Around a dozen Edgerton Elementary 4-5-6th-grade choir members made a surpise caroling visit with Cecilia Gresback, a 97-year old Maplewood resident Dec. 16. Next, the singers were off to the Maplewood Mall for a singing engagement.
Around a dozen Edgerton Elementary 4-5-6th-grade choir members made a surpise caroling visit with Cecilia Gresback, a 97-year old Maplewood resident Dec. 16. Next, the singers were off to the Maplewood Mall for a singing engagement. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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Carolers sent from across the country The scene: following a fresh sprinkling of snow, 14 young carolers from Edgerton Elementary School file into Cecilia Gresback’s living room, filling her Maplewood home with song and good tidings. The 97-year-old rocks her chair back and forth and... + continue reading
Jerry Brown cuts Deuane Roberts’ hair for the last time. Roberts, who just had a birthday, says, “I’m celebrating my 85th birthday in the barber shop!” (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Jerry Brown cuts Deuane Roberts’ hair for the last time. Roberts, who just had a birthday, says, “I’m celebrating my 85th birthday in the barber shop!” (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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After 50 years, Jerry Brown retires, earns city honor West St. Paul barber Jerry Brown learned his lesson early: don’t mess around with cutting women’s hair. What’s more, he learned it from his wife. The hairy tale: she asked him to take a quarter of an inch off the ends,... + continue reading

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Monday, December 22, 2014
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The NECA St. Paul Chapter presents the 7th annual Holiday Lights in the Park  at Phalen Park in partnership with the Saint Paul Police Foundation. More than 60unique and vibrant displays are showcased in lights and animation through Jan. 1 nightly from 5:30 to 10 p.m.. To date over $336,000... + continue reading
ISD 623 Superintendent Dr. John Thein congratulated Ken Bergstedt this fall after announcing the wrestling complex would be named in his honor.
ISD 623 Superintendent Dr. John Thein congratulated Ken Bergstedt this fall after announcing the wrestling complex would be named in his honor. (submitted photo)
Friday, December 19, 2014
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For 32 years, Ken Bergstedt taught and coached at Alexander Ramsey High School in Roseville. All that work earned him a number of honors and commendations, and he picked up another last week. On Dec. 11, a ceremony was held at Roseville Area High School to name the wrestling complex at the school... + continue reading

Tartan junior center Ben Engwer (26) and sophomore wing CJ Acker (23) take shots on goal in first period action against Henry Sibley. Engwer, 3 goals and an assist, helped lead the Titans to a 5-0 win at home Dec. 13. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Behind the shutout goaltending of Tartan’s Michael Hughes, the Titans made a first-period goal stand up for a boys hockey win against South St. Paul to open Metro East Conference action. It was an end-to-end hockey contest. Afterwards, coach Steve Romanchuk said, “I liked our defensive... + continue reading
Around a dozen Edgerton Elementary 4-5-6th-grade choir members made a surpise caroling visit with Cecilia Gresback, a 97-year old Maplewood resident Dec. 16. Next, the singers were off to the Maplewood Mall for a singing engagement.
Around a dozen Edgerton Elementary 4-5-6th-grade choir members made a surpise caroling visit with Cecilia Gresback, a 97-year old Maplewood resident Dec. 16. Next, the singers were off to the Maplewood Mall for a singing engagement. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Jerry Brown cuts Deuane Roberts’ hair for the last time. Roberts, who just had a birthday, says, “I’m celebrating my 85th birthday in the barber shop!” (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Jerry Brown cuts Deuane Roberts’ hair for the last time. Roberts, who just had a birthday, says, “I’m celebrating my 85th birthday in the barber shop!” (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

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ISD 623 Superintendent Dr. John Thein congratulated Ken Bergstedt this fall after announcing the wrestling complex would be named in his honor.
ISD 623 Superintendent Dr. John Thein congratulated Ken Bergstedt this fall after announcing the wrestling complex would be named in his honor. (submitted photo)

Tartan junior center Ben Engwer (26) and sophomore wing CJ Acker (23) take shots on goal in first period action against Henry Sibley. Engwer, 3 goals and an assist, helped lead the Titans to a 5-0 win at home Dec. 13. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

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Bill Blesener and Shelly Boss say goodbye In just a few short weeks, the city of Little Canada will swear in a new leader and two new city council members, as longtime mayor Bill Blesener and council member Shelly Boss bid City Hall "adieu." Both city officials decided not... + continue reading
Carts from Wal-Mart make up the bulk of the stash collected by city volunteers at the West St. Paul public works facility. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
Carts from Wal-Mart make up the bulk of the stash collected by city volunteers at the West St. Paul public works facility. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
Tuesday, 12/23/14 - 0 comment(s)
Wal-Mart adding new containment system “Aha! Now that’s your oddball!” yelled Richard Bakke, a longtime West St. Paul resident and city volunteer who has been wrangling wayward shopping carts since 2011. On Dec. 12 near the intersection of Marthaler Lane and... + continue reading
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Hoping to inspire young people and talk straight with them about issues of race and poverty, St. Paul organizers from American Friends Service Committee are holding a two-day workshop for teens and young adults called Freedom School. The two-day workshop will take place during winter... + continue reading
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WEQY, the East Side’s own radio station, will not make it on the air in 2014, as was originally projected. But, says Deanna Abbott-Foster, director of the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council, the station should be set up by mid-January 2015, although it may not be on the air at... + continue reading
A photo from last year shows the one-machine snowmaking operation at Battle Creek Regional Park, which was a trial run for a more comprehensive and permanent snowmaking setup at the park. Though the trial was deemed successful, staff will not be using the equipment to make snow this winter, despite minimal snow on the ground.
A photo from last year shows the one-machine snowmaking operation at Battle Creek Regional Park, which was a trial run for a more comprehensive and permanent snowmaking setup at the park. Though the trial was deemed successful, staff will not be using the equipment to make snow this winter, despite minimal snow on the ground. (file photo)
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Despite the mid-December warm up, Ramsey County Parks and Recreation staff will not be making snow at Battle Creek Regional Park. Not this year, at least. The county did a trial run of snow making last winter, using some borrowed equipment and about $100,000 in funds, to serve as a pilot... + continue reading

