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19
Mar

Oakdale firefighters discover woman's body in burning townhouse


Firefighters found Weschcke’s body on a bed in her townhouse. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

A 65-year-old woman was found dead Tuesday morning, March 19, after a fire was reported at an Oakdale townhouse.

The victim, Catherine Weschcke, was a longtime teacher in the Stillwater Area School District.

Tue
19
Mar

Bridging needs to fill its warehouses

With spring finally here (really, it is!) local nonprofit Bridging is in dire need of the household goods its clients rely on to get back on their feet.
Bridging, formed in 1987, has offices in Roseville and Bloomington and serves, on average, 4,000 households annually, or about 75 per week. Between the two locations, Bridging has about 50,000 square-feet of warehouse space.

Tue
19
Mar

Police, divers, dogs search Keller Lake Regional Park in Trevino case


Maplewood police officers and Ramsey County sheriff’s deputies search Keller Lake Regional Park in Maplewood Tuesday morning, March 19, for the body of Kira Trevino, who was reported missing Feb. 24. (Photo/Johanna Holub)

Item found Saturday

Tue
19
Mar

Roseville uses new anti-icing equipment built by public works employee


  The truck fitted with the anti-icing equipment Joshua Dix uses to pre-treat Roseville streets before a storm.

The Roseville Public Works Department had success this winter season using new anti-icing equipment on the city’s streets, thanks to the efforts of an inventive employee, who got the project started.

Mon
18
Mar

WSP seeks help to fill empty city manager spot

The DIY fad is over--at least for the West St. Paul City Council.
The council decided in its March 11 workshop session it would seek help from an outside consultant after an in-house committee failed to hire a replacement for the city’s long-vacant city manager position.

Mon
18
Mar

New chief for South Metro Fire

The South Metro Fire Department Board announced it will hire its next chief from within the department to fill the role left open by the retirement of the previous chief.

Mon
18
Mar

Robert Street project hits a wall (or three)

It’s been said that good fences make for good neighbors.
Less certain is the impact of a series of towering walls that West St. Paul may be forced to erect in certain areas along Robert Street to mitigate the increase in traffic noise that will result from the city’s much-anticipated facelift of that corridor.

Mon
18
Mar

The future of Arlington Hills Library


Having served as a library for over eight decades, the Arlington Hills Library may be up for bids to a private owner. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signed legislation in 1916 creating the National Park Service.
The Chicago Cubs played their first game at Wrigley Field that year, and here in St. Paul, workers were building Arlington Hills Library.
The structure that has remained a hallmark of the Payne-Phalen community for over 90 years will soon be decommissioned.

Thu
14
Mar

Man sentenced for burglarizing Oakdale business

A 29-year-old man has been found guilty of breaking into Safe Reflections in Oakdale nearly three years ago.

Thu
14
Mar

Lake Elmo approves park survey

Residents express concerns about cost\

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