North St. Paul workshop

A resident sitting in on a heated North St. Paul City Council discussion might imagine that one day the tensions would reach the point where perturbed council members rise out of their chairs to challenge each other to a fight.
But it's the last thing anyone at the city council workshop on bar hours last Tuesday expected to actually witness.

Tue
10
Mar

Home security smartphone apps foil burglar in Roseville

Kennis Ray Littleton Jr.
Kennis Ray Littleton Jr.

Just before 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 3, a woman in Kansas sipped her coffee and caught up on the news.

Tue
10
Mar

Johnson Como 12 U girls win region tournament

Headed to state hockey tournament

Tue
10
Mar

East Side Review police reports Feb. 12-18, 2015

Thursday, Feb. 8 - Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

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