South St. Paul’s Wakota Arena will be renamed after local hockey legend Doug Woog, 71. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Long before competitive hockey took hold in South St. Paul, basketball games filled the bleachers. Local youth — including Doug Woog, 71 — looked up to high school basketball players with aspirations of someday filling their spot on the court.
From left, local certified nurse-midwives Margaret Taylor and Pam Glenn discuss their new book “Women Through Our Eyes: Midwives Share Their Stories.” “There are simple life lessons that come from [these stories],” Glenn said. (submitted photo)
A pair of local midwives-turned-authors are celebrating the completion of a 20-year project: their book "Women Through Our Eyes: Midwives Share Their Stories."
West St. Paul city manager Matt Fulton presents the need for additional state funding for the Robert Street (State Trunk Highway 952a) project to members of the House Capital Investment Committee on Aug. 27. (submitted photo)
Renovation costs mounting in West St. Paul
On Thursday, Aug. 27, members of the Minnesota Legislature paid a visit to the West St. Paul Armory to hear out requests for state funding to support both the Robert Street project and upgrades to the Armory.
The stop is one of many along the committee’s statewide Minnesota House Bonding Tour.
Ronald Katzenmaier, left, and George O’Gara display the Mendota Height Fire Department’s Fire Department of the Year award. O’Gara has been with the fire department for two years, and Katzenmaier retired after nearly 20 years of service, but hopes to soon come back as a reserve volunteer. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
After serving with the Mendota Heights Fire Department for nearly 20 years — first as a firefighter and later as the lead fire prevention coordinator — Ronald Katzenmaier, 69, had to retire at the end of 2013.
The East Side’s new community radio station, WEQY 104.7 FM, has hit the air, broadcasting out of a studio in Dayton’s Bluff. Calling itself “the voice of the East Side” the mostly volunteer-run station has about 30 hours of weekly programming scheduled. Organizers are hoping to attract more people interested in creating programming. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Soft broadcast kicked off at East Seventh Live
"We're here to get some starch in your slacks... to tell you the best of what's going on on your block," spits out DJ Huh What on a new radio show called New Lens.
The two men behind the show are hoping to air twice weekly, showing off fresh hip hop tunes on a new East Side radio station.