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Hoping to inspire young people and talk straight with them about issues of race and poverty, St. Paul organizers from American Friends Service Committee are holding a two-day workshop for teens and... + continue reading
A photo from last year shows the one-machine snowmaking operation at Battle Creek Regional Park, which was a trial run for a more comprehensive and permanent snowmaking setup at the park. Though the trial was deemed successful, staff will not be using the equipment to make snow this winter, despite minimal snow on the ground.
A photo from last year shows the one-machine snowmaking operation at Battle Creek Regional Park, which was a trial run for a more comprehensive and permanent snowmaking setup at the park. Though the trial was deemed successful, staff will not be using the equipment to make snow this winter, despite minimal snow on the ground. (file photo)
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Carts from Wal-Mart make up the bulk of the stash collected by city volunteers at the West St. Paul public works facility. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
Carts from Wal-Mart make up the bulk of the stash collected by city volunteers at the West St. Paul public works facility. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
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Wal-Mart adding new containment system “Aha! Now that’s your oddball!” yelled Richard Bakke, a longtime West St. Paul resident and city volunteer who has been wrangling wayward... + continue reading
Jerry Brown cuts Deuane Roberts’ hair for the last time. Roberts, who just had a birthday, says, “I’m celebrating my 85th birthday in the barber shop!” (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Jerry Brown cuts Deuane Roberts’ hair for the last time. Roberts, who just had a birthday, says, “I’m celebrating my 85th birthday in the barber shop!” (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
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The Hair Shoppe, which used to be an old gas station, sits at 935 Smith Ave. S. in West St. Paul. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
The Hair Shoppe, which used to be an old gas station, sits at 935 Smith Ave. S. in West St. Paul. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
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Just days away from retirement, Jerry Brown keeps his appointment log full. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Just days away from retirement, Jerry Brown keeps his appointment log full. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
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Jerry Brown shows off one of his favorite barber mugs. He’s found them at antique shops and received them from clients over the years. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Jerry Brown shows off one of his favorite barber mugs. He’s found them at antique shops and received them from clients over the years. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
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Around a dozen Edgerton Elementary 4-5-6th-grade choir members made a surpise caroling visit with Cecilia Gresback, a 97-year old Maplewood resident Dec. 16. Next, the singers were off to the Maplewood Mall for a singing engagement.
Around a dozen Edgerton Elementary 4-5-6th-grade choir members made a surpise caroling visit with Cecilia Gresback, a 97-year old Maplewood resident Dec. 16. Next, the singers were off to the Maplewood Mall for a singing engagement. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
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Carolers sent from across the country The scene: following a fresh sprinkling of snow, 14 young carolers from Edgerton Elementary School file into Cecilia Gresback’s living room, filling... + continue reading

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Rebounding home values cause tax increase County’s levy up nearly 3.5 percent Most homeowners in Oakdale and across Washington County will receive a higher tax bill in the mail soon thanks... + continue reading
The Cardinal Place development in Oakdale will feature nine twinhomes on 6.3 acres east of the Stillwater Boulevard North and Century Avenue intersection. Pictured is a twinhome in the Cardinal Gardens neighborhood in North St. Paul. The developer of both projects, Tom Weiner, said homes at Cardinal Place would be of the same quality and would look similar.
The Cardinal Place development in Oakdale will feature nine twinhomes on 6.3 acres east of the Stillwater Boulevard North and Century Avenue intersection. Pictured is a twinhome in the Cardinal Gardens neighborhood in North St. Paul. The developer of both projects, Tom Weiner, said homes at Cardinal Place would be of the same quality and would look similar. (Submitted photo)
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Friday, 12/19/14 - 0 comment(s)
Baby found in stroller on driveway An alert neighbor in the 1300 block of Skillman Avenue in Maplewood called police at 2:40 p.m. Nov. 9 to check on a baby left unattended in a stroller.... + continue reading
The change in the average home price county-wide over the past several years. (Ramsey County Assessor’s Office)
The change in the average home price county-wide over the past several years. (Ramsey County Assessor’s Office)
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The suspect in a Maple Grove homicide was shot and killed by police after he led them on an 18-mile early-morning chase Dec. 17 on Interstate 694. After crashing his vehicle into a median cable... + continue reading