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06
Mar

Claflin, small business owner, announces run for 54A House seat


Warren Claflin

Warren Claflin of South St. Paul announced he is seeking the DFL Party endorsement for the open seat in House District 54A. 

Sun
06
Mar

St. Paul Park mayor Franke aiming for higher office


Keith Franke

Keith Franke, mayor of St. Paul Park, announced on Feb. 17 he is running for the open District 54A House of Representatives seat and is seeking the Republican Party endorsement.

Sun
06
Mar

Ready. Set. PULL.


The field at South St. Paul Rod & Gun club is littered with used clay pigeons, both broken and whole. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)

High school trap teams growing in popularity

The trap field at South St. Paul Rod & Gun seems like it is covered in fluorescent orange snow. 

Only on closer examination is it apparent it’s not snow. It’s actually clay pigeons. 

Some of them are in pieces after being hit by members of the South St. Paul Packer trap team and the Simley High School trap team.

Sun
28
Feb

Not Entirely a World Apart


Sgt. Grant Snyder, lead investigator for sex trafficking, spoke to the crowd at Simley High School about what sex trafficking looks like and who the victims are. (Hannah Burlingame photos/Review)

It doesn’t seem like something that would occur here: young boys and girls lured into the dark world known as sex trafficking. 

Unfortunately, it does happen.

Sun
28
Feb

East St. Paul to play host to Karen tobacco-free kickoff event

A kick-off event for the new Karen Tobacco-Free Program will take place on Wednesday, March 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St., St. Paul.

Sun
28
Feb

IGH city committee chair joins the District 52B race


Mary T’Kach

Inver Grove Heights resident and current chair of the city’s Housing Committee Mary T’Kach said last week that she is running for the House District 52B seat and seeking the DFL Party endorsement. 

Sun
28
Feb

Letter: WSP resident endorses Klein for 52 seat

To the Editor:

 

I’m writing in support of Matt Klein for Minnesota State Senate District 52. 

Sun
21
Feb

Byerly’s East Side store closing next month

The East Side Lunds & Byerlys will be closing at the end of the day on March 6. The store appeared to be operating as normal last week but that will change when the going-out-of-business discounts begin Feb. 27. (Mary Lee Hagert/Review)
The East Side Lunds & Byerlys will be closing at the end of the day on March 6. The store appeared to be operating as normal last week but that will change when the going-out-of-business discounts begin Feb. 27. (Mary Lee Hagert/Review)

Store opened in 1971 with chandeliers, carpeted floors

After 45 years of serving the East Side community, the Lunds & Byerlys store will close its doors at the end of the business day on March 6.

Aaron Sorenson, communications manager for Lunds Food Holdings Inc, stated last week that a decline in sales was causing the shuttering of the store at 1965 Suburban Ave.

Sun
21
Feb

Donate gently used prom dresses

St. Croix Cleaners is partnering with Project Fairy Godmothers to collect prom dresses for high school students in the Twin Cities metro area. Dresses are being accepted at all of St. Croix Cleaners now through Friday, March 11.

Sun
21
Feb

Caucus locations announced

Super Tuesday caucuses are coming up on Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m.

Precinct caucuses are meetings run by Minnesota’s political parties. 

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