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Tue
06
Feb

East Side sees two homicides, two days apart

The East Side was shaken by two homicides on near back-to-back days during the last week of January.

Tue
06
Feb

Neighbors honored for serving their neighborhoods


submitted photos • From left, District 1 Community Council staff member Chia Lor with Shaquonna Jackson and Hafsa Mohamud.

The annual St. Paul Neighborhood Honor Roll award dinner took place Jan. 26 as a way to celebrate neighbors and their commitment to their neighborhoods. 

Tue
06
Feb

New scam at play in West St. Paul


courtesy of West St. Paul Police Department • This letter was recently found in West St. Paul mailboxes, but isn’t an actual raffle residents have won — it’s a scam. Laura Vaughan from the West St. Paul Police Department said she wants people to know that if they didn’t enter a raffle, letters such as this one are likely a scam and should be ignored.

On Jan. 26, a new scam was brought to the attention of the West St. Paul Police Department. 

Wed
31
Jan

Walking to find Susan

Just over 30 years ago, Susan Swedell, a 19-year-old Lake Elmo resident, went missing on her way home from work.

Wed
31
Jan

Maplewood city council approves changes for a more efficient fire department


file photo • Changes are in store for the Maplewood Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department, which will begin transitioning from a primarily part-time workforce to an entirely full-time workforce. Part-time firefighters will only be employed until March 1, but are encouraged to apply for the department’s nine new full-time positions.

Part-time firefighters to be terminated in favor of more full-time positions.

Wed
31
Jan

Maplewood liquor store owner shoots and kills attempted robber

Police closing in on second suspect.

While many area residents were busy shoveling snow or hiding indoors from the Jan. 22 snowstorm, two men attempted to rob Princess Liquors in Maplewood at about 6:45 p.m.

Wed
31
Jan

North St. Paul’s Anchor Bank robbed


Aundrea Kinney/Review • Following a robbery that happened just before 2 p.m. Jan. 25, Anchor Bank in North St. Paul was closed for the day, though police remained on the scene throughout the afternoon.

A man walked into Anchor Bank in North St. Paul demanding money just before 2 p.m. Jan. 25, and fled the area with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police.

Wed
31
Jan

Kindness forecasted for Lake Elmo in 2018


submitted image • The Lake Elmo Rotary Club plans to hand out “pass it forward” cards to residents to promote its Kindness Campaign. The back of the card has a quick response code that can be scanned by cell phones to see what acts of kindness have happened in the area. The back of the card also lists examples of random acts of kindness, such as paying for the order behind you in the drive-through, visiting someone in a nursing home who doesn’t often get visitors and leaving a book you’ve finished where someone else can have it.

Lake Elmo Mayor Mike Pearson recently declared 2018 as “Random Acts of Kindness Year” in the city. 

Wed
31
Jan

District 622 teachers nominated for Teacher of the Year


Peg Sorenson

The North St. Paul-Maplewood Oakdale School District boasts three candidates for the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.

Wed
31
Jan

Caucuses are coming

Party precinct caucuses are Tuesday, Feb. 6, at various locations beginning at 7 p.m. Plan to arrive roughly half an hour early in order to get set.

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