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05
Jun

SUNNY program will serve 5,000 free lunches over summer

Christ the King Lutheran Church in New Brighton is teaming up with its neighborhood to fight hunger in the community.
This is the third year the church is hosting Serving Up Nutrition Now for Youth (SUNNY), which offers free lunches for local children and families in need.

Wed
05
Jun

North student gets top honors at Congressional Arts Competition


Yellow Wallpaper by Jessica Point

Jessica Points takes first place in Fourth District contest
A student at North High School will have her artwork displayed at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C.
Jessica Points, a junior at North, was awarded first place for her photography/mixed media piece at the 2013 4th District Congressional Arts Competition.

 

Wed
05
Jun

District 622 to welcome new principals

Several new principals will be joining the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District administrative team next fall.
The District 622 school board approved the hiring of five new principals at its recent meetings. Some of them are already familiar faces in District 622, and others will be coming from schools outside the district.

Wed
05
Jun

Washington County hires three parks deputies

With an eye toward increasing public safety, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department will be hiring three deputies whose sole duties will be to patrol and respond to emergency calls in county parks this summer.
Sheriff Bill Hutton said the necessity for these deputies has arisen from the increasing use of Washington County parks.
“The number of visitors to our parks is steadily continuing to grow,” Hutton said. “Our parks are becoming more popular, and the addition of these deputies will make it a more positive experience for visitors.”

Wed
05
Jun

Maplewood felon receives 15 years for gun possession

A Maplewood man was sentenced in U.S. District Court on May 28 to 15 years in prison for unlawful possession of a firearm. Derek Lee Preston, a 35-year-old career criminal and convicted felon, pleaded guilty to the charges Feb. 3

Wed
05
Jun

The art of chicken keeping


Les Larson stands outside his chicken coop with one of his pigeons. Water, food, and climate control are all carefully monitored. (photos by Linda Baumeister/Review)

Ever wondered what it might be like to keep chickens in your backyard?
Oakdale resident Les Larson will be sharing his knowledge of raising poultry at the Oakdale Discovery Center June 8. Interested residents can head to the center to find out more about chicken keeping -- an activity that’s allowed in Oakdale with a permit.

Tue
04
Jun

Two dead, two injured in Shoreview shooting


Ramsey County Sheriff's Department Deputies and investigators were on the scene in the 5900 block of Grotto Street in Shoreview shortly after a deadly shooting on the morning of Tuesday, June 4. The Lake Johanna Fire Department, Allina Medical team, Lino Lakes Police Department and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) also responded to the emergency call. (Photos by Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)

Ramsey County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of shots fired at a Shoreview home on the 5900 block of Grotto Street at approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 4.
Ramsey County sheriff's office spokesman Randy Gustafson said upon arrival, authorities discovered there were four victims - an adult male and adult female were pronounced dead at the scene, and another man and woman were injured and transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

Tue
04
Jun

Murder-suicide leaves two dead, two injured in Shoreview


Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department deputies and investigators were on the scene in the 5900 block of Grotto Street in Shoreview shortly after a deadly shooting on the morning of Tuesday, June 4. The Lake Johanna Fire Department, Allina Medical team, Lino Lakes Police Department and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) also responded to the emergency call. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)

Ramsey County sheriff’s deputies, along with the Lake Johanna Fire Department, Allina medical team and Lino Lakes Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at a Shoreview home on the 5900 block of Grotto Street in northern Shoreview at approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 4.

Tue
04
Jun

Falcon Heights Elementary principal to retire

Falcon Heights Elementary School Principal Paul Charest is retiring after 24 years in District 623.
He has been the school’s principal for the past 13 years; prior to that leadership role he was the principal at Central Park Elementary School. Over his 39 years in education he has also worked as a teacher and school counselor.

Tue
04
Jun

Roseville teacher’s body recovered from Mississippi River

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner on Wednesday, May 29, confirmed that a body found in the Mississippi River near the Ford Dam was Jerome Gordon-Jackson. Gordon-Jackson was a 28-year-old special education assistant in Roseville Area Schools.
A Minnesota State Patrol officer arrested Gordon-Jackson for D.W.I. around bar close on Saturday, May 18.

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