Hannah Burlingame

 Hannah Burlingame can be reached at staffwriter@lillienews.com or 651-748-7824.

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11
Sep

SNAPSHOTS: Closing out summer with talent

To close out the last weekend of summer, Caydence Records and Coffee hosted a hip hop festival Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 at the shop located at 900 Payne Ave. Some of the performers included Jaysco Creative and Soul Reflect, as seen above.

Tue
11
Sep

Meet South St. Paul Library’s newest addition: Bobski


The South St. Paul Library’s Honora Rodriguez, an adult services librarian, is also the Librarian On Wheels and can be found at the local farmers’ market. Her pull-behind cart was made possible by donations in honor of former library volunteer-turned-employee Bob Meehl. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)

New library tool is in memory of beloved employee

 

When the sun is shining and the weather is nice, it’s not uncommon to see people around riding their bikes. 

Tue
11
Sep

SNAPSHOT: Season draws to a close

As the weather begins to cool, the farmers' markets season is coming to an end. The South St. Paul Market, which still had a variety of produce and flowers to pick from on Sept. 5, will run through the end of the month.

Tue
11
Sep

Once-denied Mendota Heights development gets the green light


A year and a lawsuit after the process started, Marilyn and David Olin, along with Royal Oaks Reality, are able to move forward with transforming a 13.5-acre former orchard into 18 single-family home lots at 1136 and 1140 Orchard Place in Mendota Heights. (file graphic)

The Mendota Heights City Council unanimously granted approval Sept. 4 for the final plat of “The Orchard” development, and also approved a developer agreement with Orchard Heights, LLC. 

Tue
11
Sep

South St. Paul VFW building sold, will close soon

Terry Pieper, senior vice commander of the South St. Paul VFW Post 295, addressed rumors and gave an update on the future of the almost 100-year-old Veterans of Foreign War hall at the Sept. 4 South St. Paul City Council meeting.

Sun
02
Sep

From silver screen to graphic novel

South St. Paul alum publishes his first graphic novel.

 

Sun
02
Sep

SNAPSHOTS: One last summer fling

The West St. Paul Police Department hosted COPS in the Park at Southview Park Aug. 23. Residents came out for this end of summer celebration — kids like 6-year-old Olivia got to climb in a helicopter.

Tue
28
Aug

‘Unapologetically butter, sugar, gluten’


Hannah Burlingame photo/Review • Ka Small, a transplant from Georgia, operates the Sassy Pecan in South St. Paul's Bridgepoint Business District. The business has expanded to include a variety of sweet treats, including the signature Sticky Doohickey.

Sassy local business debuts as official new food at State Fair

 

When Ka Small was growing up, food was a reason to get together and a source of community.

Tue
28
Aug

South St. Paul seeking assistance with group homes from Dakota County

The South St. Paul City Council approved Aug. 20 a request to seek assistance from Dakota County to address the impacts in the city related to housing support facilities, more commonly known as group homes.

Mon
20
Aug

Inver Grove Heights delays splitting up city land


courtesy of City of Inver Grove Heights • The Inver Grove Heights City Council voted Aug. 13 to delay splitting up a portion of city-owned land, outlined in black, after residents raised concerns about the move. A plot that would have been created was to be purchased and used by AmericInn Hotel and Suites for a park and ride; the hotel currently has overflow parking at a nearby AMC Theatre.

The Inver Grove Heights City Council voted Aug. 13 to delay dividing up a piece of city-owned land along Highway 52, that would have been used as a hotel park and ride.

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