North St. Paul

Wed
11
Feb

District 622 must cut budget by $8 million

Deficit spending, decreasing revenues have district over budget

Facing an $8 million budget shortfall, School District 622 administrators and school board members will have to make some tough decisions in the coming weeks.

Sat
07
Feb

Spate of auto theft on the rise in NSP

North St. Paul police plan to start using their new license plate reader this spring, after the Legislature provides some guidance on data retention. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
North St. Paul police plan to start using their new license plate reader this spring, after the Legislature provides some guidance on data retention. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

On a cold winter morning, Jan. 4, a person walking down Margaret Street approached an unattended, running vehicle in the North St. Paul City Hall parking lot, hopped in and drove off.

Sat
07
Feb

North St. Paul hiring for new director job

When city naturalists expressed the need for North St. Paul Parks and Recreation to conduct a survey of the Southwood Nature Preserve, where invasive plants are continuing to gain ground, Mayor Mike Kuehn was a bit surprised to discover this hadn't already been done.

Sat
07
Feb

New half-century, new city logo

New logo designer Barry McCullough and previous logo contest winner designer Ed Pehoski were on hand for the unveiling Jan. 27. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
New logo designer Barry McCullough and previous logo contest winner designer Ed Pehoski were on hand for the unveiling Jan. 27. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

As things change, they also stay the same. After 50 years of using its original snowman logo, the City of North St. Paul has now adopted: another snowman logo.

Wed
28
Jan

New church to move into NSP furniture store

Pastor Ed Rhodes and his wife, Barbara. (submitted photo)
Pastor Ed Rhodes and his wife, Barbara. (submitted photo)

Over the weekend, Frank Slattery, owner of North St. Paul Furniture in downtown North St.

Thu
22
Jan

New North St. Paul logo shown Jan. 27

What the city is billing as “a new chapter for the community” — an official new North St. Paul logo — will be unveiled at City Hall Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers.

Wed
21
Jan

North St. Paul council snuffs out fire fee — for now

Fuming residents pack council chambers
Armed with white-board signs and testimonies, more than 30 North St. Paul residents attended Tuesday night's city council meeting to make sure their requests were fulfilled to have the newly-established fee for backyard campfires revoked. 

Wed
21
Jan

Retired downtown North St. Paul mail carrier leaves big shoes to fill

Virgil Crowder, photographed back in 2007, has recently retired after decades of being a familiar sight around downtown North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Virgil Crowder, photographed back in 2007, has recently retired after decades of being a familiar sight around downtown North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Mail carriers face some peculiar hazards, from territorial pets to winter conditions extreme enough to shut down schools. For veteran mail carrier Virgil Crowder, this meant facing the elements even when the wind chill once dropped below 50.

Wed
14
Jan

North St. Paul to unveil new city logo

Looking for a sign of the past? The City of North St. Paul is in the process of replacing city street signs as the current ones did not meet federal standards. On Monday, Feb. 2, the old  smaller blue signs will go up for auction at Luther Auctions starting at 6 p.m.; to see if “your” street is there, check the preview Sunday from 4-8 p.m. or Monday before the auction. In other news, the 44-foot concrete snowman recently made the “Explore the ‘World’s Largest’ across Minnesota” MPR list. (Linda Baumeister/R
Looking for a sign of the past? The City of North St. Paul is in the process of replacing city street signs as the current ones did not meet federal standards. On Monday, Feb. 2, the old smaller blue signs will go up for auction at Luther Auctions starting at 6 p.m.; to see if “your” street is there, check the preview Sunday from 4-8 p.m. or Monday before the auction. In other news, the 44-foot concrete snowman recently made the “Explore the ‘World’s Largest’ across Minnesota” MPR list. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

For as long as anyone at City Hall in North St. Paul can remember, the city logo has featured a three-tiered, cattywampus snowman with a top hat and outstretched arms.

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