Jesse Poole

Jesse Poole can be reached at jpoole@lillienews.com or at 651-748-7815. Follow him at twitter.com/JPooleNews.

Sun
06
Sep

Man charged with murder in South St. Paul

Dustin Chenevert
Dustin Chenevert

A 26-year-old Albert Lea man was charged Aug. 26 with third-degree murder for the overdose death of a teen, also from Albert Lea, when the two were in South St. Paul earlier this year.

Sun
06
Sep

Local authors release book

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)
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."

Sun
30
Aug

From back pain to back in the game

According to a South St. Paul resident, the nation will soon be watching him on TV.

Sun
23
Aug

Blue-green algae not detected in Simley Lake or area

Simley Lake in Inver Grove Heights is on the southeast corner of 80th Street and Cahill Avenue. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Simley Lake in Inver Grove Heights is on the southeast corner of 80th Street and Cahill Avenue. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

When the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says, "If in doubt, stay out," residents are cautious of dipping toes in murky waters. Especially if those murky waters are opaque from a toxic bacteria called blue-green algae.

Sun
16
Aug

Inver Wood Golf Course offers footgolf

Elliot Gonsioroski carefully approaches the soccer ball, soon perfectly “putting” it into bucket number 1 of 18. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Elliot Gonsioroski carefully approaches the soccer ball, soon perfectly “putting” it into bucket number 1 of 18. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Exchanging clubs for feet

There’s another way to appreciate a golf course these days. And it’s growing in popularity.

Tue
11
Aug

South St. Paul man charged with stabbing murder of South St. Paul woman

Thomas Michael Luby

Thomas Michael Luby, 58, of South St. Paul, was charged Monday with one count of second-degree murder in connection with the intentional stabbing death of Kelly Ann Anderson, 45, also of South St. Paul.

Sun
09
Aug

Two area schools revamp, readying for fall

District 199 superintendent Dave Bernhardson points out the new entrance of Simley High School, where students and visitors will be immediately met by administrative offices and a reception area. In the past, these offices were closer to the center of the building. (Jesse Poole/Review)
District 199 superintendent Dave Bernhardson points out the new entrance of Simley High School, where students and visitors will be immediately met by administrative offices and a reception area. In the past, these offices were closer to the center of the building. (Jesse Poole/Review)

It's summer and most students are out of school, but that doesn't mean the lights are off and the hallways empty.

Sun
02
Aug

South St. Paul man sentenced for assault of 15-month-old

Lamar Crump (courtesy of Dakota County Jail)
Lamar Crump (courtesy of Dakota County Jail)

Nearly a year after inflicting serious and life-threatening injuries on his girlfriend's toddler, a South St. Paul man has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison.

Fri
31
Jul

Man robs South St. Paul credit union, authorities still searching for suspect


The suspect was described as a white male in his twenties with dark blonde or reddish facial hair, approximately 5'7" tall with an average build. (submitted photo)

At approximately 3:28 p.m. Thursday, July 30, officers of the South St. Paul Police Department responded to Wakota Federal Credit Union, 1151 Southview Blvd, South St. Paul, on a report of a bank robbery.

Sun
26
Jul

Mound of soil saves mound of money

This panorama shows the stretch of soil from St. Paul that was placed in the median on Highway 52, near Highway 55 in Inver Grove Heights. (Jesse Poole/Review)
This panorama shows the stretch of soil from St. Paul that was placed in the median on Highway 52, near Highway 55 in Inver Grove Heights. (Jesse Poole/Review)

‘Mystery dirt’ in IGH saves state $2 million
Area residents who drive on Highway 52 may have noticed an elongated mound of dirt in the median near Highway 55. Those who have spotted it have been trying to figure out what it’s doing there.
According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the 115,000-ton pile of soil came from the I-35E Cayuga Improvement Project, which is the reconstruction of I-35E from I-94 to Maryland Avenue, north of downtown St. Paul.

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