Students from the K-12 online public school Minnesota Connections Academy collected coats, personal items and food donations for Face to Face during the school’s Winter Warm Up event. Pictured left to right are Remington Foust— the 7th grade Student Council representative, Campbell Foust— the 3rd grade Student Council representative, teacher Emily Johnston, 12th grader Kailey Trottier— 12th grader Student Council president, and Stephanie Foust deliver items to Face to Face in St. Paul.
Maplewood’s Kailey Trottier and her fellow MTS Minnesota Connections Academy student council members recently hosted a Winter Warm Up event at their K-12 online public school’s St. Paul headquarters.
Bruce Fisher, a board member for the North St. Paul Historical Society, explained that one of the buildings was parallel to the Soo Line railroad tracks and had the railcars go right into the building to make loading and unloading easier. The tracks are still there today, although they can’t be seen because they have been paved over.
Standard Conveyor is long gone, but memories remain
The Lake Elmo Lions 60th annual Ice Fishing Contest took place on Lake Jane Feb. 5. Although January had unusually warm weather, freezing temperatures returned the week before the contest to thicken up the ice. See more photos on page 14.
Winners were Timly Moua taking first with a 3 lb. 9 oz. fish, Angie Davidson second with a 1 lb. 14 oz. catch, and Braiden Ziertman at 1 lb. 11 oz. for third.