Jordan Cich, left, Brandon Ong, center, and Ruth Pee are three of eight students who helped collect donations from Tartan students and staff, and deliver them to the Harriet Tubman Center East in Maplewood.
The Skills USA group from Tartan High School recently completed a community service project that involved collecting items such as clothes, toys, books, toiletries and jewelry for the Harriet Tubman Center East in Maplewood.
Fourth-graders at Emmet D. Williams Elementary School set in motion a planning and fundraising process that will replace the school’s more than 20-year-old playground with a new structure this summer. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
Emmet D. Williams to replace outdated structures
Emmet D. Williams Elementary School is set to get a new playground this summer, and the organizing effort behind the move originated in one of its classrooms.
When the kids in Freya Koester’s fourth-grade class got a persuasive writing assignment last spring, they asked why the playground was so old.
The school is located in Shoreview near Lake Josephine and part of Roseville Area Schools District 623. Its faded plastic play structures are over two decades old.
Front row, from left to right: Coach Joe Hommes, Max Weber, Sam Malec, Peter Hommes, Patrick Wanschura, Assistant Coach Rob Malec.
Back row, from left to right: Matt Ray, Aiden Wolfard, Greg Goedker, Joe Tschida, Dillon Schweitzer, Assistant Coach Mark Weber. (submitted photo)
Despite only one win during the regular season, St.
For the past 18 years, Barb and Ed Gorski have been volunteering around the community, including Gramcery Co-Op, where they live. They are the 2016 recipients of the Service to Others Humanitarian Recognition.
Like clockwork, Barb, 78, and Ed, 83, Gorski pull up to Neighbors, Inc., in South St. Paul to unload their minivan full of bread donations.
This was the winning entry, by Ihrig, Panure and Goecke, in the design contest held by the U.S. Green Council and the Lower Phalen Creek Project. This shows what a possible design may look like for the future Wakan Tipi interpretive site. (submitted graphic)
With three months under her belt, Melanie Kleiss is as excited as ever about the future of the Lower Phalen Creek Project.
Kleiss became the new director of the Lower Phalen Creek Project at the start of 2016.
As planning continues for the Gateway Gold Line, a bus rapid transit line that would run from downtown St. Paul to the east metro suburbs, planners are finding that support varies from one community to another.