To thunderous applause and cheers from the students and staff of Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet, Great Lakes employees Nick Anderson, second from left, Carrie Hansen, middle, and Ann Scott presented Principal Mark Quinn with a check at an assembly on Jan. 27. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)
Great Lakes Higher Education, a national non-profit student loan servicer, is giving back to local communities in more than one way.
Dodge Nature Center moves pines to help with prairie restoration
Roughly four weeks ago, the process of transplanting trees from the Rachel C. Lilly Preserve in Mendota Heights to Dodge Nature Center in West St. Paul began.
On a frigid Saturday, Jan. 9, the last of four large, native red pines were trucked to their new home at the nature center.
Elizabeth Rios, 26, and Jose Dominguez, 21, both of St. Paul, have each been charged with second-degree murder (without intent/while committing a felony) and first-degree aggravated robbery in connection with the fatal stabbing of Daniel Adam Wallner, 30, of West St. Paul, on Nov. 24 in West St. Paul.
The Sanctuary at West St. Paul, located at 1746 Oakdale Avenue, will be a housing option for residents who are eligible — seniors with an annual income of about $20,400, which is 60 percent below the Dakota County median income of approximately $34,000. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
West St. Paul will soon be home to a new assisted-living facility, uniquely funded and meant to be affordable for senior citizens.
The Supportive Living Solutions buildings at 1425, 1435 and 1445 Bidwell Street in West St. Paul have seen a significant decrease in police calls after the city established a mitigation plan. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Police calls to apartment complex drop dramatically
One by one, West St. Paul City Council members thanked Supportive Living Solutions director of operations Tyler Bevers during the Oct. 26 council meeting.
Supportive Living Solutions, which moved to West St. Paul in January 2015 and seeks to house and support individuals who can otherwise experience difficulty in attaining jobs, housing and assistance with daily tasks, was not always the subject of such praise.