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Minnesota's oldest Gopher footballer and World War II veteran honored at event in St. Anthony

Lu Vorpahl and Jerry Kyser
Lucian "Lu" Vorpahl, left, and Jerry Kyser, right, at The Legacy of St. Anthony Nov. 7. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Lucian "Lu" Vorpahl, at 103, is, according to Honor Flight Twin Cities executive director and friend Jerry Kyser, the oldest living World War II veteran in the state, the oldest living graduate of the University of Minnesota's ROTC program and a f

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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.

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10
Nov

Mendota Heights school’s Greek myth project goes back to 1890s


Staff at Convent of the Visitation School in Mendota Heights dug up this photo of students in the early 1900s acting out a Greek myth. In the 1890s, mythology was apparently part of gym class at the Catholic private school. (Submitted photo)

When Nicole Sutton inherited a project involving students acting out Greek myths, the freshman English teacher decided to find out how long the tradition has existed.

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.

Fri
07
Nov

Facebook-loving burglar racks up arrests, convictions, and international notoriety

Remember the 26-year-old South St. Paul man who was arrested after logging into his Facebook page at a house he broke into?

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

Oakdale WWII vet honors generations of fallen comrades


Carlson, an Oakdale resident, is a member of Roseville VFW Post 1635 on the East Side of St. Paul. (submitted photo)

For Gordon "Gordy" Carlson, volunteering is a way of life.

Every Wednesday for the past 30 years, you'll find Carlson at Fort Snelling National Cemetery as a member of the Memorial Rifle Squad.

Thu
06
Nov

District 197 voters bolster technology, security funds


With a string of Facebook photos Nov. 5, School District 197 thanked the community for voting to increase funding for technology and security initiatives. Similar requests failed in a special election in May. (Courtesy photo)

Steam behind stadium falls short at polls
The second time's the charm for School District 197.
West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools will see a jump in funding starting next year, thanks to the around 10,000 voters who said "yes" to security upgrades and renewing and increasing the technology levy.

Thu
06
Nov

New Brighton photographer and friend offer senior portrait scholarship

Jenn Bouchey and Maricris Treuenfels
Jenn Bouchey and Maricris Treuenfels

“I’ve never heard of a senior photo scholarship before,” said Jenn Bouchey, sitting at photographer Maricris Treuenfels’ dining room table on a recent afternoon at her New Brighton home.

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